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Trauger Pilsner - Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

50 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 10.27%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Pilsner is assertively hopped with Hallertau and Tettnanger noble hops and has a cracker-like malt backbone that finishes crisp and dry coming in at 4.8% ABV, which makes this one highly drinkable (which is the point, duh).

(Beer added by: corby112 on 09-14-2012)
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sammyt728

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

10-20-2013 03:16:10 | More by sammyt728
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I had this on tap at Houlihan's served chilled in a pint.

The color is the lightest golden, almost a pastel yellow with light hazed from the chill on the glass. The head is thick white with small bead and lace sticks,retention is good. The smell is faint yet floral with light herbal aspect, more aroma comes forward with some malt as it warms with mild citrus accent. The feel is great, very clean with light astringent element yet very good bitterness balanced with the malt which is mostly dry w/ low sweetness and moderate carbonation is not overdone with slight resins from hops and not sharp or too agressive in feel.

The flavor is very good with nice malt which supports the gentle herbal flavors from the hops which have a nice citrus element and light grass adding a mild acidity to the body with generally clean yeast flavor which showcases the other flavors with no alcohol making for a very drinkable pils. I really enjoyed this one at first but it was served very cold and I am glad I had the second and allowed it to warm gradually becaused the hop aromatics shone through and the dimension of hops was not realized completely with the first pint.

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2013 13:54:34 | More by Slatetank
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jl2414

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

05-06-2014 00:46:12 | More by jl2414
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alwaysintense


4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

10-02-2012 14:36:36 | More by alwaysintense
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

on tap on my patio

Pours a hazed straw golden color with a nice frothy white head resting on top. Fades out eventually, leaving some patchy rings of lacing on the glass.

More hop presence than I initially expected, giving a nice, yet light bitter spice. Familiar scents of grass and straw with some biscuit malt and faint sweetness.

Stronger than usual hop character adds a nice bitter spicy punch. Hint of lemony citrus and grass with straw. Lightly toasted bread-biscuit malt, slightly doughy with faint sweetness. Finishes crisp and slightly hoppy.

Lighter medium body, nicely carbonated (a little higher but that was probably from people fooling with the keg), brisk and crisp on the tongue. Incredibly drinkable and well-balanced - great suggestion from the people at Bella Vista (and to think I almost bought Yuengling!)

Serving type: on-tap

10-24-2012 22:05:12 | More by xnicknj
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corby112

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Draft at Prohibition Taproom in Philadelphia, PA.

Pours a cloudy golden yellow color with lighter edges and a two finger, frothy white head that has great retention, slowly fading into a lasting ring.  Chunks of soapy lace left behind.

Inviting aroma with a nice balance of pale malts, light fruit and earthy hop notes.  Strong spicy hop presence with hints of grass and straw countered by bready yeast, biscuit, apple and pear.

Fuller bodied than expected with a crisp, spicy hop bite that lingers over the earthy and sweeter notes into a dry finish.  This provides some dry bitterness that compliments the earthy grass and straw flavors without overpowering everything else.  Really well balanced with a nice malt backbone that counters the hops and light fruit notes.  Hints of bread and biscuit as well as some apple and pear sweetness toward the finish.  

Serving type: on-tap

09-14-2012 02:58:30 | More by corby112
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-16-2014 14:51:35 | More by wattoclone
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

04-05-2013 01:40:47 | More by mdillon86
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-13-2013 14:22:02 | More by hoppymcgee
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

06-06-2014 05:13:36 | More by IdrinkGas
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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

09-20-2012 16:01:19 | More by TheFightfan1
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rfgetz

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a lightly hazed golden straw, minimal head. Musty pils malts and light doeses of grassy/spicy and citrus hops... carries forward to taste. Taste is fuller than scent dictated and a bit heavier than the stated ABVs... very pleasant, clean and refreshing but filling at the same time. Lighter side of medium bodied, lightly oily and smooth. Overall, impressed with another beer from this newer local brewery.

Serving type: on-tap

10-22-2012 14:32:52 | More by rfgetz
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-19-2013 15:14:24 | More by InspectorBob
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

02-02-2013 16:08:59 | More by brez8791
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-29-2014 16:35:18 | More by ColForbinBC
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-07-2014 12:54:00 | More by tbeckett
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wsickler

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-07-2013 13:55:08 | More by wsickler
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comfortablynirm

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

09-18-2013 20:10:07 | More by comfortablynirm
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Trauger pils has a hazy cloudy straw color. The head was bright white and frothy fading to a patchy ring. Desent carbonation.
Aroma is quite hoppy with a sutle spiciness and lemon grass. Pale malts balance it out a bit too.
Taste was pretty good, It was spicy and hint hints of lemon tart. Malts are crisp and sharp.
Drinks smooth and dry with lingering bitterness into the aftertaste.
I have no problems with this brew and would drink it again.

Serving type: on-tap

02-16-2013 12:55:55 | More by micromaniac129
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had this on 2014-05-24 in Lancaster, PA at Hunger and Thirst.

A - pretty clear straw-gold with a 1 finger head and very nice lace.

S - White bread, honey, grass, floral. Pleasant.

T - Sweet malt, honey and citrus initially then some grass and hop bitterness. Fresh tasting. Dries nice with lasting flavor.

M - Medium body and carbonation. Not watery I like the feel.

O - I like it well enough to get a case for the summer.

Serving type: on-tap

05-24-2014 15:33:52 | More by Tucquan
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ImFlyerThanYou

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-13-2014 04:28:52 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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let8it8grow

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-02-2014 01:17:33 | More by let8it8grow
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Blanco

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

02-19-2013 03:26:45 | More by Blanco
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-20-2014 19:10:43 | More by jjd315
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-02-2014 18:47:34 | More by Latarnik
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Trauger Pilsner from Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.