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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

1,701 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,701
Reviews: 643
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 31
Gots: 88 | 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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wakajawaka76

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-30-2012 15:52:06 | More by wakajawaka76
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Mister_Joshy

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-30-2012 05:48:40 | More by Mister_Joshy
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Flowyn82

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-29-2012 01:39:53 | More by Flowyn82
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-27-2012 04:39:07 | More by Localdrinklax
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BeerOps

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-27-2012 02:29:09 | More by BeerOps
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tenacioustomato

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-27-2012 00:02:59 | More by tenacioustomato
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jmathis

Florida

3/5  rDev -17.4%

05-26-2012 11:49:56 | More by jmathis
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - pours a medium gold; thick, white, dense head; with good retention.

S - grassy, lemon, straw, faint biscuit-y malt

T - bread, sweet, straw, bitter

M - crisp, smooth, good carbonation

This is a solid pilsner. It's sessionalbe, drinkable, and smooth. It's worth checking out.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2012 03:04:38 | More by tdm168
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xensure

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-24-2012 02:11:39 | More by xensure
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NHSTEVE

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -17.4%

05-21-2012 22:50:27 | More by NHSTEVE
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jmccraney

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-19-2012 00:09:27 | More by jmccraney
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KingRascal


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

Look: Pale clear gold with a thin white head

Aroma: Heavy wheat aroma without an overbearing smell

Taste: Smooth pilsner taste with a crisp wheat finish

Feel: Crisp and well carbonated with a smooth finish

Overall: One of the best pilsners I've had so far

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2012 17:04:08 | More by KingRascal
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standardcherry

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-16-2012 15:41:59 | More by standardcherry
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pearljam118

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-15-2012 23:45:37 | More by pearljam118
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tuka

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-15-2012 20:07:18 | More by tuka
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consumerjim

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-15-2012 18:04:52 | More by consumerjim
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MacStinson

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-14-2012 22:28:34 | More by MacStinson
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Bin33chef

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +24%

05-14-2012 19:41:23 | More by Bin33chef
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had this on 2012-05-13 in Columbia, PA

A - Very clear golden-straw with a short-lived 1-finger head and mild lacing.

S - Pale malt, light hop floral, light lemon and light spice. Pretty mild but pleasant.

T - A decent malt backbone and more hop bitterness than indicated in the smell. There's some leafy hop and spicy hop flavors. Just a splash of citrus. Dries quickly and leaves a lightly sour, spicy and mildly bitter finish.

M - Light-medium body and medium-high carbonation. Effervescent and refreshing.

O - A pretty good pils although not as interesting as the Victory Prima Pils I had recently. Still, a good refreshing beer after today's long hike.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2012 18:50:32 | More by Tucquan
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Adamostella

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

05-13-2012 18:05:15 | More by Adamostella
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TicoCali

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-13-2012 01:19:08 | More by TicoCali
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eclaycamp

Kansas

3.43/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce short bottle, poured into a pilsner glass. With the pilsner style, which is typically light in color, it's easy to see if the glass you are using has been properly cleaned. And I'm a bit ashamed to admit that my glass doesn't pass the test. That's my fault, not the brewer's. The beer pours a nearly brilliant light gold, with wave upon wave of bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass. Most Pilsner style beers are really light in color but this one is darker than those that I’m used. I got sort of aggro with my pour but alas I don't get an real sort of head. I do however, manage to over-pour and spill down the sides of my glass. Bummer. I like a nice frothy head (one you can float a bottle cap on as Jim Koch is fond of saying) with my pilsner beer. Initial aroma is of … well hold on a sec as I’ve managed to give my nose a bath. This review is just going swimmingly. I primarily get some light candy corn malt sweetness, with some flowery hibiscus like hop character in the background. On the aroma side of things the hop character is really muted, especially for a beer that’s done in the Czech Pilsner style. The hops in the first taste are both in the front and rear; malt flows through the middle. There’s a nice bitterness but it’s very mild and low key. Not surprisingly, mouthfeel is light and refreshing, with ample carbonation. I get a little bit of carbonic bite with this beer, but it’s not unpleasant, and not surprising given the carbonation levels. The carbonation sweeps in quickly, ridding your mouth of the beer before you have a chance to ponder what else it may hold. I think that’s a good thing, as the beer has quite a bit of residual sweetness, and without the carbonation levels this could end up cloying. Sweetness may also be coming from the alcohol, as at 6.2% this is bordering on a 1.5x Pilsner … that may be also why I’m getting some sweetness out of it. Kudos for keeping the phenolics out of this one. Instead it goes down quick and easy. Lawnmower beer seems like too lazy a descriptor, so I’m left searching for something else. Lavender hops yield to candy corn sweetness, before both are quickly evaporated in a wave of carbonation that leaves a lingering, slightly sulfuric, afterfinish. I’d like a bit more hops in this one, especially in the nose, as they are there but they play a supporting role to the sweet malt profile. Not a badly done beer, but there are other pilsners out there that I prefer.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2012 23:05:27 | More by eclaycamp
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BeeGinner

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-09-2012 19:29:53 | More by BeeGinner
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-09-2012 02:59:11 | More by bumchilly25
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Dcincotta


2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

05-08-2012 00:27:34 | More by Dcincotta
Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 1,701 ratings.