Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner)Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner)

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our only Lager, brewed with loads of imported Saaz hops and a bottom-fermenting yeast strain that leaves it Light and Crisp and Easy to Slam, yet full of real flavor and all the things you yearn for.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampling right now on 7/21/14. Bottles chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a tall weissber vase glass. Alcohol content is right at 6% (ABV).

Pours a bright pale gold in color with a good 2-finger white foamy head that lasts a good while. Lots of lacing is seen, some in rings even. A good amount of bubbles streaming up from the bottle of the glass. The aroma is mostly of malt and yeast. Much more going on with the taste as it is hard to pin point besides the malt and yeast. Starts out sweet then ends with a slight bitter finish. Not to hoppy though. Crisp and full-bodied. Overall, not a bad brew at all!

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A beautiful light gold in color, totally clear, with a white head that reduces to a rough ring of foam in my glass.

It has a grainy and grassy smell, exactly what I'd expect for the style.

The taste is also grassy and grainy, with an extra citrus twang from the hops. This has a nice American tweak to the Czech style. The extra hop flavors are not extreme, though. Lagunitas has been very careful with this beer.

Overall this is a very good Pils, and one I would especially recommend to hop fans. It's not a hop bomb or extreme, but just a good example of a well-crafted beer.

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Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.64 out of 5 based on 2,598 ratings.
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