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The Pils

Brues Alehouse Brewing Co

Our Impression: We are always excited to brew a Pilsner. Specifically Bavarian and Bohemian style Pilsners. These beers exhibit a very strong hop attitude which is quite rare throughout the lager brewing nations of Europe. The potency of European Noble hops is on a lower level than nearly all American Hops. Noble hops are delicate, spicy, earthy and very pleasant, which makes it difficult to make a hop forward beer. In our experience, it takes a very large amount to make them shine in a beer. Our beer straddles the line between Bavarian, and Bohemian Pilsners. The use of German malts and Czech hops brings the best of both worlds. 

Style: Czech Pilsner

Grain: Pilsner, Extra Pale Premium Pilsner

Hops: Kazbek, Saaz

Yeast:  Lager Yeast originating from a Munich Lager Brewery

Adjuncts: None

Water: Reverse Osmosis Base with light additions of CaSO4, CaCl2 

Original Gravity:  11.5 Degrees Plato

ABV: 4.9%

Estimated IBU:  42 IBU

Color: 2.5 SRM

Aroma: Sweet Bright Malt, Spicy Floral Hop Characteristics. 
Appearance: Pours straw-gold with fluffy white foam, with incredible lacing. 

Flavor: Clean fermentation character from traditional lagering methods. Pleasant creamy foam, advanced spicy hop character from the Kazbek and Saaz hops, and soft mouthfeel. 
Mouthfeel: Silky, Creamy and light, with medium carbonation.

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