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16th Avenue Pilsner - Big River Grille & Brewing Works

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16th Avenue Pilsner
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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big River Grille & Brewing Works
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This German-style Pilsner is fermenter with a classic German lager yeast. Although light in color, it is a medium-bodied beer. German Hallertauer Tradition hops provide a subtle and unique hop aroma.

(Beer added by: clvand0 on 01-12-2005)
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -7.1%

11-19-2011 10:40:00 | More by KTCamm
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2.83/5  rDev -12.4%

A light grain aroma w/ just a hint of DMS. Good light golden color. Clean white head, but didn't last long. Clean and crisp taste with a dry finish. Balanced hop bitterness. THe notes indicated the use of Hersbrucker hops, but that was most likely for aroma. Was very light for my taste and seemed a little thin overall.

04-26-2009 18:39:40 | More by beerhobo22
Photo of Gavage

New Jersey

3.35/5  rDev +3.7%

Appearance: clear pale yellow in color with a wispy head that falls apart immediately. No lacing develops.

Smell: mild grass and other grains are all that is detectable.

Taste: mild grainy malt base, with some grassy tones and a barely noticaeble bitterness. Very dull and boring inthe flavor department.

Mouthfeel: crisp from start to finish. Clean aftertaste. Light in body.

Drinkability: easy to drink but such a dull flavor profile, you probably won't want more than a pint.

06-27-2007 12:31:25 | More by Gavage
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3.13/5  rDev -3.1%

Though not bad, I actually prefered the light beer better (never thought I'd say that). A typical medium straw color with slightly better than average retention and lacing. The beer, though malty, ended up more grainy than I prefered. Spiced with earthy / grassy hops just seemed a bit out of balance. The beer had a bite-ey astringency that I couldn't get over. The beer just seemed a bit muddy and never gave me the crisp, refreshing qualities that I like in Pilsners.

10-23-2006 16:40:43 | More by BEERchitect
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

08-17-2012 16:13:31 | More by NateMac13
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3/5  rDev -7.1%

12-18-2011 21:12:29 | More by mhaugo
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3.85/5  rDev +19.2%

Had this one on tap from the brewpub in Nashville last night. Part of a sampler. Pours a standard yellow color with little head and no lacing. Very clear/clean. Aroma had a slight hop to it. I think they said it was Hallertauer. The flavor is nice and crisp. Clean. Finish is quite bitter, but still pretty smooth. Good for a pilsner.

01-12-2005 00:17:04 | More by clvand0
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3.55/5  rDev +9.9%

Clear straw color, average size head but it was nice and silky unlike your average domestic. Typical sweet lagery smell of pilsners. The taste was of sweet pale pilsner malt, but a bit drier, probably from using a bit more hops that had a little more resin-like qualities, but I wouldn't say the hops are a standout quality of this beer, they just mix together well with the malt. Very silky mouthfeel that I liked very much, and this is a quite drinkable pilsner, but you may get board after a couple and go for something with a little more flavor.

06-21-2006 18:50:00 | More by dfried
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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

03-15-2013 21:27:54 | More by BTFU
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

07-25-2012 20:14:49 | More by Slipmthgoose
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3/5  rDev -7.1%

02-07-2013 19:41:45 | More by fishguyac
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3/5  rDev -7.1%

01-21-2013 01:44:43 | More by ryrad23
16th Avenue Pilsner from Big River Grille & Brewing Works
78 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.