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Edel-Pils - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

287 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 287
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 15
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
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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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

09-15-2013 06:31:17 | More by smartassboiler
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

09-14-2013 02:40:48 | More by sgttibbs
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

09-13-2013 15:20:59 | More by richkrull
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firstlighthiker

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

09-12-2013 22:17:01 | More by firstlighthiker
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CityofBals

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.1%

09-12-2013 18:58:31 | More by CityofBals
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JellyJacket

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

09-09-2013 16:15:12 | More by JellyJacket
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

09-07-2013 18:14:55 | More by Bunuelian
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pmoney

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

09-04-2013 14:06:38 | More by pmoney
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beatenbyjacks

Colorado

4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - crisp, golden, strawlike yellow from this pour with very little lacing or head.

Smell - holy farm smell to it. Lots of oats and straw and smells like a brewery on a brewing day

Taste - crisp, light, easy, cereal flavor to it

Mouthfeel - very easy to drink and leaves easily as well

Overall - a true pils and quite refreshing! I could see myself having a few of these

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2013 01:15:37 | More by beatenbyjacks
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KellyScottMad

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

09-02-2013 02:04:33 | More by KellyScottMad
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guityler83

Wisconsin

4.76/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: A brilliantly clear golden colored beer with a pillowy bright white head, great retention. Thick chunky laceing down the NG pilsner glass with each sip. And the bubbles rocketing up from the WI logo at the bottom are a nice touch.

S: Bready grainy pilsner malt aroma balanced with spicey noble hops. Very clean smelly hop aroma.

T: Everything is well balanced in the flavor off this beer. The hop bitterness is moderate and flavor is consistant with the noble aroma but never becomes over powering or fatigueing. The clean, crisp fermentation character is very similar to lagers i've had from germany (Wyeast 2124?). And the malt complexity is there even though its probably only pilser malt. Bready, almost sweet but thats not the correct word and grainy (but in a good way).

M: The light to moderate body makes it very drinkable. Moderate carbonation. Refreshing!

O: I've been diving in to the german/czech pilsners/lagers latley and with NG redily available in WI what a high bar to set. I've had examples from germany that have been sitting on a shelf but don't quite stack up.. this is a winner all the way.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 01:02:50 | More by guityler83
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Roger85

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

08-29-2013 01:09:41 | More by Roger85
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vikinghorn

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-27-2013 01:51:27 | More by vikinghorn
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Stoutfan23DJ

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-26-2013 21:47:40 | More by Stoutfan23DJ
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Rihup

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

08-21-2013 23:09:12 | More by Rihup
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jgunther71

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.1%

08-20-2013 00:52:12 | More by jgunther71
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heerboth

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-18-2013 05:26:04 | More by heerboth
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bigpoppa67

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-17-2013 05:14:35 | More by bigpoppa67
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jegross2

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

08-16-2013 03:32:19 | More by jegross2
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EmpireStrikesBock

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I enjoyed this beer a lot. I think New Glarus has made at least a dozen beers that are better than this one. I think they should try their hand at another Czech Pilsener in the future.

Still, an enjoyable beer that would hold its own against the VAST majority of American-brewed Czech style Pilseners

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2013 14:41:43 | More by EmpireStrikesBock
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woosterbill

Connecticut

4.24/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle.

A: Crystal clear medium-amber body under two inches of frothy off-white head. Tremendous retention and lacing. Gorgeous.

S: Rich, fresh doughy maltiness dominates, with toastiness and fruitiness playing major roles. Some leafy, herbal, and citrusy hops as well. Quite nice.

T: Bread dough up front, with delightfully fresh maltiness. Chewy, rich, and substantial. Leafy hops lend bitterness to the finish, balancing out the major malt. Excellent example of the style.

M: Smooth, light-to-medium body with moderate, lively carbonation. Good.

O: If there was a problem with this beer it was that it just had too much richness for a Pils, with the flavorful, fresh maltiness overwhelming any attempt at refreshment. I'm never one to complain about too much of a good thing, though, and highly recommend this to anyone open to experiencing how wonderful a rich Bohemian lager can be.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2013 02:18:13 | More by woosterbill
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krome

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

08-14-2013 01:43:10 | More by krome
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stortore

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-13-2013 04:27:09 | More by stortore
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GeezLynn

Minnesota

3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Golden straw with a nice white head.
S: Primarily bready malt, with hops adding some floral/grassy notes.
T: Flavor is nice, clean and understated……white bread with some mild balancing hops and a touch of fruityness (red apple). Lager yeast is apparent on the finish.
M: Medium-bodied, with mild carbonation. Pretty soft feel overall.

Great, clean drinking pilsner. Very nice, but what I really want is more Hometown Blonde.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2013 03:08:26 | More by GeezLynn
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enelson

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

08-12-2013 14:04:36 | More by enelson
Edel-Pils from New Glarus Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 287 ratings.