Slimy Pebble Pils | North Country Brewing

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Brewed by:
North Country Brewing
Pennsylvania, United States
northcountrybrewing.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by WVbeergeek on 12-24-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,051
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
71
pDev:
13.66%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 71 |  Reviews: 19
Photo of mvanaskie13
3.1/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a mug: color is hazy straw, head is bright white but presents huge - a bit overcarbonated, but good lacing on the glass sides.

Aroma is malt, slight toast, some vegetal quality interspersed with grassy aromas.

Taste is malty, grassy, slight vegetal quality, just not jiving as a pilsner to me.

Mouthfeel is crisp, sharp, a bit too carbonated and sharp on the tongue.

Overall a bit off as a pilsner to me, but some of the components are there.

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Photo of wilburj1
4.18/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a can to fill a 6 pack of Pilsners and was very impressed with this beer. Beautiful foam and lots of lacing. Very drinkable with some good hop spice and a nice malt presence. Believe I will have another. Very much recommend this beer.

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Photo of bankboy66
2.83/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Hints of citrus and hops with high fizz makes this not your usual Pilsner. Not bad.

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Photo of hozersr
3.75/5  rDev +9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wizzle32
3.8/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puck1225
3.69/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a can into a pint glass. Beautiful, thick and persistent head, great lacing. Clear yellow in color. Odd but pleasant smell, earthy, peppery. Taste is good, breads. Overall pretty good. One of a combo pack from this brewery I pilfered from my sister in law during Christmas!

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Photo of kvnheet
3.52/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.5

Nice taste.....but the carbonation kills it...it takes a greasy nose hair to kill the foam... wtf north counrtry???? You know its true fix it...

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Photo of dacrza1
3.33/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

DATE: August 12, 2016... OCCASION: After a construction-related trip, we are now settling in at Uncle Jer's... GLASSWARE: Penn State pilsner... pours a light golden body with sparse effervescence... the head, courtesy of a can in crisis, explodes with thick white froth that settles to thick glass-clinging algae and an even quarter-finger topping... an intriguing, slightly funky lemon grass crops up in the nostrils, while the hops also suggest softened Saaz ping... the malts are doughy, with barnyard funk an unwelcome suggestion... smooth, sippable to the point of slammable... light in body and effervescent enough to refresh... little aftertaste, with a dry finish... flavors include lemongrass, sourdough, flowers, apple and pear....on a humid, hot night, this beer is a reasonable compliment, refreshing enough... the first I had from this brewery, this pilsner suggests that others in their portfolio are worth tasting...

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Photo of BanditoJunkie
3.38/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JayKay412
3/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Griggsy
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JDW4195
3.99/5  rDev +16%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of fishguyac
3.31/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of trevorpost
3.43/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Yeldarb92
3.19/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Brewlinson
3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.43/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed from the can in a pint glass. This interesting pils pours a cloudy yellowish amber with a nice head of white foam that settles to a thick ring, spacious pool, and nice lacing. Nose of light grains, light caramel malts, and subtle hops, and a light touch of citrus. Flavors follow the nose with subtly sweet caramel and grains, followed by a subtle lemon peel and more grains on the background. Finish is subtly sweet with a herbal hop kick. Finish is moderately dry and subtly sweet. Decent session brew.

Cheers

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Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tdm168
3.41/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of billbeers
3/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ricochet
2.34/5  rDev -32%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Paw friendly 12oz can.

L: Cloudy dark yellow with mild carbonation. Head ended quick but lasting lace.
S: String beans? Stale water? Beets? Wow. Not anything I expect with a Pils.
F: Sweet, almost no foam, canny.
T: The first few I had of this seemed a little average but when I put it in the glass to rate, it's had to believe this is a Pils. The only real plus it doesn't taste like adjuncts. It's not real dry with more sweet. The hop profile is good enough and it has a slight canned flavor at the top but not as it goes on. After giving a minute off, I came back and licorice was another flavor I detected.
O: I'm not sure what to make of this one. It's okay, but it's not a beer I'd get again.

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Photo of DavoleBomb
2.05/5  rDev -40.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75

Poured into a pilsner glass.

2.75 A: Clear deep yellow color. Big foamy white head requiring two pours. Retention is average and spotty lacing is left.

2.0 S: Grainy maltiness with a dusty woodiness. Nondescript fruitiness. Hmm. This isn't what I want in a pilsner. It isn't clean. There's a vegetal component that is DMS-like, but it's not quite corny.

2.0 T: The taste isn't any better. Lots of strange vegetal off-flavors. The base is again grainy with lemony fruitiness.

2.5 M: Even the mouthfeel is lacking. Medium body. Despite lots of carbonation, it seems flat on the tongue. Lacking in creaminess.

1.75 D: I hope the rest of the mixed 8-pack does better than this one.

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Photo of JRoPA
4.06/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of McMatt7
3.3/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of ONUMello
3.43/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz can poured into a pils glass
A: Golden color with a one-finger head that settles into a thin lacing; fine bubbles
S: Crisp, clean, lots of grains but nothing else
T: Malts/grain, a hint of hops/herbs but rather unremarkabe
F: Light-bodied, a bit bitter
O: Decent but other pilsners I'd reach for first

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Slimy Pebble Pils from North Country Brewing
Beer rating: 3.44 out of 5 with 71 ratings