Fall Plenty For All Pilsner
Brewed by: Fall Brewing Company
Beer Classification and Specs
- Style: Lager
- Variation: Pilsner, American
- Seasonal: No
- ABV: 4.9%
- IBU: N/A
Notes: Bottled for the first time in 2016.
Brewer’s Notes and Ingredients
Just as the song goes, there’s room for all the great beer being made here. For all the double, triple and Quad-IPA’s, sometimes it’s nice to sit down with a crisp, clean, Pilsner.
Plenty For All is that beer. Made with the finest Pilsner malt, Noble hops, and Lager yeast.
Plenty For All has a pleasant floral aroma accented by graham cracker undertones. A form bitterness is balanced by a creamy mouthfeel and the wonderful character of Pilsner malt.
More Plenty For All Images
Artwork: Fall’s cartoony CA state mascot running away with beer bottles.
Color: Beautiful, vibrant golden color.
Aroma: Grainy, on the sweeter side.
Arrived in: 12oz Bottle
Served in: Specialty Pilsner Glass
Back in mid-May, Fall Brewing Company started teasing the San Diego beer community that bottles were on the horizon. But what were they??? Cryptic bottle+cap images on Instagram only fueled the speculation, which were then followed by a full-page ad in the West Coaster “Soon friends, soon.”
It turned out Plenty For All was the inaugural bottle run just in time for the 4th of July. By the time we made it down to Fall to grab a six pack, they already had a fresh batch of Green Hat IPA rolling off the line, with Magical & Delicious bottled the week after. So now they’re up to 3 offerings, and we are big fans of the brewery exclusive “to-go” model many places are adopting.
Pilsners are so puuurdy to look at in a tall glass, and this beer was no exception. Plenty For All poured a bright, crystal clear, golden tone that filled the whole glass with hyperactive effervescence.
A tall stack of foam sat atop the golden liquid, which then subsided into a thin coating of foaminess that lasted the rest of the session. Its mouthfeel was quite smooth, especially for a lighter style beer. No doubt that residual layer of froth added some creaminess.
On that note, this pils also featured more body than we were expecting, which was a most welcomed surprise. For those of you that knock the Pilsner style as too watery, you won’t have that gripe here. Pilsners are crushable beers, but this one’s extra body kept us from going for it too hard.
Plenty For All was quite tasty, and started off with sweet malty or bready undertones. Just like it said on the bottle — graham cracker — but we got more of that profile on the palate, than in the aroma. From there, the crispness of the Noble hops kicked in for a tangy floral finish to the beer.
Fall is correct. Sometimes it is nice to sit down with a crisp, clean, Pilsner. And thanks to this beer, we have at least six more reasons to do just that! Plenty For All has been a fantastic summer heat beater, and will do great as a “lighter” craft beer option for football season, which is right around the corner.
Final Score: 3.5/5
Fall Plenty For All was a quality well crafted lager, and one of the better Pilsners we’ve had in recent memory. The beer tasted like it could have been an import from Germany, but no — Plenty For All was proudly brewed in the North Park neighborhood of San Diego, CA.