Scrimshaw Pilsner | North Coast Brewing Co.

1,955 Ratings
Scrimshaw PilsnerScrimshaw Pilsner

Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 11-16-2001

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I was excited to try this beer. Got it @ Whole Foods tonight. Honestly I am a bit disappointed as this doesn't stand out much from a macro pils to me. Part of it is that I am not a huge pils fan to begin with, but when reviewing it objectively I would not prefer this much over a PBR. It has a bit of a bitter taste to it. The smell is pretty good, not skunky. This mouthfeel is generally smooth and not a turn off. Overall this is NOT a bad beer, and I could throw a few back and enjoy. But it is clearly average in my opinion.

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On tap into a 16 oz pint glass

A - Bright yellow with an inviting activity level. SLightly hazy almost zero head
S - Bitter hops cut with buttery cake batter
T - Sweetness becomes a bit more pronounced and balances nicely with the oily, bitter hops. Nicely balanced
M - A bit sticky on the tongue
O - Seems a bit more pale lager than pilsener but none the less good drinking. Went great with the SF oysters and little neck chowder

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Scrimshaw Pilsner from North Coast Brewing Co.
3.74 out of 5 based on 1,955 ratings.
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