Brooklyn Pilsner | Brooklyn Brewery

1,064 Ratings

Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by UncleJimbo on 03-06-2001

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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3.16/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Light yellow with a paper white head that has good retention.

S: Underwhelming, mostly malt, and a little bit of citrus.

T: Crushed pale and crystal malt are the bulk of the grain bill i can taste. Its balanced out with lemon and citrus hops. Not a very complex mix of spices, a little bit of corriander, and maybe black pepper.

M: Light body with medium bitterness. Medium carbonation.

O: An average German pilsner, i'd like to have tasted more spice profile and hop profile to really fit in with the style. This tastes more like an american pilsner than a german. Got better and more complex as it warmed up.

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2/5  rDev -46.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.7/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pint on tap at Sonny's in Portland ME into a Miller High Life glass.

A: light gold in color, minimal white head, minimal retention.

S: colorful, floral, citrusy hops all apparent in the nose.

T: floral hops predominate but backed up by nice malt backbone, the floral notes include citrus, strawberry, and melon.

M: good, light bodied, appropriate carbonation.

O: a good beer, recommendable.

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a really great american pilsner, as pilsners go. pours a conventional light yellow color but has a large cloud-like head. smells like more than the traditional pilsners do, notes of vanilla and pitted fruit. taste is on the sweeter side, not dry at all. really nice hop additions as well. great medium/light body makes this a not-boring pilser to session. definitely one of the more inspired versions i have had

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Brooklyn Pilsner from Brooklyn Brewery
3.71 out of 5 based on 1,064 ratings.
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