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24 Ratings
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Ratings: 24
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 2.9
pDev: 16.21%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Poland

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tgbljb on 11-01-2006)
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LagerCognoscenti

United Kingdom (England)

3.39/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Good appearance with nice head and good lacing.

Aroma is sweet and honey like. Typical lager/ malty aroma is present too.

Buttery sweet taste is balanced by light bitterness on the finish. Nice mixture of bitterness and malty sweetness coats the tongue after swallowing. This has a distinctive cloying sweetness that is different to other Polish beers. I quite like it and find it to be a charming idiosyncrasy rather than a flaw.

Mouthfeel is a little bit oily. It's quite pleasant though! Interesting!

Overall a good offering. Rather sweet but satisfying and somewhat unique. An ok beer by me. There are other lagers I rate higher but I might still pick this up just for variety.

Mark out of 100... 78

Serving type: can

07-27-2014 22:50:37 | More by LagerCognoscenti
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BeeSquared

California

3.75/5  rDev +29.3%

07-12-2014 06:31:13 | More by BeeSquared
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +3.4%

05-31-2014 23:19:38 | More by Latarnik
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Sebas

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -31%

04-23-2014 01:47:41 | More by Sebas
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rorjets

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -13.8%

04-03-2014 13:30:11 | More by rorjets
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

2.75/5  rDev -5.2%

08-19-2013 01:35:54 | More by Kopfschuss
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Noelito76

New York

2.25/5  rDev -22.4%

08-06-2013 02:10:04 | More by Noelito76
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rab53

Washington

3/5  rDev +3.4%

02-24-2013 03:45:07 | More by rab53
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jsisko01

Michigan

4.03/5  rDev +39%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a clear, golden color with a half inch thick, creamy white head. Leaves a spotty lacing.

Smell - Pale malts, bread, and grains.

Taste - Pale malts, grains, bready, and has a mild bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with low carbonation.

Overall - Simple, but tasty.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2012 01:22:01 | More by jsisko01
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smcolw

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Modest but lasting head. Initially leaves some spots on the glass. Crystal clear, light gold color

Fresh very pale malt aroma. No hop nose.

Very much a macro-lager in terms of the taste. Quite light, almost watered down, malt flavor. I do detect a touch of hop in the swallow. The body is decent, the carbonation high. There's some sourness to the taste as well.

Serving type: can

08-13-2012 00:16:38 | More by smcolw
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beerluvr

Ontario (Canada)

3.1/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Another new & relatively cheep ($1.60) find.
Pours with a decent looking white head, quickly dissipating. Deep yellow/gold in the glass. Sharp fresh 'lager' nose. Nice prickly mouthfee. Flavors of hop and malt with the malt winning out slightly. Pleasant finish, clean aftertaste...good BBQ quaffer.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2012 01:29:30 | More by beerluvr
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kurgan3

Poland

2.5/5  rDev -13.8%

02-08-2012 18:25:29 | More by kurgan3
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thekevlarkid

Maryland

3.03/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Out of a bottle this beer was a clear golden color with one finger of pure white head. The retention was pretty good and it left lacing in spots off the collar. The aroma was of grains, a hint of crystal/sweet malt and some light minerals. The flavor was comprised of grains, a slightly sweet maltiness and a touch of citrusy hops. Clean and simple but also very… boring. A good session beer but nothing to think about. The mouthfeel was average, the body light/medium and the carbonation standard.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2012 16:20:57 | More by thekevlarkid
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Shumj

Illinois

3/5  rDev +3.4%

12-04-2011 23:50:34 | More by Shumj
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.03/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a Chicago Bears shaker pint glass.

Man, there are a lot of random Polish beers around here... This one pours a clear straw topped by a finger of white foam. The nose comprises light wheat, corn, flowers, grass, and minerals. The taste brings in more of the same, along with a light tin-like streak somewhere in the background. The body is a hefty light, with a moderate carbonation and a watery feel. Overall, I treated this as a Euro pale lager, as that's what I assumed it was when I bought it. As a pils, it's pretty crappy, but it's a fairly standard and thoroughly average EPL.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2011 03:22:17 | More by TMoney2591
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

2.7/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a light, clear golden, with a one finger white head that leaves a little lacing.

