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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

1,699 Ratings
THE BROS
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good

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Ratings: 1,699
Reviews: 643
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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Ratings: 1,699 | Reviews: 643 | Display Reviews Only:
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kiki3drt292

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-21-2012 17:42:20 | More by kiki3drt292
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FeliciousDoyle

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-20-2012 08:54:31 | More by FeliciousDoyle
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TTAmod

Illinois

3.18/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz poured into pint glass.

A: Color is clear dark gold. One finger head quickly dissipates into a thin film covering the top of the beer. Lacing is okay.

S: Smell is muted grass, hay, flowers, and a bit of citrus. The smell isn't really too strong.

T: Not too much going on with the taste. It's mostly bread and butter malts with a peak of crisp green apple and grass in the middle, then it fades into more bread. Aftertaste is practically non-existent.

M: Really easy drinking and creamy. This beer nails that aspect of the style.

O: Needs to be more bitter, cleaner, and a bit drier. The head is also more lacking than I'd prefer for the style. The color and mouthfeel is very nice, but the nose and taste need a bit of work. Overall decent beer, though.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2012 00:50:44 | More by TTAmod
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Jerktookmyname

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-17-2012 21:27:55 | More by Jerktookmyname
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zenwatts

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -17.4%

01-17-2012 17:30:58 | More by zenwatts
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strongaf

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-17-2012 15:56:35 | More by strongaf
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goldie2828

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-17-2012 03:54:11 | More by goldie2828
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gafferjohn

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-17-2012 02:27:17 | More by gafferjohn
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Sparger

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-16-2012 16:17:27 | More by Sparger
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whartontallboy

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-15-2012 02:28:00 | More by whartontallboy
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Travisnin

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-14-2012 21:51:20 | More by Travisnin
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JRHope

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.4%

01-14-2012 07:41:59 | More by JRHope
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largefarva

California

5/5  rDev +37.7%

01-13-2012 16:39:25 | More by largefarva
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jeffthepony

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-11-2012 05:06:07 | More by jeffthepony
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-09-2012 09:42:12 | More by schnarr84
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PthPndr

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-07-2012 22:45:28 | More by PthPndr
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Tackle42

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-07-2012 22:38:07 | More by Tackle42
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

01-06-2012 19:53:59 | More by BigCheese
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bonbini26

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-06-2012 16:26:41 | More by bonbini26
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livewire05

Georgia

3/5  rDev -17.4%

01-06-2012 04:03:15 | More by livewire05
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BerkeleyBeerMan

California

4.2/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A true lager by Lagunita's. Czech style pils hits all the right notes while maintaining Lagunita's trademark attitude. This is no weak beer. Anybody that thinks Lagers and Pil's are just pale yellow fizzy stuff. Cave!

This beer pours clear yellowish gold with amazing clarity. Huge carbonation bubbles rise to the top of the thin foamy head. There isn't so much lacing here but so what this beer is meant for drinking. The aromas are pleasant enough to not need muting.

This in your face Pils jumps right at me with a grainy Saaz hop aroma. Spicy and grassy. The malts are pretty sweet. I think there is almost a British style malt base to this, caramel and apple. Then come the stronger aromas, lemon zest, salty mineral water and light sulfur. Maybe there could be some finesse added to the finish but overall this beer rules.

My tongue is tickled by fruity cracker malts and grapefruit then sharp grassy hops that come sharp and bitter and linger for a bit. Very good.

The mouthfeel is light and grainy. Full flavored with a nice balance.

I would recommend this underrated beer by Lagunita's. It isn't the greatest Pils ever but it doesn't hit any off-notes. A tad rough but so what. It didn't eat my tongue up like the extremely dry "Jever". I will definitely be buying it this Spring to add to my rotation of Pil's.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2012 05:38:58 | More by BerkeleyBeerMan
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DanL133

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +24%

12-31-2011 01:23:32 | More by DanL133
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montauk7

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

12-30-2011 04:32:09 | More by montauk7
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LambicKing

Florida

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-28-2011 21:23:50 | More by LambicKing
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AaronBurr

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-26-2011 18:17:48 | More by AaronBurr
Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 1,699 ratings.