Honey Pilsner | Madhouse Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Madhouse Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
madhousebeer.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Light and crisp, our Honey Pilsner has great flavor for an easy drinking beer. It is golden in color, with subtle fruit-like flavors balanced with noble hops. A delicate floral aroma is achieved with addition of honey, which is sourced from the Ebert Company, an Iowa-based apiary. Drink carefully, you might catch a buzzzzz!

20 IBU

Added by AmericanGothic on 07-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
43
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
19.88%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 43 |  Reviews: 13
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4.52/5  rDev +34.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SamuelR
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.51/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of hashmads
2.51/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of craigbelly
3.55/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Strike00
2.72/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

L: pours a hazy light gold, more on the yellow size with an off white head.
S: you can smell the honey but it has an unpleasant funk to it
T: The taste is light and sweet. Malty with the taste of honey in the back. It's alright
F: Creamy with nice carbonation.

O: I didn't like this beer too much. Not a drain poor but not something that I would buy again.

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3.08/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Chucker17
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jpuetz
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 22Blue
3.27/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mdcrouser
3.52/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The first of the flight.

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Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.01/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of beechrturbo
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Excellent beer! However you get more of the honey taste out of a keg as opposed to the bottles, such place like the Iowa Cubs game at the concession stand. Very clean and smooth, and the pilsner style hops compliments the honey.

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Ejayz
1.65/5  rDev -51%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1

I drain poured this one as it was not pleasant to drink at all. All kinds of off flavors and it was just a mess all the way around. I am a home brewer and if I brewed a batch that tasted like this I would not have served it to anyone let alone bottle it. I am a huge fan and supporter of Iowa beer but this brew like all the other they make needs work!

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of BeerWithMike
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampling right now on 7/1/14. Comes in a large 25 ounce single bottle for $3.99, though the bottle doesn't show the ounces (I measured it). Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a tall veissber glass.

Pours a nice golden honey in color with a small white head. Some light spotty lacing is seen with each sip but doesn't last. Lots of streaming bubbles rising up from the bottom and sides of the glass. The aroma is right up front with the malt with just a hint of honey. Pretty much same with the taste. Mostly the malt flavor with a wee bit of honey. Not bad but needs more honey in my opinion. No harsh or bad aftertaste. Not a bad brew overall, just wish it had more honey. A decent beer for the summer months.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Beestin
2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

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3/5  rDev -11%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Red_Thunder
3/5  rDev -11%

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Honey Pilsner from Madhouse Brewing Company
3.37 out of 5 based on 43 ratings.
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