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Stoudts Pils - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

590 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 590
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.28%
Wants: 37
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: psugrad98 on 08-11-2002)
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SpasmWaiter

Vermont

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-02-2014 19:06:51 | More by SpasmWaiter
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AMarkle6524

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

01-29-2014 18:24:20 | More by AMarkle6524
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

01-17-2014 02:16:22 | More by BeerForMuscle
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ridgeline23

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

01-09-2014 03:34:02 | More by ridgeline23
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Trent

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

01-03-2014 02:12:49 | More by Trent
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Hoppinchuck

South Carolina

2.8/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

It is not a bad drink, but it is not what it claims to be. It tastes more like a pale ale than a pilsener. It is not a German pilsener, but more like a Sierra Nevada Pale. I like Stoudts products, but i do not like it when companies get so creative that they lose the intrinsic flavour of the type of beer they are wanting to produce.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2013 18:47:00 | More by Hoppinchuck
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javlin624

Texas

1.75/5  rDev -55.2%

12-17-2013 01:36:46 | More by javlin624
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IchLiebeBier

Virginia

3.94/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pale golden straw; effervescent; big frothy white head, long lasting

Smell: sweet malt; light citrus with notes of cut grass

Taste: smooth, juicy malt with good balance of hops; very good Saaz flavor; leaves a crisp, slightly dry, hoppy finish

Mouthfeel: light bodied and zippy

Remarks: Well balanced and smooth; Pils isn't my favorite style, but this was pretty tasty; hops were kept in check to my tastes pretty well

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2013 01:23:23 | More by IchLiebeBier
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NatsnSkinsDC

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

12-08-2013 22:07:07 | More by NatsnSkinsDC
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

12-06-2013 07:22:06 | More by NonicPanic
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BillRoth

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-01-2013 02:43:10 | More by BillRoth
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Beergelden

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.9%

11-26-2013 12:16:26 | More by Beergelden
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-26-2013 01:26:22 | More by Chugs13
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

11-24-2013 06:55:34 | More by PA-Michigander
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Druss157

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -23.3%

11-18-2013 05:11:13 | More by Druss157
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tallfellapgh

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-17-2013 20:15:19 | More by tallfellapgh
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chicagoish

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-14-2013 22:40:05 | More by chicagoish
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TeachChefs

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

11-09-2013 16:41:36 | More by TeachChefs
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ryser2k

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

11-04-2013 15:18:16 | More by ryser2k
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a standard pils glass. The brew appears a hazy light yellow color. A pillow of fluffy white head rests atop with solid retention supported by constantly rising bubbles. A full wall of lace sticks to the glass with a ladder-like effect that leaves a line on the glass with every sip thats taken.

The aroma opens up with sulfur mixed with bright noble hops that are herbal, grassy and spicy with a slight floral aspect. A faint touch of fresh bready grain is also present closer to the back. This has a nice arrangement of balanced character. Perhaps my only gripe would be to turn the sulfur down a few notches.

The taste is lemony fruit that blends to zest that is more bitter, rindy, grassy and herbal. A touch of sulfur blends with a bready to biscuit grain inclusion that doesnt really provide any sweetness but does impart a freshy bready note.

This is a light bodied brew with an effervescent level of carbonation that is lively. Quite crisp, snappy, clean and refreshing. This is balanced quite well and a pils I could throw back repeatedly with no issue. Again, if the sulfur was not such a leading role in this, I would score it much higher but im leaving it as is.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2013 19:34:00 | More by stakem
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bsm80x

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

10-22-2013 22:02:05 | More by bsm80x
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John_Squires

New York

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

10-16-2013 23:54:22 | More by John_Squires
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NickyDee21

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

10-12-2013 14:56:41 | More by NickyDee21
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HattedClassic

Virginia

4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance:
The beer creates a bubbly and white head that does not last long but leaves a constant thin surface. The beer itself is closer to a golden amber than anything else.

Smell:
The beer has hints of hops and a sweet malt backbone. The hops are bitter with hint of floral as well. The malt slightly comes out as sweet and balances out the smell a little.

Taste:
The taste has a stronger hop presence than the smell. The hops are bitter mixed with floral but leans more towards bitter than anything else. The malts are barely present and sweeten the drink a little bit but not by much.

Mouthfeel:
Biting carbonation and bit medium bodied but not very crispy.

Overall:
A certainly different Pilsner from Victory and worth sitting down for at least once.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2013 22:56:01 | More by HattedClassic
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socon67

New York

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

09-05-2013 02:15:52 | More by socon67
Stoudts Pils from Stoudts Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 590 ratings.