Batch No. 63118 (Saint Louis, MO) | Anheuser-Busch

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Batch No. 63118 (Saint Louis, MO)Batch No. 63118 (Saint Louis, MO)

Brewed by:
Missouri, United States

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by justintcoons on 10-26-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This one shines brightly, a clear yellow-orange color. The head, just off-white, makes it to half a finger and falls quickly but not as quickly as some, leaving some wisps of foam capable of some decent spotting.
Pilsner's an easy style in once sense in attaining to the strength and depth it needs, but very difficult in the technicalities to brew without flaws. As such, this beer's cleanness and drinkability point to some skill. It's floral and pretty grassy with a little sweetness and some citrus zest. There's just a buzz of spiciness in the nose and the tip of the tongue. There are some huskier, almost dry, grains underlying. To be honest, though, this would get more points as a Czech pils. It's entirely too weak as far as the hops are concerned, and a little too sweet overall.
It's light-bodied but not thin or weak like A-B's typical lager lineup. There's a solid crispness to it. I'm a little surprised by a certain creaminess.

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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Batch No. 63118 (Saint Louis, MO) from Anheuser-Busch
2.93 out of 5 based on 142 ratings.
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