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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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1,815 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,815
Reviews: 650
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.67%
Wants: 38
Gots: 120 | 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 VelvetExtract
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Pours a clear glowing golden hue. Head is foamy and firm. Light lacing speckles are left along the glass.

S-Pils to the core, but the hops truly stand out. Saaz hops combine with a pleasant cracker malt character. Americanized, but still Pils-y. Quite nice.

T-Hop forward Pils with sturdy floral and grass notes. Mild sweetness and a tiny hint of spice pair with the Noble hoppiness. Easy to enjoy.

M-Fuller bodied for the style. 6.2% is nearly undetectable. The clean grassiness of the hops lend moderate bitterness.

O/D-A pretty nice Pils by Lagunitas. Not my favorite style, and not my favorite Lagunitas brew, but its tasty and it goes down clean. Another success here. Lagunitas...so solid, so dependable.

VelvetExtract, Oct 04, 2012
Photo of dmmcgove
4/5  rDev +10.2%

dmmcgove, Sep 30, 2012
Photo of flayedandskinned
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

flayedandskinned, Sep 28, 2012
Photo of Rekrule
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

Rekrule, Sep 27, 2012
Photo of swh1972
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

swh1972, Sep 22, 2012
Photo of travishardy929
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

travishardy929, Sep 22, 2012
Photo of mjurney
3.95/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Golden color, slight hazy. Tons of small bubbles rising. Fairly nice bright white head.

Aroma is light. I get sweet pale malts, spicy nobel hops, pear.

Flavor starts off sweet pale malts, grassy and spicy hops, a little hint of fruitiness, crisp-bitter finish. Body is light-medium, well carbonated.

mjurney, Sep 22, 2012
Photo of elec
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

elec, Sep 22, 2012
Photo of spinrsx
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.

spinrsx, Sep 19, 2012
Photo of GMB
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

GMB, Sep 19, 2012
Photo of Jmick28
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Jmick28, Sep 18, 2012
Photo of koes0024
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

koes0024, Sep 18, 2012
Photo of Dbrag
4.5/5  rDev +24%

Dbrag, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of ChopsMeister
4/5  rDev +10.2%

ChopsMeister, Sep 16, 2012
Photo of oldvines
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

oldvines, Sep 15, 2012
Photo of noyellowfizzbeer
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

noyellowfizzbeer, Sep 15, 2012
Photo of TheMadStork
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

TheMadStork, Sep 14, 2012
Photo of blackcompg
3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from their 12oz bottle...

Appearance - Poured a solid finger of bumpy eggshell head, body is a perfectly clear gold, head recedes to a broken cap in a few minutes but still leaves nice webbed lacing that coats the glass.

Smell - Mmmmm. freshly baked bread, whole grains, lightly roasted malts, crispy biscuits, touch of pear - really smells nice.

Taste - Oh is this complex and flavorful, perfectly balanced - Freshly baked bread, crisp crackers and biscuits, roasted malts with malt sweetness, light pear and apple, light floral and meadowy hops, touch of dried grass and hay, and some nice minerals. There is a wonderful bready malt sweetness along which all of this rides...

Mouthfeel - Lighter side of medium, really smooth and drinkable, medium carb provides a wonderful brightness and crispness, finisnes just slightly dry and bitter, very satisfying and refreshing.

Overall - What a nice, balanced and complex czech pils. Great flavors, very satisfying, but without being filling or heavy in the least. Sweetness is muted and very complimentary to all of the other flavors here, highly recommend.

blackcompg, Sep 14, 2012
Photo of Aleforme
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Aleforme, Sep 13, 2012
Photo of CitizenGrain
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

CitizenGrain, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of ladyivory
3/5  rDev -17.4%

ladyivory, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of BEERMILER12
3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear and very slightly golden yellow color with a fingers worth of head

S: Get a good dose of hops along with a hint of lager yeast and a nice little fruitiness (probably due to the hops as well). No sign of alcohol. Very clean

T: Follows the nose, with some light malts and a punch of hops at first that mellows out nicely to some fruitiness and a slight graininess. Again, very clean

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth and easy going down

O: A very good American-styled pils that adds a nice hoppiness to the classic style. I recently had the Vunderbar from Smutty and these are very similar, except this one has a little more hop presence. Very enjoyable

BEERMILER12, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of stephengraniero
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

stephengraniero, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of Profchaos20
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Profchaos20, Sep 10, 2012
Photo of mtnwesdew
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

mtnwesdew, Sep 07, 2012
Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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