FOAM Pilsner | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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3.77 w/ 148 ratings

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by JizackFH on 09-09-2011

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of Thorpe429
3.58/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Churchkey. Served in a pilsner glass. Pours clear yellow-golden with a nice white head. Good retention and plenty of lacing. The nose carries a good dose of continental hops. A bit spicy with nice floral character. Delicate. Flavor has crisp malt underneath some biting hops. Good floral hop presence throughout. Very crisp and concise. A very well done pilsner.

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Photo of chippo33
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.76/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

"I'm looking through and it all would be so crystal clear if it wasn't for the foam." - Phish

@ Victoria's Station in Salem. Didn't expect to find one-off beers there. I hear tell FOAM was brewed for Phish's performance at Bonnaroo.

For a beer called foam it sure doesn't have much of it. Head dies within the first few minutes. Clear, deep gold color.

Smells and tastes really clean. Some dough to the aroma but pretty neutral. Taste is, again, clean and neutral with some raw dough and subtle hop spice. Full body.

For a music festival in the hot Tennessee sun a guess a fine pils is in order but for a beer called foam I was expecting a big headed BSPA gusher or heady saison.

One of my least favorite Phish songs by the way.

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of PicoPapa
3.55/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap, Pours a clear golden color with a half inch of head. Aroma is grassy with some grains and lemon. Some lacing. The taste is cut grass, lemon peel and malts. A bit floral at the end. Light, crisp mouthfel with alot of carbonation. Extremely drinkable. Somewhat sweet and bready. Overall, decent beer I'd have again during the summer months. Reminds me a bit of Sierra Nevada Summerfest.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

FOAM Pilsner from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 68.2% out of 100 with 148 ratings
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