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Eurotrash Pilz - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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695 Ratings
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Ratings: 695
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 15%
Wants: 13
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer may have a cheeky name, but don’t be fooled; it is modeled after fine European pilsners to be light and crisp. Aromatic Noble hop varieties, 2-row malted barley and European style pilsner malt contribute to this pale beer’s smooth character.

(Beer added by: aerozeppl on 06-18-2010)
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Gww1864, Jun 12, 2012
Photo of Brad007
4.23/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a crisp yellow with a thin head into my glass. Very welcoming sight after drinking plenty of darker beers all winter.

Grassy, sweet and floral notes in the nose. Very clean presentation here.

Very crisp with a good load of hops and sweet, bready malt. Mmm.

Medium carbonation clashes with the other flavors but it does not detract too much from the overall vibe.

A clean, crisp tribute to excellent european pilseners.

Brad007, Feb 22, 2012
Photo of woodychandler
4.18/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

It is rare for me to be buying bottled beer, so this purchase (and subsequent review) must have something to do with its name and its labeling.

From the bottle: "Brewed with 2 varieties of hops and 2 types of malts"; "Craft Revolution and an "Anarchy" A".

I got a finger-and-a-half of rocky, bone-white head from my aggro pour which evidenced low retention due to the humidity of the day. Color was a pale lemon-yellow with NE-quality clarity and lots of carbonation in evidence. This sissy was looking forward to this fizzy yellow beer. Ya heard, Greg Koch? Nose had a very pleasant lemon-citrusiness and my mouth was watering at the prospect. Mouthfeel was thinner than all of the carbonation had led me to expect, but the taste was like a lemon tart/muffin/biscuit as the hops really interacted well with the malt in the mouth. Finish was semi-dry and not just refreshing but welcomed in the increasing humidity of this summer afternoon. Quite good and worth having again.

woodychandler, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of sliverX
4.15/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Dwyer's... presented with a clear yellow brew with a creamy white head that Hung around a good time looks damn fine.
Smell is light sweet malt and a hint of hops.
Taste is a creamy sweet slightly hopped with noble hops.
Mouthfeel is creamy on the light side but perfect.
Drinkability is damn good on this one and lovely to throw back love it..

sliverX, Sep 10, 2010
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4.13/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Clear pale color thats super bubbly. Great head and lacing!

Clean and grassy fresh hops. Light, freshly toasted malts. Good pilsner aroma.

Crisp, lightly toasted malt. Clean hops. A little heavier on the malt than hops. Great taste and refreshing. Super sessionable with good flavor.

I like this pilsener a lot and will buy again.

scruffwhor, Apr 16, 2012
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4.1/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

DOB on these bottles are 1/18/12 it's hard to get a fresher pilz then that around this area of Ohio. Dropped off at my local store today by Premium Beverage outside of Columbus. Pours a pale fizzy yellow hue with a large white head, fine even speckled lacing is left behind with eadh sip. A slight haze appears in the extremely pale yellow golden body, that fits well to the style. Label says it's brewed with two varieties of hops and two varieites of malts, so it's a pretty basic pilsner. Aroma has pale biscuit malt with upfront hints of herbal/herbaceous hop content. Citrus notes of lemon and lime also jump out within the hop profile. Flavors, come of crisp with ample bitterness upfront biscuit malt sweetness with more than enough hops thrown in to leave their mark finish nice and dry with citric herbal notes and a touch of Euro pils skunk character, but not bad compared to most of the green bottled versions out there. Mouthfeel is light bodied finishes dry and crisp with each sip, leaves a nice lingering bitterness but is balanced between sips as well. Not abrasive just a well made Southern Tier pilz, not like their original pilsner they used to bottle I used to love that beer. This one has an A with a circle around it a Craft Revolution!, and a Punk Rock Skull...did I mention the color scheme is black, gray, pink, white and pink. Those pinkie bastards brew some damn good pilz.

WVbeergeek, Feb 10, 2012
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4.1/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The beer has a bright golden color. It also has brilliant clarity and good carbonation. The head is kinda weak in that much wasn't produced upon my pour. But what head I did get had good retention through out and left some spotty lacing.
Aroma was weak. Scents of spicy hops and bready malts.
Good tasting no doubt, bready malts up front with some light and spicy hops. maybe peppery.
Prickly on the palette smooth and a tad dry.
In my opinion the only thing bad about this thing is the name. The beer is quite good. Though I think it drinks more towards a kolsch.

micromaniac129, Aug 25, 2012
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4.1/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A sweet, clean and spicy aroma arises from a rich yellow, fully carbonated brew. It tastes much like it smells: clean, crisp, sweet malts with nice bit of spicy hops balancing it out. Nice crisp moutfeel with lots of carbonation up front. It finishes well, not lingering too much, but not dissapearing all together either.
Overall, I am impressed with the quality of this czech pils. I willbe buying it again. Too bad its a seasonal though.