Nose is a little malt sweetness, not much else.

Taste is slight malt, slightly sweet and some mild hops to finish.

Mouthfeel is light, good carbonation.

One of these is enough for me, maybe not a bad summer beer, but not worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2010 01:31:23 | More by FLBeerGuy
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RomaniIteDomum

Florida

3.4/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours light golden a la BMC with a deceptively nice head.

Smells like an average Euro Lager. Not much else.

Tastes half decent, actually. Fresh and lifely grains, nice hops.

Light in the mouth, but not watery.

This one is so easy drinking and unobtrusive it is crazy. Goes well with food.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2010 22:27:38 | More by RomaniIteDomum
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mrmanning

Ontario (Canada)

2.55/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Bottle from the LCBO-Light gold body with a thin white head. Slightly sweet malt characters with some hops in the background. Aroma is also a tad sweet. Aftertaste is sweet, anfd suprisingly not skunky, as I would have expected.. Plain, ordinary, nothing spectacular

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2010 05:10:23 | More by mrmanning
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

2.48/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

An impulse buy.

Clear, pale gold with a decent white head. Fair retention for a pils. Bottle dated! Aroma is grainy with Saaz spice.

Doesn't taste like much actually. The beer mouthfeel is there, albeit very low carbonation for a pils, there's just no flavor. As it warmed up I did get Dunkin' Donuts sugar-free, reduced fate cornbread muffin taste out of it though. I guess that's not terrible.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2009 15:28:41 | More by donkeyrunner
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BeardedBoffin

New Mexico

2.68/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A half liter bottle of EB "Natural Premium Quality Beer". A darker golden beer with not much head to speak of. A bread dough component to the aroma. A malty, almost husky, flavor on the palate. A little sweet in the center, followed by a banal bitterness toward the end. Fine feeling on the palate, but its drinkability suffers due to its flavor.

This is one of those beers that needs to be ICE cold while you drink it.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2009 23:23:06 | More by BeardedBoffin
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Zorro

California

2.33/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Clear golden colored lager with a minimal head formation.

Malty and a little grassy smelling, not a highly hopped lager. Mildly woody smelling but just not that fragrant a lager.

The taste starts out malty but not that sweet with a mild hop aftertaste. Not a Pilsener in my book, just slightly bitter. Really just not all that flavorful.

Mouthfeel is good.

Easy enough to drink by why would you want to when Beck's is actually a better beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2009 02:03:20 | More by Zorro
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Poured a very clear, light gold with a solid 1 finger bright white creamy head that was moderately lasting. No visible carbonation was observed and only a slight broken ring lacing was left after the head dissipated.

S: The nose yielded light dried honey-toast, soft flowery hops and a light toasted caramel which was fairly decent and moderate in strength.

T: fresh bread and dried lemons, honey and just a touch of sourness in the finish. Citric hops and fresh flowers with a lemony finish rounds things out here. Overall sweet with a soft lemony touch on the finish gives this some credit per style.

M: light, oily, with no carbonation felt and was buttery slick in texture on the tongue.

D: Drinkability was sweet, smooth and easy enough going down. A decent example per style.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2008 23:05:30 | More by beerthulhu
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aforbes10

Iowa

2.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle from kkulacki...thanks! Pours straw-yellow, with a quarter inch white head that falls off to just a thin covering. Laces thinly. looks very clean and clear. Smells of clean malt, notes of apple. Taste is very crisp and clean. mild sour malt, hint of apples in the background. Touch of ethanol. Well made, overall. Nothing special, but nothing bad about it either. thin to medium bodied. Easy drinking, no complaints.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2008 14:49:30 | More by aforbes10
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tgbljb

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a pale golden color with moderate white puffy head. Some attractive lacing noted.
Smell is mild with a slight maltiness present.
Taste is crisp and refreshing, and begins to present some slight dryness at the finish.
Easy drinking. A nice thirst quenching beer. Would pair well with many different foods.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2006 23:57:39 | More by tgbljb
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