Vodnik
Angry Chair Brewing

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Style:
Pilsner - Bohemian / Czech
Ranked #163
ABV:
5.6%
Score:
86
Ranked #28,254
Avg:
3.84 | pDev: 13.02%
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
13
From:
Angry Chair Brewing
 
Florida, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  1
Gots
  0
SCORE
86
Very Good
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jrc1093 from Connecticut

3.33/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

No canning date; consumed on 1/8/21

Pours a crystal-clear pale golden straw body topped with over two fingers of fluffy, soapy, white foam; solid head retention leaves a slight, bubbly cap, an expansive, frothy collar, and limited array of webby, soapy lacing clinging temporarily to the walls of the glass.

Aroma features pale yeast esters and doughy bread cut with semi-sweet cereal grain and a touch of honeysuckle upfront; a plush minerality courses throughout the bouquet as slightly more refined notes of straw and tinges of grassy hops come to form into the finish.

Taste offers lightly honeyed cereal grain and a delicate pilsner malt presence to start, slowly phasing into doughy yeast and more developed white bread on the mid-palate; bread crust and light toast brings a shred of nuance to back end as grassy hops become more prevalent on the finish.

Mouthfeel brings a light body and full carbonation drying quickly to crispness as it dissipates; clean and bright, the prevalent texture glides across the mid-palate while a more compact, spritzy dryness leaves a hint of grit and minutiae of bitterness to the finish.

Definitively light and comprehensively basic, this take on the style seems just a light pilsner malt base from impressing more of an adjunct lager complexion; fortunately, a composed quenchability and tentative balance to the flavor profile keep this one an easy, if entirely simple and safe, approach to a Czech pilsner.

Jan 09, 2021
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beergoot from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very pale straw yellow body; lively, small bubble carbonation; thick and frothy white head. Heavenly pilsner aroma; mild and soft malt notes; spicy and grassy hop elements. Light cracker malt base taste; outstanding herbal and freshly cut grass notes with the hops, excellent bitterness expertly complementing the light malt sweetness. Light, delicate body with a crisp edge; a kiss of sweetness adds subtle contrast to the overall dryness of the beer.

This beer speaks tremendous praises for the art of Czech-style pilsners. It is unbelievably balanced and nuanced. Complex and subtle, undeniably tasty.

Sep 24, 2020
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Tilley4 from Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I'm a bit confused by some of the low scores that this one has gotten...

Dead spot on for the style. Super clean and crisp and very drinkable. Hits all of the marks for a terrific Pilsner. I love a lot of their other stuff but I always find myself coming back to this particular beer every time I visit.

If you like pilsners do not miss out on this one if you get a chance.

May 02, 2020
Vodnik from Angry Chair Brewing
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 13 ratings