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Butte Creek Summer Pilsner | Butte Creek Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Butte Creek Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Summer

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Added by SethB2 on 08-08-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 2
Reviews by SethB2:
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2.88/5  rDev n/a
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Note to the BA folks. This beer is not the Butte Creek Organic Pilsner. Completely different beer.

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

A - Looks an awful lot like a macro American lager. Urine colored with a decent head, though not great. Seems to lack the carbonation that I see in some other Euro lagers.

S - Crisp lager-like smell with a bit of bittering Noble hops. A slight malt finish is obserable, but not by much. In all honesty, this beer doesn't smell like much of anything.

T - OK. Starts a bit sweet, then the hops take over and bring it back down to where a Pilsner should be. Finishes with a bit of a funky bite that I can't put my finger on, but it isn't unpleasant.

M - Lacks the bubbles and the end result is a somewhat watery feel.

D - Not a great beer by any stretch, but it isn't difficult to drink either.

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3.1/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This was sampled in a 4 oz glass at Hops in Humboldt 2007 but that was enough to taste this one. It poured a nice clear golden color with thick head and good lacing. Nose of malts and hops and a smooth mouthfeel. Flavor was slightly bitter and so was the finish. Very enjoyable to drink even if not complex.

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Butte Creek Summer Pilsner from Butte Creek Brewing Company
2.99 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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