Necessary Evil
Manhattan Project Beer Company

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Style:
Pilsner - German
Ranked #226
ABV:
5.3%
Score:
86
Ranked #24,912
Avg:
3.91 | pDev: 6.14%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
14
From:
Manhattan Project Beer Company
 
Texas, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  0
Gots
  2
SCORE
86
Very Good
Notes:
Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 14 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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IPAs_for_days_13 from Texas

3.77/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: Pours a pale gold with a tall white head.
S: Smells rich of hay, floral hops, yeast.
T: Taste follows the nose, really nice bready taste with a slight hop bitterness.
F: Light-bodied, high carbonation, crisp, smooth, crushable.
O: Would buy this again!

Jul 22, 2021
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60sFolks from Texas

3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Color is that of top pilsners, golden.
Smell is appealing..dried apricots and cherries.
Taste verifies the promise of fruit from the smell.
Much heavier body than most pilsners.

Overall, I will be back for more.

Mar 05, 2021
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Mortal_Wombat from Texas

4.01/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a pale gold with a thin white head that quickly disappears. Very floral aroma up front with hints of citrus and pilsner malt.

Nice pilsner malt taste up front with some standard hop bite. Very light mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Finishes smooth/thin with a hint of lemon and floral hops.

Overall, a solid pilsner and one that is easier drinking than certain other Texan-brewed variants of the style.

Nov 04, 2020
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Thomas_Wikman from Texas

4.19/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is easy drinking and it is thirst quenching in this heat

Look: semi-clear yellow with a thick white head

Aroma: pilsner malts and hops, some citrus

Taste: The flavor is a typical pilsner, a little bit better, some lemon and grassy hops.

Body/Overall: light easy drinking

Sep 02, 2019
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mushroomcloud from Texas

3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz canned 1-22-19 (opened 2-9-19).
1" white head with decent retention down to a full cap. Pale golden pilsner with plenty of active carbonation. Laces the whole way through.
Pilsner malt nose with a lively lemon and grass-y hop aroma.
Nice crisp, crackery malt flavor. Zesty and spicy hops...light lemony finish that's nice.
Light bodied but definitely crisp and a good hop bite. Medium-high carbonation and mid-length finish. One knock is it feels a touch thin / watery in the finish.
Well done and has me wanting another one...good sign.

Feb 10, 2019
Necessary Evil from Manhattan Project Beer Company
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 14 ratings