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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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2,032 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,032
Reviews: 674
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 47
Gots: 194 | 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:
Beer added by: beertaster13 on 02-17-2002

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.4/5  rDev -6.3%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

Photo of BMoney575
3.84/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled on 10-6-07

Pours a brilliant gold color, with a craggy white head that absolutely coats the glass as it descends.

Smell is subtle and surprisingly fruity. No real standard pilsner skunkiness either.

Taste is very good, a nice malty quality balanced by a sizable dose of grassy hops. Smooth and spicy on the finish.

Mouthfeel is good, creamy but with a nice carbonation kick.

Drinkability is very good, I wish macros tasted like this.

Overall an outstanding example of the style. The very balanced malt and hops make it a pleasure to drink. Glad to finally see Lagunitas is Michigan.

Photo of Mikexw
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

Photo of meathookjones
3.08/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This poured out a hazy golden yellow with about a half-inch of white foam head floating on top. Some lace was left around the glass as this was consumed. Aroma was mainly just biscuity malts. Taste was crisp with bready type malts and a slight sweetness. Very mild beer all around. Body was about medium and well carbonated. Decent brew overall but nothing special.

Photo of jimmah120
3.82/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz on tap

pale light gold, no head or lacing to speak of. smell is sweet roasted grain, light wheat, peanut butter. light grainy pils taste, "balanced" by very bitter hops.

tasty hoppy pils from lagunitas. their trademark intense hop bitterness is here unsurprisingly

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

Photo of GPHarris
3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a - poured a one finger eggshell-colored head into a shaker. the body was bright golden.
s - floral and honey sweetness.
t - bready with a hint of citrus. german lager yeast flavors as well.
m - crisp and bubbly with a dry finish.
o - solid czech pils and one i would go to again.

Photo of Gatch
3.76/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Flanny's in Tempe, AZ.

A: Clear, golden yellow.

S: Dry, malty.

T: Great dry, lightly toasted malt. Clean, crisp.

M: Smooth but sharp, good carbonation, easy drinking.

O: Great example of the style. I'm not a huge fan of Pils because I haven't had the proper examples of the style, but I could drink this all the time.

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.52/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.86/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I'm not sure what sort of hops are used in this beer but it struck me as.. hoppy. Very much like an IPA in flavor and mouthfeel. Hardly any aroma to speak of, though it was on the cold side when served; never seemed to perk up as it warmed.
Still very tasty and very drinkable. Quite the lively pilsner was this; a bit of a variant on the style as I don't think the traditional saaz hops played a role in this... it stabs your palate and backs off.
Remind me to pick up a six pack.

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 2,032 ratings.