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Ol' Factory Pils - Two Roads Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

176 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 176
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.78%
Wants: 4
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Roads Brewing Company visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Traditional in concept with a Two Roads twist…dry hops. We use a combination of classic German as well as American hop and malt varieties in our Pils. We renovated a 100 year-old factory building and designed this Pils to have “extra” aroma…so, pardon the pun! Crisp…refreshing…refined.

(Beer added by: nebula1999 on 12-23-2012)
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle was poured into a pilsner glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a golden straw yellow with great clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Super tight lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Pilsner malts give a bready, toasted, and sweet aroma with lager yeast, herbal, and grassy notes.

Taste: Same as above. Nice pilsner.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, refreshing, light bodied, medium to high carbonation, chewy, and a little dry.

Overall: A nice twist on the style. All traditional characteristics are there and enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2014 21:02:15 | More by Flounder57
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gshackles

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-25-2014 00:10:57 | More by gshackles
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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-17-2014 19:59:01 | More by WhitmansNiece
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SenorHops

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-17-2014 05:30:47 | More by SenorHops
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Nathanbolin

New York

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

05-11-2014 04:54:23 | More by Nathanbolin
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DrJay

Massachusetts

3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Light yellow, slight haze, bright white collar with some stickage. Fruity, citrusy nose, mild malt character. Moderate bitterness (stronger in the finish), a bit citrusy and herbal, solid malt base. Medium/light bodied, moderate carbonation, decent texture. Pretty good mix of characters -- dry hopping was a good call.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 20:52:21 | More by DrJay
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Resuin

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-10-2014 20:12:41 | More by Resuin
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TheMagnanimous

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

05-09-2014 23:05:27 | More by TheMagnanimous
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dmf01

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

05-09-2014 03:13:10 | More by dmf01
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-07-2014 12:05:34 | More by Rekrule
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Tyko

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-06-2014 22:15:17 | More by Tyko
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braican

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

05-05-2014 14:58:38 | More by braican
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GCBrewery

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-03-2014 22:49:37 | More by GCBrewery
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Nichols33

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.9%

05-03-2014 02:14:08 | More by Nichols33
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Mikeluzzjr

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

05-02-2014 12:12:51 | More by Mikeluzzjr
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Mbennett

New York

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

04-30-2014 02:00:42 | More by Mbennett
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CHickman

New York

4.01/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured crystal clear yellow color with bubbles racing up the middle and a big snow white 2 finer foamy head that faded very slowly and left really good sticky foamy lacing with rings coating the sides.

Smells of citrus hops, lemon zest, buttered biscuit, caramel, hay, fresh cut grass and some yeast or bready notes; hops are stronger than normal and very enjoyable, odor is well above average for a pilsner.

Tastes like it smells, with citrus hops, lemon, hay, fresh cut grass and mild hop spices, but then the malty sweetness takes control with the flavors of biscuit, caramel, yeast and lightly roasted grains; tastes less hoppy, but the balance is even and works well for this style.

Mouthfeel is light and crisp, with mild fizzy carbonation, a light to medium body, and a slightly bitter finish that is close to clean.

Overall a very good refreshing pilsner that would make for an excellent session beer. More hops in the nose and flavor than most other pilsner beers, this one is worth checking out.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 02:34:02 | More by CHickman
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gwiedman1

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-26-2014 21:38:13 | More by gwiedman1
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longisland1983

New York

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

04-23-2014 00:19:20 | More by longisland1983
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GFD400

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-23-2014 00:05:47 | More by GFD400
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illpass78

Maine

4.16/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle at Six Main in Chester, Conn.

Appearance: Pours a hazy straw color with a big pillowy white head that sticks around for a long time. Lacing is heavy.

Aroma: Smells like biscuit, bubble gum, grassiness, hops, a little bit of lemon and maltiness. Nice, deep nose.

Taste: Pretty delicious pils. The taste more or less follows the nose and has a nice dry, hoppy character. I'm not normally a huge lager guy, but this is really good.

Mouthfeel: This quality is as it should be - easy drinking and light of body. Not watery like a crappy macro, but not thick and heavy, either.

Overall: Superb pilsener. Not a "big" beer, not a wacky beer, but a great beer. Those dudes down by the Sikorksy plant are on to something; I need to seek out more of their product.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 03:42:17 | More by illpass78
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cosmicevan

New York

3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

a - Bottle picked up locally bottled mid February, enjoyed from a two roads snifter. Pours a transparent golden yellow with a generous frothy foamy head and some visible carbonation.

s - With a name pun like this one I expect big things from the nose and sadly nothing out of the ordinary, but fairly classic grain and pils malt. Some lemon and light floral notes.

t/m/o - Taste is classic pils with a nice medium bodied feel. Easy drinker and a great one for the warmer weather. Pils is not my fav style but I enjoyed this one.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 20:55:26 | More by cosmicevan
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-15-2014 17:50:46 | More by DrinkSlurm
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

04-15-2014 00:47:24 | More by tommyguz
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CtephanieCimone

Connecticut

3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Awesome caramel golden sips, visable carbonation, not too heady

Smells crisp and flavorful,definately a dry hopped brew

Tastes as good as it smells. The scent of this brew will not fail... such a fully dry hopped beautifully carbonated beer. Dry hopping the German hops really gave this beer an interesting, flavorful spin.
Crrisp as well as refreshing... everything you'd want from your pilsner+ a little more :)

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2014 16:53:53 | More by CtephanieCimone
Ol' Factory Pils from Two Roads Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 176 ratings.