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Berkshire Czech Pilsner - Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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Berkshire Czech PilsnerBerkshire Czech Pilsner

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BA SCORE
88
very good

150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 21
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 05-29-2009)
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AEHoskin


2.25/5  rDev -43%

07-10-2014 01:32:56 | More by AEHoskin
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rdilauro

Connecticut

2.73/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Typical light pour with almost zero head to it. I was hoping for a lot of a hoppy head and nose to this. I was disappointed since it was on the milder side.
The taste was light and the over mouthful was not totally balance. My mouth was bombarded with different flavors, some being hop, some being malit, but it was too inconsistent.
The final taste and aftertaste was also disappointing.
This was not a bad brew, but something I juts really didnt like

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2011 23:57:19 | More by rdilauro
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -24.1%

09-04-2012 22:52:15 | More by DelicateDelirium
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Walkinbeauty

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -24.1%

03-24-2012 01:42:11 | More by Walkinbeauty
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bgjohnston

Connecticut

3.05/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer poured an orangy golden color with a small head of tiny bubbles. I would have liked a bit more carbonation, but what was there was very nice.

It was maltier in smell and in taste than I was expecting. It was not a heavy malt presence, but still stronger and more persistent than I was expecting. Maybe the Noble Pils from Sam Adams or the Lagunitas pilsner is just more to my taste, as they were more crisp and less sweet on the palate. I wanted a drier finish, too.

Overall, not a dislike for me, but I do prefer other brewers of this style.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2011 00:17:15 | More by bgjohnston
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abgba121

Connecticut

3.1/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Pours a clear gold with a very thin white head and leaves behind minimal lace

S: very light, fruity, almost banana like

T: crisp and dry, a slight detectable hop finish. A little sweet and fruity in the middle

M: thin body and well carbonated

O: a decent pilsner, though nothing amazing

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2011 04:20:47 | More by abgba121
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.13/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from bomber into pint glass

Appearance – The beer was poured a medium golden color with a big thick just lightly off white head. The head had decent retention, eventually fading to give a moderate level of lacing.

Smell – The aroma is heaviest of malt. It has a bready and biscuity smell. Mixed with these malts is also some floral, grassy and light citrus hop aromas.

Taste – The taste begins with a dry malt flavor. Towards the middle there is some citrus that comes to the tongue. Any sweetness that was present in the start (which was quite light) is now largely gone. At the end there is a floral and grassy hop flavor which combined with the malt base to leave a slightly bitter and dry flavor to be left on the tongue.

Mouthfeel –The beers body is rather average as well as its carbonation level.

Overall – It had a decent flavor and aroma, but was nothing too special. It was rather simple and lacked much complexity. Good for a easier drinking brew, but nothing to really go out of your way for.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2012 00:58:07 | More by Darkmagus82
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

06-30-2013 04:05:52 | More by JTomczak
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KevMo84

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

05-23-2014 05:40:09 | More by KevMo84
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.33/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured on-tap and served in a tumbler pint, the beer is a slightly hazed, pale, yellow gold coloring with a thin, dense, foamy white head. Floral nose, both effervescent and slightly tangy, with a touch of buttery sweetness in the background. Flavors are light, with a roastiness that comes in strong around the mid-palate. Buttery and toasted grain backbone with some slight sour notes throughout, all of which overpowers the floral flavors trying to break through. Roasty aftertaste on a light, round body. The carbonation fights to make it crisp, but falls just short. Sparse lacing left along the glass as you drink. The beer has a roasty and smooth finish. Easy enough to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

06-19-2012 16:24:01 | More by GarthDanielson
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.4/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the BBCs 22 oz bomber into a pint glass.

Pours light amber - darker than a typical pils. White foamy, leaving a full layer. Pils-y smell but mild. Cleab malty flavor. Subtle hop. Some citrus. Clean finish. A little sweet, if anything. A good beer, not great.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2011 11:45:08 | More by KTCamm
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MoreThanWine

Massachusetts

3.43/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured a 2.5" white head. Hazy straw yellow color. The flavor profile is typical BMC all the way too me, just a little stronger and smoother, and I kind of wonder if that isn't more to the credit of it being a fresher and constantly refrigerated version of a pilsner. Yes, I enjoyed it and would repeat, but as far as the build of the beer goes I'd still just call it a little above average.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2011 13:30:06 | More by MoreThanWine
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

01-08-2014 22:18:41 | More by Griffith
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Rappaman

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

10-26-2012 01:01:52 | More by Rappaman
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HinghamRick

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

05-10-2013 16:33:00 | More by HinghamRick
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dbaraniak

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-21-2014 02:53:30 | More by dbaraniak
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Remdog

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

06-22-2014 21:01:10 | More by Remdog
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chrispoint

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

02-03-2012 19:10:25 | More by chrispoint
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

06-12-2012 02:35:47 | More by DrunkinYogi
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smutty33

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

10-01-2012 16:50:43 | More by smutty33
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zprzysie

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

01-07-2013 01:03:12 | More by zprzysie
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nkelley77

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-08-2014 16:43:47 | More by nkelley77
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

06-15-2012 23:29:48 | More by Rekrule
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beertardis

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

08-14-2013 02:11:17 | More by beertardis
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berkshire413

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

06-05-2014 21:11:42 | More by berkshire413
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Berkshire Czech Pilsner from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
88 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.