Vunderbar | Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Made for taking a break from the Sturm und Drang of modern life, this elegantly refreshing pilsner was created with German malt balanced with the spicy tang of Czech Saaz hops. The bread and biscuit flavors of the grain are topped with the floral character of the Noble hop, which may just get you to shimmy into your favorite lederhosen, bust into a quick schuhplattler and loudly proclaim, “Das ist Vunderbar!” Prost! 33 IBU (AKA - Short Batch #11)

Added by Bierman9 on 08-23-2010

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4.28/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours a crystal clear light golden yellow color with a one finger, dense, foamy bright white head. Retention is excellent and there are many chunks of hanging lacing.

Smell is very hoppy. Floral hops, fresh cut grass, citrus, peppery spice and a touch of crackery malt are all present.

Taste is the same. A big bouquet of hop flavors with a hint of biscuity and crackery malts.

Feel is light, crisp and super drinkable. The carbonation is very high, which when combined with the slight bitterness from the hops makes for an excellent zing on a dry finish.

Overall a great pilsner. I've never seen this beer in a stand alone 6pk, in fact I've never seen this beer until I bought the Smutty Spring Variety Pack, but I need to keep an eye out. If I can get this in a 6pk I will buy it all summer long.

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4.26/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.26/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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Photo of Chickenhawk9932
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Clear pale yellow with a frothy white head that hangs around for the duration and leaves some nice lacing.

Smells of lemon zest, bitter herbs, and yeasty dough with some slight floral notes.

A bitter and zesty lemon punch up front backed by a smooth biscuity middle. Ends on a bitter herb note with a clean dry finish. This is an excellent pilsner.

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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Vunderbar from Smuttynose Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 517 ratings
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