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Piercing Pils - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

960 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 960
Reviews: 168
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.32%
Wants: 27
Gots: 58 | 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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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle. Pours a clear golden yellow with a medium lasting white head, some lacing. Aroma is sweet fruity pear notes, biscuit malt and some herbal hops. Taste is same as aroma with some herbal hops bitter notes. A medium crisp body on the palate, lively carbonation, goes down smooth. The finish has a sweet fruity pear like flavor, biscuit malt and herbal hops bitterness for balance. This brew is nicely balanced not too sweet not too hoppy, a just right combination. Overall a uniquely flavored but tasty session brew and refreshing. Try it.

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This pils poured a light yellow straw like color with soapy like white head and nice lacing.
Nose of light fruit, mild hops, and sweet light caramel malts. Flavors follow in line with the
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Though this is not a perfect pils it works fine after mowing the lawn. Nice carbonation and
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Piercing Pils from Dogfish Head Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 960 ratings.