Workingman's Pilsner | Fountain Square Brewing Co.

Workingman's PilsnerWorkingman's Pilsner
BA SCORE
47.9%
Liked This Beer
3.65 w/ 73 Ratings
Workingman's PilsnerWorkingman's Pilsner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fountain Square Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
fountainsquarebrewery.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Lukafer on 03-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,179
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
73
Liked:
35
Avg:
3.65/5
pDev:
13.97%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
21
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 73 |  Reviews: 9
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5/5  rDev +37%

One of the best in Indy!

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4.75/5  rDev +30.1%

Photo of martiemcfly0913
4.35/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lukafer
4.26/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sign at brewery says 5.5% Abv and 25 IBU

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance is a light golden yellow, with a thin layer of head. Smells slightly grainy, I'm not a huge pilsner fan, but this is one o the better ones I've had. At first sip it's slightly spicy, slight citrus followed by malt with a bitter finish. It's not an IPA finish but a slight drying, bitter finish. Very tasty! Mouthfeel is a lot fuller than you would associate with a Pilsner, probably due to the higher ABV.

Overall, this is a very solid beer from a new brewery. Again, not usually impressed with Pilsners but this one is a home run. It's a new one for them, so hopefully they keep it consistent.

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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

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4.16/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FrauLynn
4.04/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of mrdodd
4.04/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Pours a soft, frothy head. Grainy, malty aroma. Clear, golden color. Starts with a nice, grainy bitterness with a touch of citrus. Smooth malt builds over the grainy hops. Finish is slight bitterness, grainy hops and lingering malt.

This is really, really nice. Great complexity and great hop profile.

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.94/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.87/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

2015: revisiting this one, bbd: 060815
Bready biscuit, more of a crisp feel this time around, clean and smooth.
Bumped up feel/overall scores.

2014:
Served in a tumbler glass, canary yellow with a light haze to it. Thin ring of foam, not much of a head on it. A tiny bit of lemon shortbread aroma, soft florals, that's nice.

Bready taste, lightly floral, dry and clean in the aftertaste. Feel is a bit limp and watery with a bit of slickness. Needs more carbonation and crispness. Tastes ok but just doesn't feel right. Kind of a mixed bag overall, it needs a little fine tuning to sing.

Thanks to Howard for this one!

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3.85/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A definite hit of malt and grain, a hint of floral hops come across in the nose. The taste is crisp cracker malts, a fine bitter finish. A clean feel, and very drinkable. One of the better Pilsners I've enjoyed.

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Workingman's Pilsner from Fountain Square Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 47.9% out of 100 with 73 ratings
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