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Great Lakes The Wright Pils - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

577 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 577
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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garuda

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-15-2013 14:21:57 | More by garuda
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gatornation

Minnesota

3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

from12 oz bottle BB 082813

A- pours a clear bright golden yellow color with a 1 finger white head tha recedes to just a fresh collar
S- noble floral hops bread malt and biscuit with some grassy herb smells
T- noble hops with floral tastes with sweet caramel malts a grassy bread taste in the finish
M- crisp and pure with nice carbonation just a hint of hop bitterness
O- crisp and pure pils done right tasty and hits the spot

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 23:11:03 | More by gatornation
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-14-2013 22:18:06 | More by whatname
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

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

12 oz. bottle with enjoy by date of 09/12/2013. Looking forward to trying this; I'm always excited to try out a new beer from Great Lakes, and this one is no exception. Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Two fingers of fizzing foamy white head on top of a crystal clear straw yellow colored body with plenty of bubbles rushing topside. Some thin scattered lacing. Doesn't look like much, but it suits the style.

S - Smell is of crisp clean grainy corn and husks, some wheat, and some earth. Doesn't really smell like much either. Imagine a more pure and clean smelling Miller Lite.

T - Taste follows the nose: clean wheat, earthy grainy corn and corn husk, some citric lemongrass, and crisp carbonation.

M - Feel is crisp and carbonated, with a clean finish. Extremely fitting for this beer.

Overall, an above average beer, and a nice example of the style, a clean refreshing pilsner with a moderate 5.30% abv. Easy drinking any time; great in the summer. Although probably not my first choice from Great Lakes Brewing Co., I'm glad to have tried it.

Great Lakes The Wright Pils ---3.5/5

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 01:04:28 | More by mfnmbvp
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-Clear yellow, nicely carbonated, one finger head.

S-Wheat, straw, yeast, grass, lemon very slight floral hops.

T-Rather sweet, yet balanced. Straw, wheat with grass and lemon. Very slight bitterness that works. Some floral notes. But not as good as it warms.

M-Medium bodied, some carbonation and very crisp.

O-The main knock is that it should be consumed cold. But one of the better pils out there.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 19:27:54 | More by rlee1390
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MarriedAtGI

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: 4.5 transparent yellow with thick white head, lots of carbonation visible rising to the top

S: 3.5 bread risen by yeast before cooking, not much hop aroma

T: 4 hop presence makes itself apparent here, nicely gripping without astringency. Very clean malt flavor

M: 4.5 medium body, fairly strong carbonation plays well with the crisp finish

O: 4 a refreshing beer with plenty of flavor. Excellent beer for a hot day.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 19:18:25 | More by MarriedAtGI
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george42

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-13-2013 17:17:47 | More by george42
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Tracker83

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-13-2013 11:48:00 | More by Tracker83
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rxthree

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

07-13-2013 05:21:09 | More by rxthree
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Nofear048

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-13-2013 05:14:56 | More by Nofear048
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Lanstrum

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-13-2013 00:55:33 | More by Lanstrum
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3.53/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pils glass.

3.5 A: Clear dark yellow color. Two and a half fingers of frothy off-white head. Retention is a tad below average, but a lot of lacing is left.

3.5 S: Grass, hay, earthy hops. Not a lot going on and not a lot of intensity, but it's super clean, which I like.

3.5 T: Like the nose, this lacks vigor, but it's again super clean. Grass, hay, earth.

3.75 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Pleasantly creamy.

3.5 D: Not the most exciting of beers, but it's well made, crisp, and clean.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2013 22:36:57 | More by DavoleBomb
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IPAkindaguy

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

07-11-2013 02:23:30 | More by IPAkindaguy
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-11-2013 01:59:19 | More by pathman
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Photekut

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-11-2013 01:16:29 | More by Photekut
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-10-2013 23:26:22 | More by Phillyz
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zeff80

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-09-2013 19:54:20 | More by zeff80
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.4%

07-09-2013 17:41:01 | More by ShanePB
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avschmitt

Michigan

3/5  rDev -20.4%

07-09-2013 14:54:46 | More by avschmitt
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NSK79

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-08-2013 01:16:55 | More by NSK79
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sliverX

S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

07-07-2013 20:38:47 | More by sliverX
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Sturmthis

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-07-2013 00:54:50 | More by Sturmthis
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json83

Ohio

4.29/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great Pilsner. The taste is full of hops and settles nicely. 5.3% ABV and 159 calories are a nice combination. Got to support Cleveland for introducing this nice blend. Full hops with a dry present finish. This is a great combination in relation to cost, calories, and taste.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2013 23:53:23 | More by json83
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Vogie

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-06-2013 05:29:19 | More by Vogie
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Troville1990

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-06-2013 03:42:31 | More by Troville1990
Great Lakes The Wright Pils from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 577 ratings.