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Joe's Premium American Pilsner - Avery Brewing Company

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Joe's Premium American PilsnerJoe's Premium American Pilsner

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BA SCORE
83
good

479 Ratings
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Ratings: 479
Reviews: 228
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 11
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"a contemporary rendition of a classic style. Hopped with purpose, Joe's is beautifully bitter and dry with an abundance of floral, Noble German hops. Uber-sessionable. Utterly American. This is Premium American Pilsner."

(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 08-07-2010)
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pweis909

Wisconsin

4.38/5  rDev +20%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

This is a craft version of the fizzy yellow pils. It is straw colored and clear a thick white foam that recedes but persists. The malt comes across as crackery and the hops have some herbal and floral character. While both are present in the aroma, they are not strongly so; both become more apparent in the mouth. The sweetness of the malt is light; the beer leans more to hoppy bitterness. While not a flavor bomb, it also is not dumbed down. I find it tasty, to style, and quite refreshing.

Serving type: can

11-03-2013 22:25:48 | More by pweis909
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sneezye

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -17.8%

11-02-2013 20:08:21 | More by sneezye
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Maine

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

11-01-2013 12:14:10 | More by Newenglandcraftbrew
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Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -11%

10-29-2013 01:22:19 | More by GABrew
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jucifer1818

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

10-27-2013 05:20:38 | More by jucifer1818
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -11%

10-25-2013 23:42:30 | More by WDJersey
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BeerBuffalo

Colorado

3/5  rDev -17.8%

10-24-2013 04:43:04 | More by BeerBuffalo
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msturek

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.8%

10-24-2013 01:43:19 | More by msturek
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UncleAddie

Arizona

2/5  rDev -45.2%

10-23-2013 21:50:40 | More by UncleAddie
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz can, from a grocery store across from my hotel in mid-town Denver. "Utterly American", yet made with imported German hops and yeast. OK.

This beer pours a clear, very pale golden straw colour, with three fingers of puffy, foamy, and mildly creamy off-white head, which leaves some stellar layered melting cloud lace around the glass as things drop away.

It smells of gritty, grainy pale malt, a bit of stale lemon juice, white pepper, and earthy, leafy, and grassy hops. The taste is more crackery, slightly bready pale grainy malt, a touch of orange and lemon rind, a mild dose of petrol, and a slight rearrangement of leafy, earthy, musty, and grassy noble hops.

The bubbles are a tad edgy, and just perfect enough for the style, the body on the lee side of medium weight, and mostly smooth, contending with a small clammy pithiness. It finishes off-dry, barely, as the grainy pale cereal malt bleeds out, amongst some lingering lemon and peppery notes.

A tasty, pilsner-esque (I wonder why) pale lager, flavourful, and easy to put back in numbers, I presume. Just a bit of astringent gasohol (despite the low ABV) does well to bolster this impression, as well as pour water on this whole American concept of claiming ideas as their own.

Serving type: can

10-23-2013 01:24:08 | More by biboergosum
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

10-20-2013 15:01:46 | More by jaydoc
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3.89/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A- Very pale straw colored body with crystal-clear transparency. Lots of big carbonation bubbles throughout the body, which sits under a sticky and frothy bone-white head.

S- Lots of pilsner malts, fresh grass, dried grass, dash of citrus.

T- Lots of pilsner malt comes through giving this one big flavor for a very light beer. Noble hop flavors provide lots of bitter, grassy notes with hints of citrus.

M- Light, refreshing, somewhat sticky, medium carbonation.

O- Pretty good take on a pilsner, I could definitely knock a few of these out.

Serving type: can

10-17-2013 23:55:17 | More by stephenjmoore
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Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-16-2013 03:47:24 | More by dirtylou
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Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

10-14-2013 19:52:48 | More by BrewBoyR
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Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-14-2013 02:29:00 | More by dvmky
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Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

10-13-2013 20:40:16 | More by Beermazter310
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-11-2013 12:46:41 | More by tom10101
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damienblack

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

10-09-2013 02:22:54 | More by damienblack
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-04-2013 00:41:06 | More by Sturmthis
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North Carolina

3/5  rDev -17.8%

10-03-2013 00:57:59 | More by ChuckS
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California

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-01-2013 00:21:23 | More by SocalKicks
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Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -38.4%

09-30-2013 02:37:28 | More by TheBigBoy
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tpaetow

Missouri

4/5  rDev +9.6%

09-26-2013 03:05:44 | More by tpaetow
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-25-2013 02:28:02 | More by tuka
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-25-2013 02:26:53 | More by Jame515
Joe's Premium American Pilsner from Avery Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.