Scrimshaw Pilsner | North Coast Brewing Co.

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3.77/5
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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:
Named for the delicate engravings popularized by 19th century seafarers, Scrimshaw is a fresh tasting Pilsner brewed in the finest European tradition using Munich malt and Hallertauer and Tettnang hops. Scrimshaw has a subtle hop character, a crisp, clean palate, and a dry finish.

Added by kbub6f on 11-16-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,614
Reviews:
718
Ratings:
1,980
pDev:
12.2%
Bros Score:
4.09
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A golden pilsner that is full of taste. A bit sweetly smelling, although fairly bland in the nose. The taste for a pilsner is outstanding. Great and easy beer to drink

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3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
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On tap:
Clear golden pour, surface coverage is almost full, smattering of lacing.

Nose is a melange of sweeter grain and grassy hop bitterness, each sniff I get more of one - but which is a crap shoot.

Taste is similar, balance swaying between a slightly sweet noble-hop laced impression and a grassy-leaning light beer. Feel is light, and seems to be going down fast.

A nice, easy drinker and one I'm glad to see to allow my not-so-crafty friends to try.

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Scrimshaw Pilsner from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 1,980 ratings
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