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Eurotrash Pilz - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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707 Ratings
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Ratings: 707
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 15%
Wants: 14
Gots: 46 | 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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Photo of chickenflea
3.6/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Crystal-clear gold with an average white head. Odd aroma - like beets. Light grainy nose predominant. Taste is much better. Bready with some with some funky, slightly sour floral bitterness balancing. The taste is very solid - starts pretty normal - sunflower oil upfront with funky herbal light bitterness. The finish is very smooth and clean. Body is thick for a pilsner: feels more like an imperial. Lightly carbonated but crisp. Sessionable. I liked it a lot. Refreshing and light without being boring.

chickenflea, Mar 12, 2012
Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

UltimateLivewire, Mar 12, 2012
Photo of lilnicky068
2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

lilnicky068, Mar 12, 2012
Photo of yourefragile
2.9/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

On tap at Victoria's.

Crystal clear light golden color with a trace white head, no lace or retention. Very grassy and bready aroma, light fruit in the background. Bready and biscuit malt body with a strong grassy hops finish. A very bland, overly bitter pilsner.

yourefragile, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of FeDUBBELFIST
2.55/5  rDev -25%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 2.5

Served in a pint glass for $3 during happy hour. Sampled 2/15/12.

A: Arrives with no head or film, just a spare collar. The body is barely pale yellow - like one step above water - and magnifyingly clear. Very still on the inside. No chance of lacing. The clarity alone saves this beer from the lowest score possible.

S: Smells of generic grain and maybe even some rice or corn (though the latter is doubtful). Grassy hops, neutral yeast and a small lager-like fruit character that is mild.

T: Exactly the same as the nose.

M: Light, crisp & snappy. The beer glides across the tongue with a nice bite at the end and a great level of effervescence throughout. Refreshing. Light but substantial enough. The mouthfeel is the only thing that makes the ABV believable. I would have guessed 4%.

O: Not Southern Tier's most inspired offering. I hate the term lawnmower beer, but if I had to put that name tag on a craft beer, this one fits well enough. Which reminds me of this beer's offensive name! Really? A "z" in Pils? You're better than that, Southern Tier.

FeDUBBELFIST, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of wdarcy77
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

wdarcy77, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of johnkyoungoh
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

johnkyoungoh, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of Knapp85
3.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This poured out as a clear yellow color with a fizzy white head on top. The smell of the beer was lightly hopped with some earthy and grassy grains on the nose. The taste of the beer was light and crisp, it had some grainy flavors with the bitter hops finishing it off. The mouthfeel was very light and highly carbonated. Overall it's a pretty good drinkable brew. Nothing too special about it but I think it's alright.

Knapp85, Mar 07, 2012
Photo of justintcoons
3.88/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a crystal clear straw color with 2 fingers of white head. Moderate carbonation and spotty lacing.

N: Clean pilsner malts, grassy noble hops and some slight sulfur.

T: Follows the nose dead on. Pilsner malt, grass and lemon. Has a nice little hop bite in the finish.

M: Medium bodied, crisp, clean and semi-dry.

O: Not complex but very refreshing and easy drinking. Nicely balanced with a slight bitterness. A very nice Czech Pils!

justintcoons, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of NuclearDolphin
3.1/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured into a Pilsner Glass

Appearance - Very Pale Straw Color that is about as clear as you can get. Small amounts of carbonation. Head pours around 1 finger in width that doesn't disappear but rather flattens out.

Smell - Malts and Barley along with some Yeasts. The entire smell is over-compassed by this very grassy smell.

Taste - Very Malty in flavor, along with some slight grassy hop flavors and yeasts. Nothing bad, but nothing great. Overall, very average tasting for a Pilsner.

Mouthfeel - The body is light and feels crisp. The carbonation is more on the average side, but it's easy to drink and feels good on the palate.

Overall - Aside from feeling refreshing, this is a very average Pilsner. It's good for knocking back with a snack or outside on a hot day, but this Pilsner leaves something more to be desired

NuclearDolphin, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of nh2032
2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

nh2032, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of emerge077
3.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Really dry and crisp, comes off more as a Helles. "022 12" date code on the bottle, so it's relatively fresh.

Saturated bright gold color, thin layer of white foam. Spotty lace, thin unbroken skim across the surface.

