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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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1,812 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,812
Reviews: 650
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.67%
Wants: 38
Gots: 119 | 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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4/5  rDev +10.2%

Rosquin, Sep 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

brutalist, Sep 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

RyanGoodman, Sep 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

VonZipper, Sep 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

BeerGreg, Sep 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

mendvicdog, Sep 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Jmitchell3, Sep 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

Duncanster, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of SteveB24
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

appearance; light blonde, thin layer of head that quickly dies. thin carbonation.

smell; slightly bread like, bit of hops.

taste; nice flavor. crisp, good balance of hops and maltiness, bit of dryness too the finish and some fruit in there.

mouthfeel. mouthfeel is somewhat lacking. a little creamy but yearned for bubbles to compliment.

overall. good. doesn't wow but its always nice to find a quality lager/ pilsner even if it isn't the most memorable of beers.

SteveB24, Sep 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Afortiz98, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of clayrock81
3.81/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured a dark pale gold with two finger head that died quick and left some lace patches. Beer has a slightly sweet aroma but mostly some pils/cracker like malts and faint citric hops. Smooth, light bodied, mild sweetness and a good pils malt base that has a crisp, dry edge to it. This crispness is noticeable in the mild bite of the aftertaste. Good balance. Overall, just a simple yet enjoyable pils.

clayrock81, Sep 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

jongullotti, Sep 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Aimo, Sep 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

ronin926, Sep 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

HRamz3, Sep 04, 2013
Photo of GPHarris
3.86/5  rDev +6.3%
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.

GPHarris, Sep 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Stokes_, Sep 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

PhantomX19, Sep 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Hopinista, Sep 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

RobEckhard, Sep 03, 2013
Photo of jacob_dowden
3.9/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

-A: Pale orange, golden. Active pour results in a delicate white head, about 1-1/2 fingers, but the head retention is surprisingly lengthy. Small tight lacing remains when the head recedes. I'm using the Trappist Rochefort glass, and it makes this beer look absolutely fantastic!

-N: cereal, orange, floral, piney, slight white pepper. Not a strong aroma, but it's very inviting.

-T: Front end is sweet orange followed by pine. Resting on the palate and inhaling opens up more pine and floral, the sweetness fades, and then the bite from carbonation kicks in. The finish is clean, citrus remains but becomes more lemony, bitterness is slightly sour (a good thing), and the cereal is prominent in the aftertaste. The finish is refreshing and beckons the next sip.

-M: Light body, yet silky. Medium carbonation, but manages to bite after a second. Highly drinkable.

-Overall: This is a fine pilsner. It's true to the style, but it's uniquely balanced unlike many that are too malty and fizzy. Lagunitas makes exceptional products, and I am becoming a returning customer.

jacob_dowden, Sep 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

stealth, Sep 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Bear1964, Sep 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

RedneckBeerz, Sep 01, 2013
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3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Clear afternoon sunlight color with white frothy head that stays around. Smells of spicy hops, thick brush, wood chips, mint, and evergreen. Tastes of spicy hop varietal, cereal, vague mint leaves, dry with a smooth bitterness towards the finish and a lingering cereal note. Light in body with medium carbonation. Refreshingly dry and a laudable take of the Czech Pilsener style.

JRed, Aug 31, 2013
Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 1,812 ratings.