Styriana | Peekskill Brewery

40 Ratings

Brewed by:
Peekskill Brewery
New York, United States

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Gypsy Lager fermented with Brett and hopped with Styrian Goldings. A pale rustic beer.

Added by Billolick on 12-01-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4.74/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 5

A wild lager. A great beer. Unlike any other. Blown away

Others talk about a lack of Brett character. They are just overload ingredient junkies.

This beer has purpose. This beer clearly, at least to me, shows that wild yeast has just as much place in lagers as it dies ales, and the malts and hop choice are thoughtful


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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of orcrist_cleaver
4.37/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Brilliant, clear gold with a silken head. Aroma is a bit funky, but only slightly like apples fallen off the tree and nestled in the grass for a couple days. Malt seems German, clean pilsner dough. Feel is medium lightly and extra smooth. Flavor seems especially bright for a lager with various but probounced and independent flavors that stand on its own. Rather than than getting muddled together and last i taste the smoothness of the an earthy, minty hop. Layered on top I get some floral pear and the yeast shines. A bit of caramel sweetness is whisked away by clean pils flavor.

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Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.26/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Described as a "rustic gypsy lager". I went into it thinking, "what does that even mean?" Come to find that "rustic gyspy lager" is a fitting description. Not exactly sure how. Musty and deeply spiced, smooth yet multi-faceted. A really enjoyable lager!

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 oz. growler pour into a hefeweizen glass, unknown brewing date but growler filled on Sat., 05/31/2014 and drank at several points over the past two days

A: 3/3 - golden-orange coloration; hazy (cannot read or see through); initial one finger head settled into a thin glass lacing; tight white bubbles pouring off the bottom of the glass

S: 9/12 - lots of lemon, apricot and peach meets gentle Brett barnyard complexity; slight spicy Styrian Golding character bounces off the fruitiness; little alcohol notes

T: 16/20 - on the front of the tongue, there is a gentle fruitiness that develops into more Brett flavors - slightly tart, musky and refreshing; slight pils malt with little Styrian Golding character; finishes dry and inviting

M: 4/5 - light-to-moderate body; appropriately high carbonation; high drinkability

O: 8/10 - interesting admixture of Brett and Styrian Goldings; unfortunately, other than the high drinkability and mild pils qualities, I don't get much lager character (and would guess that the primary fermenter is a Sacch yeast strain); definitely worth a try and has potential to be a total Summer crusher

TOTAL - 40/50

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4.2/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.11/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Styriana from Peekskill Brewery
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 40 ratings
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