Potts Pils | The Moon Under Water Pub & Brewery

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Potts PilsPotts Pils

Brewed by:
The Moon Under Water Pub & Brewery
British Columbia, Canada

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by LampertLand on 03-15-2013

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Ratings: 27 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of Niceroad77
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jrempel
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jotora
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leaddog
4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a slight cloudy pale gold with two fingers of foamy white head.

Smell - grassy and straw aromas, grainy malts, spicy noble hop.

Taste - Spicy noble hops start this brew off. The grainy malts follow suit. The grassy and straw aromas round out the brew.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Finishes crisp alongside a pleasant lingering bitterness from the spicy noble hop.

Overall - A good example of the German Pilsner style. The spicy noble hops add a nice bitter punch to this sessionable beer.

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Photo of N_E_Beer
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours cloudier than I expected, my favourite MOW beer, unlock Peak Victoria status by having one in +28C weather in a narrow lager glass.

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Photo of SDRedDevil
3.67/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ericbeech_87
3.97/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured on a sunny, Sunday afternoon from a bomber into a Pilsner glass on a warm spring day. Paired with a chicken pesto dish. The pour was very carbonated; adjusting my pour to the centre later than usual.

Appearance: Medium straw colour that was mostly clear with a slight bit of haziness to it. Big, fluffy, white head that stuck around until the second half was poured. Tons of lacing left down the glass on both pours. Settled to a 1\8th inch thick head for the remainder of the beer.

Aroma: Mostly subdued aroma, which is typical to expect with a Pilsner, let alone a German-style Pilsner. The dominant aroma is of Noble hops. Lots of herb-like aromas with some definite spiciness from the Saaz. The Cascade hops definitely poke through and had a delicate citrus smell. Mostly lemon, with tad of lime, along with some aromatic bitterness. Speck of bready malt character.

Taste: Light, clean, refreshing. Somewhat weak, but the ABV was certainly not 3%. Nice clean bitterness with this one on-through to the end. Definite herb notes with more citrus in the taste. Certainly some lemon and lime with a dash of grapefruit. A little bit of malt character that was not too bready.

Mouthfeel: Certainly highly carbonated. Moderately light on the palate. Somewhat watery (certainly not a bad thing), with a cool temperature to the beer.

Overall: Probably one of the best Pilsners I've had. Not too weak or heavy with the breadiness. Nice strength, leading to its sessionalableness (is that a word?) . A good mix between between the Trans-Atlantic Pilsner styles with the German and American hops. Wonderfully carbonated and pleasing to the last drop. Positively one of the best lighter-coloured, sessionable lagers that I've had. I would without-a-doubt recommend this beer to anyone who is a fan of Lagers and even to Ale fans if they are unconvinced of Lagers.


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Photo of Corson
3.56/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SmacheyBC
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of ThirstyDutchman
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of evsinger
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of CWVegas
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of largadeer
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of smekermann
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of jackarthurs
4.88/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

best damn lager ever ! best damn lager ever ! best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !best damn lager ever !

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Photo of Coastal_Brew
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of ZachT
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of cbnz
3/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of ericj551
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of EspressoGuy
3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

650ml bottle... 38 IBUs
A: clean and golden
S: citrus rind, papaya, pine ... nice complexity. Not too big or overly intense.
T: fresh, clean, very nicely balanced; bitterness is crisp without going overboard; long lingering bitterness to finish
M: medium bodied; good carbonation; fresh and full
O: This is a Goldilocks beer: not too bitter, not too floral/hoppy, not too carbonated ... just right. Really nicely balanced. I'd love to try it on tap...

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Photo of chickenm
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of schopenhauerale
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of KStark
4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Potts Pils from The Moon Under Water Pub & Brewery
3.99 out of 5 based on 27 ratings.
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