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Mama's Little Yella Pils - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
81
good

2,557 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 2,557
Reviews: 774
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 12.89%
Wants: 41
Gots: 259 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: GilGarp on 02-25-2009

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Photo of afinepilsner
3.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eman17
3.22/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ristaccia
3.52/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fosters9
3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ebeye
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Scott17taylor
3.21/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of alobo1
4.23/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cultclassic89
4.24/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Outlier detected! Most lagers don't get the love they deserve. This is a great pilsener. I haven't had too many, but I think it's wonderful for the style. So bright and clean with lovely, floral and citrus notes. Nice cracker malt on the end to balance it all out.

Photo of Barnoloid
3.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a really well made pilsner. The hops are not massively prominent but give up enough to keep this interesting. Light bodied with well balanced carbonation. Does not leave a sickly corn taste like many other lager/pils beers. Easy to drink and good for those days where you need a refreshing, toned down beer to enjoy.

Photo of citruscane
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Antg8989
3.32/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheCondor
3.37/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The first in Alcohol Paul and I's NYE celebration of beer drinking. Nice and light, easy to finish, or at least it should be. Just recently arrived in our area, so we are excited to drink it. From the can into a Sam Adams glass.

Appearance - As expected, this pours a strikingly clear, straw yellow color with a small, one finger head that displays little retention or lacing. I kind of like the can design, and the fact that it is canned period, but nothing over the top.

Smell - The nose is a good mix of grains, hay and breads with a bit of hops spice and bitterness. Not hops like pale ale or IPA, just a touch, enough to know they are there, not obnoxious.

Taste - Well balanced blend of the aforementioned olfactory stimuli. Mild, a touch of lemon at the front. A bit of breads and crackers, with a touch of the hops bittering in the middle. Nothing over the top, just smooth and balanced.

Mouthfeel - A bit of malt at the finish, followed by a clean, refreshing drink. Very well done, probably my favorite part. Be a real nice beer on a real hot day. Light bodied, medium carbonation.

Overall - This is a pretty decent beer. Nothing to really freak out about, but I would certainly drink it again. I do not have all my ratings in front of me at the moment, but I'd say its just as good as any other beer in this style that I have rated. Condor recommended and approved.

Photo of John44
4.03/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ramrod666
3.71/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Auraan
4.03/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a clear golden yellow body with a foamy white head that slowly receded. A good, classic Pilsner appearance. Scents of lager yeast, grainy malt, Pilsner malt, soft malt sweetness and medium-light floral hops. Overall impression is of a simple, classic Pilsner, a balance of sweet, yeasty and hoppy. Very nice. Flavor begins lightly dry with notes of floral, earthy hops, grainy malt and softly sweet malt. Middle continues flavors of hops, picking up a bit more Pilsner malt sweetness. Finish is medium-dry with notes of grainy malt, softly sweet Pilsner malt and medium-high herbal and floral hop flavors. Aftertaste is dank herbal and floral hops and grainy malt. Overall impression of flavor is of a dry Pilsner that has a soft underlying sweetness to keep it balanced, but that is still grained and hoppier than it is sweet. Mouthfeel is medium-light bodied with high carbonation and a smooth feel. Overall impression of mouthfeel is of a classic Pilsner, refreshing and easy to drink. Overall this is a pretty good Pilsner. It is hoppy and fairly dry in aroma and flavor with a nice refreshing mouthfeel. A good example of what the style can be when done properly.

Photo of jkermitj
3.64/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of Justdoit1234
3.46/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Carl_R
3.73/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mrcraft
3.67/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jtransel
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of let8it8grow
3.69/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acharpster01
3.45/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigGingDrinker
2.79/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Really not a fan of pilsners.

Photo of Brewndruid
3.14/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

From the can
Not a buy again, just too many better representatives of the style.
Odd straw color.
mouthfeel a bit to heavy, for a Czech Pils, the hops are way too far forward.

Photo of inonesock
4.09/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mama's Little Yella Pils from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
81 out of 100 based on 2,557 ratings.