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Schlafly Pilsner - The Schlafly Tap Room

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BA SCORE
84
good

205 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 13
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Pilsner is a golden and crystal clear lager. The hops lend a pleasant bitterness and a lemony, peppery taste. They are added at the beginning of the brew for bitterness and the end for flavor. The subtle and lightly toasted flavor of the malts is the perfect backbone to showcase the special hop blend.

Pilsner can be traced to its namesake, the city of Plzeň (pronounced pilsen) in the western half of the Czech Republic, once part of Bohemia. In 1842, Joseph Groll developed the first light colored beer, an immediate success. Still a popular style, Pilsner influenced the American light lager we know today.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: beernut7 on 10-20-2002)
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

spycow, Nov 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

302BeerGuy, Sep 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

needMIbeerinMD, Sep 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

30helens, Aug 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

thufflife, Aug 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

zestar, Aug 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

ahommell, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

WwLoganxX, Jul 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

kybeerdrinker, May 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

mendvicdog, Apr 15, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a brilliant golden with a frothy, creamy, dense, white head that lingers.

Grainy malt and lightly floral hops form the aroma.

Flavor is slightly grainy, with soft floral notes, and a cracker malt crisp and bitter finish. There's a touch of tanginess.

Body and carbonation are moderate, finishing crisp and refreshing.

Very approachable beer. Nice example of the style, minus that slightly tangy note.

barczar, Mar 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

threedaggers, Mar 07, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

EF4, Mar 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Boone757, Mar 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

jmint, Feb 15, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Bottle: Poured a yellow color pilsner with a medium size foamy head with OK retention and some light lacing. Aroma of grainy notes is not the most pleasant. Taste is also dominated by some grainy notes with a dry finish with light spicy finish. Body is about average with good carbonation. Not sure if I got a bad bottle here but this was not the most pleasant and I had hard time finishing a single bottle which is not what I was expecting considering the style.

Phyl21ca, Jan 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

jaydoc, Jan 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

rrski198, Dec 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

KerryCummins1977, Dec 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

javlin624, Dec 17, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

Kyrojack, Dec 02, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

McGrumpster, Nov 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

HollywoodNate, Oct 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

IPA1978, Oct 05, 2013
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3.64/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a pale and clear yellow color with very little carbonation that doesn't keep up and about a finger of head that dissipates too quickly and leaves no indication that it was ever there. Not much going on here.

S: My first whiff, I got a good amount of that unwelcome trademark-German funk that I don't sense much of now that I'm trying to discern a little more out of it. The aroma is a little faint, and the hops are sensed only as a faint note. I get a good amount of lemon citrus and pepper. It's kind of pleasant actually.

T: A very full pilsner taste. A good amount of blunt hops and a slight hint of citrus. I get way too much pepper, but it's not a bad taste, and I'll give this pilsner some points for going big with its flavors.

M: A full-bodied taste deserves a full body to go along with it, and this mouthfeel is rich, creamy, carbonated but not heavy at all. It also leaves some dryness after the drink. It once again goes big for a pilsner, but it hits a great note with the mouthfeel.

O: Well, the mouthfeel certainly makes this pretty pedestrian beer something special and unique, at least from what I've had of pilsners. I don't know if this is something I'm really going to want to drink often, but it at least takes risks and is memorable in a style where being forgettable seems acceptable.

mmva321, Sep 17, 2013
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Schlafly Pilsner from The Schlafly Tap Room
84 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.