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Kelso Pilsner - Greenpoint Beerworks / Kelso of Brooklyn

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96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Greenpoint Beerworks / Kelso of Brooklyn visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnQVegas on 02-12-2009)
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3.18/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz can poured into a standard pint glass. The brew appears a pale golden color with spots of yeast hanging in suspension despite a careful pour. A white finger hangs across the top and fades leaving spotty lace on the glass.

The smell is quite sweet with notes of cereal. A little bit of lemon almost like coriander/grass blends breaking up the sweet candy appeal to this aroma.

The taste is unfortunately sweet like candy. A mild breadiness and coriander with a grassy herbal bitterness and sulfur towards the back. This is a very peculiar arrangement and seems partially unfermented and/or under-hopped to balance it out.

It is medium in body with a modest level of carbonation. It has a crisp bitterness at times and is enjoyable but it could be even more enjoyable if some of the residual sugar was stripped away. Unique and worth trying if you get the chance.

stakem, Jul 24, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From Empire State Cellars in Tanger (Riverhead); notes are from 5/29

This pils is a bright, completely transparent orange-gold. The head on top is pillowy and soapy, with a just barely perceptible yellow tint. Lacing is dense, sticking in clumps, then patches, as the head sustains its full finger's height.
The aroma is lightly spicy with soft sweetness of ripe white fruits, a touch of grains, and a bit of tart green apple off some creaminess.
The flavor is more varied. It's both sweet and husky with a hint of earth, some grains, a light touch of grass and very light herbal bitterness. A little dryness eases into the flavor's finish.
Overall, it's semi-sweet in a body that straddles the line between light and medium all the way. Crisp and bright, it moves gently into a semi-dry finish.

Brenden, Jun 02, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Very enjoyable beer that tasted better poured than from the can. The pilsner malt flavor wasn't over bearing or too strong as is the case with most pilsners. It was a well balanced beer. There was little to no hop aroma or flavor. It was very light in color and taste.

mediumtommy, Apr 26, 2014
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Kelso Pilsner from Greenpoint Beerworks / Kelso of Brooklyn
82 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.