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Stiegl Pils - Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH

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BA SCORE
81
good

406 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 406
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.76%
Wants: 8
Gots: 36 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

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Stiegl Pils from Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH
81 out of 100 based on 406 ratings.