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Piercing Pils

 
ABV: 
6.0
IBU: 
35
Availability: 
Seasonal
Original Release Date: 
12/2013

A Perry-Pils hybrid, Piercing Pils is a Czech Style Pilsner brewed with a White Pear Tea and Pear juice.  Both the juice and the tea were added in the kettle during the whirlpool (after the boil) for maximum flavor and aroma contribution.  The Pear fruit complexity pierces right through the spicy Czech Saaz hops beautifully, adding a gentle acidity to this pale lager that makes for a crisp refreshing sipper.  Amarillo hops add nuanced citrus notes that meld perfectly with the fruit.

Here's Sam talking about the beer from when we launched our first test batch at our Rehoboth Beach brewpub...

We currently have approval to send Piercing Pils (in season) to our wholesale partners in the following states:

AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NJ, NV, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, VT, WA.

To find where our wholesalers have delivered this beer in the past 60 days, check out the Fish Finder (you can search by beer and by zip). As a reminder, it is always best to call and confirm a retailer still has the beer before making any treks!

We currently send Festina Peche (in season) to our wholesale partners in the following states:

AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, VT, WA

To find where our wholesalers have delivered this beer in the past 60 days, check out the Fish Finder (you can search by beer and by zip). As a reminder, it is always best to call and confirm a retailer still has the beer before making any treks!

- See more at: http://www.dogfish.com/brews-spirits/the-brews/seasonal-brews/festina-peche.htm#sthash.oar15MHC.dpuf

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Food Pairing Recommendations: 
Pasta primavera, barbecue ribs, fish tacos, soft pretzel
Glassware Recommendation: 
Pint or pilsner glass
Wine Comparable: 
Late-harvest Riesling

Beer Activity

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Ron C. is drinking Piercing Pils

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Brandon is drinking Piercing PilsSays it's brewed with pear. Don't taste any pear. Disappointed with dfh on this one. Kind of a glorified miller.

7 hours 23 min

Matt O. is drinking Piercing Pils at Dooley's PizzaFrom yesterday Marcus.

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jp r. is drinking Piercing Pils

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Jessi D. is drinking Piercing Pils at Manchester, MarylandOdd, grainy, tingly, tart pear, apricot, lemon. I little strangeness.

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