Wet barley smell, slightly sulfuric. Aspirin/medicinal/green hops. Light flavors of barley and husky grains, very crisp and clean, with plenty of simple flavors that coalesce. Feel is lean and drinkable, light carbonation. A very Germanic impression, not sure Czech Pils fits here, but it's intentionally ill defined.

Paired well with cured pork loin.

emerge077, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of EZE123
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

EZE123, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of mothman
3.7/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a half finger of white head. Color is a clear golden yellow.

Aroma: A lot more bready malts here. Much more czech than the German version I just had. A little citrus and fruity esters. Grassy hops.

Taste: Again, a lot of bready malts. More hops here though. Very grassy and herbal. Some citrusy fruits. Zesty.

Mouthfeel: Dry, crisp, and clean. Light bodied with a good amount of carbonation. Ends dry.

Overall, this was a decent pils. A little too malty though. I could have used a little more floral hops. Still, pretty drinkable.

mothman, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of RandyKemka
3/5  rDev -11.8%

RandyKemka, Mar 03, 2012
Photo of match1112
3.48/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

a: clear pale straw color, inch of creamy white head quickly settles to a frothy cap, not much retention or lacing.

s: sweet grassy aromas with a touch of hops.

t: pretty standard for the style, nice clean grassy and sweet malt presence with a little hop bite on the finish.

m: clean and crisp, good carbonation nd a slight dry finish.

o: nice pilsner, will buy again and also recommend to others. just a nice clean refreshing beer.

match1112, Mar 03, 2012
Photo of dpmacd
2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

dpmacd, Mar 03, 2012
Photo of AdamBear
3.23/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-clear golden. lots of bubbles, no head

S-smells like a pale euro lager. faint scent.

T-comes in with a taste of a fairly bitter pale euro lager. good flavor of grains. the bitterness lasts with the after-taste and has a biscuity flavor to it. easy drinking

M-medium carbonation with a super dry finish

O-probably one of my least favorite ST beers. it really does have that trashy taste to it that i dislike about a lot of the pale european lagers. there are just so many other good pilsners that i'd recommend. doesn't stand up to Farmers Tan or Krampus.

AdamBear, Mar 02, 2012
Photo of Bendurgin
3.23/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass. This one pours a light golden straw color with just a this layer of white foam that settles down to nothing.

Pretty uninspiring aroma here. Faint grassy hops with a little bit of toasty malts. Nothing bad, but a little bit of boring side. Pretty nice biscuity malts with a little bit of a bitter hop finish.

The body is light with good crisp carbonation. Overall not a bad beer but not a great one either. There's other stuff I'll always grab. File this under average.

Bendurgin, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of lordofthewiens
3.08/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

In a pilsner glass the beer was a light gold color with a tiny white head. There was a smidge of lace.

A rather nondescript aroma. Hints of grass, pepper, and sweet malt. Nice, but not great.

Taste similar to aroma. Sweet biscuit and a hint of grassy hops. Again, nice but not great.

The beer was crisp and refreshing, and was easy to drink.

lordofthewiens, Feb 29, 2012
Photo of goblue3509
3.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a crystal clear golden yellow color with a skim head that leaves lines of lace on the glass at some points. The aroma is of grains and a sweet malt. The taste follows close suit with a grainy taste with hints of grassiness and a touch of citrus. The mouthfeel is moderately carbonated and crisp and clean. Overall it was a decent pils, a nice flavor with a good pils mouthfeel profile.

goblue3509, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of rlee1390
3.65/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Clear Straw yellow, one finger head, some carbonation

S-Grainy, malt and some butter

T-A complete 180 from the nose when warm. Cold it follows the nose but as she warmed some spices, slight balanced bitterness with grassy and lemon notes.

M-Light in body, smooth with decent carbonation.

O-At first I was not pleased with this beer, but as it warmed more flavors came out and it became nicely balanced.

rlee1390, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of KingRascal
4/5  rDev +17.6%

KingRascal, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of outsider
5/5  rDev +47.1%

outsider, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of gunclubchris
3/5  rDev -11.8%

gunclubchris, Feb 27, 2012
Eurotrash Pilz from Southern Tier Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 707 ratings.