Joe's Premium American Pilsner | Avery Brewing Company

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Joe's Premium American PilsnerJoe's Premium American Pilsner

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

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

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Photo of u2carew
3.21/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz can
A) straight from the can so.... Clear, straw colored. Pours with a finger thick head that keeps it's retention.
S) Subtle hop aroma. Grainy. Slight fruitiness.
T) Nutty. Gritty grains. Mellow hop bite in the finish. Slightly astringent.
M) Fizzy. Light bodied. Dry finish.
O) An alright pilsner. A too light and thin on the flavor.

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Photo of Eriktheipaman
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of BoRaeCho
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of jjanega08
4.62/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Freshness dating maybe once on the bottom of the can... I can only make out:

A= Pours a translucent yellow color with a small finger of pure white columbian head on it that falls somewhat quickly to a thin skin on the glass. A little lacing is present.

S= A nice amount of hops as opposed to what I normally think of when American Pilsner comes to mind. A little grassy and a little citrusy on the hops with a clean lager yeast. A slight amount of buiscuity aroma is in there.

T= The taste is again pretty impressive for an American Pilsner. A nice mild amount of hops let you know they are there without being overwhelming making it super drinkable. There is a little malt sweetness again very light and a clean lagery finish.

M= Well carbonated.

O= An impressive American Pilsner. I actually like this quite a bit. Super drinkable and yet complex enough to really be tasty. Check this one out and enjoy it on a summer day.

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Photo of 59rockabilly
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Jeffreywhite22
3/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of erlenmeyer
3/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of gpogo
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Pale yellow body, clear. Decent sized white head. Lots of bubbles.

A- Sweet light malt aroma with a nice hop bitterness backing. I can already imagine how crisp and refreshing this beer is going to be.

T-Crisp and sweet, but with a very pleasant bitterness. Bitterness came into the aftertaste.

M- Crisp and light. High carbonation.

D- Just got back from a long bike ride and this hit the spot. I imagine any sort of activity you need to cool down from this could be refreshing. It's so light and easy drinking it would be perfect almost anytime.

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Photo of GringoKid
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of ColSanders123
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of JohnBender
2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

Photo of Ted
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Chugs13
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of SargeC
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of StubFaceJoe
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of HDACBrewer
2/5  rDev -46.1%

Photo of Ispeakforthetrees
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of Orion901
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of JMBSH
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of JuicesFlowing
4.42/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a standard pint glass. The beer is a hazy straw yellow with a fizzy white head that dissipates to a thin film. Some lacing sticks to the glass. The beer smells fresh and floral; lemongrass and slightly citrus hops. The beer tastes refreshing and clean. Lemongrass and floral notes dominate, but there is a clean, dry hop finish. The mouthfeel is light bodied and very easy to drink.

Overall, this is a very well-made pale lager, and it might be one of my favourite go-to summer beers. It's refreshing, clean, and very sessionable. Well done Avery.

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Photo of pokesbeerdude
4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Sixer of cans from Arctic Liquors in Steamboat, CO. Into a Baxter Brewing can shaped glass.

A: Crystal clear and gold in color with an enormous white cap of foam. Excellent head retention, with equally impressive lacing left behind.

S: Awesome floral hop note, some pilsner grain and a slightly sulfuric note from the yeast. Much hoppier than most American lagers.

T: Really nice here, strong resiny floral hop profile with ample bitterness. Nice grainy bite in there as well. Really flavorful for how light it is. I really like how hoppy this stuff is, great resins and bitterness with a great flavor as well.

M: Light body, perfect carbonation and nicely dry. Very refreshing.

O: A great beer, perfect for after working out in the yard and relaxing. Highly sessionable, and in general just a great lager. Well done.

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Photo of horshack7
3.3/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Very pale straw with a twinge of haze. On top is a white head a finger thick than thins out quick.

Aroma: Grain, grass, light honey, slight pear notes and a touch of breadiness.

Taste: It starts of mellow then a hit of lemon and honey. Citrus hops all through it and a crisp yet slightly buttery mouthfeel. Wisps of pear and grainy malts. The finish is a little bit dry.

Notes: Drinkable definately great for a warm summer day. Cheers.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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