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Great Lakes The Wright Pils - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

575 Ratings
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Ratings: 575
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 32
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-16-2009)
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j_hollings13

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-19-2014 15:15:09 | More by j_hollings13
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JohnFatAss

New Jersey

4.08/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bright and sunny yellow colored beer.
White head.
Delicate lacing left behind on the sides of my glass.
Good looking beer.

The aroma is mild. Grassy, some grains.
Ok smell.

Sweet at first, thin malts, some floral hop bitterness and finishes dry.

Mouthfeel is awesome. On the light side of medium. Crisp, refreshing.
Watery enough to be refreshing, but not too watery to be weak or bland.

Great Lakes always seems to have a slightly higher ABV than comparable beers of the same style.

Overall, A Great Pils.
Only downside is this beer is a little pricey,

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2014 03:49:45 | More by JohnFatAss
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Gaddabble

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-19-2014 01:53:43 | More by Gaddabble
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mcrawford

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-18-2014 17:22:29 | More by mcrawford
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Swettenham_Shire

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

06-18-2014 14:12:19 | More by Swettenham_Shire
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Machete824

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-17-2014 19:56:46 | More by Machete824
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Skillz

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-17-2014 01:43:35 | More by Skillz
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cbaker1985

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-16-2014 22:18:50 | More by cbaker1985
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offthelevel_bytheplumb

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.4%

06-16-2014 03:35:56 | More by offthelevel_bytheplumb
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Nyskizy

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-16-2014 02:35:10 | More by Nyskizy
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tbeer40

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-15-2014 21:28:42 | More by tbeer40
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CLEGentleman21


3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-15-2014 18:54:36 | More by CLEGentleman21
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cbuckl14

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-15-2014 17:25:05 | More by cbuckl14
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nitter

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-14-2014 00:57:31 | More by nitter
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Sweffin

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

06-12-2014 23:13:09 | More by Sweffin
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LucasBalistreri

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-11-2014 03:27:12 | More by LucasBalistreri
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JoeLacy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-10-2014 23:31:41 | More by JoeLacy
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Caveworm

Ohio

4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Great Lakes The Wright Pils from Great Lakes Brewing Co. , my 1st Czech pilsner. As a 4th generation Slovak, this is kind of a big moment for me. I am proud of my Bohemian heritage and chose to honor it with a brew crafted(no pun intended) in my home state. How fitting. Poured from the bottle into a glass, the Wright Pils has half finger head with loose, flowing lacing. Body is yellow with mild carbonation.

Smells floral,slightly citrusy(yes I know its not a real word). A faint welcome of grains as well. This just generates images of summer in my head!

The initial taste is, you guessed it, slightly floral and citursy. A slightly bitter aftertase with a dry finish. Just as promised. So THIS is what my great great great grandparents unwound with. This is about to be my go-to summer brew, above all.

Mouthfeel gets a high performance 4.25 . Dry, yes; entirely literal, no. I mean, this would make my worries melt away on a humid- as-all- fuck 85+ degree day in the Ohio summers. This brew makes me all the more proud of my ancestral heritage. You bet your bottom dollar I will buy this brew again.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 20:47:17 | More by Caveworm
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WesMantooth

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-09-2014 01:27:35 | More by WesMantooth
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jburd19

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-09-2014 00:47:37 | More by jburd19
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Jpinoniemi

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

06-08-2014 21:15:43 | More by Jpinoniemi
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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srb176

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-07-2014 07:46:03 | More by srb176
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PopnLoads

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-05-2014 15:59:48 | More by PopnLoads
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-04-2014 14:43:18 | More by MikeCactusGordon
Great Lakes The Wright Pils from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 575 ratings.