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Steam Whistle Pilsner - Steam Whistle Brewing

Not Rated.
Steam Whistle PilsnerSteam Whistle Pilsner

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316 Ratings
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Ratings: 316
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 15.99%
Wants: 3
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Steam Whistle Brewing visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
We believe that world-class results require focus and dedication, so we developed a distinctive recipe for our single brand based on Europe's renowned brewing standards yet is brewed fresh locally at our independent, Canadian Brewery.

We use traditional brewing techniques and only four natural ingredients including spring water, malted barley, hops and yeast - all GMO-free. There is a fifth ingredient in every refreshing bottle, and that is the passion of our dedicated Brewmaster and staff.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

cb8282, Jul 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

RandyFlameThrower, Jul 18, 2014
Photo of DaveBar
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Purchased at The Beer Store for around O$2.80 for a 473ml can. Served at 5deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens ok and pours all right.

S- Not much there at all

T- See above.

M- Ok at best

O- Typical mass produced beer. Frankly this rating is better than it deserves

Food Pairing

This ok pilsner goes well with any food you want to eat with Bud


DaveBar, Jul 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

Devon_, Jul 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Borgs, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

rumble19, Jul 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

goodshiz, Jul 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Eric_Standard, Jul 05, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

MasterOfArgos39, Jul 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

CRObighit2, Jul 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +45.3%

Nate_M, Jul 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

DannyBaldoni, Jul 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

patre_tim, Jun 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

GlendonTT, Jun 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

mrlie3, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of BeerBateo
3.83/5  rDev +11.3%

It has been a while since my last confession. Oops, sorry I meant to say my last review :p
See: This beer looks pretty darn good.
Smell: I smell beer!!
Taste: Taste like a Black Jack game on a Thursday night back in 1991. Great Canadian Casino rocks the fort!
Mouthfeel: Numb, because I had a Faxe 10 before this review.
Blanket: I think this beer would go good anywhere, mostly because it makes my heart fly like an eagle. I am also hearing the birds singing!
PS: Must follow a can of Faxe 10 :)

BeerBateo, Jun 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

ToddMopps, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

kuhndog, Jun 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Koopdad, May 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Slongie, May 29, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

boszormeny, May 28, 2014
Photo of flagmantho
2.6/5  rDev -24.4%

Poured from 500mL can into a pint glass. The look of the can makes me think that this is the Canadian Rolling Rock -- we shall see!

Appearance: medium golden hue with a light effervescence and no haze. Head pours two fingers of pillowy white foam that has decent retention. Not too bad!

Smell: quite grainy, and it seems there's even a little skunk present -- unusual since this is a canned beer. There's a bit of cooked corn aroma in there, too, which does detract from the overall effect. I mean, the style doesn't ask a lot, but cooked corn should not be on the list.

Taste: quite corny, with a little malt sweetness and a light bitterness. I thought this might be the Canadian Rolling Rock -- actually, it's worse.

Mouthfeel: light body with a bit of carbonation and an OK foaminess. Not creamy and delectable, not prickly and refreshing, but at least it's not flat.

Overall: I'm a bit disappointed here. Other ratings aren't so bad, but for me this beer is too corny to be really worthwhile.

flagmantho, May 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

DoubleJ, May 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Apok23, May 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

Socialiste, May 13, 2014
Steam Whistle Pilsner from Steam Whistle Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 316 ratings.