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

BA SCORE
68
poor
1,130 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-07-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,130
Reviews:
413
Avg:
2.89
pDev:
21.8%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
175
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,130 |  Reviews: 413
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

Photo of baitcastman
4.55/5  rDev +57.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I have not had this beer since I was younger and now that I recently bought it I now know why I bought it when I was younger. This beer is really good plain and simple. 12 oz bottle smelled good at first opening drank straight from the bottle.
Good hopps but not over the top and good lingering flavor, nothing bitter with this beer. Born date 7/2015 and still holds it's taste at 12/16, most people wouldn't bother because of the date. I'm glad I tried it again and will buy more of it.

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Photo of Benjolovesbeer
2.99/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MaltTeaseFalcon
1.85/5  rDev -36%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Tigerbrau
1.75/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

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

Photo of hegg4345
3/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of HoppyBastard
2.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass, "best by" date 04.2017.

APPEARANCE: pours a clear, light gold color with less than one finger white head that quickly dissipated until only a thin, broken ring of small bubbles remained around the glass, there is no lacing present, medium carbonation.

SMELL: bread and that Euro skunk smell, not much else.

TASTE: initially sweet and then crackers and finishes with a skunky hop profile.

PALATE: medium body and carbonation.

OVERALL: this is not a good beer, I can't believe I once considered this beer to be something special before the craft beer revolution, amazing how perceptions change when there are more choices, don't bother with this one, there are so many better options available.

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Photo of Dms844
3.34/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Wontonst
3.29/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of duvel1979
2.25/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of AZBeerDude72
1.94/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pour is bright yellow with a small head that fades pretty fast. Smells of grain, and little skunk funk. Taste is pretty standard, grainy corn mix with mild hops and skunk finish. Overall a standard beer, not horrible if ice cold but nothing out of the ordinary with this one, taste pretty much like rest in its class.

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Photo of bankboy66
4.14/5  rDev +43.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JLaw55
3/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

St. Pauli Girl from St. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.
2.89 out of 5 based on 1,130 ratings.
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