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

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2.87/5
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1,158 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
St. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.
Germany
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Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-07-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,036
Reviews:
423
Ratings:
1,158
pDev:
22.3%
Bros Score:
3.04
 
 
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Photo of digitalflood
2.89/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of craigbelly
3.1/5  rDev +8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OzmanBey
1.84/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Jim67
3.11/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of acuziovapes
1.95/5  rDev -32.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of LoganMc
2.56/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of DrMullet
3.69/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear light yellow with medium head.
Smell is sweet grain and slightly floral.
Taste is bready followed by a mildly grassy bitter finish.
Much maligned, but not as bad as the hype.

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Photo of paulish
3.25/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Wrigfen
2.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BenHoppy
3.56/5  rDev +24%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bh2015
2.18/5  rDev -24%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
2.25/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Disappointing subpar rank German pilsner.

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Photo of Brewview
1.34/5  rDev -53.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Working from memory, I had this beer from a bottle poured into a glass, the smell of this beer is what hit me first it was very skunky and I was not to crazy about it. It pours a clear yellow color with faint taste of hops and malt. Simply put there are much better German Pilsners in mu opinion and this beer just was not for me and I have no plans to re visit in the near future.

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Photo of feuematt
3.25/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Gold colored beer with a rapidly fading head. I was lucky and got a non skunked bottle. It is a pretty decent beer in my opinion. I guess it all depends if your lucky enough not to get the skunked bottles.

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Photo of jbehlar
3.24/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RyanKininger
3.25/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Karl1990
4.99/5  rDev +73.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a bit darker than say Warsteiner, but is still nice and clear and well carbonated. Tasted a lot better than the first time I tried it . In a closed 12 pack with an April 2018 best by date this was very good.

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Photo of Texarkansan
2.46/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Tstromer
3.4/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bmarkalan1970
3.88/5  rDev +35.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hackattack
3/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Once again I see that a famous German import gets a low rating compared to what I think. But what do I know? We were drinking these as a big treat way before all the American Crafters exploded on the scene. So maybe I'm being sentimental.

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Photo of losthusker
1.87/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I'll go ahead and explain what skunky means. It means it smells like a damn road kill skunk. And it's all downhill from there, yikes. It does look like a beer, it is wet like a beer. But unfortunately it smells and tastes like a skunk. And not buying the green bottle bs because Hieneken, Becks, and even Special Export aren't nearly this offensive. Will not revisit.

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Photo of karlk1990
3.99/5  rDev +39%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Have seen this around both at beer stores and in the import section at Meijer and Walmart . Finally decided to try it. To me, it tasted a little different than other beers in the style with a bready almost oat like after taste. Was good but it won't replace becks for me.

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Photo of davidward
2/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Just like Beck's version, an average tasting, mass produced lager.

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Photo of nicholas2121
4/5  rDev +39.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

St. Pauli Girl brewed by St. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co. This German Piliser with an ABV of 4.90% pours out a nice golden amber color with a nice white head. There is some nice spotty lacing to this brew,it sticks to the side of the glass well. The smell is mild skunkie with grains and malts. Not a fan of brews in green bottles,but it is what it is. Now for the taste, it is bold with grins and malts. You do pick up on some nice mild hops in the taste as well. The skunk flavor is there. However it is not to bad, I have had a lot worse. The body is a solid medium, a real smooth going brew. There is nothing overpowering about this brew, it has a real nice balance to it. This brew would be nicer on tap or out of a can . The mouth feel is Bold, Clean, Smooth, and Refreshing. Overall I'm giving St. Pauli Girl a soild 4 out of 5. I would look this brew up again givin the chance to. St. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co., Did a nice job with this brew.

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St. Pauli Girl from St. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.
Beer rating: 2.87 out of 5 with 1,158 ratings
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