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Venture Pils - Bent Paddle Brewing Co.

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Venture Pils
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BA SCORE
86
very good

41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Bent Paddle Brewing Co. visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gatornation on 11-11-2013)
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.16/5  rDev +8.3%

Poured from a 12 oz. can into a tall pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a bright and clear straw golden orange with a lot of bubbles. Huge five finger white head with good retention. Leaves a lot of clingy lacing around the glass.

Smell: A bready and earthy malt driven aroma with good hints of sweet biscuit balanced by earthy hops. Pale pils malt with hints of straw, biscuit, grains, hay, wheat, crackers, and yeast. Solid hop balance with floral, earthy, and citrus hints. Noble hop hints along with some grass. Citrus fruit hints of lemon zest and orange. A very solid balanced pilsener aroma.

Taste: Like the aroma hints, a nicely bready and zesty pils malt taste with a solid presence of floral hops and citrus. Bready and fairly sweet pilsener malt with notes of biscuit, grains, straw, hay, wheat, crackers, and yeast. Good balancing hop presence with floral notes and earthy notes of grass. Citrus hop notes of orange and lemon zest. Pretty solid noble hop presence. Good taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a medium to high amount of carbonation. Very crisp, clean, and smooth.

Overall: A pretty solid take on a Euro Pilsener. Hoppier than typical for the style but it works well.

12-05-2013 08:10:19 | More by MattyG85
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bsp77

Minnesota

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%

Serving glass: Poured from can into Pilsner glass.

Appearance: Clear gold with good sized, stark white head that leaves nice lacing rings.

Smell: Dried out apple, pepper, straw, hay, and a titch of citrus.

Taste: Light malt backbone of dry apple, straw and fresh cut grass. Nice peppery finish with some floral and citrus notes. Fairly hoppy and bitter like a good Northern German Pilsner.

Feel: Light body with moderately high carbonation. Crisp, dry and very clean finish. Perfect for the style.

Overall: This is a textbook example of a German Pilsner and it is executed perfectly. Nothing unexpected here, but if I want a local Pilsner, this would be my first choice.

04-20-2014 21:23:58 | More by bsp77
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Shawner

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

01-26-2014 20:01:02 | More by Shawner
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Cooper

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

03-15-2014 17:11:34 | More by Cooper
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morimech

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-25-2014 20:23:30 | More by morimech
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runwild99

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-20-2014 15:44:43 | More by runwild99
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ddavison

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

05-07-2014 17:07:39 | More by ddavison
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jstark

Minnesota

4.32/5  rDev +12.5%

08-17-2014 18:03:41 | More by jstark
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gatornation

Minnesota

4.11/5  rDev +7%

A=pours a clear sunshine yellow color with a brilliant white head a bit of lacing and a fresh cap
S-noble hops floral hops and lemon bread malt
T-nice floral hops crisp noble taste with baked bread malts very tasty
M-crisp and pure hops tingle on the tongue a touch of sweetness
O-nicely done pils low abv highly drinkable a great pils when im in the mood for the style

11-11-2013 21:45:17 | More by gatornation
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johnkale

Wisconsin

3.93/5  rDev +2.3%

Purchased after a New Years excursion up the shore. Poured into a NG pilsener glass.

A - clarity is perfect, pours a pale straw with two fingers of white head which slowly diminishes but leaves decent lacing

S - whole lotta lemon up front, some sweet and biscuity malt aromas, just a touch of skunk

T - Really damn good, lemon zest predominates though I get some other citrus flavors as well, mainly grapefruit, fairly sweet on the front palate, nice pale malts, modestly bitter/herbal with a slight peppery note in there as well

M - light bodied, carbonation is solid, finish wonderfully dry, a touch of warmth along with some hops resin in the finish

O - a really tasty and refreshing pilsener, I could drink this every night. Will probably pick up a case for camping/boating when I'm up in Duluth in May

01-09-2014 01:02:26 | More by johnkale
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DB31

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-14-2014 23:27:05 | More by DB31
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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Zallen16

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-27-2014 17:10:17 | More by Zallen16
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kguard

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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josephwa

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -21.9%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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plsmanx

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Twotonsandwich

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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TGanyone

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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Venture Pils from Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.