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

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68
poor
1,144 Ratings
THE BROS
70
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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:
1,144
Reviews:
420
Avg:
2.9
pDev:
22.07%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
182
For Trade:
0
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Photo of mdt88
3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JGardner1415
3.91/5  rDev +34.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice German lager. Similar taste to Heineken and so many others though.

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Photo of GarbageMan10
2.34/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of DinoVindaloo
1.56/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.75

The look of the bottle is classic and was appealing. However, simply opening the bottle gave a skunky aroma. Pouring it out gave a nice head and a slightly below average yellow color. The taste was merely slightly better than the odor. It's nicely carbonated, that being the highlight of the beer.

Overall, I would never drink this beer again. It's not the worst but the price point is far too high. Better than an Olde English, worse than a Corona. The skunky odor and taste really ruined this one for me.

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Photo of bigpoppa67
3.17/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of vette2006c5r
2.41/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

St. Pauli Girl pours a straw yellow color with a lacing head. Very grainy, and industrial aroma. Taste is very grainy, corn, chemically and its downright offensive. Flat and nasty aftertaste. Overall, pretty bad.

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Photo of Commandophile
3.59/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
2.75/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of 54V4G3
2.88/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Wer34truh
3.84/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of edthehead
3.18/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kamahl16
1.5/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Kirbyderby
1.6/5  rDev -44.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Way too bitter and absolutely zero flavor in this beer. Still hard to drink even when ice cold. Wouldn't drink again.

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Photo of lost_sailor
3.34/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cunning_stunt
3.15/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jalop
3.55/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BloodSoakedAleMug
2.28/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Look: Stereotypical of the style, a transparent yellow color with a one finger white head that has no retention.

Smell: Not as horrible as I was anticipating - but still pretty bad. Upfront the nose is slightly sweet with notes of cooked corn and sugary cereal. There's a vaguely floral pilsener malt aroma. A sour green apple smell blankets the entire experience.

Taste: The taste follows the nose with more notes of cooked corn, sugary light malt and sour, bitter green apples. Has a mildly sweet and grassy finish.

Feel: One of the few things this beer has going for it. A medium body and vague creaminess helps you deal slightly with the overall mediocrity of the taste.

Overall: It's bad. Drinkable, but bad. Very boring and uninspired. Tastes like slightly dry, sweetened alcoholic water.

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Photo of redsoxjim
3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CBrodbeck
2.84/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Superheatnsubcool
2.09/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of DutchcdnTEXAN
3.45/5  rDev +19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MaddoJay
2.05/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of JordanlikesAles
2.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Troy-Hawaii
2.75/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Clear golden color
Light mouthfeel
Medium carbonation
Light malt flavor
Overall a refreshing beer. Great on a hot summer day when you plan to drink a lot.

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Photo of DavesBeerReviews
2.69/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A typical german pilsner taste like lowenbra

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St. Pauli Girl from St. Pauli Brauerei C.L. Wilh. Brandt Gmbh & Co.
2.9 out of 5 based on 1,144 ratings.
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