Penn Pilsner | Pennsylvania Brewing Company

BA SCORE
82
good
455 Ratings
Penn PilsnerPenn Pilsner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pennsylvania Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
pennbrew.com

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our flagship brand! An amber Vienna-style lager beer that is smooth, mellow and full bodied, with delicate hop aroma. Uses two-row barley malt and caramel-roasted malt. Based on founder Tom Pastorius' favorite German bier.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-19-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
455
Reviews:
240
Avg:
3.61
pDev:
14.68%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
68
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 455 |  Reviews: 240
Photo of bluesyasian
3.85/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pathman
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

7/3/16

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Photo of XsoldoutX
3.35/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rypkr
4.32/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

For a 4% beer, what a total package! Session beer king right here.

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Photo of Jon_Hendricks
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours a sparking rich copper color.

Overall: The aroma is a nice caramel malt.The taste contains slight bitterness with fresh malty body. This is a clean, crisp and delightful tasting beer featuring flavors of sweet baked bread and nuts. This is a top notch beer that you can drink year round.

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Photo of billyanania
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of milesweaver
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zylod
3.65/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chinaskifan1
3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PhillyNole
4.04/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of alexworsnip
3.56/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bjm2133
3.54/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bone53
3.69/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap @ Applebees

Appearance: Classic golden pilsner look with a white head

Smell: pilsner malt, grainy and grassy

Taste: bready pilsner malt with grassy hops

Mouthfeel: Light, crisp, and easy drinking as a pilsner should be

Overall: Im not much of a pilsner drinker these days, but this is a solid one. I could put back quite a few of these during a game or at a cookout with no effort whatsoever. With that being said, it was the best beer Applebees had to offer, but id pick their hefe or a few of their other offerings over this if i had the choice

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Photo of AricGresko
3.36/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of spycow
3.59/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zekeman17
2.71/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dcove979
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JArt
2.83/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CMG-PSU
2.34/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

I find this to be shallow and pedantic. Aka not good.

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Photo of VikeMan
2.94/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of beerme626
3.98/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bryantan
4.04/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mcyphert
3.92/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Child_Pugh
3.29/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brother_rebus
3.46/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Penn Pilsner from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
3.61 out of 5 based on 455 ratings.
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