Redhook Pilsner

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Type: Altbier
  • Brewed by: Redhook Ale Brewery
  • Availability: Year-Round
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  • Region Available: United States
  • Aroma: Malty
  • Aroma Description: Light
  • Serve at Temperature: Ice Cold
  • Container: Bottle
  • Website: http://redhook.com/age-gate/
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  • 2.6/5 
  • 05.30% 
  • 3502/3686 
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Czech out Redhook’s newest brew. Redhook Pilsner is crisp, golden lager that is modeled after those historic beers originally made in Plzeň, Czechoslovakia. Redhook Pilsner’s maltiness is offset by a medium dose of Saaz hops and finishes with a clean, bright, thirst-quenching quality. A great “session” lager for when you’ve got a long day ahead of drinking.

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  • Apr 30, 2012
    kaj-ii (779)Rank: Beer ConnoisseurGroup: Brown Ale Lovers
    2.6
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    [Best served in a Pilsner glass]

    The pour was a clear medium yellow with an average (1-2 finger) white frothy head that reduced to a thin film and medium collar creating some fair spotty lacing.

    The aroma was pretty basic for the style with a straw malt, a grassy hop and a soapy yeast and had a mild note of caramel and a slight cardboard odor.

    The taste was very lightly malty with a grainy feel and a touch of caramel at first and finished with a mild bitter hoppiness. The flavor lasted only a short while being mostly of a bitter stale taste.

    Mouthfeel was light in body and had a mildly dry texture with a good lively carbonation.

    Overall a light hoppy brew that would be just fine on a hot summer’s day after some yard work...

    Serving type: 12oz Bottle