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Trauger Pilsner | Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company

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3.64/5
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147 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
neshaminycreekbrewing.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Pilsner is assertively hopped with Hallertau and Tettnanger noble hops and has a cracker-like malt backbone that finishes crisp and dry coming in at 4.8% ABV, which makes this one highly drinkable (which is the point, duh).

Added by corby112 on 09-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,178
Reviews:
33
Ratings:
147
pDev:
9.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
14
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 147 |  Reviews: 33
Photo of chrishiker1409
3.73/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thebeers
3.82/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Slightly hazed pale straw color, with violently churning effervescence and two fingers of long-lasting white head. Leaves impressive lacing.

Hay-like hops, with a hint of lemon and bready corn in the nose. Similar taste with a dull bitterness on the backend and a semi-dry finish.

Medium bodied for the style with appropriate carbonation.

Not quite as crisp as I like them, but still a pretty solid version -- like a Prima Pils that dials down the hops a tad in favor of some slightly bready, cakey malt.

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Photo of ManapuaMan
3.67/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Light, crisp, refreshing. The more pilsners I drink the more I realize that there are a lot of brewers making good, very enjoyable versions but very few making truly exceptional ones. Trauger falls into the former. Clear light gold pour with a soft dimply head. Aroma is white bread toast, cracker and light floral hops. Taste is cracker, dough, biscuit and slightly peppery malt. Pinch of bitterness on the backend. Crisp throughout.

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Photo of heerboth
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Guinnsslvr
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikr
3.56/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nosavingsaccount
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Psg5062
3.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MacMalt
3.74/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had this on draught in a restaurant. Served in a half pint glass. It poured clear and a yellow-straw color with a thin, milk white head and minimal lacing. It smelled of malt, lemon peel, grass, and a whiff of floral hops. The initial taste was biscuit, followed by some pleasant citrus, and finishing with a crisp, dry hoppy bitterness. It had a light, moderately carbonated mouthfeel and I barely noticed the 4.8% ABV. Overall, while I'm not a huge fan of the style, I thought this was a tasty, refreshing pilsner, which hit the spot on a humid summer's day.

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Photo of Ultimate
3.33/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tautog
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 57md
3.63/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a crystal clear straw color with just over a finger of fluffy white head. The nose is a bit astringent. The flavor has the classic pilsner malt taste and the finish is semi- dry.

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Photo of R11415
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FrancisM12
3.27/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TTen
4.15/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Neshaminy Creek Trauger Pilsner

L: Clear and golden with a white head that went down relatively quick. Small beads of carbonation. Good lacing. 4
S: Noble spicy hops. Grainy, pilsner malt aroma. 4
T: Smooth moderate bitterness, a wave of grainy sweetness. I get some graham cracker. Spicy noble hop flavor, lingering bitterness and it drys out.4.25
F: It's medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Not too sticky sweet, not too dry, it's well rounded. 4
O: Really well crafted, clean, authentic German Pils. The hops were the star as you can taste them well after you take a sip. Spicy, noble hops. I'll be putting this into a rotation of very strong SE Pennsylvania Pilsners. 4.25

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Photo of emerge077
4.08/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Walleybeer
3.57/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AD17
3.65/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of maddogruss
2.84/5  rDev -22%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

A: pours golden yellow body with small white head with ok R&L
S: sweet, berry smell
T: dry, rice-like taste with some earthy notes
M: pretty crops and refreshing
D: nice M&T combo; ok beer

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Photo of tdm168
3.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Trauger Pilsner from Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 147 ratings
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