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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

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Tom V is drinking Piercing Pils at mombosSmooth

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Matt L is drinking Piercing Pils at GreenwoodThat's just a damn good pilsner!

3 days 10 hours

Brewed M. is drinking Piercing PilsWhen a friend who works at Dogfish comes, you get the good stuff.

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Come out and join Dogfish Head at Colonial Spirits in Acton. Their Fall Beer Tasting will be held on Saturday September 27th from 1 to 4 PM.   Beers Include:  
Brews by the Bay – the biggest and best showcase of Delaware beers, local food and live music – has reached out to its neighbor to the east this year for an even bigger and better festival.
 

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