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Saint Arnold Summer Pils - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

390 Ratings
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Ratings: 390
Reviews: 147
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 15.3%
Wants: 5
Gots: 32 | 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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4.05/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz Brown bottle with twist-off cap featuring "Hop to it!" text, bottled on 07/10/14. Poured into a 2014 Saint Arnold Pub Crawl pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear straw yellow with a 1/2 finger of head that fades quickly to a thin ring

Smell: Biscuity pilsner malt and soft floral hops

Taste: Noble hop bitterness up front with a biscuit malt middle and a clean sweet finish

Mouthfeel: Great carbonation and clean, crisp feel

Overall: A great american-made pilsner that is perfect for the summer time. For those outside of Texas, if you're a fan of Sierra Nevada Summerfest then you will love this. I personally like my pilsners with more of a hop bite but I'm sure many appreciate the slightly sweet finish.

Tuck_leepulin, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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4.3/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Refreshing, light pilsner. Malty with a nice hop balance. One of my favorites. I have had this beer on tap and was well impressed. Just tried a bottled version and I was not disappointed. I am only sorry this is a seasonal brew. Excellent accompaniment with summer cookouts.

herbee, Jul 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15%

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2.24/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Had this on tap at lowbrow.

Beer is a clear straw yellow color with a minimal amount of head, no lacing, decent amount of carbonation bubbles up from the bottom, but thats about it.

On the nose, it smells kind of wheaty and bready, not hop character, pretty mild.

Flavor wise it goes even further downhill, its got a really funky earthy flavor, almost musty and skunky. Its overcarbonated and almost abrasive going down, I had to slow sip this and I'm used to nursing imperial stouts. It just tasted funky, reminded me of a wad of grass clippings, it wasn't crisp or refreshing, reminds me of nasty macro AAL beer. No hop character, not smooth, not enjoyable at all.

bens0n, Jul 13, 2014
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Saint Arnold Summer Pils from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 390 ratings.