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Firestone Walker Pivo Hoppy Pils

Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Paso Robles, CA, United States of America


Vital Statistics

Release: Year Round
ABV: 5.3%
Bitterness: 40 IBU
Color: 4 SRM

Average Scores

Overall: 71 (logged 8 times)
Draft: 74 (logged 6 times)
Bottle: 63 (logged 2 times)

Who's been drinking this

So I'm not normally into light hoppy beers, but this one has a nice mouth feel and the hoops are nice and pine needley and grassy. Comes together well.
Guess I could have guessed this from the label - but the addition of hops brings, well, hops. It's not as crisp as a standard pils because and instead exists in a weird area between something with a great hop flavor and a great crispness, instead having neither.
Bottle at Vancouver
What I said last time stands.
Grassy fragrance but not too funky. The flavor is a refreshing mix of European and West Coast hops and grain, clean and nicely balanced. The finish starts out a little bitter but gets better over time. Tongue-tingling.
Bottle at Home