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Great Lakes The Wright Pils - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Great Lakes The Wright PilsGreat Lakes The Wright Pils

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BA SCORE
85
very good

491 Ratings
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Ratings: 491
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.41%


Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-16-2009)
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divineaudio

Michigan

3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

best by 8/10/12, served in a pint glass.

a - pours a crystal clear, pale golden shade with a thin cap of coarse, white foam on top. head calms to a film pretty fast and leaves a few spots of lacing around the glass.

s - sweet grain with floral/herbal hops.

t - grainy malt sweetness with floral and spice notes and a dank, herbal bitterness that hangs on the tongue for a bit. finishes dry, well balanced.

m - light in body, medium carbonation with a coarser co2 profile.

o - I don't have much experience with czech pilseners, but this seems to represent the style well. goes down easy and enjoyable, though not a beer i would buy often.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2012 20:00:11 | More by divineaudio
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jkrich

Indiana

3.55/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a dated 12 oz. bottle: typical Czech pils pour - bright and clear golden with a quickly dissipating white head.

Sweet cracker-like malt aroma with hints of lemon and oddly a faint vegetal smell that quickly dissipated.

The pilsner begins with the familiar rounded, malty sweetness with compliments of noble hops. There are some other flavors in play here that you don't typically find in a Czech pilsner. A dryish, lemony flavor is evident throughout along with a hint of marmalade. Quite a bit more hop bitterness than I am accustomed to with this style.

This has a very thirst quenching and refreshing mouthfeel with a solid light body and spritzy carbonation.

I always enjoy a fresh pilsner on a hot summer day, and this one is no exception. There were "off" flavors that kept this one from the very top of list.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2012 23:06:50 | More by jkrich
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billab914

Virginia

3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into my Southern Tier glass. It appeared bright golden in color with a thin white head barely covering the top. Pretty decent lacing as I drank it.

The aroma has a nice mix of grainy, toasted malts and crisp, slightly sweet lighter fruits. Nice balance and clean flavors. Pretty good for the style.

I get a good amount of the grainy and toasty malts in the taste as well. I get some of the crisp light fruits, but they aren't as sweet as they were in the aroma. Clean, balanced finish.

The mouthfeel is light with carbonation being about average for the style. Overall it was a pretty solid version of the style. It's light, refreshing, easy drinking and well balanced. Nice beer for a hot day.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2012 19:50:16 | More by billab914
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Chickenhawk9932

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a straw yellow with a white bubbly head that quickly dissipates with a slight patch of island in the middle that holds on.

Smells of sweet malt and floral hops. Some subtle bread and caramel notes.

Clean and refreshing upfront with a bitter hop punch in the back heightened by good carbonation. Chewy malt bread qualities come out towards the end along with an herb bitterness that all but hides the subtle sweet caramel notes. Finishes dry.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2012 15:08:35 | More by Chickenhawk9932
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bluejacket74

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle, surprisingly there wasn't a best by date printed on the label of any of the bottles in the 6 pack I just bought. But since this just came out in bottles recently, I can't imagine it's very old at all. Served in a pilsener glass, the beer pours a clear gold color with a half inch white head. Head retention is good, and there's a decent amount of lacing. Aroma is grainy malt, along with some grassy and spicy hops. Taste is pretty much just like the aroma, but there's also some slight floral hops noticeable too. Mouthfeel/body is light, it's crisp and refreshing and very easy to drink. I think this is a good overall brew, at just $8.99 a 6 pack I'd certainly buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2012 23:34:48 | More by bluejacket74
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rangerred

Tennessee

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

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear light gold with a half finger white head. Lots of little carbonation bubbles rising up through the beer.

Smell is very grainy along with some lemon and a touch of hay.

The taste has a nice biscuit note to go along with the graininess noted in the aroma. A tiny bit of lemon tartness along with some light grassy hops that are a lot less prominent than in other pilsners I have had. Bitterness is moderate and leads to a crisp dry finish.

Overall, while this beer is far from being groundbreaking, it is an excellent example of the style. A wonderful thirst quencher and a great summertime brew that I wish more breweries would make. Another great beer from Great Lakes.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2012 23:19:01 | More by rangerred
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BeerBuckeye

Ohio

4.38/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a very clear, pale yellow, very very light, good 2-3 finger white head. Beautiful looking pilsner here.

