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Joe's Premium American Pilsner | Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.64/5
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639 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#35,212
Reviews:
252
Ratings:
639
pDev:
13.46%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
52
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 639 |  Reviews: 252
Photo of Alek
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of shelby415
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of mattyrubes
2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of homebrew311
3.46/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into pint glass. Appearance is ridiculously pale, a few shades darker than water. Frothy white head forms and retains leaving splotchy markings on side of glass. The nose has firm cereal grain profile paired with light herbal hops and notes of lemon rind and grass. Taste is mild up front and has a grainy backbone that shines on the finish. Mouthfeel is feather light with moderate carbonation. Overall, a simple beer with mild flavor. Tastier than adjunct lagers, but not a whole lot going on.

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of tdm168
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - bright, clear, yellow, with a thin head that fades quickly

S - grassy,grainy, herbal

T - grassy, herbal, faintly spicy, a bitter finish

M - medium to light bodied, well carbonated

This is a nice, hoppy, refreshing lager. This is definitely a beer worth trying.

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Photo of garymuchow
3.2/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured into 6oz. Leine's bar glass.
Very pale slightly cloudy with full white head.
Slightly sweet and pale malty aroma. Only hints of hops.
Bitterness shows through right away. Some balancing malt and sweetness. Finish is drying, slightly bitter and quite extended. Some tartness pushing to sourness show and leads to some puckering.
Light body but not really watery, just enough heft to give it a little feel.
Finishing sourness is a little off-putting. This is alright. I like the can.

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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2.91/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured into a Sam Adams glass, light head developed which lasted a short while and some modest lacing. Appearance was a slightly hazy, straw color. Aroma was of a light citrus, not much else. Taste was a slightly bitter citrus with a slight sour on the back. Mouthfeel was light and aftertaste was slightly bitter and sour.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Oakenator
3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours very pale yellow color, but appearance recovers with a full creamy head. Head lingers well throughout consumption and leaves nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is pretty full pilsner hops - floral with some spices. Flavor is milder than the aroma - more floral and some spices with some pilsner presence.

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of justintcoons
2.99/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz can poured into a tulip pint.

Appearance
Pale straw with 1 finger of white head. Excellent clarity and low carbonation.

Nose
Light bready malts with drops of apple juice and corn.

Taste
Light breadiness and corn husk with notes of adjunct-esque apple juice. Decent amount of bitterness. Touches of grapefruit and grass.

Mouthfeel
Light-medium bodied, crisp, clean and dry.

Overall
Tastes a little Adjunct-laden. Corn and apple?? Kind of weird...

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.11/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Excellent, refreshing version of a pilsner. The best lager beer that I've tried. The appearance is clear and clean in the glass. The beer is smooth enough to drink from the can. The aroma gives a light bitter presence. The beer is crisp and smooth. The mouthfeel is not just refreshing, but more satisfying than you would expect. It is slightly richer and doesn't just wash past your palate.

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of stephens101
4.07/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A fabulous white head breaks apart ragged and chunky. Pale, brassy yellow in color.

Typical aroma with some grass, fresh grain and a twist of lemon.

Tastes lemony up front with some lemon peel thrown in, a bit of sweetness, some grain and green apple in the finish

Clean and dry going down and perfectly light bodied.

A couple of these and visions of summer are already dancing in my wintery head.

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Joe's Premium American Pilsner from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 639 ratings
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