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Polestar Pilsner | Left Hand Brewing Company

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Polestar PilsnerPolestar Pilsner
BA SCORE
3.66/5
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1,168 Ratings
Polestar PilsnerPolestar Pilsner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
lefthandbrewing.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by maxpower on 07-10-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,659
Reviews:
385
Ratings:
1,168
pDev:
14.48%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
212
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,168 |  Reviews: 385
Photo of mackeyse
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jeschaefer
3.19/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dragginballs76
3.77/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HorseheadsHophead
4.59/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

L: Crystal clear, effervescent straw topped by a fluffy, bordering on creamy eggshell white head. Retention is superb and lacing plentiful.

S: Leafy, herbal hops. Fresh mown weeds. Lemongrass, lemon zest, and chives. A zing of green peppers. In the background, lightly toasted, doughy biscuits sprinkled with honey, and dried lemon peel.

T: Upfront, you're chewing on fresh green grass. Green pepper flesh and ground white pepper. The lemon is there, but it is subtle. Dried lemon peel. The pilsner malt is simple but effective, offering crackers and honey. There is mild lingering bitterness of spinach and onion, and a touch of earthy dankness. Lightly dry, moderately clean.

F: The mouthfeel is both medium-light, and somewhat creamy, thanks to the enormous pillowy head provided by the ample carbonation.

O: I've edited my review. This IS an exemplary pilsner. The bouquet is so pungently floral and hoppy it brings a smile to my face. With a tantalizing honey sweetness and a crisp grassy balance, it's endlessly drinkable.

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Photo of colts9016
3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pilsner glass. A two finger head with good retention. The head is white creamy and foamy, it does leave a good amount of lacing on the glass. The beer is straw color with some medium yellow hues. The clarity of the beer is clear with an abundant amount of carbonation.

N: Toasted bread, a subtle sweetness, floral, citrus, and yeast.

T: Floral, a subtle spicy note, grass, toasted bread, yeast, and citrus.

M: Carbonated, crisp, and medium light body.

O: This a good pilsner, it has a slight skunk note on the finish that is a touch distracting. I would drink it again.

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Photo of puck1225
3.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Pale yellow color with a nice head and lacing. Floral smell. Taste is clear and ready. Refreshing and tasty. Good beer!

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Photo of cdman56
4.19/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of americancontrarian
4.97/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of Octoberist
3.81/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oldn00b
4.44/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really fantastic, true to form, German style Pils. Light, crisp, but nice malt backbone with some clear hop presence. Well rounded, right body for the style. Would definitely enjoy again.

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Photo of Rbeigl
5/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BEERMILER12
3.69/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a yellow color with 2 fingers of head that quickly fades down to a thin cap

S: Light grassy and floral hop notes along with some crackery malts. Very light spice from the hops as well

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with some nice grassy and floral hop notes and slowly turns to the bready and crackery malt notes. Finishes with a mix of spicy hops and crackery malts

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A nice, easy-drinking pilsner with a good noble hop influence and a solid malt backbone. Good for a session

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Photo of forrestmoons
3.84/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of foghornleghorn22
4.24/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DJoe
3.03/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamesGrove
3.57/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of arevalo
3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ohearns
3.69/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of outdoor7or24
4.04/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fenix2009
3.77/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chrisroarshack
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jbaker67
3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sd123
3.44/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Polestar Pilsner from Left Hand Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 1,168 ratings
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