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Tiny Bomb | Wiseacre Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wiseacre Brewing
Tennessee, United States
wiseacrebrew.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Volsdawg10 on 10-25-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
188
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
25%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
53
For Trade:
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Reviews: 30 | Ratings: 188
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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Photo of joe1510
4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz Can

Big ups to Wilson for a crazy big box of beer today! Tiny Bomb is a mildly hazy, pale golden beauty. The foam crackles as it rises to a proud two fingers in height and leaves chunky lacing as it retreats. Carbonation hustles up the glass in streams. My thirst is nearly quenched just looking at this pilsner.

As soon as the can cracks, the cereal grains hit the nose with pure cleanliness and a soft sweetness. Bready malts join the fray while the hop presence is certainly noticeable in the form of herbal spiciness, grassiness, and a squeeze of lemon for brightness. This is a fresh smelling pilsner and instantly makes me salivate.

As bright as the nose seems to be, the flavor is even more so. The hopping is bold for the style starting off with the aforementioned spice and grassiness before segueing into a bright lemon acidity on the finish. All that over the top of a deliciously refined, mildly sweet, graininess that's straight out of the sun.

The body shows a nice weight. It's moderate upfront, a little sweetness on the tip of the tongue, but the carbonation gets it moving until you're left with a lighter body, a bitter tongue and a dry throat. In my opinion, that's exactly how a pilsner should be. This beer is beyond drinkable. I could be a happy man with an endless supply of Tiny Bomb.

Wiseacre hit it out of the park with Tiny Bomb. In my opinion, this is what a pilsner should be. It's clean and grainy with a bright, yet bold, hoppiness that buzzsaws through the softly sweet grain with a dry finish that leaves you wanting more, now. Wow! Thanks a lot, Wil!

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Photo of brewskifan55
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Amerigo, Memphis.

A: A clear light gold with an off-white half finger head that dissipates fast.

S: Grainy, wheat-filled.

T: Grapefruity hops mixed with a grainy texture. Light, easy drinking, summery.

M: Light to medium with medium carbonation.

O: Not too impressed. Would've liked more carbonation. Still a good backyard beer.

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Photo of Tiernan
3.72/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jbrnrdn
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Guinnsslvr
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
3.58/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap. Pours clear, bright gold in color with 1/3 inch head. Taste is grass and earthy hops. Nice and sessionable tasty pilsener. Tasty, although I prefer others in the style.

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Photo of dankjohn
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wgrussel1028
5/5  rDev +28.9%

Photo of chinchill
3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Beast & Barrel in TN.
Clear golden body with a fine head and excellent lacing.
Hop dominated aroma. More malt forward in the mouth, and more than average for style, but the hop load is good and eventually dominated the aftertaste.

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Photo of dsauter
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Beer21
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of SpeedwayJim
3.87/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a fluffy 1 finger white head with great retention. Beer is a clear goldenrod. Lacing is stringy and spotty with good stick. A really good looking beer.

Smells of a crisp, clean hop body with a biting, accented bitterness followed by a mellow, spritzy, lemony malt body. Nice.

Opens crisp and clean. Accented hop bitterness that tastes of citrus, wax, grass and pine. Aggressive but clean on the finish. Enjoyable.

Light bodied with ample carbonation. Smooth and quenching in the mouth and goes down sparkling and clean. Quick finish with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Very quaffable.

I'm not sure how much "complexity" people expect from this beer. This is very drinkable, refreshing and clean, which is exactly what you expect from the style. A nice offering.

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Photo of Homegrownbeerbro
3.6/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

First off, I love beer in a can. I love to drink it from a can. So I did. Cant say much for the look as I didn't pour it. The smell was that of grains, cereal, bready, yeasty sell. Taste is awesome. Just what a pilsner should be. Carbonation is there to keep it refreshing and light, grainy bready taste then cut by just enough hops. I love this beer, I love that it is from TN, and I can get it in a six pack of cans. This was awesome to drink after and during mowing the yard. It was hot out and the Yeti kept these cold as ice on the tailgate. What better way to drink beer after some hard work. Cold, canned, on the tailgate of my truck in the South. America, and this beer. What a great country. Bravo Wiseacre. I'm going to push for this on tap at the bar.

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of tempest
4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A beautiful, crisp, flavorful, and ridiculously drinkable pilsner. The closest thing to it is Pilsner Urquell on the import side and Sly Fox Pikeland Pils on the craft side. This is richer than Urquell, but more subtle than the Sly Fox (and that's ok). The spicy hops and toasty, bready malts work wonders together here. Find yourself a case. It's damn good.

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Photo of likelee2b
3.35/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jamco_76
3/5  rDev -22.7%

Photo of russpowell
4.41/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours effervescent straw color with 2 fingers of rocky pearl colored head. Stellar lacing and head retention

S: Grassy & bready

T: Grassy, bready, a little pear, plus some herbal hops & dryness up front. Bready sweetness as this warms mixing in with lemony & grassy hops. Finishes crisp, a little grassy, a little fruity & grainy & a little sweet

MF: Medium body, crisp, damn fine balance

Drinks too easy, a great example of the style

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Photo of Jhill23
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of PierceTheElder
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rajreddy
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of TheSleepyMonkey
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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Tiny Bomb from Wiseacre Brewing
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