1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Trauger Pilsner - Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Trauger PilsnerTrauger Pilsner

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
83
good

78 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 78
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | 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)
View: Beers (36) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 78 | Reviews: 16 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of JoshFrantz
2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

Photo of Mcroft25
2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of vonnegut21
2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of waddellc2
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of Evango
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of TheMultiYeast
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of djrn2
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of Jason1337
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of Matt411
3.24/5  rDev -11%

Photo of Shawn_Money
3.24/5  rDev -11%

Photo of JohnK17
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of IPAchris
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of LoveStout
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of IndyDad
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of dberger624
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of tone77
3.29/5  rDev -9.6%

A big shout out to the creator of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a bright yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of light grains, a bit of lemon. Taste is grassy hops, some lemon tartness, dry at the finish. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent beer.

Photo of jaywes754
3.35/5  rDev -8%

Photo of Samp01
3.4/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a hazy gold yellow with a medium white slowly fading head, mild lacing. Scents of citrus, grains and grass fill the nose with some fruity and yeast notes as well follow thru on the taste. Palate is a medium clean crisp body, fairly pleasant on the tongue. Finish is sweet mild spice fruit some lemon, yeast, grains and yeast and nutty aftertaste. Overall quite pleasant refreshing summer brew.

Photo of davidggunther
3.4/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of Darkmagus82
3.46/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – The beer is served a golden amber color with a billowy two finger white head. The head has a decent level of retention, fading slowly over time to leave a nice level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell- The aroma was largest of a bready malt smell mixed with some herbal and grassy smells. Along with these was a lighter citrus and light fruit aromas as well.

Taste – The taste begins with a nice crisp malt taste. As the flavor advances notes of hop come to the tongue with the flavors being a combination of citrus grapefruit and herbal hops. Along with the hop so too comes some lighter fruit flavors of apple and pear, which sweeten the flavor ever so slightly. In the end the sweetness of the fruit fades some with the hop getting slightly stronger, leaving a nice balanced and crisp flavor of a light hop and bready base to be left on the tongue.

Mouthfeel- The body of the beer was on the medium side in terms of creaminess and thickness with a carbonation level that was rather average. Both made for a very drinkable and refreshing beer with a nice crisp feel.

Overall – A rather refreshing beer overall. It has a nice blend of hop and malt and a good level of sweetness to keep it quite balanced.

Photo of BWED
3.49/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. can poured into Pils glass.

A- A nice toasted golden color. Not quite clear. White head towers in a hard pour and settles at two fingers. Very meringue-like.

S- Malt forward. Some good toasty and bready notes. Small hop presence. A bit earthy. Maybe a slight fruit aroma.

T- Malt forward again. Toasty and bready. Floral and spicy hop flavor in the finish.

M- Light body. A bit of a spicy dry finish.

O- Pretty flavorful. A bit on the malty side for this style, but not bad.

Photo of megamass
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of pat_usher
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Trauger Pilsner from Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.