Pontchartrain Pilsner | Covington Brewhouse

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Covington Brewhouse
Louisiana, United States
covingtonbrewhouse.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Light in body with the beautiful golden straw color that is a hallmark of the genre, Pontchartrain Pilsner's thoughtfully crafted blend of German Northern Brewer, Hallertauer Perle and Spalter hops imbue it with a wonderful mellow aroma, complemented by a smooth, lightly hopped finish.

Added by Beerbuddha on 03-24-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
86
Reviews:
28
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
13.92%
 
 
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4
Gots:
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1.75/5  rDev -50.3%

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1.84/5  rDev -47.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -29%

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2.5/5  rDev -29%

Photo of Mora2000
2.61/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Thanks to my brother for sending me this bottle.

The beer gushes wildly once opened and eventually settles down to pour a light yellow color with a large white head. The aroma is grain and grass with not too much else going on. The flavor is much of the same. I get a ton of grain notes with a little bit of grass mixed in. I don't really get any hop bitterness or too much hop flavor other than a little bit of the grass. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Not very good at all.

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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of beertraveler08
2.77/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.95/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Dface
3/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of MattGrimley
3/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.11/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Shake-BR
3.11/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Small amount of slightly off white head with slight lacing. It pours a dark golden yellow with just a slight haze. It's aroma reminds me of butter and lemon. Taste is slightly citrus with a bit of a grassy finish. Very little hop character. Very light on the tongue. It's an average beer, and doesn't quite resemble the other pilsners I've had.

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3.12/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.16/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.18/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle contract brewed by Heiner Brau. Pours a mostly clear yellow color with a fast-dwindling white head. Leaves a nice collar and bubbly surface.

Grainy malt is certainly there and smells pretty fresh. But it is really missing a nice hop character. Light fruitiness from the yeast is also noticeable.

Flavor has a pretty distinctive crackery malt that I have noticed in all of Henryk's beers. Lacks a crisp hop finish though and tastes more like a helles than a pilsner. Pretty decently crafted lager, and the freshness is certainly appreciated.

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Served from the tap in a shaker pint glass.

Pale yellow color, brilliantly clear with bright white head. Mild pale malt aroma and taste, with just minimal earthy hops. Light body, medium carbonation.

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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Pontchartrain Pilsner from Covington Brewhouse
3.52 out of 5 based on 86 ratings.
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