Penitentiary Pilsner | Alcatraz Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Alcatraz Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Fall

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Added by womencantsail on 08-12-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.11
pDev:
7.4%
 
 
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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 3
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3.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On-tap at Alcatraz (Orange)

A: The pour is a pale straw yellow color with an initially fluffy white head.

S: The nose is quite spicy, which I suppose should be attributed to the hops. It's pretty much the only thing I pick up on the aroma, in fact.

T: The flavor is similarly dominated by this spice character. It's reminiscent of a spice I've tasted, but I can't quite put my finger on it. A soft grain sweetness follows the intense spiciness.

M: The body is light to medium with a moderate level of carbonation.

D: This was just too bland aroma wise and the flavor was rather one-note: not a combination I generally look for.

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Penitentiary Pilsner from Alcatraz Brewing Co.
3.11 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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