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Summer Czech Style Pils - Sprecher Brewing Company

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52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 20.11%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sprecher Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with imported malt, soft water & Saaz noble hops, this Czech-style Pilsner is the perfect summer beer. Its rich golden color compliments the mild, earthy, spicy hop aromas & well balanced malt profile for a crisp, clean beer with subtle bitterness.

(Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 05-18-2011)
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Photo of Sammy
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fresh bottle from the brewery. Great summer beer, refreshing after a very hot Milwaukee day. Nice foam head retained on mellow yellow body. A little cheese smell but mostly pleasant aroma. A lemon citrus and tastes more bitter than it likely is. Easy mouthfeel and a good drinker.

Sammy, Sep 07, 2011
Photo of oberon
4.18/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pilsner a vibrant lighter to medium golden with a fluffy bone white head atop that left broken sheets of lace as it settled slowly.Toasted cereal grains and herbal hops in the nose,pleasant but not to assertive.The palate is much more hop assertive, a big shot spicy saaz hops really jump out over top of a crisp cracker dryer malt profile,a sharp,dry,crisp pilsner.This is a great pilsner,maybe the best I have had,the hops are big and the malt is dry and crisp,a great beer.

oberon, Jun 15, 2011
Photo of dmorgan310
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

dmorgan310, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of xnicknj
2.25/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

on tap at devils den in philly

Pours a clouded golden yellow color, with a crop of white head resting on top. Plenty of white lacing on the glass with some filmy legs.

Lemon peel and grassy notes in the nose, some soapy notes as well. Light hops with toasted grain and faint metallic hints.

Light bitterness up front with soft hops. Soapy and metallic throughout. Light toasted cracker notes with bready malts. Hints of citrus as well. Finishes a little dry and sticky.

Lighter medium body, higher carbonation, sticky and unfortunately lingering. This was pretty terrible to be honest, poor flavor, boring scent, and forgettable in nearly every way.

xnicknj, Oct 29, 2011
Photo of BeerFMAndy
4.15/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16 oz twist-top bottle poured into a pilsner glass.
5.0% ABV, 11133 on neck (Bottled April 20th, 2011)

A - Vibrantly clear and golden straw yellow in color, this pils is topped by a two-finger, loosely packed white head. The effervescent foam lingers for a bit then leaves patchy lace left on the glass.

S - Subtle spicy notes of Saaz hops balance the smooth, slightly sweet pilsner malt well. The soft water rounds the nose out with a touch of authenticity.

T - Assertively hopped for a pilsner (or what pilsner has become), the Saaz impart a bold earthy and spicy bite to the taste. Unmatched by malt, the usual pils sweetness of this style gets washed to the background of this beer. Curiously, the flavor still remains delicate.

M - Soft water lends a smooth, clean feel accented by playful carbonation to this brew. The crisp, clean beer finishes with a bright but welcome bitterness from the Saaz.

O - Sprecher's newest addition to the lineup is quite a welcome one as it reaches to and exceeds a style that seems dumbed down as of late. The fragrant aroma and crisp, clean flavor and feel make it both a great nod to a classic Czech pils as well as a spectacular refreshing summer beer!

BeerFMAndy, May 18, 2011
Photo of sweemzander
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

sweemzander, Oct 01, 2013
Photo of richkrull
3.48/5  rDev 0%

richkrull, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of PorterLambic
1.5/5  rDev -56.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1.5

Pours an ephemerally hazy, medium yellow with no discernible head at all.
Smell is dirt and and the inside of a gym shoe. Wow.
Taste is hops, dirt and whatever you get from licking a boot.
Almost medium bodied. Effervescence is sharp up front fading fast to medium. Drying and clean finish. This plain sucks. Pure drain pour.

PorterLambic, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of Zachtheporter
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Zachtheporter, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of Chucker17
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Chucker17, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of brewcrew76
4.15/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled May 31st.

A - Slightly hazy, bright golden with a fluffy white head. Huge patches of lace cling to the glass.

S - Spicy hops with sweet, grainy malt.

T - Spicy, herbal hops shine with crisp grainy pilsner malt in the background. Much hoppier in flavor than aroma.

M - Smooth, clean and crisp with a lingering dry finish.

D - About time their is a local pils with a good dose of hops. For those that like their pils a little hoppier this will be a great summer refresher.

brewcrew76, Jun 17, 2011
Photo of rorjets
4/5  rDev +14.9%

rorjets, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of Big_Dave
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Big_Dave, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of Soneast
2/5  rDev -42.5%

Soneast, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of rudabegga9
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

rudabegga9, Jan 01, 2014
Photo of BeerBeast
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

BeerBeast, Feb 19, 2014
Photo of Lemke10
3.58/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pouring this beer into a glass is beautiful as the carbonation rises to the top with create the perfect head. The color is a semi-clear, golden yellow with a fluffy off-white head. The scent is mainly yeast and wheat giving it an overall pilsner scent but with a twist of citrus.

The taste is rather bold and daring. The wheat and hops are on the frontline as they attack your taste buds. Slowly there is a sweetness that grows in your mouth however it finishes with a dry, crisp after taste. The texture is smooth which delivers a decent overall volume to the beer.

I’ve had quite a few Sprecher beers in my time and I can’t ever say I have ever had a bad one. This Summer Pils is a complex lager that you don’t often see in a summer beer. It is just as refreshing as it is interesting. Perhaps what it lacks is that traditional pilsner taste, but then again they do advertise this as “Czech Style.” As with most Sprecher brews, you get a full 16 ounces to enjoy in every bottle which always a huge plus!

Lemke10, Aug 29, 2012
Photo of Wayne17
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Wayne17, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of nygannon
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

nygannon, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of theminutemen
4/5  rDev +14.9%

theminutemen, Jul 25, 2012
Photo of Donkster46
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Donkster46, Jul 31, 2014
Photo of IronLover
3.48/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Golden yellow in color with an amber hue and a heavy haze. Poured with with a big, bright white foam that reduced to a healthy cap. Nice sticky lacings on the glass. Sweet bready malt with lemon and orange zest. A hint of melted butter in there too. Medium bodied with a smooth feel below the tangy refreshing carbonation. Floral hop bitterness throughtout with bready malt and buttery notes beneath. Finished crisply with lingering floral and pine hop bitterness. This was much more hop forward than expected.

IronLover, Oct 04, 2013
Photo of BamfBacon
3/5  rDev -13.8%

BamfBacon, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of NJB145
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

NJB145, May 27, 2013
Photo of scootercrabb
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

scootercrabb, Aug 08, 2014
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Summer Czech Style Pils from Sprecher Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.