Popcorn Pilsner | Sun King Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sun King Brewing Company
Indiana, United States
sunkingbrewing.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Lukafer on 11-07-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
81
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
13.87%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Photo of JDizzle
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tempest
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Crisp and light (not too light or watery) with an earthy hops finish. There's a hint of corny DMS, but this beer is brewed with popcorn after all. A fine summer beer.

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Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JimmyFlatRock
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smakawhat
3.64/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the can into a Libbey style pilsner glass. Pop 18th May 2015, so it goes.

Bright dark brass yellow body and crystal clear with a minimal amount of rising carbonation. Head is very soapy but manages some good three fingers of froth and sudsy creation, and even manage a bit of a thick bubbled collar too with and concave indentation.

Mild nose for an aroma, a bit of grass hop bent with a little bit of spice. Not much malt character coming off of this or classic density, but some light airy crisp qualities might be coming. Not clean but also somewhat thick sensing but not easy to pinpoint. Doesn't hint of butter interestingly.

Palate matches alright on taste. A good first taste hits well, clean and full rich mouthfeel but relatively basic and solid. Palate doesn't have much malt character to it and almost comes to slight adjunct sweetness but not much. Hop hinting angle on the nose is lost on the palate with a real simple finish, mild grains and relatively tame.

I wasn't sure what to expect from this, but it comes off as more of just a real basic muted lager with nothing really that unique about it. Decent, but also forgettable, but better than a lot of other things out there for sure.

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Photo of GoNoles
4.08/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Unique pilsner...really enjoyed it. Creamy buttery feel to it. Awesome brew.

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Photo of sheenisgod
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of P2J4L
3.86/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 4.25

Good summer beer. Fun to drink good looking can gets lots of looks.

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Photo of Wasted_Youth
3.35/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dreadnaughtzombie
3.95/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerOps
3.08/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of aasher
3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bwehrley39
2.12/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Love Sun King but Not their best beer

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Photo of Hodgenius85
3.49/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bosoxbennie
2.45/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

just not for this guy

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Photo of italianstallion
3.58/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LakerLeith
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of jeremiahoden
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of RCLOHR267
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of ShadyRigglesbee
3.7/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of AmishLightning
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of emerge077
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Markhirsch91
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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Popcorn Pilsner from Sun King Brewing Company
3.75 out of 5 based on 81 ratings.
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