Pilsner | Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen

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BA SCORE
3.95/5
73 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen
Washington, United States
chuckanutbreweryandkitchen.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by beertunes on 08-21-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,441
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
73
pDev:
12.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.71/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on-tap, collins pub

appearance: shaker pint, bright and clear golden-copper body, active white foam with light retention

smell: grassy hops, lemon rind, pepper, grains, honey

taste: a solid pilsner that could be in strong rotation come summer time - grassy noble hops, lemon rind, honey, toasted grains, a little peppery bite. nice stuff

mouthfeel: relatively high carbonation, light bodied and easy drinking

overall: a well-done pilsner...somewhat of an anomaly in the region

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4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.59/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

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

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3.69/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.31/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap. Transparent yellow. Not much head retention, but perfect amount of carbonation. Very aromatic. Biscuit up front with a pretty hoppy finish. Crisp. This is a really well done pilsner; I'm not sure I've had a better one.

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2.59/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Ivar's Salmon House. Poured into a shaker pint glass. Pours a light to medium, slightly hazy golden amber with a thin white head with good retention and light lacing. Aroma of smooth grainy biscuit malt, light grassy hops; lightly spicy and aromatic, smells nice. Flavor is rich biscuit malt, lightly grassy and floral continental hops, hint of spiciness and lemon. Medium bodied with a light creaminess. I've been away from pilsners for a while, leaning towards the hops flavors in IPAs, but this pilsner, with pleasant spicy and floral hops and malt could win me back. I've not had a fresh German style pilsner in decades, but this was a lot more flavorful than continental bottles that travel slowly to market here. This seems a bit more malty than I'd expect, but that is exactly what I like in the style. The malt and hops were well integrated and flavorful, far richer than I'd expect from the ABV. Another fine brewery from this area that I'm long overdue to sample. Look forward to trying their other styles.

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3.72/5  rDev -5.8%

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4.13/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm not usually a pilsner fan, but this beer could change my mind.

It looks great, served in a pilsner glass at the brewery. It's light yellow, with a white head and foamy lacing. There are continuous bubbles.

The aroma is grassy. The taste is lightly spicy, light biscuits, and mild hop bitterness.

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3/5  rDev -24.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
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Pilsner from Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 73 ratings
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