Captain Drinkable(pilz) | Bullfrog Brewery

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Brewed by:
Bullfrog Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
bullfrogbrewery.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Slatetank on 06-07-2012

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Ranking:
#36,734
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
27
pDev:
12.96%
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Ratings: 27 |  Reviews: 9
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Photo of BeerIsland
4.27/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I agree with the Slatetank, this is an excellent beer. Had at the Selinsgrove Fester very recently on a tip from Jan, a friend from Lancaster BrewCo. Without being agressively flavored, this was a tasty and satisfying pils. The wonderful hops/malt tension was diffused by a bouyant mouthfeel. As the name says, an incredible session and summer beer. Great job, Nate !

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Photo of DCHritz
3.56/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I tried this at the brewery. It poured a golden clear with no head and no lace. The scent had hints of grain the taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with grain presence. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall its an ok beer.

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Photo of citizencane
3.46/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours maybe a touch darker and with a touch more head than a macro. Smell is almost nonexistent. Taste is a blend of bredy lager malt and faint nondescript hops. Feel is smooth, crisp, and drinkable. Not great, not exactly high quality either. No buyers remorse, but would not buy again unless sharing a pitcher or something.

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Photo of bum732
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Rizzy17
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VeganUndead
3.74/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FeDUBBELFIST
2.08/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

$5.75 for the pint. Sampled 23JUN14.

[A] Nice fluffy white head with great staying power. The body is about as light yellow as you can make with grain but clarity is poor as the body is very foggy.

[S] Ughh, diacetyl. Light hop contribution. Fruity, lemony. Hop aroma is not entirely unlike Fruit Loops.

[T] Mirrors the nose with a light touch more graininess. Low hop flavor. Bitterness is way too low as well.

[M] Low-end carbonation. Not crisp. A little watery.

[O] Diacetyl will ruin any beer and this one is no exception.

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Photo of DrBier
3.74/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mendvicdog
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of IPAchris
3.81/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dogleg
2.97/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of jmdrpi
3.82/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

on draft. golden color, bone white head. just as advertised, nice and mild, easy to drink. clean crisp malt flavor and a touch of hops. well balanced.

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Photo of mvanaskie13
3.72/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked up a growler for a weekend of house work: poured into a pint glass, color is straw, hazy, head is bright white, presenting about 1/2 inch thick at first then disappearing to a ring.

Smell is mainly pilsner malt then some subtle grassy hops and grain.

Taste is more of a blend of some citrusy hops and pilsner malt with bready notes and crisp bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is a bit sharp on the tongue with some strong dryness.

Overall a good bitter pilsner that is very drinkable.

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Photo of Categart
4.3/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of orangesol
3.03/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of stakem
3.74/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Draft offering at Bullfrog served in a standard pint. The brew appears a clear golden yellow color with finger of white froth. Some spotty webbing of lace sticks to the glass as the cap fades.

The aroma is grainy sweet like cereal but fresh and inviting with notes of grass and sulfur contrasting. The taste too is grassy with notes of sweet grains and a pleasantly clean bitterness across the finish. Somewhat herbal all through the middle.

This is a medium to light bodied brew. A crisp finish with moderate to light carbonation level. Somewhat watery at times but the name is fitting -this quite drinkable if you arnt in the mood for flavor bombardment.

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of PhillyNole
3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Slatetank
3.95/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to tenderbranson69 for sharing this on his bday -enjoyed chilled from the growler in a willybecker.

The color is golden with mild haze and thin cap of white with small bead, the lace sticks in a splattered pattern. The smell is herbal and mildly malty with slight bready tinge and gentle floral hop notes. The feel is good with some nice bitterness that is smooth with lighter medium body with moderate carbonation and semi-dry resinous texture the finish is slightly more bitter than sweet.

the taste is very good with plenty of pilsner malt and saaz hops with a nice bitter flavor with herbal notes and slight toasted grain tinge with mild spice and light yeast fruitiness. The overall drinkability is very high, this is a refreshing and quaffable lager.

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Photo of duceswild
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Lucular
3.29/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of barflybastard
3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Matthew_Hamilton
3/5  rDev -15.5%

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Captain Drinkable(pilz) from Bullfrog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 27 ratings