S - Very grainy, some zest, light grassy hops. Very earthy smell. Even a bit spicy.

T - Very nice tastes present. It's biscuity, but sweet, a touch of lemon. A little bit of zesty spiciness, but also a nice little kick of hops.

M - Very crisp and smooth. Well carbonated.

Overall - I found this to be an outstanding pilsner brew. Great Lakes shows again their ability to brew an incredibly diverse portfolio. Superb.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2012 17:06:51 | More by BeerBuckeye
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korguy123

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- crystal clear golden, yellow pour. Half finger white head. Lacing is spotty.

S- grassy hops, sweet malts, there is a slight grain and corn aroma.

T-grass and sweet malts, biscuits and corn. Lingering finish.

M- Light bodied, decent carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2012 01:37:54 | More by korguy123
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siege06nd

Virginia

4.4/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into my Sam Adams Perfect Pint...

A. A beautifully clear, pale golden color. Pretty good color spectrum on this, as it is at the same time orange gold but effervesces up to a light straw depending on angle. Really beautiful. Nice big finger and a half of crisp, bright white head. Very good lacing and excellent retention.

S. Lots of grains, some hops, even hints of caramel and creaminess. A refined nose, the hops don't overwhelm, but pleasing, balanced, and bready. Very nice.

T. Light biscuity, grainy malt, some mild bittering and citrus character from the Noble hops, and a slightly floral finish with a very nicely rounded biscuit note. Near perfectly balanced. Excellent.

M: As mentioned, flavors are very well-balanced and the mouthfeel is light, crisp, and refreshing.

O. One of the best pilsners available, what a great choice to make this a new seasonal and available outside of the brewery. Those preferring hoppier pils may not be as impressed with this one, as the hops add a nice sweetness and spiciness but do not take center stage. This beer is all about balance and lightness, and it has these in spades. Great Lakes truly is a champion at lagering, and the Wright Pils stands proudly with Eliot Ness and Dortmunder as a great lager.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2012 17:29:31 | More by siege06nd
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largadeer

California

4.18/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks, Dyan. A Czech pils from Great Lakes? Sign me up.

Pours a clear pale gold topped by a big frothy white head. The nose is remarkably fragrant, very floral and doughy with a touch of cooked corn and citrus zest. The yeast profile is decidedly Czech, being more buttery and creamy than sulfuric. Palate is very nice, with floral and grassy hop flavors up front, followed by doughy, creamy, soft pils malt flavors. DMS and diacetyl are present at a low level, signature of Czech pilsner, giving the beer a softer character than the German counterpart. Finishes mildly bittersweet. This beer is hard to put down - Great Lakes continues to impress me with their lagers.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2012 05:40:23 | More by largadeer
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Jesse13713

Ohio

3.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Glad to see that this once brewhouse exclusive has made it to store shelves, though I did get to try it when it was exclusive to the G.L.B.C store. Poured into a Hoppin' Frog snifter.

Appearance - A bubbly pale yellow. Transparent with a short head that is quick to fall. Fresh and earthy in appearance with nice webbed lacing.

Smell - Crisp, springy grass. Honestly smells like a field of daisies and hops. A very pleasing and cleansing odor.

Taste - Fresh hops and other floral notes demand immediate attention. A light, slightly yeasty backing with a shadow of malt behind it. A very faint hint of grapefruit as well.

Mouthfeel and Drinkability - Light on the palate and easily sessionable. Freshness really matters for this brew. In the end, it is nothing particularly special from GLBC, or to to style in general.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2012 04:20:41 | More by Jesse13713
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wvsabbath

West Virginia

3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving Type - Bottle

Appearance - Golden tan, yellow, almost like a macro on steroids with a 1/2 inch creamy head.

Smell - Lots of florla hops, some malts, yeasts, some spices, pepper, sugars, not overly strong smelling.

Taste - Loads of sweet yeasts, sugars, malts and some nice floral hops. Very sweet and spicy mixed with some caramel malts. A nice lemon kick also. A grassy, herbal flavor comes at the finish.

