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Peak Organic Fresh Cut | Peak Organic Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company
Maine, United States
peakbrewing.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Flounder57 on 09-06-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
59
Ratings:
349
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
28.68%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
92
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Photo of woodychandler
4.72/5  rDev +22%
look: 3.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Despite what the approved pic depicts, they are now putting this beer into CANs, making it very attractive to/for The CANQuest (tm), my ongoing, misguided attempt to drink & review EVERY CANned beer in existence.

From the CAN: "Pure Ingredients, Delicious Beer"; "A Dry-Hopped Pilsner"; "[Certified] USDA Organic".

In my barfly world, "Fresh Cut" usually refers to potatoes prepared locally for French Fries, but this works, too. The Crack! was nice & loud and I got a squirt across my fingertips thanks to it being a brimful craft CAN. That is always the sign of a good start, but I have learned to become more gentle in terms of my subsequent Glug. I still got a finger of soapy, bone-white head that quickly fell to wisps. Color was a lightly-hazy Pale-Straw (SRM = 1 - 2). Nose had a brilliant lemon/grapefruit/citrus smell & my mouth immediately began watering! Mouthfeel was medium. The taste was so intensely citrusy that I thought that I might be drinking an AIPA! However, that said, I also began to perceive a cracker/biscuit malt presence that was totally appropriate for the style. In fact, it began to remind me of lemon biscotti from Enrico's Biscotti Company in Pittsburgh's Strip District. Finish was dry, slightly tart and definitely refreshing. F**k it, I am clearing out the cooler this summer to make room for a whole buncha CANs of this one!

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Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev +3.4%

This is a very good beer. It poured the hazy pale yellow with white head that is leaving some lace. The scent carries a gin like flare with touches of mild pine and hints of citrus. The taste has a great Czech pils base with a neat pine/gin twang. The mouthfeel is m3edium in body with good carbonation. Overall I am really enjoying this beer.

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Photo of DonnieHops
4.53/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

My new favorite Pils....and maybe everyday beer....

Crisp and clean like a pilsner should be but also peppery, white pepper with a hint of citrus flavor.... A ever slight sweet finish.... Fresh Cut is delicious and refreshing....quaffable and grassy......... Luv it!!

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Photo of Beejay
3.57/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A: Pale yellow, slightly hazy with a large white head.

S: Lots of hop character, but that isn't surprising form something labeled dry hopped. Grapefruit and orange peel.

T: Taste follows, orange peel, and grapefruit hops, perhaps with a touch of pine in the finish. Grain character is light, and otherwise it is a pretty clean tasting brew.. Almost a little humdrum.

M: Light and crisp, with moderate to high carbonation, some cling in the finish.

O: Good, but nothing really calls out as pilsner to me.. this could just be a clean IPA.

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Photo of plaid75
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at The Lark, East Northport, NY.

Poured a hazy straw hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured grassy herbal hops and a biscuity pils malt.

The flavor was round and delicate as it should be with a springy herbal hop and moderately chewy pils malt.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style with a gentle carbonation.

Overall a very well made and tasty pils.

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Photo of CaliforniaJohnson
4.6/5  rDev +18.9%

Poured into a tulip glass.
Bottle date: July 07, 2014
Pour date: August 18, 2014

APPEARANCE: pale, honey yellow with a tall 2 inch white, foamy head. Beer shows some sediment and cloudiness. Honeycomb lacing around walls of glass, and head reduces to a little puck in the middle.

SMELL: smells like fresh pine and wet pants with a nice mellow grain.

TASTE: I'm getting lemon-drops, grass, and pine needles. Very well-balanced; neither the hops, grains, or malts overpower. This beer I'd say is aromatically hop-shifted, while the flavor is grain-shifted. Great level of bitterness - makes for a crisp finish. All the flavors dissipate together linearly.

FEEL: pretty bubble and burp-inducing. Not a very filling beer, fairly thin-bodied, but the big flavor makes up for it.

BURP: very pleasent

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Photo of Beric
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Serving: Bottle into pint
Served: 19 June 2015

Appearance: Pours a really cloudy golden color with a soapy white head. Definitely did not expect this to be cloudy, but with the dry hopping I'm not overly surprised.

Smell: Huge citrus hoppiness in the nose and definitely some grassiness too.

Taste: Tons of hops again, with little to no malt presence, which is disappointing. The beer tastes fine, but it's definitely no 'pilsener' (as is reflected in the overall rating). This is basically a session IPA with all these hops, as the subtle biscuity notes that lager heads love are all but absent.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with high carbonation. The body seemed a bit thicker than I was expecting.

Overall: A good beer for IPA drinkers for sure- and don't get me wrong, I enjoyed this beer!- but it is not a pilsener.

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Photo of AshlandNacho
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.68/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TTripp725
2.95/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This beer started out decently and then as it went on the after taste was horrible

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Billolick
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle, Bottled 5/16/15

Pours clouded, dull lighter amber, minor head, but does leave nice looking fine strands and bits of lacing, overlooking a tiny bubble film.

I get some lime, spicy hops and a hint of malt on the nose

Similar stuff going on on the palate, more spicy hops, dull lime and a thin undercoating of malt.

Better then decent take on the style, moderate crispness and bite. Went well with some lemony fish and veggies.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4.6/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nmwhitehead
4.48/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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