Torch Pilsner | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

Torch PilsnerTorch Pilsner
BA SCORE
3.66/5
471 Ratings
Torch PilsnerTorch Pilsner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
North Carolina, United States
foothillsbrewing.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Torch Pilsner
A well structured, Czech-style pilsner. Torch is strong in alcohol with a rich, full finish. Good mouth feel and well-balanced Czech Saaz hops ensure that Torch is not your typical pilsner.
Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 5.3%
Color (SRM): 3.7
Bitterness (IBUs): 35
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AVAILABILITY
Year-round

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-09-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,584
Reviews:
111
Ratings:
471
pDev:
12.3%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
89
Trade:
1
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2/5  rDev -45.4%

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2.21/5  rDev -39.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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look: 4 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

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look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Very good. Unique pilsner taste.

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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

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2.9/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A- Like a macro lager. Clear, golden yellow. Typical looking for a beer.

S- Floral hops and musty grains! Not a clean smell, if you know what I mean. Very different for a lager, even a German Pils.

T- The hops imparts a spicy quality to the beer. Moderately bitter finish. Carbonation is very tingly on the tongue.

M- Almost a medium mouth feel. But overall this is an easy drinking beer. The bitterness is a bit harsh

This was an OK beer, Nothing special. I don't think I'll buy this beer again. It's a little bitter, and not refreshing enough for me to warrant keeping this around.

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2.96/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Had this on tap in a pint glass at Coopers in Greensboro.

A - Looks like most pilsners. Bright yellow, nice 2 finger head with moderate retention and some lace.

S - Not much here. Bready malt, slight biscuit aromas, and if I strain, an actual hop presence.

T - More like a macro lager or all malt lager. Grainy, one dimensional malt comes with a smidge of cheesy/skunky hops. Metallic aftertaste.

M - Light and crisp, on par with a good pils.

D - This wasn't a horrible brew to drink, but if I wanted something more I'd pick a German pils or an APWA; if I wanted something less I'd opt for a Brooklyn Lager or even PBR. Not particularly suited to etiher crowd.

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Torch Pilsner from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 471 ratings
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