Mouthfeel - Light, smooth and tasty, a great summer beer for sure. Tounge gets the yeast, malts and floral hops, were the palate gets yeast and more spices. Finish is dry, malty, and bold.

Overall - Excellent pils for sure. Sweet, flavorful, easy to drink and low alcohol make this a summertime winner. Very glad this is now avaible outside the cleveland area. A welcomed addition to the strong lineup. One of the better pils out there.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2012 01:50:38 | More by wvsabbath
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StoutHunter

Michigan

3.63/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

I picked up a bottle of Great Lakes The Wright Pils today for $1.69 at The Lager Mill. I have never seem this beer before and Great Lakes is a pretty solid brewing company so I thought I should give it a try, so lets see how it goes. It had a best buy date of 08/29/12 so it's pretty damn fresh. Poured from a brown 12oz bottle into a Pilsener glass.

A- I like the label it looks good and it brings some meaning to the name, it's nicely done. It poured a very clear golden yellow color with three fingers worth of fluffy white head that died down to a thin layer that stayed till the end and left some nice looking lacing. This is a good looking Pilsener, I have no complaints.

S- The aroma starts off with a large amount of pale malts that impart some grassy, straw, bready, grainy, and a slightly biscuit like aroma. Next I get some citrus like aromas with a little bit of orange rinds, but it's the lemon that seems to stick out the most and along with the straw and grass aromas it makes it similar to the aroma of a Saison. Towards the end I get some doughy yeast and some earthy and grassy hops with a medium amount of sweetness. This beer has a good aroma, but it's much more Saison like, it doesn't smell like your typical Czech Pilsener.

T- The taste really isn't that similar to the aroma, it starts off with a large amount of pale malts that have a real clean flavor to them and a medium amount of sweetness and they impart some nice, grainy, biscuity, and very bready flavors. After that I get a light bit of doughy yeast followed by some earthy and spicy flavors from the hops that are a little on the light side. On the finish it had a low amount of bitterness with a grainy and bready aftertaste. The taste was nice and clean, but it could have used a little more hop flavors and bitterness.

M- Very smooth, clean, crisp, on the light side of being medium bodied, and it had a slightly higher amount of medium carbonation. The mouthfeel was nice and very true to style, the slightly higher carbonation worked very well with this beer.

Overall I thought that this was a good beer and a little above average example of a Czech Pilsener, the aroma was a little odd, but after that the clean and crisp flavors that I expected shined through. This beer had really good drinkability, it was very smooth and clean, I could drink a few of these on a nice summer day while grilling outside. What I liked most about this beer was the mouthfeel and the crisp and clean flavors, this beer also looked pretty good. What I liked least about this beer was the lack of hops, I was expecting a little more hop flavors and I think the finish should have an assertive bitterness. I would buy this beer again when looking for a clean and easy drinking Pilsener, but It's not my favorite in style, I do recommend giving this beer a try, especially if you don't want a lot of bitterness. I thought this was a solid beer from a solid brewing company, GLBC hardly disappoints, keep up the good work guys.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2012 03:43:40 | More by StoutHunter
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clear gold with very slight lacing.

Smell: Very faint hops that's about it.

Taste: Clean and astringent.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and satisfying.

Overall: Very good summer beer I hope to be able to try this one on tap. I think Harris Grill is serving it tomorrow night I am going to try and be there.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2012 03:08:38 | More by ejimhof
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hosehead83

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Light straw/gold in color, with a moderate head of bright white foam.
Aroma-Pilsner malt, floral note
Taste-Biscuit, cracker,subtle floral hop note comes and hangs around to the finish. Very easy-drinking and refreshing. A fine summer offering.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2012 16:57:11 | More by hosehead83
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damndirtyape

Ohio

4.18/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle (best by 08/19/12) poured into a pilsner glass.

Appearance: Clear golden yellow. Initial white head dies down to a ring on top and an occasional strand across the top as well. Persistent small strands and islands of lacing noted all the way down to the bottom of the glass.

Smell: Faint noble hops, not a lot else going on here.

