Joe's Premium American Pilsner | Avery Brewing Company

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Joe's Premium American PilsnerJoe's Premium American Pilsner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"a contemporary rendition of a classic style. Hopped with purpose, Joe's is beautifully bitter and dry with an abundance of floral, Noble German hops. Uber-sessionable. Utterly American. This is Premium American Pilsner."

Added by Mebuzzard on 08-07-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
639
Reviews:
252
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
13.21%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
52
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 639 |  Reviews: 252
Photo of HorseheadsHopHead
4.03/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Bubbly clear straw with a touch of chill haze, crowned by an enormous, rocky, pure white head. Excellent retention and sheets of lacing.

S: Chewy dough, white bread, grass, lemon pith, white pepper, cucumber/underripe honeydew melon.

T: Very doughy, like eating raw dough, as the baseline. Lively and zingy with fresh grassy hops, enticing lemon and honeydew melon hints, and a little bit of white pepper and basil. Slightly mineraly and metallic tasting, but not offensive. Finishes crisp and mostly clean--save for a lingering doughy taste--with some lingering grassy bitterness.

F: Fairly ligh-bodied, but the bubbly, fizzing carbonation makes it feel full in the mouth. Rolls quickly across the palate with a pushing sensation.

O: Even at four months, this is a solid, hoppy pilsner. Very enjoyable. I'd love to revisit fresher, if possible.

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Photo of brewtalthrone
3.99/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dental
3.97/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ozzylizard
2.99/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

$ 2.11 (Including tax)/12 oz can ($ 0.176/oz) at Oppermann’s, Saginaw, MI.
Canned 5/1/16 (Sorry I missed your birthday!). Stored and served at 42 degrees in a hand washed and dried Jester King snifter.
Aroma – flowery and kind of salty, like a gose. Fades.
Head - When the can was opened there was a fountain of beer. What was left in the can gave a small head (Maximum 1.4 cm, aggressive pour), white, low density, short retention, diminishing to a two mm ring and a thin, scummy looking layer.
Lacing – poor and spotty. An occasional irregular tiny island with tiny bubbles.
Body – light yellow, hazy.
Flavor – Unremarkable. Slightly bitter with a bit of floral. No malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl. Very sessionable but the nondescript flavor certainly is not reason to drink more than one.
Palate – light, watery, lively carbonation.

Appearance 2 (Because of foaming over), Aroma 3, Flavor 3, Palate 3.5, Overall 3.

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Photo of wisegreensoul
3.59/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Blackop555
3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours pale yellow with small, foamy, white head that fades fast.

Smells malt, light citrus, funky yeast, earthy, grassy and hints of pine.

Tastes light malt, grassy, yeasty, pilsner, citrus and hints of pine. Dry finish with short pine linger. Lighter medium body with fizzy medium carbonation.

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Photo of akolb
3.54/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LukeB
3.59/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.56/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tlema1
3.74/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L: pale yellow, thin white head that goes away quickly
S: crackers and bready
T: slightly sweet, bready
F: good mouthfeel for a light bodied beer, not crazy about the aftertaste
O: a good American Pils, recommend

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Photo of CUBeerBuff
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chicagoish
3.95/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of khargro2
3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of HoppyBastard
3.71/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 ounce can into a Shaker pint glass, "canned on" date 5-1-16.

APPEARANCE: pours a clear pale, yellow color with less than one-finger white head that quickly dissipated until a thin, broken layer of small bubbles remained, medium carbonation, there is significant lacing on the glass.

SMELL: white crackers and sweet honey, faint to the nose.

TASTE: initially sweet honey and crackers then a light hop kiss at the end.

PALATE: medium body and carbonation.

OVERALL: this is a good beer, a little sweet for my liking but otherwise good, this is a safe beer to serve a large variety of guests, anyone who likes beer would enjoy this, great Fourth of July beer.

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Photo of Bammer21
3.18/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of duvel1979
1.75/5  rDev -52.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Czequershuus
3.79/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

-This beer pours a fairly clear straw with a largeish head. The aroma offers very light crackery malts with a hint of spice and bright fruitiness - kiwi, peach, and honeydew melon. The flavor is light, with sweet crackery malts, and quite a lot of the fruity hop character. The mouthfeel is very light and fizzy. Overall this is an enjoyable beer - the outright hop fruitiness is and interesting feature. However, it becomes less pleasant and too sweet as it warms - drink quick.

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Photo of Lucular
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of spinrsx
3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can from cjs potsdam ny for $2.50. Very refreshing.

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Photo of delgotit99
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gemini6
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Baab200
3.12/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of COR8RFAN
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of monk2021
3.46/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of eldoctorador
2.5/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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Joe's Premium American Pilsner from Avery Brewing Company
3.71 out of 5 based on 639 ratings.
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