Great Lakes The Wright Pils - Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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3.75/5 rDev -0.5%
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
Serving type: bottle
07-15-2014 23:30:59 | More by Treyliff
3.71/5 rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
It looks good off the tap, a fluffy and bright white head rising to one finger in height with good retention to top a bright golden yellow with a slight haze but lots of brightness. Clumpy lacing sticks in plenty.
Lots of dryness starts the nose off, with some grains under biscuit and bread with a crusty sort of thing and a bit of husky dryness to boot before some sweeter notes come in, making the effect that of honey-drizzled biscuits; it's not just regular biscuits, it's more like the dryer, New England-style biscuits. Hops are leafy with an herbal touch, there's a hint of lemon zest, and a whiff of diacetyl seems to linger a little.
It's more robust and less traditional, with zest and spiciness to go along with floral, grassy and herbal hops bitterness while the sweetness counters. Fruits and yeast are stronger here, and it has only a ghost of the buttery diacetyl to it.
While I like the body of this beer, the traditional lightness serves the style well. This is a little more robust, though it has the crispness and it is clean.
Serving type: on-tap
07-14-2014 14:12:29 | More by Brenden
Great Lakes The Wright Pils from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 618 ratings.