Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) | Lagunitas Brewing Company

Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner)Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner)
2,608 Ratings
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.

Added by beertaster13 on 02-17-2002

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4.35/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Right now I am going through a phase of trying authentic czech style pilsners, and this pilsner stays very true to its style. It has a much deeper golden color, then a Bohemian or Vienna style lager. The spice notes are quiet to come through but once you taste them, your happy they have used some high quality Saaz hops.

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.82/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz on tap

pale light gold, no head or lacing to speak of. smell is sweet roasted grain, light wheat, peanut butter. light grainy pils taste, "balanced" by very bitter hops.

tasty hoppy pils from lagunitas. their trademark intense hop bitterness is here unsurprisingly

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.31/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This is a Czech Style Pilsner that is smooth and crisp and very drinkable. It has a light hint of hoppyness/spiciness without being too strong. I think the yeast mellows it out. When poured it is mostly clear and produced a lightly carbonated head. It's not as rich in flavor as other Lagunitas varieties, but that's what I like about it. It has more of the traditional German lager experience than the American beers that are supposedly based on German style lagers, with none of the burnt aftertaste of the imports. And best of all, it's brewed in the heart of Napa Valley in one of the last American-owned breweries.

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Lagunitas PILS (Czech Style Pilsner) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 2,608 ratings
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