Berkshire Czech Pilsner | Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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Berkshire Czech PilsnerBerkshire Czech Pilsner

Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Massachusetts, United States

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Replaced by Busker

Added by Kegatron on 05-29-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured from a BBC bomber into a tulip glass. The beer is a beautiful hazy golden color. Nice light penetration. Nice carbonation. Good looking beer!

S - A little less here, sweet malts and a hint of grassy noble hops.

T - This one is pretty high on the sweeter maltiness and low on the grassy hop character that I associate with this style.

M - Medium-bodied, but nothing really interesting about it.

O - Not really impressed with this beer. After reading some of the other reviews I feel like I wasn't even drinking the same thing.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Best by 10/23/14. I assume probably brewed around April so less than two months old.

A: Pours a not-quite-clear golden amber. Good sized and very fizzy light tan head. Almost soda like for a moment. Head fades pretty fast as you can probably guess. Zero lacing at all but halfway decent retention.

S: Huh, nice. Lightly grassy with a nice sweet citrus aroma to boot. There is a nice sweet...melon in there too? It halfway reminds me of Midori (melon liquor). I really like it.

T: Again, grassy with melons and a crisp, tart lemon. Typical pilsner malt with a dry crackery flavor that's got an edge of sulfur. Nice sweet melony flavors balance the crisp pilsner character. Especially in the finish, that sharp bitter sulfur really hits with bitter orange peel and grass. Very dry finish.

M: Light/medium bodied, crisp and balanced.

O: Exceptionally tasty and balance pilsner. It has a nice sweet grainy and melony character that balances out the dry, bitter and crisp pilsner character that you normally expect. Drinkability is EXCEPTIONAL as a result. This may be the best czech pilsner I've ever had. Nearly perfect.

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Berkshire Czech Pilsner from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
3.91 out of 5 based on 186 ratings.
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