Nickel Brook Green Apple Pilsner | Nickel Brook Brewing Co.

Nickel Brook Green Apple PilsnerNickel Brook Green Apple Pilsner
BA SCORE
3.04/5
80 Ratings
Nickel Brook Green Apple PilsnerNickel Brook Green Apple Pilsner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Nickel Brook Brewing Co.
Ontario, Canada
nickelbrook.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This one of a kind beer is brewed as a pilsner style beer which is then combined with natural apple juice and essence. The result is a refreshingly smooth beer with a crisp, clean finish, which is perfect for complimenting or cooking with poultry, pork and seafood.

Nickel Brook Green Apple Pilsner is a wonderful alternative for those looking for something new!

Added by pootz on 06-11-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,156
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
80
pDev:
22.04%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
4
Trade:
1
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3.17/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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2.31/5  rDev -24%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

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2.5/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.23/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.77/5  rDev +24%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.44/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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1.74/5  rDev -42.8%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

This is a perfect example of a beer that in theory, could be quite great, but is just an epic fail. It tastes like a bad Jolly Rancher, for a great green apple beer, I'll stick to my Unibroue Ephemere Pomme. This is probably the only weak beer in Nickel Brook's catalog, the rest of their beers are generally fantastic to say the least.

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3/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

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2.5/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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3.42/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.79/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A perfect beer for those who don't like beer. Basically like a green apple cooler.

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3.2/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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2/5  rDev -34.2%

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2/5  rDev -34.2%

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3.42/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

473 ml can from LCBO poured into a pint glass on a cold October day.

Appearance - A clear golden yellow spills into the pint glass. Nice 2 finger white head with almost ten minutes retention time. Some bubbles are clearly visible in the beer and there's a nice thick white cap sitting on top. Nice lacing is left as well.

Smell - Apple cider, rhubarb, some other sour notes as a melding of green apple and rhubarb. Almost detecting a hint of strawberry / rhubarb pie as well.

Taste- Sweet at first, but then the sour green apple kicks in, replacing the sweet. Definitely tastes like a cross between cider and beer. Sip of almost all head is very sweet. Also picking up bready malts, rhubarb and apple as in the aroma. Second sip yields almost a pastry baking around these flavors of apple and rhubarb. Upon further reflection though the sweetness keep shining through and there's not quite enough beer here to meet the demand.

Mouthfeel - Slightly dry finish that is not unpleasant with medium / high carbonation. Slightly watery and a bit too fizzy for my tastes after the first few sips.

Overall - Pleasantly surprised with this beer enjoyed it quite a bit, but a bit too much of the apple juices and non-beer components within this beverage itself especially once the first few sips have been had.

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Nickel Brook Green Apple Pilsner from Nickel Brook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.04 out of 5 with 80 ratings
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