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Great Lakes The Wright Pils - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

683 Ratings
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Ratings: 683
Reviews: 194
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 33
Gots: 59 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

dbc5, Jul 27, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Brown bottle into a 14 oz. pilsner glass
BB 08/14/14
A: Very light haystraw color with not much loosish white head. Some lacing evident with small lingering "patterns" around the glass. A good amount of carbonation. Second bottle yielded much more head. Two fingers or so and slow to recede.

S: Malted barley, grainy, bready with little hop character detected.

T: Similar to the smell but hops are definitely present with a very agreeable herbal or floral taste. Good snappy hop bitterness. Of course the crispness of the malts from the nose is the frontrunner, finishing with the bitter hop note. Well balanced and very drinkable. Very nice. I like it a lot.

M: Light body as expected but not as light as the color would indicate. Quite dry with crisp, snappy and again dry finish. Good carbonation tingle.

O: Pleasantly surprised as this is my first Great Lakes product. I would definitely return to this at the price of $16/12.

malvrich, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

wrightst, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

mmmbeerNY, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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Trashville, Jul 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

rundrink, Jul 22, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Golden yellow in color with perfect clarity. Poured with a short, dense, white foam that quickly reduced to a wispy cap. Sweet bready malt and floral hop aromas with earthy grass, lemon zest and toasted malt notes. Medium bodied with assertive, tangy, crisp carbonation and a clean semi-dry finish. Bready, biscuity malt flavors up front followed by tangy, herbal hops through the middle. Hop bitterness gradually intensifies from the middle to the end as this finished semi-dry with lingering hop bitterness and biscuity notes.

IronLover, Jul 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

rabiddawg, Jul 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

Michael00, Jul 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

michaelfcasey, Jul 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

skeptic8, Jul 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a snifter

A- pours a crystal clear golden yellow color with a small foamy white head that retains nicely, eventually settling to a small layer on top

S- spicy floral hop with a clean toasted malt aroma, slightly herbal

T- clean, slightly toasty malt underlies a subtle floral hop bitterness with a hint of spice, ends with some earthy notes

M- medium-light body with medium spritzy carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a smooth and crisp dry finish, very drinkable

O- simple but well crafted, showcases the noble hops

Treyliff, Jul 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Drew88, Jul 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

cjgiant, Jul 15, 2014
Great Lakes The Wright Pils from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 683 ratings.