Heavy Seas - Small Craft Warning (Über Pils) | Heavy Seas Beer

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1,101 Ratings
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Heavy Seas - Small Craft Warning (Ãœber Pils)Heavy Seas - Small Craft Warning (Ãœber Pils)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer
Maryland, United States
hsbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Pilsner

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Arguably our most well-balanced beer, Small Craft Warning seems at once hop-forward and malt-forward; our brewers debate over which flavor force prevails in the beer. Small Craft exemplifies a robust pilsner - it's crisp, well-carbonated, and slightly sweet. The beer is characterized by a firm malt backbone and a pronounced hop character. A fine aroma, from an array of hops, completes this quaffable beer.

Added by farHillsBrewer on 03-12-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,101
Reviews:
592
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
12.17%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
112
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,101 |  Reviews: 592
Photo of UPMD_Bill
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Usually I'm not a big pilsner fan so surprised that I liked it.
Tastes of honey and grass. Heavier and richer than it looks at first. Enough carbonation to balance it out.

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Photo of BPMeyer27
3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of alexsergio
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zp6167a
3.87/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LutherBrau
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Peaches13
3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kidwvu
3.46/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Light. Not bad. Very drinkable. Marathon beer

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Photo of xmorgan
4.01/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer has a clean white head and moderate lacing, it has a sweatness and alcoholic taste reminding me of a bock, Helles bock fits this verse Pilsner

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Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.96/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of micromaniac129
3.68/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hophugger
2.91/5  rDev -23%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A liitle too malty even though I know its a pils. Overall, nice color, decent mouthfeel

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Photo of SierraFlight
2.42/5  rDev -36%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Purchase by December 2013. It's July of '14. Uh, oh. 12oz bottle poured into stange. Lovely auburn color with thin white head that quickly fades. No lacing. Aroma indicates oxidation, but caramel malt comes through. Flavor is pleasantly malty, however tinny oxidation is hard to get over. Medium body, creamy texture, lower carbonation, semi-dry finish. Drank a quarter and then drain poured, but would definitely give a fresh one a shot.

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Photo of RTHKI
3.08/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Onawen12
4.08/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rolltide8425
3.82/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hypnotoad1
3.64/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of misternebbie
3.91/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of John44
3.91/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nmann08
3.56/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VAbrookiechaser
3.66/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of quang_dam
3.93/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mirthrandir
4.11/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.43/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ranger7
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BrianQuinn
2.79/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Very bland. A lot of room for improvement.

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Heavy Seas - Small Craft Warning (Über Pils) from Heavy Seas Beer
3.78 out of 5 based on 1,101 ratings.
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