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Stiegl Pils - Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH

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BA SCORE
81
good

367 Ratings
THE BROS
82
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Ratings: 367
Reviews: 146
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.76%
Wants: 7
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH visit their website
Austria

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 06-16-2008)
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Reviews by EPICAC:
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EPICAC

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a clear, straw-golden color, and is topped by a white head that fads to a ring, but is fed by streams of bubbles. The aroma is a bit richer than a lot of other Pilseners. It's grassy and has a bit more of a pronounced malt character that other examples of the style.

A mild, malty sweetness upfront moves into a dry, crisp finish with grassy hops, which leave a nice lingering bittereness. This beer is crisp, and clean with good carbonation.

I thought that this was a pretty tasty Pils.

Serving type: on-tap

10-08-2010 03:15:03 | More by EPICAC
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Washington

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3.69/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tall can pictured here poured into the available pint glass at a Calgary pub. A bright golden amber color with a decent dose of creamy white head, I get a pleasing, assertive but not aggressive aroma of fresh bread, grain husks, some fruity esters that almost grade into orange-like citrus, apple, and faint sulfur that recalls coconut flakes along with noble hop grassy and spice notes (dare I say cinnamon). Palate largely mirrors this, if a little more rough around the edges, some grain husk and darker than usual malts that almost enter nutty territory for a moment, a yogurt-like lactic tartness, slight vinous character, and a moderate degree of carbonation for the style. Nice body that has a bit more substance than the average macro-brewed pilsener. Finishes crisp but also rather bready. Nice hop aroma and flavor throughout. Quite a lot is going on here and this is one of my favorite continental pilseners, relatively easy to track down and with an almost ale-like fruitiness that makes it stand out from the pack.

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3.66/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A clear and very bright yellow gold, this pils develops an bone-white airy head to about half a finger that falls somewhat slowly to a layer on top that puts down a mixture of spotting and patching on the glass.
Leaf and grass have a very light peppery spiciness to it in the hops, balanced by a somewhat honey-like sweetness and some fruity esters that are a little more tart than I expect. Breadiness in the malts, not quite as dry as some, leads to a little bit of a graininess sliding in underneath before going more crackery, as expected. The hops bite a little stronger on the tongue than I think, which is a pleasant surprise.
It's crisp and creamy with a high carbonation and, interestingly, a bit too much to the medium body. It's clean up front, something building lightly but just.

Serving type: bottle

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16oz Can
$6.99 4-Pack
Binny's - Bolingbrook

Stiegl is straw golden with clarity enough to read a book. Carbonation is small stature but in large number and streams to the surface. A fizzy white head grows easily to a couple fingers before crackling down to a solid head with staying power. Patchy lacing is left behind.

Freshly husked grains aggressively lead the way, a little musty, with a touch of cereal grain sweetness. Floral hoppiness runs from front to back while a grassy edge pops up in the back. A drizzle of honey adds depth. It's clean, crisp, and makes me salivate immediately. Simple and precise.

The flavor, again, is crisp and clean. Fresh grains upfront before segueing into the softly sweet cereal grains. White bread, freshly baked runs through the middle before the crisp graininess returns. Floral hoppiness has its fingerprints all over this pilsner along with a grassy backbone that grows through the drink, eventually taking over on the swallow. Delicious!

The carbonation is lively, pushing the beer through at a good clip but not harshly. The body is on the light side of medium with a finish that's dry before I even swallow. A sturdy grass bitterness is accentuated by the dryness. With the crispness and dryness the drinkability is high as a kite.

Stiegl's Pilsner is a classic, in my opinion. One that's easy to find and, when fresh, amazingly satisfying. It's all things a good pils should be; precise, clean, refreshing, dry, hoppy, and immensely drinkable. It's a shame this beer doesn't get the love it deserves. Either way, I recommend buying some.

Serving type: can

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Stiegl Pils from Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH
81 out of 100 based on 367 ratings.