Highwayman Pilsner
Roadhouse Brewing Co.

Highwayman PilsnerHighwayman Pilsner
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From:
Roadhouse Brewing Co.
 
Wyoming, United States
Style:
German Pilsner
Ranked #254
ABV:
4%
Score:
87
Ranked #17,525
Avg:
3.84 | pDev: 10.16%
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
21
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 05, 2024
Added:
Feb 12, 2019
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Rated: 3.77 by Rainintheface from Florida

Feb 05, 2024
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Reviewed by mpruden from Ohio

4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from a tall boy can into a pint glass.

Appearance: Very, very light gold, with a huge white head that receded only gradually, requiring multiple pourings to fill the glass, eventually leaving a foam ring and a little lacing.

Nose: Sweet grain.

Mouthfeel: Light, about right for the style; just enough carbonation.

Attack: Follows the nose perfectly.

Finish: Light hop bitterness.

Overall: Not being a hophead, this is a beer I could drink many of, and nearly every day — very near my idea of the perfect southern German Pilsner. Very drinkable, perfect session pils. Nice job, Roadhouse!
Sep 17, 2023
 
Rated: 3 by DerwinWentworth from Utah

Jul 01, 2023
 
Rated: 3.55 by SouthCrescent from Pennsylvania

May 18, 2023
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Reviewed by NorsemanOne from Utah

3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
16oz can poured into a pils glass

Pours clear golden, thin head that settles quickly

Malty and sweet aroma, with a good dose of hops

Light, crisp, clean and malty.

Overall a good pils I'll likely get again very soon
Mar 06, 2023
 
Rated: 3.96 by EdFed from Illinois

Jul 18, 2022
 
Rated: 3.5 by warpedrevolution from Illinois

Jul 10, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by InfernoBoss from California

Jul 02, 2022
 
Rated: 3.95 by Olesjm from Kansas

Feb 22, 2022
 
Rated: 3.98 by 10Crumra from Texas

Feb 07, 2022
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Reviewed by lordofthewiens from New Mexico

4.18/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
The beer is a pale gold color with a large, white, sticky head.
Aroma of toast and flowers.
Taste of toast, floral hops, pepper.
Crisp and clean.
This is a winner!
Dec 05, 2021
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Rated by Jsteez from Utah

2.96/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Not bad. Just an American lager, not a pilsner/pils. Biscuit and grass. Crisp and smooth
Nov 13, 2021
 
Rated: 3.79 by pkalix from California

Nov 06, 2021
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Rated by Captain69 from Illinois

3.63/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
refreshing pilsner beer, pours golden with nice head
Aug 02, 2021
 
Rated: 3.96 by Taybeh from Minnesota

Jul 08, 2021
 
Rated: 3.72 by kbrown from Ohio

Jun 01, 2021
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Reviewed by colts9016 from Idaho

4.36/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Review 1509

I get to use my fancy pils glass for this beer. Several beers from Roadhouse have been above average so far. Looking forward to this Pilsner. The beer is 42 degrees and served in a Pilsner glass. The pour of the beer created a massive three-fingered head. The retention of the head is excellent leaving lacing as it dissipated. The bright white foamy and airy finally settled to a half-inch head. The lacing is elegant looking on the glass. The color is SRM 2, pale straw yellow. The beer is crystal clear with occasional carbonation moving its way to the top. This beer is beautiful.

The initial aromas in the beer are light crackers, a subtle floral, and herbal note. Nosing further, I smell light pepper and lightly toasted malts.

The flavors in the beer are light bread, a touch of floral ester, a hint of herbal, light white pepper, and a smidge of phenol.

The mouthfeel of the beer is crisp, clean, and light.

The body of the beer is light, medium carbonation, and a light finish.

This beer is crushable. The hops are noticeable but they stay hidden. The malts are there but light as well. This beer is going to be one of my summer go-to beer camping. I love the fact the alcohol flavor is light but the beer is not watery. Fantastic beer.
May 03, 2021
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.08/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
simple and crisp, clean, and very professionally done, i could drink a ton of this, it really quenched me between a couple of much more strongly flavored brews last night, and again i find high satisfaction in a lighter beer from these guys, who do this sort of thing quite well in my experience. bright blonde in the glass under an inch of white head, racing carbonation and a very approachable aroma of fresh eueopean pils malt and earthy minerals, its immediately brisk and tidy and refreshing even before it hits my lips. not a ton of hops to this, just enough bitterness to make the finish snappy and quick, but it doesnt have that noble grass or spice to it really, its lighter than that, its the grain that flavors this the most, and the minerals in the water add a lot. the yeast is light but traditional and expertly deployed here. this is fermented to dry, and has just a little husky grain character to finish, rushing carbonation washing the palate clean on every sip. perhaps not the most robustly flavored take on the style out there, but its technically excellent was exactly what i was after last night. really well done and a welcome addition to the idaho market! a glorious pint.
Feb 14, 2021
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Reviewed by Darkmagus82 from Texas

3.56/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a can into a pint glass
Appearance- the beer pours a clear wheat color with a tiny white head that fades super fast to leave a trace of lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell - The aroma is super light with just a little bit of grain and hay.
Taste -The taste is light and crisp with a little bit of cracker and grain upfront. There is also some light caramel, which fades at the expense of some hay and light herb to leave one with a crisp taste to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel- The body of the brew is medium in thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is average. Overall the feel is is good and makes for a refreshing brew.
Overall - A decent pils with an easy drinking style. Good, but nothing exceptional.
Oct 25, 2019
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Reviewed by Ahypercube from California

4.6/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
I grabbed this because it was it was on sale at $7 for the four pints. Damn am I happy with the purchase.

Gotta be one of the tastiest pilsners I've ever had.

L: Pours a clear straw yellow body with white head. Great retention and some attractive lacing patterns, but that's not where this pils really shines.

S: Soft floral aromas of cut grass, dandelion and honeysuckle caress the nose. This is balanced beautifully by a sweet bread dough aroma like an uncooked french roll. From there a white peppercorn spice pervades the mix, bringing in hints of lemon and yellow watermelon.

T: Tastes like a cool spring morning in a glass. Beautiful hops. It's all lightly sweet doughy bread and yellow flowers at first, then pepper pops its head in right before the floral bitterness spikes for a brief moment, immediately dropping into a mellow finish of lemon and melon rinds over that doughy base.

F: This is where this pils really shines. So crisp, light, dry, and refreshing. I see why this is meant to be a lower abv style. This is the weakest pils I've had at 4.0%, and it's none the worse for that.

O: I have no idea how fresh this is, since I think Roadhouse usually puts a date sticker on top of their 4-pack holders, and I didn't see any on these in the store. From the flavor, it can't have been in the fridge more than a few months. Such clean and fresh hops.
Jun 29, 2019