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Piercing Pils - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

980 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 980
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 29
Gots: 61 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Slatetank on 08-19-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Better than I expected. Beer is amber and mostly clear, white head medium and large bubbles, nice lacing. Aroma is fruity, pears obviously. An easy drinker, unoffensive, nice fruitiness pairs with the yeast well. I'd have it again maybe.

drabmuh, Oct 28, 2014
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Look: Hazy straw gold with a thick white head. Lots of legs and minimal lacing. The pear tea seems to keep this from looking like a regular transparent pilsner. Good looking beer though

Smell: Huge pair notes, crisp crystal malt, floral hops, fresh baked bread, tea notes, and a bready yeast funk. Smells like pear juice

Taste: Crisp bread notes mingle with huge pear notes that fade to a herbal tea like flavor that mingles with more huge pear notes and a floral hop finish that is slightly bitter with yeast notes.

Mouthfeel: On the attack it tingles the tongue with carbonation that then wets the palate with the pear notes that quickly dries out. Refreshingly wet then quickly crisp and clean like pilsner.

Overall: Good brew. The pilsner and pear notes seems like a natural pair right after this first sip and you wonder how no ones come up with it till now. The pilsner body somewhat gets destroyed by what I'm guessing is the addition of the pear tea but it's tasty so I don't mind.

BergBeer, Oct 24, 2014
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Piercing Pils from Dogfish Head Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 980 ratings.