Scrimshaw Pilsner | North Coast Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
84
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1,945 Ratings
Scrimshaw PilsnerScrimshaw Pilsner
BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 11-16-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,945
Reviews:
710
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
12.57%
 
 
Wants:
80
Gots:
343
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,945 |  Reviews: 710
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4.04/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Czequershuus
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a clear golden brown with and average head. The offers up light cracker malts and some peppery spice. The aroma features rich biscuity malts, and crisp, peppery, woodsy notes. The mouthfeel is light, crisp, and fizzy. Overall this pils balances boldness and drinkability. And excellent beer.

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Photo of bryanlindsey12345
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BryantForestry
3.76/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GlenL
2.75/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jakecattleco
4.13/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of coz
4.02/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GlendonTT
4.08/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of aaronyoung01
3.73/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.51/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.57/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Aeroscorp
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DerwinWentworth
3/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of smayo44
4.72/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of my favorite beers. Mild and smooth with moderate hoppy taste. The color is a honey yellow. Have a hard time drinking just one. I wish more stores carried it.

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Photo of logicalparadox
4.29/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of GreatHammerhead
3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Presentation: 12 oz bottle packaged on 01/19/16 poured into a pint glass.

Look: Golden yellow with a thick one finger white head that collapses very quickly.

Smell: Light fruit followed by a little spicy hops.

Taste: Well balanced malts up front followed by a very light, almost nonexistent, hop presence.

Feel: Light, crisp, refreshing, perfect for a hot summers day.

Overall: Would benefit from some more hops as the finish is a bit washed out.

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Photo of crimsonfloyd
4.06/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Classic golden plisner with small but substantial head. Has a nice grassy scent. Taste is hearty, with lots of wheat and grass flavors. Well balanced between hops and malts. Overall, a very tasty and drinkable pilsner.

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Photo of johlac66
3.77/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of T100Mark
4.19/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A 25 ounce bomber poured into a shaker pint glass.

Appearance - A bright golden color. Great clarity. A big head that sticks around for a while. Good stickage. A great looking beer.

Smell - Herbal. Fresh.

Taste - A fresh, herbal hop flavor. A touch tart. A mild malt sweetness. Balanced. Very tasty!

Mouth - Big carbonation. Slightly slick. Nice.

Overall - A crisp, full-bodied, delicious lager. This beer reminded me of a top-tier German Helles or Pilsner. I've said this before; it's too bad American industrial lagers don't taste like this.

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Photo of Edie
3/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hophugger
3.13/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of toneeez
3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Alphakitty
3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dar482
3.22/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

The beer comes in a straw to light gold color, very clear.

The aroma offers light lemon, grains, a bit of dense light malt.

The flavor follows with that sweet lemon, some honey, light breadiness along with some grains, chewy crackers, a touch of sweetness, as it glides of the palate with a dry lager finish, while lingering with a bit of a lightly sweet aftertaste.

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Scrimshaw Pilsner from North Coast Brewing Co.
3.74 out of 5 based on 1,945 ratings.
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