Whiprsnapr Cali Pils

Whiprsnapr Cali Pils

Rated 3.125 by BeerPals

Brewed by Whiprsnapr Brewing Company

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Style:  Bohemian / Czech Pilsener

5% Alcohol by Volume

20 International Bittering Units

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So we went to San Diego to celebrate someone’s 50th last month. San Diego has been on my ‘must go’ lists for a while as it’s a craft beer mecca! Over 120 breweries in a city not twice the size of Ottawa, we managed to hit 18 breweries in 3.5 days. Great to see so many people out all the time enjoying the different places – could be Monday at 2pm, middle of an industrial zone, no food, no event and still have 20 people out! It’s not hard to figure out why though, when it’s 22C, sunny and clear with no humidity most of the year…and SO MANY GREAT BEERS! Was thinking I’d be all over the West Coast IPAs (and I was…) but got introduced to a new to me style – the West Coast or California Pilsner. Typical Pilsner brewing with Pilsner malts, yeast, time and temp – BUT with cool kid NEIPA hops. Incredibly bright, clean, refreshing with tropical notes, bubblegum, mandarin orange and crisp grapefruit. An incredible combination of a light and crispy pilsner, with NEIPA backend flavour! The perfect beer for hanging out in sunny San Diego. So good… I wanted to make one as soon as I got home – and it’s finally ready!!! For the can design, I wanted to go traditional but modern. This is my take on the flag of California. For me it has that timeless feel, that immediately takes me back to taco trucks and beachside beers on a clear sunny day. It can’t get you there physically, but hopefully in spirit!

ID: 97309 Last updated 4 months ago Added to database 4 months ago

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Most noted beer attributes

straw 100%
drying 100%
freshly cut grass 100%
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Overall Rank28239
Overall Percentile44.8
Style Rank472 of 1724
Style Percentile72.6
Lowest Score3.5
Highest Score3.5
Average Score3.500
Weighted Score3.125
Standard Deviation0.000

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  • CHOPZ 6392 reviews
    rated 3.5 4 months ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 8

    A slight hazed golden colour with an off-white head, decent stay and a few lacing spots. Grassy aromas, but not overpowering, more like tarty greens with hints of peppers. This continues in the taste with the peppery feel a touch more and some hints of pears. The hoppiness lingers and some decent dryness comes out of it. Not a bad Pilsner with regular characteristics, but mildly changed - so interesting.

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