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Edel-Pils - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

297 Ratings
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Ratings: 297
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 15
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-08-2002)
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3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very nice lager from New Glarus (as usual), but for a Czech Pilsner, I prefer a stronger Saaz presence. Color is golden, and beer is nearly clear. Produces a thick white head that persists. Smell is sweet malt and very subtle. Tastes delicious, just a very nice lager malt flavor. This would be perfect on a hot summer day.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-Clear deep yellow, almost a light orange. One finger head and some carbonation.

S-Wheat, bread, toast, slight grass but not much else.

T-Rather bread/toast/wheat forward. Some very slight grass and lemon. Not much if any bitterness though.

M-Lighter with nice carbonation.

O-This beer grew on me as I drank it. Still not a Pils fan but this beer was decent.

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4.36/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dough and bread aromas with something vegetal that's tough to detect - maybe light hop aromas? Very clean. Straw/ light orange color with loose chains of bubbles. Pours a rocky head that dissipates quickly. Light, sweet body with a very mellow bitterness. Sweetness and caramel malt flavors quickly transition to a tart citrus-like finish. Malt and tartness are more prevalent than hop flavor. Really enjoyed that aspect of this beer.

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3.63/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into my Pilsner Urquell footed pilsner glass. Pours a deep, clear golden with a rich, white head that leaves great lacing. There's a good amount of visible carbonation. Buttery biscuits are picked up on the nose. Taste is similar with some grassy bitterness on the end. Very crisp and clean, as a pilsner should be.

Overall: Not much hop presence to this one, and the bready malts are a bit lacking in boldness. But even though it's not the greatest pilsner in the world, it's still worth a try.

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Edel-Pils from New Glarus Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 297 ratings.