Mama's Little Yella Pils | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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Mama's Little Yella PilsMama's Little Yella Pils
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Colorado, United States
oskarblues.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Mama's Little Yella Pils - Our upcoming new canned good is a small-batch version of the beer that made Pilsen, Czechoslovakia famous. Mama's is made with hearty amounts of pale malt, German specialty malts, and a blend of traditional (Saaz) and 21st century Bavarian hops. Our first canned lager, it's also fermented at cool temperatures with a German yeast.

This tasteful reality Czech is the perfect antidote for the watered-down versions of pilsner clogging Americaâ's shelves. And Mama's gentle hopping (about 35 IBUs) and low ABV (just 5.3%) mean we're finally honoring consumer requests for a delicious but less-challenging beer. (Hey, we like a good low-dose session beer, too.) Look for our Gold Metal Winner on US shelves in March.

Sadly, the Feds rejected our Take Two and Call Us in the Morning line on the can.

Added by GilGarp on 02-25-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,201
Reviews:
888
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
12.43%
 
 
Wants:
83
Gots:
591
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Raziel313
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brother_rebus
3.16/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jkn09
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of challenja
4.51/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from 12 oz can into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint Glass
Look: A perfect golden yellow. Full, with no imperfections in color or clarity. Perfect centimeter head that wraps perfectly at the top.
Aroma: Sweet bready malt, sugared lemon rind, candied white sugar
Flavor: It doesn't taste like a full Czech pils which is great in this case, because it doesn't leave that awful metalic aftertaste that is reknown from Czech style pils. This beer is clean and refreshing, slight lemon rind, light new world hops with a spicy Saaz hops that follow in the tale end with a super clean finish!
Mouthfeel: Full and juicy, the best mouthfeel I have ever felt in a Pils.. Closest to this would be Founders PC Pils but that beer is an over-hopped american style pils
Overall: This is one of my favorite Pils that I just came back too in a long while. Great American Pils are the perfect counterbalance to my usual uber hopped love that are DIPA. This is an awesome BBQ beer to try out.. awesome with tacos as well. Also.. this beer really comes out when it warms up a bit..

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Photo of IBUBrew
4.06/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of decker1313
3.44/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

For the review, refrigerated can dated 9/7/16 poured into glass.

A - golden yellow, slight haze, expressive carbonation, pinky's worth head upon pour that dissipates to a lacy ring

S - Sweet, lingering floral

T- rather bland, Mild bitter aftertaste, not overbearing

M - Light, crisp carbonation

O - Easy drinking, light and crisp, i like it as a session beer, despite the abv

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Photo of DrewsBrews450
3.46/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nat1975
2.58/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of FBarber
3.44/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beaulabauve
3.52/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BlueSpader
3.69/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mothman
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nmann08
3.59/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fx20736
4.23/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

fantastic beer

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Photo of Hanglow
3.37/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

can, bbe august 2017

Pours dark straw, slight haze, small head

light sweet aroma, faint hoppyness

Light malts and hops again in taste, decent bitterness to it that doesn't last. Slightly juicy finish. med carb

It's allright but a bit lacking for the abv.

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Photo of EmperorBevis
3.32/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Canned
Pours a crystal clear golden body with big foaming white head that pretty much sticks around
Wheaty grainy aroma with subtle citrus hints
Refreshing trad pilsner taste

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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NastyNorseman
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours straw-colored with fluffy white head that rings out. Nice Saaz smell with pale malts. Tastes fresh spicy and grassy with the malt and hops coming
through in the finish. Nice light brew.

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Photo of LarryV
2.55/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I like OB for the most part - I got this as part of a variety 12 pack. Pours with a modest head that fizzles out quickly. I honestly have to say that I did not like this beer, I found it a chore to drink; too sweet and lacks the crispness that i expect from a pils. It certainly isn't reminiscent of Czech pilsners that I've had. A disappointing offering from OB, not recommended. I would not buy this again.

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3.4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of colbster92
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sankykid
4.03/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Roelleke1986123inkijk
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Sour and dry

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4.22/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LukeB
3.74/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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