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Jindabyne Brewing – Island Bend Pilzner

Brewery: Jindabyne Brewing in Jindabyne, NSW Style:  Pilsner ABV:  5% Rate Beer:  No rating yet Pour: Light golden colour with a good white head.  Clean tasting Pilsner aided by the crisp waters of the Snowy Mountains. The herbal/earthy bitterness and aromas balance out the dry malt for a delicious example of a Pilsner. I love a good Pilsner. It reminds me of […]

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Oettinger – Pils

Brewery: Oettinger in Bavaria, Germany Style:  Pilsner  ABV:  4.7% IBUs:   32 Rate Beer:  6/100 Pour:  Straw yellow with a big white head.  Malty, bready flavour with a little bit of sweetness. Not as crisp as I’d like a Pilsner to be, but decent enough. I remember first drinking these when they were like $10 for a six pack of 500ml cans. When your […]

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Weihenstephaner – Pils

Brewery: Bayerische Staatsbrauerei in Bayern, Germany  Style:  Pilsner ABV:  5.1% IBUs:   32 Rate Beer:  44/100 Pour:  Straw yellow colour with a big foamy white head.  A white bread, almost pasta type flavour. There’s a noble hop bitterness that is quite herbal and spicy. It doesn’t feel as balanced as a Czech Pilsner. It may not be the freshest version of this beer either […]

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Vale Brewing – Knee Slapper

Brewery: Vale Brewing in Willunga, SA Style:  German Pilsner ABV:  5% Rate Beer:  not listed on Rate Beer Pour:  Golden yellow colour with a small white head With earthy, floral notes, this is a pretty good example of a German style Pilsner. This reminds me of staying in some small town, German backpacker hostel, playing cards […]

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Plzeňský Prazdroj – Pilsner Urquell

Brewery: Plzeňský Prazdroj in Pilsen, Czech Republic Style:  Czech Pilsner ABV:  4.4% IBUs:   35 Rate Beer:  50/100 Pour:  Golden straw colour with a small white head. This is a prime example of a classic Czech Pilsner. A little earthy hop bitterness to add a bit of flavour to the malt backbone. A slight caramel finish and […]

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Garage Project – Beer

Brewery: Garage Project in Wellington, New Zealand Style: Czech Pilsner ABV: 4.8% Rate Beer: 37/100 Pour Golden straw colour with a big, fluffy white head The can says it all. Simply ‘Beer’. Nothing special here. Pilsner malt, Saaz hops and yeast to create a Pilsner style beer. A little dry and a touch bitter, but also […]

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Craft Cartel Beer Club Subscription box

Marketing is a wonderful thing. I’ve spent the best part of the decade 2010s working in some aspect of digital marketing. I mention this because it was a marketing campaign that got me onto the Craft Cartel Beer Club Subscription. They were running their $1 promo which saw you get a box of 8 unique […]

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Du Cane Brewing – Peak Pils

Crisp and clean Pilsner from this Gypsy brewer. The Hallertau hops gives it a nice clean, melon taste