Rogue Farms Good Chit Pilsner | Rogue Ales

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400 Ratings
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Rogue Farms Good Chit PilsnerRogue Farms Good Chit Pilsner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
rogue.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by PaulStoneAnchor on 09-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
400
Reviews:
98
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
13.87%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
39
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 400 |  Reviews: 98
Photo of schnarr84
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of Brad007
4.45/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Clever name! And it's a pils! Yayy!

Pours a crisp golden yellow with a small white head into my glass. Very much a pils.

Crisp malt that's bready with a good touch of hops in the nose. Grainy too.

A wall of grainy, crisp malt with a mild hop bite that compliments the malt. Balanced and full of flavor at 6%.

Lingering crisp, grainy malt and hops make up the mouthfeel. Carbonation level is perfect.

I really like this. I wish Rogue had a standard pils because this would fit the bill perfectly!

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Photo of MrHassellYaHurd
3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pilsner glass a rather hazed straw-yellow with a thick and dense cap of pure white head.

The first aromas I got from the brew were those of sharp citrus-like notes and a simple but pleasant cereal grain sweetness.

The hops were on the forefront of this beer, for me. Slightly bitter, peppery, maybe grassy notes from the hops were balanced quite well by the sweet malty backbone. The carbonation gave the brew a prickly and grainy texture.

Would drink again.

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Photo of megahurts4
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Rogue First Growth Good Chit Pilsner

Appearance: straw yellow, large head, and good lacing.

Smell: apples, nice grain, and slight malt.

Taste: good apple, grain, and faint hop.

Mouthfeel: medium-light and full flavored.

Overall:
This is a really nice pilsner. The apple flavor complements the grain and hops which are right behind.

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Photo of Fatehunter
4.33/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pilsener glass. A solid three fingers of head on top a hazy, golden body. It's beautiful with the bubbles coming up.

It smells like wet barley, like a field just rained on.

Biting bitterness up front that holds on to the end. A balance of sweet malt comes in but can't hold up to the hops. Really good flavor, impossible to ignore.

Crisp and medium body, moderate carbonation.

An excellent pilsner that you can't go wrong with.

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Photo of briandaube
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of bluntedboywonder
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of gshackles
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of ChrisPratz
3.15/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a pale yellow with a slight haze. Two fingers of head dissipates to a thin foamy cloud that covers the entire top and clings all the way down.

S: Not as aromatic as I expected, catching bready malts with a slight hint of tart and some floral hops.

T: Some of that bready malt up front, with a hint of citrus, goes right to hoppy bitterness. Kind of bland, not overly impressed, there really isn't much going on here either.

M: Average carbonation works with the bitterness, leaves a creamy taste in your mouth.

O: Surprised, I was expecting more flavor from this, instead I just got a bland bitterness.

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Photo of TedSneakman
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of ZethOfTheNorth
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Bryn
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of jsh5771
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Irrationalist
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of TheSixthRing
4.33/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It should be noted I'm drinking this at near room temperature.

Appearance - Pours a clear, golden yellow. For a pilsner, it's the most impressive head I've seen. 2 fingers thick, excellent retention, and the lace is spotty but semi-sticky.

Smell - Tart, green apples. a touch of spice.

Taste - Tart, with grassy hop notes. A touch of citrus. A touch of spice. Beautiful complexity, especially considering it's style.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium body. Crsip. Clean. Beautiful.

Overall - Yeah, this is everything Rogue's Kells promises, but fails to deliver. This is a pilsner to be revered. Almost ale-like in it's complexity and deepness. By far my favorite 'bottom fermenting' beer. I encourage you, drink it only a touch chilled. You won't regret it.

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Photo of Stinkypuss
3.92/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Chatoe First Growth Good Chit Pilsner
Rogue Ales
Style: Czech Pilsener
ABV: 6.00 %

LOOK: Pale yellow color, fair clarity, bone white soapy head forms and leaves plenty of lacing.

SMELL: Lager yeast, very bready malts, and herbal hop notes all emit from the glass. Smells like an import pils.

TASTE: Bready malts upfront, with a solid dose of leafy hop flavor. Herbs, earthy pine and resin flavors all pull through from the hops. Slight buttery note, a byproduct of lager yeast.

FEEL: Light bodied, crisp, carbonation at a high medium.

OVERALL: This is good Chhhit. A very serviceable pilsner that tastes much like an import. Would go just fine with many seafood dishes as well as some Asian entrees.

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Photo of Rathakem
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of wdarcy77
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of 1p5v
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of Bobheed
4.24/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Somewhat typical of a pilsner, bright golden, small foamy white head, lot of carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass.

S: Lemony, slight citrus hop character behind it, semi-floral. Smells quite sweet with a good tartness behind it.

T: Really get a lot of lime flavors initially, goes into some earthy notes as well with some breadiness lingering at the end

M: Very creamy with a nice citrus bite

Overall this was quite nice. I usually don't really go for pilsners too much, but I'm glad I took the chance on this one.

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Photo of Cramerican
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Loogs
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Chugga06
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of mikepcarney
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of greencovesteve
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: golden with a medium head

S: spicy piney hop smell.

T: citrusy orange peel taste including the bitterness to finish.

M: smooth bubbly start with a bitter direct ending.

O: true to the style. Smooth easy drinking and a little something extra.

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Rogue Farms Good Chit Pilsner from Rogue Ales
3.82 out of 5 based on 400 ratings.
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