Scrimshaw Pilsner | North Coast Brewing Co.

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84
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1,941 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:
1,941
Reviews:
708
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
12.57%
 
 
Wants:
79
Gots:
341
For Trade:
0
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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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Photo of Danmullens1
3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chestertonian82
3.72/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bowzer4birdie
3.66/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of flyingpig
3.15/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

355ml bottle from Brewdog Online Shop (£2.50):
Coming through with what turned out to be quite a standard pilsner taste, this one was a decidedly average beer that started slightly sweet & was followed up by some pleasant caramel & bread malts but never really done enough to fully grab my attention. There was a nice balance to what was quite an easy beer to drink & the moderate bitter finish rounded things off well, it's just not one that I thought was particularly interesting or memorable; a nice beer but definitely not one to hunt for.

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Scrimshaw Pilsner from North Coast Brewing Co.
3.74 out of 5 based on 1,941 ratings.
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