Pescadero Pilsner | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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very good
48 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
ballastpoint.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by xlperro on 08-15-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
48
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
9.54%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 48 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.62/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Being labelled a pils it does not taste like one. It tastes good for a sort of pale ale with the overly tippy flavor and aroma but has the slight spice of a pils. However, I rated to style and it does not taste well as a Czech pils.

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Photo of Sheepdog6
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of rawfish
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerBeast
3.6/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of k47k
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VeganUndead
3.55/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LeeEvolved
3.52/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On-tap 9/6/2015 at Natty Greene’s Tavern, in North Attleboro, MA served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light gold color, with a thin white head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains lager yeast, grain, light caramelized malts and some hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with flavors of grain, lager yeast and a hearty but not too heavy malt character. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a decent balance. The after-taste is slightly bready.

M: Crisp and smooth, light-to-medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.

O: A little tasty, goes down ok, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, it’s a decent beer but there are better choices within the style.

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Photo of jayiz
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smwolfy
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Ballast Point at Mirimar San Diego, Ca. Very crisp, light and refreshing.

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Photo of amasow
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerMeCJS
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of seedyone
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05/30/12 Great balance, Very refreshing. First sip was pretty assertive but got more friendly as we both got used to each other. Hope we cross paths again.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of chinchill
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Ballast Point Tasting Room and Kitchen.

Clear yellow-gold with a very good, semi-durable white head. Very good lacing

Feel: medium body; High-medium carbonation.

Smell: Nice mix of hops that dominate the malts, but there is a detectable brady malt base.

Taste: appropriate for style, although it has a lightfruitiness from, I guess, American hops.

O: a worthy American version of the style.

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Photo of Deaner1308
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Irrationalist
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of terpinsd
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of BubalooBrewMaster
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of DeanMoriarty
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of beertunes
2.25/5  rDev -42%

Photo of Bnoise11
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Sammy
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Griffith
4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Pescadero Pilsner from Ballast Point Brewing Company
3.88 out of 5 based on 48 ratings.
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