Pilsner | Crescent City Brewhouse

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Brewed by:
Crescent City Brewhouse
Louisiana, United States
crescentcitybrewhouse.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A light, crisp and traditionally hoppy beer with a soft palate and flowery bouquet. Light, both in color and taste. "Classic" Old World beer that will be most familiar to the individual who prefers domestic beers.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-11-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
58
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.32
pDev:
13.25%
 
 
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1
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2
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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of BavariaYeti
4.45/5  rDev +34%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is the best American interpretation of a Czech style pilsener that I've had produced in the states. Enjoyed this at the brewhouse in NOLA. I was not surprised to find that the resident braumeister was trained in Bavaria, studying in college and working in a brauerei. I'm surprised that I haven't found more of this quality in America, especially in the predominantly German states/areas. Drink it and enjoy. Well done.

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Photo of ThePorterSorter
4.25/5  rDev +28%

Photo of Kerrie
4/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of champ103
3.98/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a clear golden/yellow color. A large and rocky white head rises to two fingers with good retention. Light lace is left as the foam recedes.
S: Floral, grassy, and spicy hops. Some biscuit and buttery malt lingers. Some diacetyl that detracts a bit, but a miner consern.
T: Very crisp and clean. Floral, grassy, and a little spicy. A good malt presents. Very light diactle, buttery malt and biscuit. Soft, but very nice.
M/D: A light to medium body. Crisp, clean and refereshing. Very easy to drink. I can quaff several with no problem.

This is a very good lager. I really enjoyed this. Subtle, but very enjoyable. Perfect for the hot days in New Orleans.

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Photo of WJVII
3.8/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Part of my sampler at the brewery this was a mini version of the seasonal double pilsner I had and previously reviewed. Poured a nice golden color, very transparent, light white head that left no cap. The aroma was a little sweet with hints of corn and some spiced hops. The taste is a little thin but the flavor is nice with some spice and malt balance up front and a little bitter in the finish. Decent but the double pilsner was not as thin and was a better brew.

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3.76/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +13%

Photo of callmeclemens
3.7/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The last of three beers I had while at the Brewery.

Poured from tap a nice golden yellow color with a rather small head maybe a quarter inch if even that. This was really a NOLA take on a Pilsner. I nice spicy hoppy pilsner with just a hint of sweet herbs, with just a touch of bitterness to the tongue. Goes down nice and smooth, and makes a great partner for a grilled checken sandwhich.

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3.62/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of unclejimbay
3.61/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pilsner (German Pilsner)
Had draft sampler at Crescent City Brewhouse, NO on 3/19/09 - afternoon
A 4.0 - Very cool mini wheat type glasses for their 5 brew sampler. Little to no head, a minimal lace collar (could be the pour or sampler glass?). Light pale straw in color, clear golden, noticeable carbonation.
S 3.0 - very mild, not bad just not much. Little to no skunky-ness like some Pilsners can be.
T 4.0 - Light malts, some expected pilsner spicy type hop notes. A solid attempt at the style in my book. This was the best style rep on the table in my opinion.
MF 3.5 - light in body, medium to high in carbonation.
D 3.5 - This was the most drinkable brew in my opinion out of my sampler.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.6/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a typical golden pils color with nice head. Aroma seems standard for a pils, hoppy with some spice and a light sweetness in the finish. The taste is pretty good, crisp and likable. It isn't gonna blow your mind by any stretch of the imagination. It would be very easy to drink a bunch of these, but I'd rather have something with a little more body.

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Photo of MaxOhle
3.52/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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Pilsner from Crescent City Brewhouse
3.32 out of 5 based on 58 ratings.
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