Roger's Pils | Georgetown Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Georgetown Brewing Company
Washington, United States | website

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Spring

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Added by RoyalT on 03-27-2005

BEER STATS
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
56
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
28.74%
 
 
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Reviews: 18 | Ratings: 56
Reviews by blackc5:
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3.81/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

First off, I have to mention I am not a big lager or pilsener guy. Generally find them underwhelming. But, having this on tap, I could see giving them more of my time and beer budget. This was actually quite good and refreshing, even here in the middle of (a mild) winter.

Overall, I just really liked the hoppy flavors this offered. Yeah, its generally mild to all of the ales usually being consumed, but I liked that this had a nice bit of citrusy hops to it, balanced by some grassiness and malty backbone. Not a bad effort at all, and I would choose it over Urquell any day.

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Photo of RoyalT
2.51/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance – This one poured a light yellow in color and very clear and sported a beautiful white head.

Smell – The light grain here is a bit harsh. There are some grassy hops along with a harsh sweetness that reminded me of Gummi Bears.

Taste – The grain here could gag a maggot. It was rough and very harsh on the palate. It was more like an Adjunct Lager than a Czech Pils.

Mouthfeel – This one is a bit bigger than light-bodied and very fizzy. The carbonation was more like a soda than a beer.

Sinkability – This one was way off track from the style and ended up in the pipes.

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of mdaschaf
3.81/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DOCRW
4.4/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Keg and it was amazingly good

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Photo of Superheatnsubcool
3.85/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.65/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bondjedi
3.48/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gavage
3.23/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: clear golden yellow in color with a short 1/2" head that falls quickly. No lacing develops.

Smell: barely a hint of grass. Nothing else.

Taste: very simplistic beer here. A little more malt sweetness than expected, with some grass tones, very little bitterness, and a touch of lemon zest. Mildly refreshing, but slightly dull too.

Mouthfeel: light crispness throughout. Clean finish. Light in body.

Drinkability: you can throw these down like a glass of water, but the flavor profile is pretty weak. Try at your own risk.

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3.24/5  rDev -6.9%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.18/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I had a pint of this at Virginia Inn near the Pike Place Market.

This beer is gold with a slight chill haze. It has a dense white head & great lacing.

The aroma is of fresh grass, pepper and some soft floral notes.

The taste is slightly spicy with a bit of bitterness. It turns a bit metallic after the first sip. It is kind of like when you put a penny in your mouth when you were a kid.

The beer is a trifle thin. That, along with the metallic taste make this just an average drinker.

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of mactrail
3.88/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Adrift Restaurant in Anacortes. Pale golden in the pint shaker with a pleasant spritzy mouthfeel. Light body but richer with malt than typical Pilseners.

Clean and tangy, even fruity. Inviting resiny hop flavor. Light flowery aromatics. Really a tasty and hoppy quaffable brew. This has the right touch of bitterness and the resiny zing adds to the drinkability.

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of flagmantho
4.07/5  rDev +17%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on-tap in a pint glass at the 9lb Hammer in Seattle, nearly adjacent to the Georgetown Brewery.

Appearance: clear gold with a hint of opaqueness, which characteristic I'm not normally seeking in a pilsner. Thin head with nice lacing.

Smell: sweet malt and light hops aroma.

Taste: spicy hops first and foremost; delicious. A nice medium bitterness; in my mind, this beer is what a pils is all about. Would be spectacular with hot foods but is great alone too.

Mouthfeel: light-medium body with an OK level of carbonation; I would like to have had a little more.

Drinkability: despite some of its style-atypical characteristics, I still think this is a fantastically tasty beer and would enjoy quaffing many pints.

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4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

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3.83/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A clear pale golden yellow with a thin white head. Light pilsner malt aroma. Sharp pilsner malt taste with a light hop balance. Not overly sweet but nicely blanced. Smooth crisp finish with a light bittering linger. Very clean and easy to drink.

This is a great easy drinking pilsner and according to my brother only $6 a growler (if you have one of theirs, $8 if you don't). We easily drank the whole growler. Even the non-beer drinking wives liked it.

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Photo of IDABEERGUY
4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

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Roger's Pils from Georgetown Brewing Company
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