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Prison Break Breakout Pilsner - Double Trouble Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
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79
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49 Ratings
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 9.71%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Double Trouble Brewing Co. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scott451 on 05-25-2013)
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Reviews by ChrisCage:
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ChrisCage

Alberta (Canada)

3.84/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A- Pours a relatively clean copper/gold color and the head is quite impressive, being a soapy white color and reasonably dense with really good retention, settling into a frothy layer over the brew. The carbonation factor appears to be reserved, with several columns of bubble rising slowly to the top. The lacing is not very impressive, which is a shame...all the froth immediately slides back into the beer.

S- The initial aromas are quite sweet and malty, which surprises me a bit. There are some bitter hop aromas in the background but I don't feel that they are very pronounced. There is a citrus quality blended in there as well and some yeasty aromas too. The finish smells rather clean, which is a good thing I suppose!

T- Ahh there it is! The bittering leafy hops come through right up front on the palate....however, they are more subdued than I thought they would be. There is a generous zesty citrus flavor, that is blended very well into a malt sweetness. Definitely this has some flavor right through to the finish, which lingers with some bitterness for awhile afterwards.

M- Medium to full bodied, this is actually quite filling to drink! The carbonation is small yet zingy on the palate....breaking the flavor down in my mouth rather nicely! It is really malty and feels like I have eaten a pile of bread dough with a bitter finish!

O- This is a filling beer which would limit the amount that I could drink in a sitting, however I really like this brew! It is a richly flavored pilsner, with reasonably mild carbonation. This is the first beer I've tried from Double Trouble and it gets thumbs up from me! I recommend!

Serving type: can

05-01-2014 22:29:51 | More by ChrisCage
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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drinkininthewood

Ontario (Canada)

2.34/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

473ml can from the LCBO $2.75

A- Clear gold, with a small head of white foam, minimal lacing and retention. Not alot of bubbles at all.

S- The aroma if light wiffs of grass while being on the slightly herbal side. Touch of honey.

T- Some pale malts and a small touch of bitterness. Somewhat metallic. This brew falls way short of what i would expect a German or Czech pilsner to taste like. No herbal/grassy flavors or nice malt backbone at all.

M- the mouthfeel in this beer was also a let down poor carbonation for the style along with being a tad watery .

D- in terms of drinkability, the beer is drinkable, just very bland.

Overall a let down. The beer lacks in many ways what a true pilsner should be. If you are looking to try something from this brewery try the "Fire in the Rye" pale rye ale its much better.

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06-28-2014 00:10:17 | More by drinkininthewood
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patre_tim

China

3.91/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Deep golden, mostly filtered but with a slight haze, no carbonation, huge chunky whipped cream head of 4 fingers with large and small bubbles. Really enticing.

S: Big Saaz Hops character, light hay, light aspirin, light sweet maltiness. Reminds me of a well done German Pilsner.

T: Deep hop character, deep malt character, light sweetness present and a deep long pilsner bitterness on the lasts long on the tongue.

M: Medium slightly syrupy bready body, little carbonation.

O: Really great, enticing can and a very deeply flavoured beer. Keeps me wanting to sip it. A little imbalanced on the sweetness in my opinion, but as far as representing the style it has a great appearance and flavour.

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Ontario (Canada)

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Purchased at the LCBO 473ml can for just under $3.00. Served at 8deg C in a draught glass

A- Pretty good. Opens well pours clear gold.

S- Not much here at all

T- Not too much here too unfortunately

M- Ok at best

O- Not too good. Will not buy again. Giving a bit higher rating that it deserves

Food Pairing

Don't want to give a food pairing as this beer is not worth eating with.

Sorry

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the can into a tall Carlsberg glass.

Giant bone white and foamy head, easily making three to four fingers with large retention and island capped head. Lots of staying power as well. Body is a great dark brass gold and super crystal clear with a mix of slow and fast rising carbonation. Real great looking brew.

Nice soft pilsner like malts, not much hop herbality. Not much bread like notes, and kind of subdued nose, but otherwise fine.

Body on the palate seems expectedly light and not much flavor. Muted crispness with a little bit of prickly carbonation. Beer seems a little flat. Some of the herbality hop bent is present on the finish with some little spiced like undertones, but fairly mild.

Overall an ok pilsner but nothing mindblowing here.

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Appearance- Nice pour reveals a slightly cloudy golden color of beer, with a small white head that dissipates fairly quickly. First glance doesn't really look like like a pilsener, but given the obvious carbonation, it looks intriguing. Some lacing left in a ring around the glass.

Smell - Grassy notes, some mild malts thrown in for good measure. Slight hints of orange for good measure. Even some hops are apparent. Nothing strong here, but a nice wide variety of smells.

Taste - Actually like it smells, with all those different flavor profiles. Doesn't taste like a classic German pilsener, more like a pilsener crossed with a very mild low-hops IPA. Bitter aftertaste is welcoming and not overpowering.

Mouthfeel - Nice and wet. Has a welcoming thinness that adds to the refreshing nature of this beer. Carbonation is high, but medium body. This just works quite well together.

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Prison Break Breakout Pilsner from Double Trouble Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.