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Brooklyn Pilsner - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

893 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 893
Reviews: 466
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 31
Gots: 41 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 03-06-2001)
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Photo of HipCzech
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Serving: 12 oz bottle poured into a Brooklyn Brewery tulip pint glass (marked "BB Jan, 2015").

Appearance: Slightly hazy, pale straw yellow. Rolling, frothy with head that dissipates to lingering crest of foam with good lacing.

Smell: Fresh, mild malty aroma (fresh bread, crackers) with some citrus and floral hops.

Taste: Malty body (fresh white bread) with very slight honey sweetness; lemony and floral hops continue from the nose. Just enough bitterness to balance the malt.

Mouthfeel: Light body with good, medium carbonation.

Overall: Not the most flavorful Pilsner, but balanced, crisp and satisfying (especially after a 5K run when consumed).

HipCzech, Yesterday at 01:21 AM
Photo of Scarfer_Brad
3.76/5  rDev +2.7%

Scarfer_Brad, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of Gajo74
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Was not overly impressed with this pilsner as compared to its German and Czech counterparts. It lacks the kick and complexity of the European Pilsners. However, midway through drinking, the addition of guacamole and chips improved the taste significantly. By itself this is not an exceptional beer but under the right circumstances (ie. with a spicy meal or on a hot summer day) can be refreshing.

Gajo74, Oct 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

CraigTravor, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of TBoneJones
4.14/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a pilsner glass:
Nice straw yellow body with a finger-thick of fluffy white head, great lacing.
Smells like bready pilsner malts, fresh grass, corn.
This tastes thick and creamy right off the bat. Sweet and chewy pilsner with tasty grains. Bready, corn, underlying bitterness. Somehow comes off heavier than the abv.
An all-star example. Bravo Brooklyn.

TBoneJones, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of barczar
3.62/5  rDev -1.1%

3 months past bb date. The slight skunk of pilsner malt is accompanied by light sweetness and floral hops. Malt dominates. Flavor reveals crackery malt at the base, with sweetness lingering in the aftertaste. The finish ends up being fairly crisp and lightly bitter. There's an underlying tang that is offputting.

barczar, Sep 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Mxsluis, Sep 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18%

beoirific, Sep 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

StephRai, Sep 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18%

Ryogirl, Sep 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

mmmbeerNY, Sep 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

302BeerGuy, Sep 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

StrayteEDGE, Sep 25, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

boszormeny, Sep 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18%

j0hnc2468, Sep 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

logicalparadox, Sep 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

lovindahops, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

AnitaBrewski, Sep 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Zetcha7x, Sep 12, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -2.7%

KrisDLSmith, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

zestar, Sep 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

SmellsofMahagony, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

admorobo, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

probert, Sep 06, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -7.1%

BigRizz62, Sep 05, 2014
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Brooklyn Pilsner from Brooklyn Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 893 ratings.