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From:
Fullsteam Brewery
 
North Carolina, United States
Style:
Pilsner - Bohemian / Czech
Ranked #201
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
82
Ranked #25,761
Avg:
3.59 | pDev: 11.42%
Ratings:
50
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 28, 2022
Added:
May 20, 2015
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  8
SCORE
82
Good
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3.07 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia on Feb 28, 2022
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3.1/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
by md3kcn from North Carolina

Purchased as a single can from The Fresh Market for $1.78. Poured into a pils glass.

L - Clear, bright yellow with a fluffy two-finger pale-white head. Head laces nicely, and stays a while.
S - Grassy. Styrofoam. A generally "odd" smell.
T - Grassy and floral notes come through after a wave of sweet wheat. Again, a slight Styrofoam note towards the finish (don't ask how I know what Styrofoam tastes like).
F - Medium-light body with plenty of carbonation. Refreshing. Slightly oily finish.
O - If it weren't for the persistent Styrofoam note, this would be a pretty alright pilsner. Aside from that odd flavor/aroma, it's definitely drinkable. Probably won't get it again, but I won't turn one down.

Feb 25, 2022
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3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by JimKal from North Carolina

L: Pours yellow with a nice head and some nice lacing on the drink down. Nicely carbonated.
S: light malt aroma
T: This has a pleasant taste. Given the use of corn I was surprised that I enjoyed it as much as I did.
F: light medium mouthfeel.
O: While not the best NC Pilsner it is one I would buy again. Important since the others I like are hard to find.

Dec 07, 2020
 
3.75 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire on Jul 02, 2020
 
4.02 by bubseymour from Maryland on Mar 20, 2020
 
3.6 by Mikemcgrath4 from North Carolina on Oct 19, 2019
 
3.73 by AlexL323 from North Carolina on Jul 03, 2019
 
3.62 by MephistosCafe from North Carolina on Apr 01, 2019
 
3.03 by WickedBeer from Alabama on Dec 03, 2018
 
3.55 by TheBeerMaster1 from New York on Sep 03, 2018
 
4.12 by gschultz1942 from North Carolina on Aug 19, 2018
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2.8/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
by smieci15 from North Carolina

Can - tastes too much like grapefruit for me, had it at the pub from draft and it tasted much better

Jul 26, 2018
 
3.57 by agm2018 from North Carolina on Jan 28, 2018
 
3.78 by dshansen1184 from Washington on Dec 15, 2017
 
3.62 by MMOSNN from North Carolina on Oct 15, 2017
 
4 by RochefortChris from North Carolina on Oct 01, 2017
 
3.75 by RobDB from New Jersey on Aug 17, 2017
 
3.59 by GreenMind from Pennsylvania on Jan 01, 2017
 
4.15 by curtisjoseph from North Carolina on Dec 17, 2016
 
3.34 by John_Beeryman from Virginia on Nov 23, 2016
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3.13/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
by chinchill from South Carolina

On tap in Greenville SC.

Excellent looks: clear amber body with a proportionate creamy off-white head that has partial retention and that leaves spots and streaks of sticky lacing.

Weird aroma suggests some wild yeast or contamination.

Flavor: Mild bitterness. Better and sweeter than the aroma suggests, but faint off notes. Notably off style with rather mild hop notes and with striking sweetness up front.

Medium+ carbonation with a soft feel in a medium-light body

Oct 17, 2016
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3.7/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Cavanaghty from Maine

Poured from a can into a pint glass.

Appearance: Yellow with a thin white head.

Smell: Light hops and cloves, with a hint of wheat and grassy notes.

Mouthfeel/ Taste: Smooth light bodied. Taste of sweeter grassy notes with hints of hops and cloves.

Overall: Excellent Pilsner. I would have this one again.

Oct 16, 2016
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3.11/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by hophugger from Virginia

Looks and smells like a pilsner should. Moderate head and great carbonation. Malt balances well with slightly bitter hops. Finish is clean and crisp, leaving a refreshing feel at the end with light bitterness

Sep 22, 2016
 
3.64 by TheRougeBastard from North Carolina on Sep 05, 2016
 
3.5 by buckyp from South Carolina on Aug 03, 2016
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3.36/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Brianbosox from North Carolina

Good beer. Didn't make me say "wow" but it was a good compliment to BBQ and viable.

Jul 26, 2016
 
3.48 by oberon from North Carolina on Jul 24, 2016
 
3.79 by aleckpa from North Carolina on Jul 22, 2016
 
2.79 by TheBigBoy from Pennsylvania on Jul 17, 2016
 
3.68 by Kingfish1965 from North Carolina on Jul 13, 2016
 
3.29 by gigoat from Pennsylvania on Jul 06, 2016
 
4.29 by BradShook from North Carolina on Jul 01, 2016
 
3.59 by msscott1973 from North Carolina on Jun 26, 2016
 
2.8 by T-34-85 from New York on Jun 23, 2016
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3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by wedge from North Carolina

Can "DEPOSITED 05/17/16"

Dark golden color with a good-sized creamy white head. Sweet grain, grass, and slight corny vegetables in the nose. Better flavor: tasty cereal grain, noble hops, nuts, bread. Light, crisp, and clean. Better on tap.

Jun 13, 2016
 
3.77 by baklo from North Carolina on Jun 12, 2016
 
3.5 by EN27 from North Carolina on May 28, 2016
 
4.32 by zachthelaxer93 from South Carolina on May 20, 2016
 
2.75 by Danielr26 from Michigan on Apr 14, 2016
 
3.43 by VeganUndead from Virginia on Apr 14, 2016
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Beer rating: 82 out of 100 with 50 ratings