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Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner)Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner)

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,696 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,696
Reviews: 642
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 30
Gots: 85 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertaster13 on 02-17-2002)
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Reviews by spinrsx:
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz Bottle from the Potsdam NY IGA for 2.50$

Appearance - Clear gold colour with an above average size fizzy white coloured head. There is an above average amount of carbonation showing and there is some faint lacing. The head lasted for 5+ minutes.

Smell - Malts, breads/grains, metallic, corn

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts and corn mixed with some herbal notes. There are some dry hop notes but not much. It ends with a grainy/herbal type aftertaste.

Overall - I was really hoping for some noble hop flavours. I was quite surprised that this is just a fairly boring euro-lager type tasting beer. Not what I expected from the usually over the top Lagunitas.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2012 00:04:00 | More by spinrsx
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Served: 23 July 2014

Appearance: Pours a marvelous, crystal clear yellow color with a nice deep golden quality to it. Carbonation coming up from the bottom makes this one look great. Pours with a one finger, bright white head and leaves appreciable lacing.

Smell: Sweet malts and some spicy noble hops.

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Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 1,696 ratings.