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Roger's Pils - Georgetown Brewing Company

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Roger's Pils
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82
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34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Georgetown Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RoyalT on 03-27-2005)
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Ratings: 34 | Reviews: 15 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by flagmantho:
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4.13/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on-tap in a pint glass at the 9lb Hammer in Seattle, nearly adjacent to the Georgetown Brewery.

Appearance: clear gold with a hint of opaqueness, which characteristic I'm not normally seeking in a pilsner. Thin head with nice lacing.

Smell: sweet malt and light hops aroma.

Taste: spicy hops first and foremost; delicious. A nice medium bitterness; in my mind, this beer is what a pils is all about. Would be spectacular with hot foods but is great alone too.

Mouthfeel: light-medium body with an OK level of carbonation; I would like to have had a little more.

Drinkability: despite some of its style-atypical characteristics, I still think this is a fantastically tasty beer and would enjoy quaffing many pints.

flagmantho, Sep 02, 2009
More User Reviews:
Photo of RoyalT
2.5/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance – This one poured a light yellow in color and very clear and sported a beautiful white head.

Smell – The light grain here is a bit harsh. There are some grassy hops along with a harsh sweetness that reminded me of Gummi Bears.

Taste – The grain here could gag a maggot. It was rough and very harsh on the palate. It was more like an Adjunct Lager than a Czech Pils.

Mouthfeel – This one is a bit bigger than light-bodied and very fizzy. The carbonation was more like a soda than a beer.

Sinkability – This one was way off track from the style and ended up in the pipes.

RoyalT, Mar 27, 2005
Photo of Lazaro
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Lazaro, Jan 30, 2013
Photo of Dello
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Dello, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of Seattle_Suds
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Seattle_Suds, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of HoppySeb
3/5  rDev -16.7%

HoppySeb, Mar 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

jbhollis1180, May 10, 2014
Photo of Eighty
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Eighty, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of Gavage
3.28/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: clear golden yellow in color with a short 1/2" head that falls quickly. No lacing develops.

Smell: barely a hint of grass. Nothing else.

Taste: very simplistic beer here. A little more malt sweetness than expected, with some grass tones, very little bitterness, and a touch of lemon zest. Mildly refreshing, but slightly dull too.

Mouthfeel: light crispness throughout. Clean finish. Light in body.

Drinkability: you can throw these down like a glass of water, but the flavor profile is pretty weak. Try at your own risk.

Gavage, Jul 21, 2006
Photo of Nzinger
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Nzinger, Nov 25, 2012
Photo of Redrover
3.15/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I had a pint of this at Virginia Inn near the Pike Place Market.

This beer is gold with a slight chill haze. It has a dense white head & great lacing.

The aroma is of fresh grass, pepper and some soft floral notes.

The taste is slightly spicy with a bit of bitterness. It turns a bit metallic after the first sip. It is kind of like when you put a penny in your mouth when you were a kid.

The beer is a trifle thin. That, along with the metallic taste make this just an average drinker.

Redrover, Sep 01, 2006
Photo of cherche
4/5  rDev +11.1%

cherche, Oct 22, 2013
Photo of beerhorn12
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

beerhorn12, Aug 07, 2012
Photo of Bfarr
3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A clear pale golden yellow with a thin white head. Light pilsner malt aroma. Sharp pilsner malt taste with a light hop balance. Not overly sweet but nicely blanced. Smooth crisp finish with a light bittering linger. Very clean and easy to drink.

This is a great easy drinking pilsner and according to my brother only $6 a growler (if you have one of theirs, $8 if you don't). We easily drank the whole growler. Even the non-beer drinking wives liked it.

Bfarr, Jun 06, 2010
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4.5/5  rDev +25%

IDABEERGUY, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of canucklehead
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

BC is full of lagers by craft brewers. It was nice to see a decent pils by a local Seattle brewer on tap. I had it after a PBR so the hops and full body came to my attention. This is not an earth shattering beer but rather a nice patio lager with enough body to stand up to a burger.

canucklehead, Apr 21, 2008
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Keepnitrl, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of sockeye101
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

As pils go, this one is quite good, in my opinion. I had one today on tap and I was very skeptical, but in then end I found it to be a good beer. Clear yellow color with a one finger white head, left a little lace. Aromas were sublte, slight hoppiness and twinge of grass. Tastes started with a nice little hop bite and finished with a very smooth malty flavor that lingered much longer than I expected and was really rather nice. Mouthfeel was nothing special, crisp and dry. Drinkability was good, you could definitely sit back on a hot day and put several of these back with no problem. As others noted before, nothing earth shattering in this beer, but still, for an American brewed pils, it's quite tasty.

sockeye101, Sep 12, 2006
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

KiMiRaiK, Jan 27, 2013
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3.03/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had this on-tap at the Elk in Spokane for $4.

This was a pale, semi-clear gold color, with a huge white head. Not much in the lace department.

The smell was of mild, grassy hops and mildly sweet malt. No offensive odor here, but not much going on, either.

The taste is like the smell: bland and inoffensive. The mild grasspy hop flavor seems to balance the mildly sweet maltiness, but neither stands out in any way. If bottled, this would be a decent lawnmower beer, but that's about it. Definitely not worth $4 for a pint in a restaurant.

Light bodied, normal carbonation for the style. Yawn.

A very average beer, in no way worth seeking out. The best that can be said is that it is inoffensive and goes down easy. I liked Manny's Pale Ale from this same brewery, but this one I'd have rather skipped in favor of something that was actually distinctive.

woemad, Oct 26, 2005
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

wbillw, Mar 28, 2012
Photo of erikm25
3.83/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Growler aggressively poured into a pint glass. The color resembles fall leaves drained of chlorophyll sitting ripe and yellow off the end of their branches. Translucent and crisp. The head is a medium cloud of ivory with great retention and moderate lacing.

S: Impressive sharp flowery aromas. Freshly cut grass and sweet confections. A bit of pepper in the back. I thought the smell was energetic, clean, and engaging.

T: Toasted malts coupled with a slight citrus zing. A grainy taste as it warms up but generally very crisp. Lemons, honey, and a subtle pinch of spice. Nothing too complex but still very solid and enjoyable.

M: Light mouth feel that is clean and fresh.

D: A six dollar growler makes this nothing short of a perfect deal. I would recommend this offering for anyone who has the chance. Throw on some High on Fire and pound these back.

erikm25, Oct 26, 2008
Photo of grittybrews
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a pale gold with minimal head. Typical pilsner appearance with a mild aroma of wheat and grass, although there's some pine there too. Moderate carbonation and a light mouthfeel.

Flavor was a pleasant surprise, with full flavors of lemon, wheat, and a lingering and slightly bitter hoppy finish. Light and very refreshing pilsner with some nice American hop flavors to boot.

grittybrews, Aug 22, 2010
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3.15/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Poured a glowing light gold color with a small white head

S: Hops, grains and some sweetness

T: Sordove mute. Grains and a little bit of hop bite and sweetness on the end but boring from begining to end.

M: Well carbonated just not that great

D: Not one I would recommend

barleywinefiend, Jul 12, 2010
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I was served a 6 ounce sample from a growler filled at the brewery.

A: Bright gold hue with a bone white abundant head that left a light lacing down the side of the glass.

S: It had a light toasted sweet malt aroma. However, overall its aroma was not terribly dominant or complex.

T: There was a bit of sweetness and a tangy zest from the hops I detected some citrus fruits and creamy pears.

M: Light and watery. It had a little dryness and sour aftertaste.

D: Easy beer to drink on during a long hot summer session.

dnichols, Oct 10, 2007
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Roger's Pils from Georgetown Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.