Taste: Clean malt quickly balanced/countered by the noble hop bitterness (earthy, spicy). Simple but very tasty and just right.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation, just right thickness underneath. Crisp and dry finish as one would expect of a good pilsner.

Overall / Drinkability: For what it lacks in aroma, it makes up for in taste and drinkability. I could easily have another of these and it went quite well with a meal (fish + potato cakes) as well. A good Czech pilsner.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2012 22:55:33 | More by damndirtyape
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From 12oz bottle to Due South pint glass on 6/23/12
*From notes

A: Clean lemon skin to pale golden in hue. A generous pour yields a bone white 2.25 head that lingers. Proper lacing and collar follow.

S: Bready citrus and cereal. Like the best bowl of cheerios, garnished with a fresh lemon wedge.

T: Slightly off-dry up front, with a pleasant malt backbone to it. The hops are more of
an herbaceous sidekick. It dries out on the mid to finish, and it ends with a citric biscuitiness. Really pleasant and tasty.

M: The feel is really top notch. It's crisp yet dense, complex yet bubbly. I could put more then a few of these back in a sitting.

O: A very good beer. When compared to Great Lakes reigning lager king, their Dortmunder Gold, it falters a bit. But on it's own, this is top notch American brewed, Czech-style Pilsner. Yet again, Great Lakes flexes their lagering muscles. One I had at the brewery in January and loved - I'm stoked to finally have plenty of this chilling in my fridge. Big thumbs up.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2012 02:01:28 | More by Rhettroactive
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wedge

North Carolina

3.55/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a sparkling straw gold color under a pure-white, frothy head. Drippy sheets of lace, but no head towards the end of the glass. Clean aromas of spicy, grassy hops, hay, and cracker-like grain. Softly sweet cereal malt flavor with a bitter grassy/herbal hop finish. Crisp and snappy in the mouth...light bodied and refreshing. I think the malt could be a bit richer to counteract the hops, but a nice take on the style that I'll revisit this summer I'm sure.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2012 21:08:15 | More by wedge
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gabedivision

New York

3.43/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured to a pilsner glass from a 12 oz bottle.

Pours a crystal clear and clean straw golden yellow, with a 1 finger white fluffy head that forms a thin lace. Smells of sweet grain, a tinge of floral hop like character coming through on the end, nothing exciting. Boiled grains and sweet sugary lemons on the tongue. A sweet bready malt base leaves a tad tart with a slightly bitter and dry finish. Light bodied moderate carbonation, sweet dry and a bitter finish. Overall; this beer is far from exciting (not unlike all pilsners), just a pretty standard pils.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2012 00:46:25 | More by gabedivision
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stewart124

Ohio

3.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass this is straw yellow with little to no head.

Strong smells of straw and bread come through with a floral note.

Taste has plenty of malt character and a trace of sweetness to go with a big noble bite of hops. Spicy notes and a pils malt really bring this around to reflect the style. Possibly some DMS traces but really a good Czech pils.

Easy to drink with a good amount of carbonation and background bitterness. Dry finish with just a touch of grape character left on the tongue.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2012 00:54:29 | More by stewart124
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DefenCorps

Oregon

3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle, best by 19 August 2012. With a best by dating of 3 months, that makes this about a month old. I've long wanted this, and despite TurdFurgison's generosity, I never got to try this before.

Beautiful straw yellow with a brilliant clarity, a dense, white head with excellent retention and nice lacing, this looks great. As an aside, this beer makes me wish I had my Trumer Pils glass handy. The nose is great. It is soft, doughy, lightly bready with a delicate hop profile. There is a touch of sulfur, though. The hop profile is exquisite in its subtlety. I am informed it's a blend of US Hallertau and Czech Saaz, and it shows. Earthy, a little dusty, not particularly lemony, this is pretty nice.

The palate opens very nicely, with a soft, doughy malt character. There really isn't much of a pilsner malt flavor (or aroma) here. Again, I do get a mild sulfur note, coupled with a mineral character that seems strange, both for the style and the flavor profile. It almost tastes like there's some sulfate in here. But back to the beer - it does have a very nice hop character, earthy and mildly lemony in quite a nice balance. Drying, lightly bitter with an excellent hop flavor on the finish, this beer is quite nice on the palate with a light body and moderate carbonation. Enjoyable, eminently drinkable, but given that I consider Great Lakes to be among the top lager brewers in the country (alongside New Glarus), this beer is a little disappointing. Still, I have no regrets grabbing a six pack of this.

