Thomas Creek Dockside Pilsner | Thomas Creek Brewery

Thomas Creek Dockside PilsnerThomas Creek Dockside Pilsner
BA SCORE
3.2/5
98 Ratings
Thomas Creek Dockside PilsnerThomas Creek Dockside Pilsner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thomas Creek Brewery
South Carolina, United States
thomascreekbeer.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
26 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-05-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,659
Reviews:
53
Ratings:
98
pDev:
15.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
10
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 98 |  Reviews: 53
Photo of stephenjmoore
3.44/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Crystal-clear, pale golden-yellow body. Foamy white head on top that settles quickly, but leaves a thin layer of bubbles and some lacing.

S- Toasted pilsner malt, hints of citrusy noble hops.

T- Pretty basic and very similar to the nose. Hints of toasted pilsner malts and hint of citrusy, grassy noble hops. The flavor comes through fairly full sometimes, but other times it shows up watered down.

M- Light bodied, very crisp, medium-high carbonation. Somewhat sticky and sweet.

O- A pretty good basic pilsner. Not a great example of the style, but a good offering.

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Photo of RochefortChris
2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

Photo of bcapon
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of SC_Beer_Drinker
3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of slimpickens101
3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of Kmac77
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of MadWolf
4.5/5  rDev +40.6%

Photo of kylehay2004
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of tommyguz
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of Gerred
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of xShoWTeKx
3.94/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: 12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Crystal clear, light amber in color with a thumb wide head.

S: Smell is a little lacking, nice citrus smell with a hint of maybe wine grape.

T: Taste follows the nose with a bready front followed by the citrus and a very faint wine grape taste. Small hop presence but still very noticeable.

M: Light body with an extreme amount of carbonation.

O: Not very complex by any means but a very great beer to enjoy in larger quantities on a hot day.

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Photo of allergictomacros
3.58/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Clear straw with a quarter inch of white fizzy foam.

S - Nose is a bit chalky with lemony candy.

T - Crisp, lemony hops. Tinge of husky grain and a light lingering bitterness in the aftertaste.

M - Sharp carbonation with a light body.

D - Lacks depth and isn't terribly tasty, but I suppose it would be fine for quaffing whilst sitting on a dock on a hot day or somesuch. Easy drinking anyway.

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Photo of FUwolfpacker
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of beernads
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of WDJersey
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Mojo
3/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 ounce bottle -> World Market Pilsner Flute Glass

This beer pours up a very pale clear straw with a one finger head, a small retention ring, and minimal lacing. The smell is very grassy. Might be some pine too, but I mostly get grasses. Taste is very mild. Mostly malt and not much on the hops side. Mouthfeel is kind of thin and watery although there is adequate carbonation. Not bad, but certainly unremarkable.

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Photo of sendbeer
1.5/5  rDev -53.1%

Photo of alicemcneil
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of buckyp
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of TheBigBoy
2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

Photo of BeerFan95
3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of wgfxkmf
2/5  rDev -37.5%

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Thomas Creek Dockside Pilsner from Thomas Creek Brewery
Beer rating: 3.2 out of 5 with 98 ratings
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