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Brooklyn Pilsner - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

841 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 841
Reviews: 459
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 26
Gots: 28 | 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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Jason

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

LOOK: Yellow straw, faint haze & good lacing.

SMELL: Fresh hop resin, rose water, herbal, spicy, clean grain, fresh crackers.

TASTE: Bread crust, doughy, crisp, smooth, moderate body, thick noble hop flavor, spicy, clean grain, herbal hop bitterness, dry finish.

A real good quaff, right to style and easily rivaling the more mainstream German Pilsners. The hoppiness here has won me over.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2011 00:43:35 | More by Jason
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Todd

Colorado

3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12oz brown bottle. Clearly marked freshness date.

Appearance: A clear, pale golden beer with lively carbonation. It pours with a thick white foam, but quickly collapses to a mere bubble lace covering.

Smell: Fruity, sweet, floral and grainy with a faint hint of sulfur in the nose.

Taste: A bit creamy on the palate, then sharp with a lemony bitter hop twang that rides in on a refreshing, crisp carbonation. The "twang" has grape skin-like flavours and dryness. The bitterness peaks and stays on the palate for a bit, then lends way to a firm, fruity malt character (almost exotic) with a nice level of sweetness. As the beer warms, the hop and grain flavours become a bit raw/fresh tasting and more pronounced, sticking to the palate. Finishes medium dry with grain flavours on the palate.

Notes: 4.8%abv. I thoroughly enjoyed this interpretation of a pre-Prohibition German beer. Extremely flavourful, traditional, but made unique with an American crafted hand. Highly recommended as a standard beer to stock in the fridge.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2001 00:00:01 | More by Todd
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Washington

3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
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Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: light golden hue with a light haze and moderate effervescence. Head is a thick finger of frothy white foam. Pretty good!

Smell: lightly sweet malt with a yeasty character and a bit of a floral aroma. I rather like it.

Taste: drier than the aroma; there's a little bit of graininess here and a less-floral, more noble hop character. Bitterness and hops are subtle, but appropriate to a German Pilsner. I dig it.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a decent carbonation and concomitant creaminess.

Overall: highly quaffable Pilsner. It's not crisp and bitter like a Czech, but is appropriately rounded like a German version of the style. I think it is a success.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: clear straw yellow
Smell: very faint aroma, nothing jumps out
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S: There's grassy hops, some citrus and a hint of malt
T: Again, there's grassy hops, then some malty sweetness, and finally hoppy grassiness and bitterness.
M: Light and crisp
O: Really good for a style that's not my normal go to.

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06-10-2014 16:03:33 | More by lewzer99
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Brooklyn Pilsner from Brooklyn Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 841 ratings.