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Crane Kick Sorachi Ace Pilsner - Parallel 49 Brewing Company

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Crane Kick Sorachi Ace Pilsner
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BA SCORE
83
good

13 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.85%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Parallel 49 Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: souvenirs on 09-17-2013)
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chickenm, Sep 18, 2013
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Sammy, Oct 29, 2013
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3.43/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sorry, not sure which category is most fitting for this beer. None of them seems quite right for a pilsner brewed with Japanese hops.

From the label: "If someone tries to sweep your legs, offer them this lemony, single hop pilsner brewed with Japanese Sorachi Ace hops. It will distract them long enough for you to embark on months of intense and thoughtful Karate training (or run away)."

Poured from a 650ml bottle bought at the BCLS on Commercial Drive, Vancouver.

A: very clear yellow-gold, bubbly, with lots of head and good retention.
S: a bit yeasty, maybe a hint of citrus, not very fragrant.
T: Well, I'll admit I don't get excited about pilsner, and I only bought this one because of which brewery made it. This is pretty good, though. If I say any more, I feel like it'll be more about my lack of excitement for this style of beer than about this beer in particular, so I'll leave it at that.
F: Good.

Would I buy it again? Maybe.

souvenirs, Sep 17, 2013
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canucklehead, Oct 12, 2013
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Crane Kick Sorachi Ace Pilsner from Parallel 49 Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.