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Great Lakes The Wright Pils - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

579 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 579
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 32
Gots: 36 | 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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masterofsparks

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

03-07-2014 15:47:16 | More by masterofsparks
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N_Overholt

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-26-2014 02:30:45 | More by N_Overholt
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Miles228

Ohio

3/5  rDev -20.4%

02-22-2014 23:21:55 | More by Miles228
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-16-2014 23:54:28 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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Josbor11

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-13-2014 21:47:22 | More by Josbor11
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

01-31-2014 01:05:04 | More by jzlyo
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dgcarmack

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-25-2014 18:28:36 | More by dgcarmack
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thegodfather1076

Ohio

4.34/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Presentation: Nice looking bottle with eye-catching label graphics in the traditional GLBC style. Label gives a nice back story of the beer, ABV info, web info, a bit of brewery info, serving temp recommendation, freshness date(8/17/13). Neck label has GLBC logo and a nice description of the beer. 25th Anniversary Cap.

Appearance: An aggressive pour from this 12oz brown bottle into a 12oz stange glass led to a 3 finger white airy head atop a crystal clear golden yellow beer. Head retention was 4min 10sec before fading to a rocky coating and thin ring that left a nice lacing.

Smell/Aroma: Smells very floral with a grassy malt aroma. Also has hints of light white grape and a slight floral hop aroma.

Flavor/Taste: Tastes very malty on the front end with nice floral hints leading into a slightly floral bitter hop midpoint turning slightly sweet with a grassy back end that finishes floral and dry. Very good!

MouthFeel/Drinkability: Medium bodied and slightly dry with a crisp carbonation that makes this very refreshing and drinkable.

Overall/Comments: Another really solid brew by GLBC that was well done and well put together. I really enjoyed this beer and how refreshing and sessionable it was. June Seasonal Release. Classified as a Czech Pilsner @ 5.3%. Consumed 6/30/2013.


Serving type: bottle

01-20-2014 20:14:20 | More by thegodfather1076
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-14-2014 04:35:39 | More by mattmarka1
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MichaelStoutBeard

New York

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-08-2014 09:38:32 | More by MichaelStoutBeard
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-04-2014 12:21:12 | More by cd_beer_disapear
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XUJOE

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

12-23-2013 02:10:30 | More by XUJOE
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours slightly hazed golden. Not as many noticeable bubbles for the style. The white, small-bubbled head leaves some strands of lacing.

The smell is floral/lemongrass and grain. Clean.

The taste is initially sweet and grainy but soon gives way to a floral/lemongrass bitterness with a touch of sulfur. It has a refreshingly dry finish.

It is crisp and refreshing.

This is a well-made, true-to-style Czech-style pils! Very drinkable!

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2013 06:31:25 | More by jwc215
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wildcatboy

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

12-18-2013 18:03:24 | More by wildcatboy
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jordanimal

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

12-10-2013 13:28:38 | More by jordanimal
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Nolen12

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

12-09-2013 01:59:53 | More by Nolen12
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CesarLopes

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.1%

12-06-2013 01:41:39 | More by CesarLopes
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GratefulJack

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

12-04-2013 22:26:32 | More by GratefulJack
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MaxOhle

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.1%

12-02-2013 07:09:03 | More by MaxOhle
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jkball01

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

12-02-2013 05:23:59 | More by jkball01
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Kyrojack

Indiana

3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Aroma- spicy floral hops used (Saaz). Some complex barely use hits the nose in a pleasant and appropriate level. Clean lager-like smell. No diacetyl.

Appearance- Very clear like a magnifying glass. Yellow to light gold in color. Creamy white head which disappears rather quickly.

Flavor- Some rich maltiness that is very well balanced by the spicy and floral Saaz hop used. Bitter (35-45 IBU) but is balanced from the smooth and sweet malt. Clean lager like taste. After-taste is well balanced with neither hops or malts dominating. No diacetyl.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with medium to medium-high level of carbonation. No alcohol burn or astringency.

Overall- Crisp, complex malt combined with spicy Saaz hops. Bitterness level is perfect. .Perhaps a slight increase to malt used to provide a little more balanced finish.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2013 15:13:27 | More by Kyrojack
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SerBennett

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

11-19-2013 03:14:50 | More by SerBennett
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Booner818

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

11-17-2013 08:26:40 | More by Booner818
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Potatocrawler

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

11-04-2013 05:26:40 | More by Potatocrawler
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RinZo

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

11-02-2013 21:57:26 | More by RinZo
Great Lakes The Wright Pils from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 579 ratings.