KillaPilz | Voodoo Brewing Company

very good
439 Ratings

Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Kellerbier / Zwickelbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly PILZILLA.

Pilzilla is a beer that I've been brewing for years. Each year it gets bigger and bigger. Nicknamed "The beer that took over Tokyo". It is an unfiltered Keller Bier. Nicley hopped at this point with 6 to 7 different kinds of hops and about 6.25 % ABV Each year we will add another variety of hop and bump the alcohol a bit. This is not your average pilsner, get it before we drink it all! Prost!!

Added by WVbeergeek on 07-05-2006

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Photo of DrKnoskelson
3.14/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Sorry this beer just isnt for me. Dont call your beer pilzilla if the beer isn't a pilsner. I detest wheat beers but love pilsners and i have no idea why one would try to combine the two styles. It's either a wheat or a pilsner, not both. This beer had the appearance of a wheat but the body of a pilsner and when you name a beer Pilzilla it should look and taste like a pilsner. The beer is basically a pale wheat. Just call it what it fucking is.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3/5  rDev -24.8%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of troysoy2
4.27/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass, it's got an odd color. Cloudy pale yellow, but with hints of a deeper orange-amber in the middle. The head was decent, maybe a finger. Not terribly much retention, but there is lacing.

The smell! It smells of biscuity malts, light, yet hinting at something deeper. Reminiscent of some darker German beers I've had in the past. And yet, there's something about it that's just "different". A hint of herbal hops has found its way into this beer, and while it's strange, I think I like it.

And the taste is like nothing I've had before. There a sour spiciness throughout. Very drying, with a rather prickly mouthfeel. In the midground of the taste, you can pick out the light, bready malts. Sourdough might be a good way to describe it. The only thing I find questionable about this beer is the slightest bit of metallic aftertaste.

Otherwise, Pilzilla has been an amazingly refreshing change of pace in my everyday beer tasting. I like that the guys at Voodoo Brewery aren't afraid to mess around with styles. I'll have to try more of their stuff.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of claytong
3.86/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

appearance - golden with a 1 inch white fluffy head that has good retention.

smell - floral, minor biscuit, pale malt, simple and not well put together

taste - thankfully not like the nose, the floral is much more smooth and no herbal kick to it like the nose. pale malt, a big of grass, and some honey.

mouthfeel - wonderful body with great carbonation and just beautifully drinkable. well done here.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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3.64/5  rDev -8.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of enjoythestuff
4.55/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is just a great brew overall, I poured it out of a 22oz bottel into a standard 16oz glass, it had a great head on it that lasted until it was almost gone. It has a floral and hoppy smell and the taste is the same but stronger. It has a very easy to drink mouthfeel which made it no problem to refil the glass and polish off the bottle.

Overall this is a great beer, one of the best I have ever had. Will get it again in the future without a doubt, will probably make the rounds for upcoming christmas gifts too.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3/5  rDev -24.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

KillaPilz from Voodoo Brewing Company
3.99 out of 5 based on 439 ratings.
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