Pilsner | St. George Brewing Company, The

BA SCORE
83
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55 Reviews
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
St. George Brewing Company, The
Virginia, United States
stgeorgebrewingco.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Murph on 12-02-2002

BEER STATS
Reviews:
55
Ratings:
84
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
15.66%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
6
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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.95/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A hazy, deep-gold body is capped by a short head of creamy white foam that drops fairly readily to a razor thin surface covering and leaves only spotty lace. The nose offers a hay-like malt that's just slightly nutty and oddly candyish-sweet backed by grassy hops. It's crisp in the mouth with a medium body and a very fine, median carbonation. The flavor is more straight-forwardly malty than the nose suggests with it's candy-sweet note, although there is some minor sugar in the aftertaste. Grassy and lightly spicy hops round the flavor, and a firm bitterness anchors it, leaving it to finish dry. A decent beer, but not their best!

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Photo of Loki
4.29/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled in a 12 oz bottle on 5/23/03.

This Pilsner poured a cloudy dark, yellow-orange with very little head that faded to a thin top canopy. Respectable amounts of lacing were left while imbibing.

The nose released aromas of honey, DME, cotton candy, and vanilla.

Flavors of hops, processed sugar, and lightly roasted malt dominated the flavor profile. Very balanced and smooth. The texture of this St. George offering had a light-medium body that goes down very, very smoothly. This is a great session beer and a Pilsner to set the bar and judge others by.

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Photo of Stubbie1
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice dark gold color with a white head. A nice mixture of hops and malt in the aroma area. More of a malt taste with a small hop finish. I would love to try this on draft. MHO, this ranks up there with BITburger. Enjoy!

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Photo of Dogbrick
3.45/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Acquired via trade. I love getting my hands on micros like this. Pretty autumn color with a thin white head. Vanilla and figs in the aroma which I liked. This is one of the better Pilseners I have tried to date. Hoppy and fresh-tasting.

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Photo of Murph
4.12/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours an orangish straw color with a smallish white head that sinks down to a thin film. Nice grassy nose with a good spicy hop quality, also a thin adjunty/light malt aroma in the background. Good Saaz hop bite to it with a very nice malt balance to it as well. The malt is a bit indistinct and light but that fits in perfectly for this hot weather style. Light, crisp and refreshing on the palate, great brew for a hot Virginia Beach summer. I will definitely be looking for this stuff on draught next summer in hopes to quell the heat. An enjoyable pilsener indeed.

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Pilsner from St. George Brewing Company, The
3.64 out of 5 based on 84 ratings.
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