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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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1,917 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 1,917
Reviews: 659
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 44
Gots: 145 | 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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Photo of ONovoMexicano
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Poured into a canned shape glass because I don't have a pils glass. Fail.

The body is a beautiful transparent golden color. Trickles of carbonation are visible. The head is foamy, pale white and full of bubbly suds and lace. 4.25

A pungent yet earthy hop aroma hits the nose. There's biscuity malt, cracker, and floralness. 4

Sweet and bread-like initially, then a burst of zesty, floral hops make an entrance. Straightforward and good.

Sweet like I mentioned, with a medium-body and average carbonation. It's pleasant to drink. The finish is bitter in a tame and non-offensive way. 3.75

This is a good easy-drinker. Seems pretty true to style. I could drink a sixer of this on a summer day easy. 4.0

ONovoMexicano, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of KYGunner
3.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Trust Lagunitas to nail the Pilsner style. Doughy, bready malts with an all to dominate Pilsner malt aroma. The flavor is fuller than most in this style with a grainy, malty texture, and great dry Pilsner malt taste. The feel is very crisp and Light but it has that fullness than you don't find in many lagers. Lagunitas keeps doing right!

KYGunner, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of tillmac62
3.89/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

BOD 111/14. Clear golden pour with exceptional head, lacing and retention. Nice nose of slightly sweet biscuit over hops that have notes of spice and tropical. Light medium body that manages to be almost slick in texture. While it appears to be well carbonated (bubbles), it fails to effervesce on the finish in a lively fashion, hence it is normal carbonation level. The flavor profile has some complexity and is well balanced, unfortunately it doesn't scream saaz hops. It begins with a slightly sweet spice that flows into mild bitterness. The middle has a tropical rind like citric note. The finish is biscuit with a low level lingering bitterness with notes of spice. Very good, but not quite outstanding.

tillmac62, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of GabeBoise
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Tried every craft brewed pilsner I could find this summer and the Lagunitas pils was the winner.

GabeBoise, Wednesday at 07:49 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

chcfan, Wednesday at 07:43 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

cuvtcuv, Wednesday at 06:10 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

The_Jerk, Tuesday at 04:58 PM
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

gregcordle, Tuesday at 01:49 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

BRami127, Tuesday at 04:02 AM
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

reaganrvltn, Monday at 07:10 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

jjd315, Sunday at 05:28 PM
Photo of Fatehunter
3.4/5  rDev -6.3%

Pours a finger of head on a clear golden body.
The aroma is dry grain. Nice.
The taste has a good lemon, slightly metallic, bitterness throughout.
The texture is crisp.
It's a solid pils.

Fatehunter, Sunday at 01:56 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

ZepHead80, Sunday at 01:45 AM
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3.64/5  rDev +0.3%

SeanPatin, Sunday at 12:59 AM
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1/5  rDev -72.5%

newbeeraday, Sunday at 12:57 AM
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3.48/5  rDev -4.1%

StevenMilligan, Nov 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

yemenmocha, Nov 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

DrMindbender, Nov 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

monkeybeerbelly, Nov 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

Nichols33, Nov 09, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -38%

TheBeerTruck, Nov 09, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -0.8%

Bogdawg, Nov 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

outoffocus, Nov 08, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -1.9%

danoble1, Nov 08, 2014
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Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,917 ratings.