St. Pauli Girl | St. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.

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68
poor
1,133 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay
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St. Pauli GirlSt. Pauli Girl
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
St. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.
Germany
stpauligirl.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-07-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,133
Reviews:
415
Avg:
2.89
pDev:
21.8%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
176
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,133 |  Reviews: 415
Photo of Darrin_Smith
3/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.16/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I've pounded some of these over the years. Pours a feint straw yellow with a mild 1/4" white head that vanishes before your eyes. Aroma is skunky. I'm ok with that. I almost prefer it in this style of beer.

Taste is a minor noble hopped beer, very light pale malt and plenty of skunkiness over a mouthfeel of lots of carbonation. I dig it for what it is. Its a skunky Euro lager with some sex appeal marketing on the label. Hot weather beer for sure. Or maybe you didn't wanna wait in line for beer and just wanted to throw some meat on the grill and drink one of these without talking about some idiosyncratic taste you came up with to put in your review.

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Photo of Caveworm
4.04/5  rDev +39.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

St. Pauli Girl | St. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, the head is three fingers thick, with solid lacing, and a clear medium gold body.

Smells like full-bodied grains and hearty malts.

I taste a clean and clear version of the smell, with slight bitterness.

Medium-light mouthfeel with mild carbonation.

I'll rate St. Pauli Girl | St. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co. with an overall 4. Not up to par with other German brews out there IMO.

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Photo of fthegiants
2/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of jsbirnba
2.96/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Beerucee
3.5/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

At the pump house in victoria.

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Photo of Johncnh
2.59/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bshefftz
2.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of beerguy04
4.08/5  rDev +41.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a dark golden color with a foamy white head. A faint malty smell. Taste is a faint maltyness as well. Mouthfeel is watered down. Overall I like this beer. I feel like it's what BMC was supposed to taste.

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Photo of CaptainHate
2.71/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I had this at a Hungarian restaurant; nothing was on tap and the bottled choices were very unexciting. I had fond memories of this pre craft beer so I thought I'd give it a try. It wasn't bad so much as it was unexciting; a utilitarian thirst quencher that at no time caused me to think "this is really good".

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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
2.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Yeldarb92
2.3/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ordybill
2.22/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at the Taco Mac in Atlanta. I have had this dozens of times in the past, first time for a review. The appearance is a clear light yellow color with a very small white head. The aroma is all "skunk". The taste is awful, the first flavor is skunky followed by some mild hops.

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Photo of nater919
2.84/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Stoppenzeefromfloppenzee
1.75/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Yes I too some 32 years ago would slug these down , so I happen to see them this past weekend and like many have said ...WTF were we thinking lol

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Photo of JonnyCastle
3.04/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of user785335
3.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DerwinWentworth
2.5/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Lunchbox1015
1.9/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Pours golden, the smell was bitter. Taste was bitter but not a lot of flavor. Mouth feel was light and crisp.

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Photo of ahommell
2.54/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Isoruku
1.85/5  rDev -36%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Can't believe I liked this stuff when I was 18! Just had a bottle last night, or I should say that I had half a bottle. First impression was "This can't be right!" Subsequent tastes confirmed that yes, St Pauli girl is a boring, watery waste of money. God knows why it has a cultural presence, but it's amazing what an ad campaign can do. Overall, it has no flavor (I'm not sure what other reviewers mean by "skunky"), no complexity, no nothing.

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Photo of Schlitz74
2.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This is just an average Euro lager, it pours a golden color with about a finger of head. It leaves some lacing in the glass. Overall just average.

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Photo of Nbmayhem
4.71/5  rDev +63%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Vylo
3.93/5  rDev +36%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JustLikeMyDad
2.7/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

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St. Pauli Girl from St. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.
2.89 out of 5 based on 1,133 ratings.
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