Uncle Rick's Pilsner
Wicked Weed Brewing

Uncle Rick's PilsnerUncle Rick's Pilsner
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Style:
German Pilsner
Ranked #94
ABV:
5.1%
Score:
85
Ranked #18,156
Avg:
3.92 | pDev: 6.12%
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
35
From:
Wicked Weed Brewing
 
North Carolina, United States
Avail:
Rotating
Wants
  1
Gots
  6
SCORE
85
Very Good
Uncle Rick's PilsnerUncle Rick's Pilsner
Notes: Pilsner is perfection, and perfection takes patience. After a lengthy and methodical fermentation, Uncle Rick’s emerges. We take the purest Blue Ridge Mountain water and combine it with German yeast, Noble hops, and traditional pilsner malts to brew our perfect Pilsner. For our friends and family, for sunny days and long nights, for celebrating, for relaxing, for Uncle Rick: we craft this beer for both the beer connoisseur and the connoisseur of life.
Reviews: 11 | Ratings: 35
Photo of WunderLlama
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Can poured into a pint glass

Clear golden , two finger frothy foam cap , quickly recedes

Grassy aroma

Grassy taste , semi dry, malty

Nice beer

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Photo of John1985
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I bought a couple of six packs this summer and for my taste, they have the flavor profile spot on. Golden color with decent one inch head, grainy aroma with some hops, Flavor has an excellent balance between biscuity malt and earthy hops. Brisk and mild bitterness on finish that calls for another sips. Refreshing yet substantial.

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Photo of Buckeye55
3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pale yellow color with moderate head that fades relatively slowly. Malt dominates the smell and taste, with some slight bitterness. Medium bodied and frothy mouthfeel. Some dryness coming through in the aftertaste. Well balanced and very good brew. I like it, just don't love it

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Photo of dbrauneis
3.82/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a relatively clear pale golden yellow in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising quickly from the bottom of the glass and faint bright yellow + straw yellow colored highlights. The beer has a three finger tall sudsy foamy off-white head that slowly reduces ti a medium to large sized patch of slightly mottled soapy sudsy thin film covering a little more than 60% of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of bready + biscuit malts along with a light aroma of slightly toasted grainy malts and a hint of grainy sweetness. Light aromas of spicy + grassy + herbal hops.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of bready + biscuit malts along with a light flavor of slightly toasted grainy malts and a hint of grainy sweetness. That is followed by light flavors of spicy + grassy + herbal hops which impart a slightly heavier than light amount of lingering bitterness.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly crisp initially with a hint of dryness in the finish.

O: Easy to drink with well hidden alcohol. Enjoyable and a decent representation of the style - refreshing.

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Photo of Crimson-RV
4.19/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

poured from a 12 oz can, aroma of spicy and floral hops taste of spicy and floral hops with a nice malt balance some bread and wheat taste, a slightly thin mouthfeel would be a good first craft beer to try from mass marketed beers refreshing with plenty of flavor and mild finish. I hope to buy this beer again.

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Photo of Beejay
3.53/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: bright yellow, slightly hazy, with a white head.

S: notes of grapefruit and lemon balm with some light straw notes.

T: lemon peel, and grapefruit. There is a light fruit flavor as well as moderate herbal bitterness.

M: light body, moderate high carbonation, and a dry finish.

O: I wish there was a little more grain coming through, or less aggressive hops.

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Photo of DrMullet
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear medium gold with moderate head and persistent lacing.
Smell is slightly sweet lemon and grains.
Taste is quick light malt followed by lemon grass and a pleasant bitter finish.

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Photo of chinchill
3.6/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can, dated July 2018, at the Fall 2018 ASMF.
Pours with a clear orange-amber body topped by a rather weak, sudsy white head.
Medium body and carbonation.
Pine with a touch of citrus in the nose.
More complex, fairly well balanced flavor that had a more obvious malt load.

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Photo of ChainGangGuy
4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce can - Charlie's Beer & Wine in Marietta, Georgia.

The packaging date is a bit tough to make out. 07/23/18? Not sure about the 7 or the 3.

Appearance: Pours a clear, golden-hued body with a foamy white cap of suds.

Smell: Softly scented of biscuits, lightly toasted grains with a thin veneer of honey beside spicy, slightly grassy/herbacoues hops.

Taste: Pils malts, lightly biscuity and honeyed with a relatively low sweetness, but it's also a tad grainy which gently folds into the zesty hops, giving a small touch of citrus and herb. The spiciness lingers into the aftertaste beyond the drying finish.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Medium-soft carbonation.

Overall: A solid, tasty pils rendition.

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Photo of oberon
4.11/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Packaged on 6/26/18.Pours a crystal clear light golden with a large blooming bone white head that sticks nicely as it settles ever so slowly into a soapy-like mass.Toasted grains and a slight mineral note in the nose,a smattering of leafy/spicy hops show thru as well.A fantastic palate with a decent amount of toast and bready notes,a slight honeyed sweetness and a smack of spicy hops in the finish.Nicely rounded and easy to drink but this is no wimpy throw back pilsner,great job.One of the bast I have ever had.

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Photo of Gavage
4.36/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: pale yellow in color with a 1" head that falls to a spotty covering.

Smell: lemon zest and grass are easy to detect.

Taste: grainy malt base, biscuit, lemon zest, grass, and a mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel: light in body. Crisp and refreshing.

Overall: a well done German pilsner that is refreshing and enjoyable.

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Uncle Rick's Pilsner from Wicked Weed Brewing
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 35 ratings