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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
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good

1,654 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,654
Reviews: 638
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 29
Gots: 67 | 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: 1,654 | Reviews: 638 | Display Reviews Only:
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LSx

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-25-2013 04:57:13 | More by LSx
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Marcelozicker

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

04-24-2013 02:48:37 | More by Marcelozicker
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rosschive

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-24-2013 00:47:34 | More by rosschive
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Schumatrix

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

04-23-2013 22:34:52 | More by Schumatrix
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

04-23-2013 20:31:41 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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FroggieG

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.2%

04-23-2013 18:50:55 | More by FroggieG
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-21-2013 11:21:51 | More by JohnnieNepal
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KS1297

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +24%

04-21-2013 00:02:58 | More by KS1297
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Braseltonage

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-20-2013 21:09:18 | More by Braseltonage
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-20-2013 20:07:01 | More by oriolesfan4
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jreindl

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-20-2013 06:49:16 | More by jreindl
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-18-2013 16:00:57 | More by Jason1337
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-18-2013 01:14:48 | More by randylangford
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civicm87

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-17-2013 01:14:45 | More by civicm87
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mre0683

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-13-2013 03:20:10 | More by mre0683
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rfreed

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-13-2013 02:35:38 | More by rfreed
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cjnuxoll

California

4.3/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This is a Czech Style Pilsner that is smooth and crisp and very drinkable. It has a light hint of hoppyness/spiciness without being too strong. I think the yeast mellows it out. When poured it is mostly clear and produced a lightly carbonated head. It's not as rich in flavor as other Lagunitas varieties, but that's what I like about it. It has more of the traditional German lager experience than the American beers that are supposedly based on German style lagers, with none of the burnt aftertaste of the imports. And best of all, it's brewed in the heart of Napa Valley in one of the last American-owned breweries.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2013 01:46:57 | More by cjnuxoll
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Drecher


3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-11-2013 23:10:33 | More by Drecher
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Skeeze

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-11-2013 19:13:54 | More by Skeeze
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grubefresh

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-10-2013 19:01:08 | More by grubefresh
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.84/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

more of a sturdy pils than most, which i of course appreciate. this pours clear radiant yellow color, maybe a copper hue to it, but just barely. the head is frothy and rich and lasting, although only about an inch tall. the nose is grassy, distinctly Czech on the hop front, and light pizza dough malt like a good pilsener should have. nice crisp taste, with more body than most and more alcohol than most too, although you cant really taste it. the grains are nice and fresh, slightly toasted maybe, and the noble hops are spot on, summery and only moderately bitter. awesome carbonation, really thirst quenching. the finish is super clean, down easy, especially when ice cold. this is a good springtime drinker, not freakishly interesting, but it is really tasty. my dad would adore this, im impressed by its quality but not particularly moved by it. also, like the wilco tango, this is one of the few lagunitas beers where the yeast strain doesn't detract from the overall effort. hey, that's 2 in a row!

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2013 21:25:23 | More by StonedTrippin
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sammy806

Maryland

4/5  rDev +10.2%

04-09-2013 05:35:18 | More by sammy806
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coz

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

04-09-2013 03:42:33 | More by coz
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shohen

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

04-07-2013 13:42:44 | More by shohen
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mscott1975

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Nice creamy 2 finger head that leaves nice lacing around the glass. Color of the beer is your standard lager yellow. Carbonation bubbles continue to float towards the top throughout the entire 'session'.

Smell: Not much to speak of. A faint metallic smell is all I can muster and maybe a little hay like smell. Although, I don't really think the style lends itself to strong aromas.

Taste: I really wish I could be more descriptive but it's pretty standard pilsner taste. Sweet, bready malt.

Mouthfeel: A little thicker and more robust than I would have expected for the style. Nice and creamy on the palate and is pretty easy to drink. This beer clings to the back of the tongue like a stronger lager which makes sense at 6.0%.

Overall: I like my pilsner's and lagers in general to be a little more crisp and refreshing than this one. If I'm going the lager rout I'm choosing Victory Prima Pils or Stoudt's Munich Gold. It's a well crafted beer but I probably won't be buying this again.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 03:04:18 | More by mscott1975
Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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