Finn, Mar 26, 2012
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4.05/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Eurotrash is really the opposite - it is the embodiment of one of the greatest things about European culture - a good pilsiner. Eurotrash is a well crafted beer. The look aroma and taste are all good.

It has a bit of a hoppy flavor that reminds me of the other Southern Tier brews. This seems to give it a little unique character, but for the most part, this is a simple but good pils. Tasty, and I wish I had a few more but I just bought a single.

schoolboy, Jan 28, 2012
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4.05/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Overall: A great pilsner that dominates with a traditional flavor. Fans of pilsners will not be disappointed.

Appearance: Pale gold, foggy body with a slight foamy head and no lace. No visible carbonation.

Smell: Medicinal; white grapes; strawberries; crackers; vinegar; wheat.

Taste: Slight bitterness opens up to tart, bold, wheaty notes and a wheaty aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Light body with a soda-like crispness.

sailorastro, Apr 02, 2012
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4.05/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle - $1.49 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia. DOB 01/18/12.

Appearance: Pours a crystalline, straw-hued body with a well frothed, white, sudsy head.

Smell: Pils malt with accents of grain and dough and, though scantly, honey, too. Lemon-scented, floral, lightly spicy hops.

Taste: A clean, lightly sweet taste of pilsner maltiness with a faint kiss of wildflower honey. Light hint of grainy, gently-kneaded bread dough. Light lemon and spice from the hops with ample bitterness to balance out the initial sweetness and leaving one with a dry, crispish finish.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Medium carbonation, fairly sudsy.

Overall: Crisp, clean, and refreshing. I'll probably grab a six-er or two once the sweltering spring and summer hit in Georgia.

ChainGangGuy, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of JoeZeppy
4.03/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I think you have to review a beer for what it is supposed to be, not what you want it to be. I almost didn't buy this, because the ratings were low. However, Southern Tiers reputation won out. I'm glad I did.

I love a giant hoppy IPA or belgian trippel as much as the next guy, but it's 90 degrees out this weekend. When it's that hot out, and you've been working in the yard all day, or planning a cookout on the patio, you want something crisp, easy to drink, and refreshing. Usually in that scenario, I'll buy a case of Heineken, Becks, or Pilsner Urquell. If you like them, you'll like this.

You know how Heineken has that funky sour smell to it? This has that. Pale golden straw color? Check. White creamy head? Check. (Stayed in the glass a while for me, maybe you guys need to wash your glassware better.) Pound two in a row on a hot day without feeling like you ate a loaf of bread? Check.

This is a great hot weather beer in the pilsener style. Good bitter hops flavor, not citrusy, but just a hint of what smells like tea to me. I've had Sam Adams Noble Pils, this is definitely better than that. More balanced, rounder flavor. Where the Sam Adams is kind of one-dimensional, this is a solid product. I'd buy it again. And, I'm still supporting a craft brewer, not a multi-national conglomerate mega-brewer.

I was actually drinking Heineken the night before at a party, so the taste was fresh in my mind. Kind of what put me in the mood. Again, this is not a big-ass Victory IPA or Dales Pale Ale, and it's not supposed to be. Is it as good as Pilsner Urquell? I can't say, as I haven't had one in a long time, but it's as good or better than Heineken, and tastes great with burgers on the grill.

JoeZeppy, May 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +17.6%

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dcbeers, Mar 18, 2013
Photo of Brenden
4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer proves that a good pils can look like what BMC claims to be without lacking flavor or resorting to inferior ingredients. It looks, for all intents and purposes, what BMC advertises in commercials and on packaging. It's pale gold, completely clear and bubbly. A pillow of pure white head is fluffy and sits almost 2 fingers tall initially. Lacing is left in tight webbing, then patching, then spotting.
Sulfuric Saaz hops are right up front in the nose, and it's clear this isn't a weak BMC. Hops are showcased here but balanced by a doughy malt. A bit of light sweetness with floral notes to it rounds it out some.
There's a bit of grains that avoids the impression of cereal character before hops smack the palate. It provides a biting spiciness as well before some bready malts come in to soften it up. This is certainly on the hoppy side for a pils, and I feel the malts and a touch of light sweetness keep it from going abrasive in the finish, which it seems it might otherwise.
It's as light as I'd expect, though a far cry from the thin feel of some efforts, pretty well verging into medium. It's got a constant crispness as well as carbonation, and it's clean.

Brenden, Mar 28, 2012
Eurotrash Pilz from Southern Tier Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 695 ratings.