East Village Pilsner | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by UCLABrewN84 on 08-07-2012

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Ratings: 112 |  Reviews: 19
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DCHritz
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JoelClark
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Axnjxn
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.64/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of smcolw
4.26/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Oddly green tinge to the pale yellow color. Ample ring lace to the otherwise modest head.

The smell is mostly freshly gristed pale malted barley.

The flavor is soft pale malt with a strong pepper-shaker of noble hops. The aftertaste is bitingly bitter. This may be the closest American version of the real thing. Rich body with an appropriate level of carbonation.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.43/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

always funny when a brewery known for doing one thing well goes in a different direction, and the beer falls flat becuase its not what we all expected from them. this is guilty of that in some sense, the first green flash beer maybe ever to be less than a hop bomb, and what is this pils missing? an appreciable hop profile beyond the standard grassy straw balancing bitterness that every single pilsener ever made has. its an irrelevant commentary on the style, bland in malt, one dimensional there, and so light in body as to be confused with a coors light. i dont dislike it though, think its fits the pils style guidelines well, but where is the innovation? it seems this series from them may have run its course, a white, black, and session ipa, fine, but now this? it was a disappointment to me, not because i didnt like the beer but because green flash can do a lot more with a pils than this, im sure of it.

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4.24/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of thomda11
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Got this beer on tap at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Old Town San Diego. Beer was straw-gold and effervescent with a thin head. Aroma was subdued, consisting mainly of Pilsen malt. The malt was a bit grainy and there was a nice, earthy hop bitterness in the finish. Saaz is definitely present. Overall, a solid, serviceable example of the style and a beer that I’d grab on a hot day.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%

Poured a clear,yellow color. Medium sized, white head. Very clean and stylistically sound. Very subtle nose. Pils malt and lager yeast. Some grassy hops. The flavor was more of the same. A bit grainy. It was grassy and biscuity or crackery. Refreshing, light and crisp. Drinks very easily and quickly. Lacking any real individuality but it's a well done beer with no clear flaws. I always enjoy a well made Pils.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

East Village Pilsner from Green Flash Brewing Co.
3.69 out of 5 based on 112 ratings.
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