1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Prospect Pils - Local Option

Not Rated.
Prospect Pils
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
86
very good

11 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 11
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 3.85%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Local Option visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Developed and brewed by Local Option Bierwerker, this pilsener was designed to deliver fresh German lager to American soil. What’s the secret you ask? It begins by getting a famous German brewmaster wasted on American double IPA’s at the Option, and then fooling him into revealing the most classified methods of making perfect Deutsch Pils. Consider this beer another victory for the Allies.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-24-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by LornaLee:
Photo of LornaLee
4/5  rDev +2.6%

LornaLee, Apr 01, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of DanGeo
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

DanGeo, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of danthehopslamman
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

danthehopslamman, Aug 15, 2012
Photo of WoodBrew
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

WoodBrew, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of Canada_Dan
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Canada_Dan, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of TMoney2591
3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in an Anchor shaker pint glass at the Local Option.

Keep 'em comin', boys! This one pours a clear straw topped by a half-finger of white foam. The nose comprises light wheat, light grass, and a hint of either lemon or lime (honestly, I really can't tell). The taste brings in more of the same, ambiguous citrus included, but everything is bolder, more in-your-face. Nice. The body is a rather light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a crisp, dry finish. Overall, a straight-up tasty pils. No surprise here...

TMoney2591, Mar 28, 2012
Photo of Spider889
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%

Spider889, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of nmann08
4/5  rDev +2.6%

nmann08, Mar 25, 2014
Photo of McCranky
4.25/5  rDev +9%

McCranky, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of cathomae
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

cathomae, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of Florida9
3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Biggbys Pour House.
Slightly hazy golden yellow in color. Served with a good inch of creamy white head. Leaves lots of lacing. Aroma is fairly muted, but what is there is clean pale malts and some light grassy hops. Taste is a bit more aggressive, with flavors of biscuit malt, white bread, a hint of toast, and a blend of light citrus and and grassy hops. Mouth is on the lighter side with a dry, somewhat chalky finish. Mild bitterness.

Florida9, Jul 17, 2012
Prospect Pils from Local Option
86 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.