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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

148 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 21
Gots: 10 | 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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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-12-2014 23:23:58 | More by doctorjack
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Best by 10/23/14. I assume probably brewed around April so less than two months old.

A: Pours a not-quite-clear golden amber. Good sized and very fizzy light tan head. Almost soda like for a moment. Head fades pretty fast as you can probably guess. Zero lacing at all but halfway decent retention.

S: Huh, nice. Lightly grassy with a nice sweet citrus aroma to boot. There is a nice sweet...melon in there too? It halfway reminds me of Midori (melon liquor). I really like it.

T: Again, grassy with melons and a crisp, tart lemon. Typical pilsner malt with a dry crackery flavor that's got an edge of sulfur. Nice sweet melony flavors balance the crisp pilsner character. Especially in the finish, that sharp bitter sulfur really hits with bitter orange peel and grass. Very dry finish.

M: Light/medium bodied, crisp and balanced.

O: Exceptionally tasty and balance pilsner. It has a nice sweet grainy and melony character that balances out the dry, bitter and crisp pilsner character that you normally expect. Drinkability is EXCEPTIONAL as a result. This may be the best czech pilsner I've ever had. Nearly perfect.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 05:48:05 | More by Dope
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Shaymus

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-06-2014 23:15:14 | More by Shaymus
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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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KevMo84

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

05-23-2014 05:40:09 | More by KevMo84
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a pilsner glass at Estelle's.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a clear pale yellow with great clarity and vision of bubbles cowing up through the glass. Spotty lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Pilsner malts, a little sweetness, and some grassy and herbal hops.

Taste: Same as above with some mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, crisp, refreshing, light bodied, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Above average pilsner. Could be a bit more dry and less sweetness.

Serving type: on-tap

05-19-2014 01:11:57 | More by Flounder57
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grahuba

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-09-2014 20:32:20 | More by grahuba
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aflott

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +26.6%

05-03-2014 15:04:05 | More by aflott
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +1.3%

04-25-2014 22:08:07 | More by Doomcifer
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HelpMeBloody

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-02-2014 12:49:26 | More by HelpMeBloody
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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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MikeRusso

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-23-2013 19:39:12 | More by MikeRusso
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smcolw

Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Moderate head, but it settles slowly with some decent lumps. Some streaky lace. Light golden color with a continual series of fine bubbles working upward. Hazy.

Light, frothy raw grain barley aroma. Some malt is present. There's the lightest of hops in the mix. Very true to style.

Far more hoppy in the taste than in the smell. Grainy start but it fades rapidly to the bittering hop. The body is not quite as light as most pilsners. Long, bitter aftertaste. Refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 20:41:08 | More by smcolw
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Patches826

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-04-2013 02:58:09 | More by Patches826
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-25-2013 17:28:00 | More by iL0VEbeer
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bigred89

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-13-2013 18:29:23 | More by bigred89
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Khutso

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

08-23-2013 23:36:24 | More by Khutso
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mrskunk

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-18-2013 20:49:33 | More by mrskunk
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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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philaduffia

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-03-2013 07:43:33 | More by philaduffia
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-31-2013 22:48:43 | More by kaelingirl
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BEERMILER12

Maine

3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a golden yellow color with a fingers worth of head that fades to a nice cap within a few minutes

S: Mostly some pilsner malts that provide some sweetness and light bready notes along with a light herbal and earthy hop character

T: Starts out with a little bit of fruitiness along with the pilsner malt, which again provides a light sweetness and some bready notes. The hops come in near the finish and balance everything out with some herbal notes

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A solid czech pils with plenty of pilsner taste from the malts. The hops round everything out nicely, and provide some balance. Definitely worth the $4 price tag

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2013 01:41:18 | More by BEERMILER12
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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-27-2013 03:12:22 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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harsley

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-26-2013 15:41:20 | More by harsley
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kinopio

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-21-2013 05:54:10 | More by kinopio
Berkshire Czech Pilsner from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
88 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.