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Sacopee Pils | The Prodigal Brewery

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Brewed by:
The Prodigal Brewery
New Hampshire, United States

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Jason on 05-11-2011

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 8
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3.96/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

500ml brown bottle, sample from brewery.

A whole lot of suds on top of this golden yellow hued brew. Delicate hop aroma, fresh hay and yeast as well. Big crispness. Clean graininess, assertive hop bitterness, hint of yeast, and herbal hop flavor makes for a very easy to drink Pilsner. Very well put together, they obviously have more than just a grasp of what this style is about. Would be very hard to pick this out of a blind tasting compared to many of the Pilsners in Germany that we don't get in the US.

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Photo of smcolw
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Impressive lumpy head. Starts off as a majority of the volume of the glass. This sticks around a long time. Additional pours create large "rocks" of foam. Large, chunky lace. The liquid is extremely cloudy with a green-hued dirty yellow.

Very pleasant aroma of light pilsner malt with a whiff of noble hops.

The flavor is less malty than most pilsners. This is a hop heavy beer. The hop flavor also harsher than most pilsners--lots of black pepper. The body is as expected for the style, but the carbonation is a bit elevated. Surprisingly modest aftertaste but it does last a long time.

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3.7/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

650 ml. bottle with an expiration date of July 2015. Sampled on April 30, 2015.

The pour is a milky yellow color with a small, white head that lingers for a short time. Unfiltered hazy character I expect.

Nice aroma of German toasted malts and toasted biscuit, grass, and forest land.

Light to medium mouthfeel.

Same toasted malt character in the flavor with a lingering mildly dry bitter balance at the end. Clean and refreshing. Enjoyable.

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Photo of Boto
3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Draught @ Barley Pub: This one pours a hazy golden color. There was a very small white head that left almost no lacing. It has a nice nose. Malts, floral, earthy and grassy hops. Faint light fruit notes. It has a very nice taste. Slightly bitter, with a good malt backbone. Biscuity notes, earthy, somewhat dry finish. Very smooth and easy to drink. Good to have one of Paul Davis’ brews again!

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Sacopee Pils from The Prodigal Brewery
3.76 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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