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Saint Arnold Summer Pils - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Ratings: 395
Reviews: 147
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 15.63%
Wants: 5
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 05-08-2003)
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

jhhollier, Aug 09, 2012
Photo of hmph
3.38/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks so much to tofuspeedstar for this and a few other St. Arnold/texas goodies!

A - super yellow, super clear, super white head, nice looking for a Pilsener

S - a sunny wheat smell to it with some slight malt sweetness, almost

T - subtle hop notes with a nice light malt sweetness and the grainy wheat/barley taste to it. Finishes clean with a bit tiny bitterness lingering.

O - An awesome summer beer, definitely sessionable and would be great to drink on a riding lawnmower on a hot summers day. Good stuff!

hmph, Aug 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

vinhgoh, Aug 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

sd123, Jul 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

kirellon, Jul 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

dustyonbass, Jul 27, 2012
Photo of MarsNelly
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

MarsNelly, Jul 25, 2012
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2/5  rDev -43.2%

dogfish7, Jul 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

MichaelDobbins, Jul 24, 2012
Photo of kobeer
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

kobeer, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of emerge077
3.68/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks Chris for sharing this beer today!
Live review, served in a tulip glass.

Bright gold, high clarity, spotty ring of lacing on the surface. Jewel tone color, biscuity pils malt flavor, a hint of herbal hops too. Clean and crisp feel, nice dry finish. Simple but well put together, no off flavors to speak of.

A good pils that I could drink more of on a hot summer day.

emerge077, Jul 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

dbell23, Jul 21, 2012
Photo of acevenom
3.95/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Pours pale golden with a white head. There are plenty of streaming tiny bubbles visible rising from the bottom of the glass. There is some lacing left behind as the head dissipates. The beer smells of biscuit and cracker with some hops. The taste follows the nose. There is the grainy character from the pale malts that lends the biscuit character. The hops lend some subtle background citrus and bitter flavors. The body is light with plentiful carbonation. The finish is crisp and dry. The drinkability is very high. This is an excellent beer.

acevenom, Jul 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

ssross, Jul 20, 2012
Photo of Tone
3.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, straw-to-gold color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Slight retention and slight lacing. Smells of pale malt, wheat, hint of sweet malt, and hint of citrus. Fits the style of a German Pilsner. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of pale malt, slight sweet malt, hint of hops, and a hint of wheat. Overall, good feel, decent appearance, and good blend. Lacking in body and aroma, though.

Tone, Jul 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

mrk089, Jul 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

ScubaSteve00, Jul 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

ms11781, Jul 13, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -64.5%

NeverSettle, Jul 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

zbooks, Jul 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

Dwh689, Jul 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

reyna311, Jul 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

klmcmachen, Jul 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

dcarr, Jun 28, 2012
Photo of BlesstheHarvest
3.88/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a cold bottle to a beer mug

This was the second beer style I drink from Saint Arnolds and beer by beer I am becoming a fun of this brewery.

It is a light beer that pours a nice light color and small white head. It formed some nice carbonation on the glass.

The aroma is of citrusy-like notes. It has a refreshing beer smell.

The taste follows with citrusy and grassy notes, very light malts, and a very clean and light bitter finish. As the name states it, it is a very drinkable summer beer. Refreshing is the first word I think about when talking about this beer.

Overall great summer beer; especially when extremely cold. I have also drunk this from a bottle and my opinion of it did not change. Good Texas beer and that is not just because I am from Houston.

BlesstheHarvest, Jun 25, 2012
Saint Arnold Summer Pils from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 395 ratings.