LTD Series - 03 | Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
Oregon, United States
fullsailbrewing.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Well looky here, a crisp new pilsner-style lager all ready to rock your tastebuds' little world. The latest addition to our LTD series is pale-golden in color, featuring a spicy floral hop aroma, malty medium body, and a smooth, thirst quenching finish.

ABV 5.6% IBU 35"

Added by msubulldog25 on 05-27-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
232
Reviews:
134
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
12.43%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
12
For Trade:
0
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Photo of ArrogantBastage
4.07/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a bright golden yellow in the glass with a thick head lingering for a few minutes and then fading to a ring that lingers. Slight lacing present.

S: Malt dominates the aroma, almost like opening a bag of base malt and taking a whiff. Hops are faint in the background.

T: Crisp and clean is the first thing that comes to mind. The malt is nicely balanced with bitterness from the hops. Bitterness lingers momentarily and then fades into obscurity.

M: Light bodied beer with prickly carbonation.

D: Very drinkable and easy to have more than one. Definitely one to try.

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Photo of kels
4.05/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks so much to colts9016 for shipping this extra. I always like to try this style since it doesn't get as much hype.

Pours into my pint glass a really nice bright straw-yellow shade. It is slightly hazy with little carbonation bubbles running throughout. The initial 3 finger white fluffy, foamy head fades and retains really well at a nice skim. Slippery spots of lace slide down the walls of the glass throughout the drink.

Impressively large aroma for a lager. Light, powdery, biscuity malts couple with a subtle citrus. It isn't exactly toasted - more dry smelling.

What's most notable about this beer is the brightness and how refreshing it is and then how quickly it disappears from the palate. It finishes so incredibly crisply and cleanly that it's almost hard to taste it long enough to describe. The dry, unassuming grains provide a tasty backdrop to a nicely citrusy, slightly tart hop note. There's no hint of stickiness or sweetness here. The feel is well-carbonated, keeping things light. While I prefer heavy carbonation, this one is almost too much in that it rushes the beer so quickly through my mouth that I struggle to really taste the beer. As the beer warms and the carbonation dissipates a little, I get a nice, distinct pineapple juice aftertaste that is very pleasant and complements the crispness of the beer nicely.

Drinkability is super-high. The flavor is really nice, even if you have to work a little to get it to be patient enough to taste, and the feel is so crisp and refreshing that it drinks all day. I only wish I could get this regularly during the summer - Full Sail hasn't quite made it to VA yet.

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Photo of Onenote81
4.05/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I have wanted to try this one for awhile, and now that Full Sail distributes to NC, I got that chance. Picked up a 6-pack at my local grocery. Poured the final one into a pint glass for review.

Pours a pale gold with a thin white head on top. Faint lacy rings cling to the glass. The nose is fresh and peppy, with floral hops and a big citrus aroma. Great crisp feel with a moderately high carbonation zip. Light buttery flavors meld with lemon zest and a flavorful hoppy finish. Faint peppery bite lings just a bit at each sip. This beer delivered. I dig it, and I'm glad I can get it locally now.

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Photo of Beernoisseur
4.03/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An excellent pilsener style beer. Absolutely gorgeous in my pilsener glass. 1/2 inch head, with good lacing.

Crisp, light and refreshing, this beer offers everything you'd expect to see in a quality lager. The flavor has more hops character than in many other beers of this variety.

Very drinkable.

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Photo of Mora2000
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a clear yellow color with a white head. The aroma is a mix of citrus, grass and pilsener malt. The flavor is grassy hops with some malt and lemon characteristics. Thin to medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. A pretty basic German-style pilsener that is easy to drink and has no noticeable flaws.

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4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

09/24/09- Purchased at Trader Joe's in San Mateo, CA.

Presentation- 12oz bottle, assuming a '09 ecition. Poured into a standard pint glass.

Appearance- Mid range golden colored pour. Nice 3/4 inch white fluffy head. Some nice light patches left behind.

Smell- Fresh grainy nose, pretty intense hop nose as well as a very light toasted malty note.

Taste- Tasted quite fresh as well. Tasted more like a traditional pils than most that I have had that were brewed here in the US. Grainy background, nice hardcore german hop flavor and a light malty backing.

Mouthfeel-Sort of creamy with a medium and almost dead on carbonation level with a nice lightly bitter aftertaste.

Drinkability- Wonderful US version of a traditional German style. Will probably pick up a sixer of this. Good job Full Sail!

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4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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LTD Series - 03 from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
3.62 out of 5 based on 232 ratings.
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