**Edit** Two days later, I'm definitely not getting any of that mineral character, and I think this is a better beer than my original score suggests. Upping T by 0.5.

**Edit** Two months later, there isn't any sulfur, and there is a low level of diacetyl that lends a mild fruitiness. This beer is better, upping my overall score to 4.0

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2012 01:31:18 | More by DefenCorps
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Yangzang


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

Appearance: Pilsner pours a light gold hue with a short head and minimal lacing. Head is much shorter than what is typical for Great Lakes beers.

Smell: This is definitely a strong suit of the beer. Scent of bread and flowers, and from the smell you know it's going to be dry.

Taste: Dry hops with a flowery taste--it's both very fresh and dry, and while it could use more malt presence to balance things out, there's a lot of good flavor here.

Mouthfeel: Very dry and not quite enough carbonation (for my liking). It goes down quite easy for how dry it is but it's far from a session beer.

Overall: As a fan of Great Lakes, I'll say that this isn't their best, but it certainly has a lot to offer die-hard Great Lakes drinkers.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2012 03:03:41 | More by Yangzang
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deadonhisfeet

Kentucky

3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a Dogfish Head pint glass (sorry, I hate drinking out of pilsners). The beer pours out a nice clear golden color, but the carbonation is far too low and I don't get much of a bloom at all. It has a faint nose with nice floral notes and just a hint of nutty, bready maltiness.

The flavor is nearly spot-on. There's a soft, semi-sweet grainy flavor up front (with a mild buttery note) followed by a nice hop accompaniment. Everything works together well here and nothing overwhelms. You get flavors of tea, wheat, lemon, and herbs. Wonderfully refreshing. Sadly the finish, while dry, lacks just a bit of that ``stony dryness'' I like in a pilsner.

I'm not much of a fan of pilsners, but this beer could make me one. It is very drinkable and refreshing and extremely well-balanced. I think all it really needs are a few more bubbles. I bought a single of this and I think I'll go back to the bottle shop for a six-pack. Heck, I might even drink one out of a pilsner. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2012 21:15:53 | More by deadonhisfeet
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steveh

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I've never been a big fan of the GL lagers to-style, but they're always well-made and enjoyable, so when I was in the mood for something light and saw this, thought I'd give it a go.

12 ounce bottle six pack, best by 8/27/12 clearly stamped on the label, $10.

A -- Clear, light gold color with a dense white head.

S -- DMS and light, spicy hops.

T -- Sort of a dry graininess up front with bitter, herbal hops in the middle and finishing with a mellow breadiness. There is some light citrus character in the aftertaste and the hop bitterness lingers to the end.

M -- Smooth to crisp mouthfeel with a dry finish and medium light body.

O -- A pretty standard micro-brewed Pilsner -- which is to say much better than any macro-brewed light lager, but lacking in a good Pilsner malt base that would round things out nicer. The dryness can become palate-fatiguing and a touch of sweeter malts would help that.

Looking at the grain bill from GL and I'm pretty surprised to see that there is no Pils malt listed at all. A little odd for a style originating from the malt itself.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2012 21:01:53 | More by steveh
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alexgash

Connecticut

4.48/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle. Best by 08/29/12.

Pours a very clean and clear lemon gold. Small finger of eggshell white head. Good lacing, though. Crisp, clean lemon and citrus hop notes dance above a bready, honeyish base of malts. Nice and refreshing nose.

Mineral water bitterness up front, along with some grainy flavors. Herbal hops blend with peppery and lemony notes. Lightly toasted bready malt, with a hint of nuttiness. Slight honey note as well. Sea air noble hop wallop as the finish nears. Dry, crisp and refreshing, with latent lemon pepper hop bitterness. Moderate body with a crisp, lively feel. A delicious and very quaffable summer seasonal that I would drink year-round if it was available!

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2012 22:08:26 | More by alexgash
Great Lakes The Wright Pils from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 491 ratings.