Pistol Whip'd | Noble Ale Works

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3.51/5
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69 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Noble Ale Works
California, United States
noblealeworks.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Halcyondays on 11-05-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,829
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
69
pDev:
12.25%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 69 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of Keananmichael5
3.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IceAce
4.03/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of corby112
3.33/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a very hazy, dark straw color with golden yellow edges and a massive three finger pillowy white head that very slowly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Possibly over carbonated taking a long time to settle leaving streaks of soapy lacing behind.

Earthy aroma with pungent weed, resinous oils and floral buds. Fresh cut grass, pine needle and spruce tip along with a prominent dank weed character. Subtle citrus/tropical fruit presence along with bready yeast and light fruit esters. Pale biscuit malt with cracker, apple, pear and banana.

Medium body with tight carbonation but not as strong as I feared. Crisp earthy hop bitterness lingering over the sweeter notes and pale malt into a slightly dry finish. Spicy, grassy hops with resinous pine needle followed by bread, biscuit and light fruit sweetness. Some apple and pear toward the finish but lacking some of the tropical/citrus fruit found in the nose. Carbonation is too strong but otherwise it's crisp, well balanced and easy to drink with decent hop bitterness.

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Photo of breadwinner
3.53/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This one felt a little hollow for a Czech pils, lacking enough of that bready malt backbone the style demands, and finishing crazy dry. They say they hopped this with Motueka, and that only reinforces my continued suspicious of lagers/pils that try to use new wave hop varities. Not saying it can't be done, but it seems to be a dicey proposition. Just doesn't work here. 'Course, those hops do smell nice, so I guess there's that.

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Photo of Gobzilla
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nicole_Wyman
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crob3888
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very pale yellow straw color, smells immediately of lemongrass and floral hops. Not a whole lot of pils malt in the flavor which is a disappointment; crisp and dry and very light mouthfeel. Not a miss, but not a hit either.

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Photo of Nick29
3.47/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Resuin
4.07/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ivegot3Dvision
4.11/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.68/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Buzz3d
3.18/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Raziel313
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HopHead84
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dylan-Baggett1
4.51/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

overall a great beer, very strong hoppy taste but still very smooth and satisfying flavor

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Photo of Cynic-ale
3.63/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kristougher
3.7/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucnifter
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of bump8628
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of mdlb44
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of anthony-martinez
3.52/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of HipHopsHooray
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Totalpackage411
2/5  rDev -43%

Photo of Wayne17
3.52/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of blabaer
4/5  rDev +14%

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Pistol Whip'd from Noble Ale Works
Beer rating: 3.51 out of 5 with 69 ratings
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