Scrimshaw Pilsner | North Coast Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsner

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:
#22,687
Reviews:
731
Ratings:
2,036
pDev:
12.17%
 
 
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Photo of dd53grif
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of labisch
3.65/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lobos62
3.91/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.47/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RaulMondesi
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a darkish straw lookin like Marissa Miller in a nightie. Aroma is subtle grass as compared to non subtle grass. Flavor is light and hoppy like Kermit on a bender. Not bad.

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Photo of Mason_Savoy
4.35/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is what I want in a pilsner!

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Photo of Beerbuddha
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tjg584
4.11/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of goodbeergoodfood
3.44/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cgrunin
3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dbauer
3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TeachChefs
4.5/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dandy14
3.29/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jasoncpace
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChuckTom
4.28/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very solid pilsner taste. Not spectacular but very nice if ur wanting a pilsner.

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Photo of bb-magic
3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of illpass78
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Four ounce in a flight at Gather in Yarmouth, Maine.

Appearance: Slightly hazy straw.

Aroma: Clean but mostly neutral. Some grain.

Taste: Clean pils. Grassy, inoffensive.

Mouthfeel: Light and easy.

Overall: Decent but unremarkable pils.

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Photo of jnorris404
3.69/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shawn530
4.64/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of the best American made pilsners around simple yet good. Very clean. My go to beer in the hot California summer time. Hats off to north coast brewery.

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Photo of WickedBeer
3.59/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of one_au
2.66/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.73/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DavidR_9
4.21/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 8/29/17 consumed 9/21/17.

L - Poured into a slender pint glass. Yields a finger and a half of white finely bubbly head over a golden blonde clear body.
S - Smells slightly grassy, hints of floral and the slightest delicate citrus from the hops. Sweet graham crackery pils malt, very clean.
T and F - Slighty banana-y, grassy, herbal flavor followed by biscuity, nutty malts. Super clean delicate yeast. Finished medium dry - feels a bit heavier than european pilsners.

O - This is an elegant and very enjoyable brew. It's aroma, flavor, and feel makes for a great all day beer and pairs with any food. Great American pilsner and despite the slight fruitiness on the nose and palate, true to the style.

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Photo of BeerAndFilm
3.95/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Scrimshaw Pilsner from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 2,036 ratings