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%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
11
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 86 |  Reviews: 28
Photo of Barracudas
3.6/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of singletary
3.29/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jcarter1221
3.64/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tone
3.47/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, gold color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Slight retention and decent lacing. Smells of pale malt, slight sweet malt, hint of wheat, hint of hops, and some distinct herbal/grassy aroma. Fits the style of a German Pilsner. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of pale malt, slight sweet malt, hint of wheat, hint of hops, and some distinct herbal/grassy aroma. Overall, weaker appearance, good aroma, blend, and feel, but the herbal/grassy flavor dominates.

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Photo of mkhayat
5/5  rDev +42%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of BalancingBrooms
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Malacant
3.66/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Decent. Needs more carbonation. Nice relaxing flavor.

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Photo of jkermitj
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of logicalparadox
3.47/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of jeschaefer
3.3/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mothmanscott
3.46/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear deep straw producing 1.5 fingers of white, shortlived head leaving little lacing. Aroma is pale & cracker malt, some grain; hop profile is floral, lemon & faint grass. Taste is pale & cracker malt, white bread, with crisp, clean grain, some honey & more intense hop notes bittering in the finish. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium-high carbonation, crisp & clean, finishing with a peppery bite across the tongue.

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

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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Photo of wisegreensoul
3.62/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Vestlake
3.4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Pens1967
3.29/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hoptometrist
3.97/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sfwild18
3.54/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of avaughn
3.41/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Smooth taste! Love to drink this as that go to beer.

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Photo of a0lbudman
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L- a light golden straw color with very little head and a slight haze
S-very sweet aroma with hops coming thru in the background
T-not as sweet as the smell but some is there, and the hops still comes thru. It has a smooth aftertaste that leaves the mouth clean
F-light body and medium carbonation
O-light hop taste with very little aftertaste, would be great on a hot summer day

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Photo of wesley777
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Great beer for the style

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