Prost Pils - Prost Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

59 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Prost Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is a northern German staple and our flagship beer. This is a crisp, pale and dry interpretation of the style. Well hopped with noble German varieties and a special strain of yeast from a German monastery. Prost Pils is pale gold in color and capped with a thick, brilliantly white, dense collar of foam. With the first sip spicy hop flavors come to the forefront. As the hop begins to fade, the wonderfully soft imported pilsner malt is revealed. The finish, with its herbal, pleasantly lingering hop note balanced by a rich malt counterpoint, demands another taste. (ABV 4.6% 37 IBU'S)

(Beer added by: Jason on 08-28-2012)
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Photo of MILEHIGHFLY
4.04/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of dcscientist
4/5  rDev +9.6%

This was a very solid pilsner. Lots of times people think pilsners are too light and mellow to have any flavor, but that's just not true. This one has plenty of taste and is still very drinkable and low-alcohol at the same time. The commercial description given by the brewer is right on the money for this one.

Photo of mothman
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of timontheroad
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pint glass, hazy straw yellow with one finger of light head that faded to a thick fluffy quarter inch of tight tiny bubbles. Nice retention and lacing. Aroma is grassy and just a bit of herbal spiciness from the noble hops. Also got some bready biscuity notes as well. Taste is identical to the smell, grassy notes with light malt notes, very crisp finish, very true to style. The mouthfeel is pretty light, nicely carbonated. Overall this is a very nice representation of the style- makes me feel like I'm back in Germany again.

Photo of Shawnsancho
4.08/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of mattmarka1
4.15/5  rDev +13.7%

Photo of yemenmocha
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of lysergicdream
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of indy351
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of k47k
3.6/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of tylerstravis
4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of LuckyJohn
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of jophish17
2.68/5  rDev -26.6%

Photo of MattyG85
4.21/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall pint glass. Label says enjoy by 10/08/14.

Appearance: Pours a bright and clear straw golden orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of white head which fades into a thin patch.

Smell: A bready and spicy malt forward aroma with hints of biscuit and earthy hops. Pale malt with upfront hints of biscuit, grains, straw, cracker, and yeast. Solid hints of spicy and earthy Noble hops. Subtle fruit hints of apple and lemon zest. A very solid Pilsener aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a nicely crisp, bready, and spicy malt driven taste with notes of biscuit and spicy hops. Pale malt with bready notes of biscuit, straw, grains, cracker, and yeast. Good presence of Euro Noble hops with some spicy and earthy notes. Nice undertones of fruit with some notes of apple and lemon zest. A pretty good Pils taste.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a medium to high level of carbonation. Crisp, creamy, and very smooth with a fairly drying finish.

Overall: A very solid take on the German Pilsener style. Good biscuit malt taste with some nice spicy hop and fruit notes.

Photo of Dewback4
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of Elicoleman
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of cbutova
3.9/5  rDev +6.8%

Reivewed at Big Meadow Campground, Shenandoah National Park, VA. Full notes taken.

A- Fairly clear golden bodied pour from the 12oz bottle to a goblet. White head builds to a finger with fair retention. Eventually just a small ring and one pillow remains with spotty lacing.

S- Noble hops bring spicy, herbal and grassy aromas with a slight bit of lemon zest from those or the yeast. The bugs also bring some lagery notes of bread and pale fruits.

T- Spicy, grassy and herbal hops responsible for most of what is presented with some straw feel as well. The yeast is mostly clean allowing the hops to really stand out but some spice and fruits come to mind. Slight cracked grainy Pils malt.

MF- Crisp and semi light bodied with a fizzy and frothy texture. The bubbles are at a high level and add some tinge to the palate which compliments the hops. Light to medium bitters linger in the finish.

Clean enough yeast to allow the hops to shine yet you can still tell its a lager and a German style. Crisp delivery of fresh Noble hop flavors.

Photo of MimDIPA
3.9/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of rarapacz
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of bsp77
3.74/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Pilsner glass.

Appearance: Clear gold with good sized, stark white head.

Smell: Apple. straw and pepper. Fairly mild.

Taste: Strong semi-sweet apple core, with additional elements of straw, pepper and floral notes. Fairly spicy and bitter finish.

Feel: High carbonation, light body, very dry finish.

Overall: Very straightforward Northern German Pilsner, but fresh and well executed.

Photo of atlbravsrno1
2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of MileHighMe85
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of maxecho
2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

Photo of SamN
4.09/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

What a head; soft, foamy, thick and luscious. Good clarity, active bubbly appearance. Smell is minerally, herbal/oily hops, mouth-watering toasted malt aroma. Wow, the taste! Crisp and flavorful. Biscuity malts up front, clean finish. Nice mild hoppiness, longer than expected linger on the palette. Exquisite hops flavor; mild, but flavorful. The water taste is great, really comes out in the glass. Mouthfeel is quite nice, bubbly and lively but not rough at all.

My first beer from Prost and so far, I am very impressed. Excellent representation of true German pils.

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Prost Pils from Prost Brewing Company
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