Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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82
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2,598 Ratings
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Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner)Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

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.

Added by beertaster13 on 02-17-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,598
Reviews:
753
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
12.36%
 
 
Wants:
89
Gots:
556
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,598 |  Reviews: 753
Photo of HopBomb515
3.41/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of TheCondor
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Side poured from the bottle into a Boulevard glass.

Appearance - Crystal clear and transparent straw yellow color, nice one finger soapy head that leaves little lacing but hangs around for a few minutes. Packaging is standard Lagunitas fare, I always like it.

Smell - Has a nice mix of grains, yeast, and spices, with a bit of hoppy zip as well. Smells nice

Taste - Subtle, yet balanced. A decent malt and grain backbone is complemented by the hops spices and zest. A touch of lemon in there, the hops bitterness, and the backbone make for a well-balanced beer.

Mouthfeel - Crisp, clean, refreshing

Overall - This is a good beer. Pilsners aren't really my thing, but this is decent. Condor recommended and approved, give it a shot, especially if this is your style.

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Photo of FreeBeer_Score99
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ideal place for this beer: On a river in the NW, swimming w/ your buddy Vlad. Vlad thinks the body is quite heavy for a pils, but he likes the musk & the crisp finish.

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Photo of dodge408
3.45/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rdrumm91
5/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I love this Pils. Hard to find in NC but worth it when you do. Crisp and full bodied. Not your basic boring Pilsner .... At 6.2% this pils has it all

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Photo of krubs
3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GameOfBeers
3.59/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of donspublic
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lanciloti
3.1/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CIBoy10
3.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Roser
4.18/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- big foamy bone white head that lasted a long time. Minimal to no lacing. Lots of bubbles. Very pale golden yellow. Looked like lemon meringue pie in a glass. A great looker!

S- crisp and clean. Sweet spicy malts. Feint hops.

T- malty up front, sweet on the back end. Biscuity. Slight hop bitterness.

M- silky smooth. Light body.

O- very good. Love all things Lagunitas, but I'm not a Pils guy (love me some IPA's!!!); however, I know a good Pilsner when I drink one. Has officially dethroned the Scrimshaw as my favorite Pilsner. This is a great offering from one of the best breweries. Would have again and definitely recommend.

Cheers!

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Photo of Jeff_Winger
3.56/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of boocie
3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Fenix2009
3.74/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of misternebbie
3.2/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Miket13
3.02/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Svyturys30
3.99/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CraigTravor
3.22/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of delta490
3.73/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear medium light gold with a nice cap of foamy white head that has solid retention and leaves some very nice sticky lacing. The aroma is good as well, with nice biscuit and noble hops. The taste, unfortunately, doesn't match the robust aroma, with same the qualities but a lacking in volume. The body isn't too heavy and has a nice little bit of carbonation on the finish. If the flavor were dialed up a little more this would be a knock-out, easy drinking and flavorful.

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Photo of snelson438
3.12/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Antc2382
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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