Reality Czeck | Moonlight Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Moonlight Brewing Company
California, United States
moonlightbrewing.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-22-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
289
Reviews:
146
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
9.77%
 
 
Wants:
251
Gots:
16
For Trade:
0
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Photo of VelvetExtract
4.68/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

On tap. Killed a 'want'. This was my favorite of the time I spent in San Fransisky/Wine Country. One of the BEST pilsners I have ever had. Might need to go back into my ratings and match a better competitor. Crisp, semi-sweet, yet dry on the finish. A beggar for another sip. Perfect body-to-flavor ratio. I knew I was going to love this pint! Would commit crimes for more.

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Photo of frasergrove
4.04/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.34/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of toronadotornado
3.82/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Mission Bowling Club - San Francisco, CA - draft

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Photo of newbeeraday
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BSW
4.37/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fthegiants
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of impending
4.39/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of burns3y
3.34/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.97/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Yellow with amazing clarity and a soft white head just under 2 inches. Aroma was a noble blast.

Real crisp and clean with higher levels of hopping, but from the usual varieties. Its definitely a top tier lager, but I tend to like the uber proprietary hopped lagers that are out there after this one had been top dog for so long.

Anyways, totally crooshable summer lager stuff right here.

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Photo of T_Hass
3.98/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Furlinator
3.54/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bump8628
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of metter98
4.2/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On-tap at Magnolia Pub & Brewery, San Francisco, CA

A: The beer is relatively clear yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high bright white head that died down, leaving a patch of bubbles in the center, a collar around the edge, and some lacing down the sides.
S: Light to moderate aromas of biscuit malts are present in the nose along with hints of grassy hops.
T: The taste follows the smell, having flavors of biscuity and bready malts along with a heavy dose of noble hops—grassy hops seem to stand out in particular and linger into the finish, contributing a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This pilsner has a nice balance of biscuit malts and grassy hops but also offers some other complexities in the smell and taste.

Serving type: on-tap

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Photo of BEERMILER12
4.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Toronado San Francisco

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Photo of Resuin
4.41/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Paccamacca
4.14/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SierraFlight
4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of atpca
4.44/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lorenwhite7
4.1/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AndrewSmith
4.65/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of tywhite
3.71/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CRJMellor
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mothman
4.22/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

White head. Lace. Golden yellow. Crisp and clean. Earthy and bready. Light floral hops with a slight herbal grassy taste. Light bodied. Light bitterness. Overall, well done and glad I finally had a chance to try this one. Very easy to drink.

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Photo of Gunch52
3.75/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Reality Czeck from Moonlight Brewing Company
4.3 out of 5 based on 289 ratings.
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