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Simpler Times Pilsner - Minhas Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
72
okay

213 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 213
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 22.01%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Minhas Craft Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: blackie on 10-12-2008)
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kcrosson492

Virginia

2.68/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Number 4 in my mystery sixer thanks to Trader Joe's. I was disappointed to see this being a can but that is okay!

A-The can is simple and looks classy (for beer).

S-Has a PBR like taste in my opinion.

T-Reminds me of PBR to some extent but I am not overly excited about this beer.

M-Same as taste. . just okay.

O-I was surprised that in the end this beer was too weak for my blood.

Serving type: can

02-28-2014 05:21:28 | More by kcrosson492
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javlin624

Texas

3/5  rDev -2.9%

12-19-2013 06:25:39 | More by javlin624
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Rast

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

12-16-2013 14:15:50 | More by Rast
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largadeer

California

1.5/5  rDev -51.5%

11-26-2013 08:30:36 | More by largadeer
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BAsbill

California

3/5  rDev -2.9%

11-06-2013 05:42:57 | More by BAsbill
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RBorsato

Virginia

3/5  rDev -2.9%

10-22-2013 17:03:18 | More by RBorsato
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drsarver

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -11%

10-16-2013 01:44:27 | More by drsarver
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Noelito76

New York

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

10-14-2013 11:42:25 | More by Noelito76
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kylehay2004

Florida

3/5  rDev -2.9%

10-12-2013 17:26:36 | More by kylehay2004
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gory4d

New York

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-23-2013 16:51:38 | More by gory4d
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Onenote81

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

09-02-2013 19:35:21 | More by Onenote81
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shawnohall

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

08-23-2013 04:29:10 | More by shawnohall
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ssgunbond

Belgium

1/5  rDev -67.6%

08-18-2013 20:00:16 | More by ssgunbond
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DuffDaddy

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

07-29-2013 16:15:33 | More by DuffDaddy
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cnbrown313

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-29-2013 14:16:01 | More by cnbrown313
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Aaron_Ramson

California

3.48/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Simpler times is a brand sold at Trader Joe's for $3.49 a 6-pack. An ale, a lager, and a pilsner are all offered, reviewed here is the pilsner. The pilsner pours a pale golden color, darker than straw, about the same as a Budweiser, with a nice soapy head and some satisfying lacing on the glass. A very pleasing aroma; sweet malts, grassiness, and a slightly metallic scent. The taste is very appealing, a soft graininess, cereal, sweet grass, some herbal and mineral tastes show up in the finish. I feel like this may come from the varieties of hops used and they fit nicely in the profile. A sip sits nicely in the mouth with a medium-thin body and a nice level of carbonation that doesnt over-do it. This is not a complex brew by any means, but it's more pleasant and drinkable than you would expect. A drawback is the sweetness that become somewhat cloying after several beers, but It's become my everyday session beer based on its price, availability and drinkability.

Serving type: can

07-26-2013 21:11:35 | More by Aaron_Ramson
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WizzardOfHops

California

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

07-17-2013 07:39:13 | More by WizzardOfHops
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PhotoMattT

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +29.4%

07-06-2013 19:32:12 | More by PhotoMattT
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Michael_DaBeers_IV

California

2.75/5  rDev -11%

07-03-2013 22:51:55 | More by Michael_DaBeers_IV
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irs

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +29.4%

06-29-2013 20:54:15 | More by irs
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Khutso

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -2.9%

06-24-2013 23:01:28 | More by Khutso
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TheMarkE

California

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance Pale gold, with a moderate head and spare lacing.

Smell: Sweet malt, corn, and a hint of spice.

Taste: Corn, sweet malts, a hint of spice.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, with very little aftertaste.

The Verdict: Not bad. Another of the Trader Joe's bargain brands, it's much better than their Name Tag, but I prefer the tasty Simpler Times Lager. If you're looking for a cheap six pack of beer, it's hard to beat. Much better than any of the macro brews on the market.

Serving type: can

06-20-2013 23:23:45 | More by TheMarkE
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zaptone

California

3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

06-18-2013 02:45:48 | More by zaptone
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JSchock7

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -11%

06-12-2013 06:42:48 | More by JSchock7
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Wedcat

California

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-12-2013 01:46:32 | More by Wedcat
Simpler Times Pilsner from Minhas Craft Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 213 ratings.