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

Mama's Little Yella PilsMama's Little Yella Pils
BA SCORE
3.59/5
3,236 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#37,913
Reviews:
897
Ratings:
3,236
pDev:
12.53%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
611
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,236 |  Reviews: 897
Photo of Hanglow
3.37/5  rDev -6.1%
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 -7.5%
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 +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NastyNorseman
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
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%
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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Photo of Ltdsaint
3.4/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of colbster92
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lanedlr
4.03/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dutchcraftbeergeek
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Sour and dry

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Photo of OPIE0597
4.22/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LukeB
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Thomguzow
4.06/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This lager pours a clear straw color and caps off with a lite, foamy head. The head barely stays through the drink.

The odor offers a light floral nose. Upon taste, it's mildly crisp, though not advice sharp as one would hope. Immediate notes of floral hops. It's carbonation is more mild than I prefer in a pilsner.

I'd recommend as a starter to craft lagers if you Are used to macros

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Photo of JonSchwartz
3.73/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaketaz
3.48/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of jakecattleco
3.7/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Can dated 01/24/17 "Makes Mama Invincible" into a pilsner glass. Pours vibrant golden with two fingers of variable density white head that had moderate retention and left scattered lacing. Nose is prominent in breadiness and biscuity attributes, citrus undertones. Taste inverts the nose and is more citrus prominent, with the breadiness following way behind. Finishes with a bit of lingering astringency. Mouthfeel is quite thin, carbonation medium. Solid, but there's others I prefer more.

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Photo of bbtkd
3.89/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Oskar Blues Mama's Little Yella Pils, 5.3% ABV, 35 IBU. Pours light yellow, medium viscosity, with a three finger white foamy head on a careful pour, leaves slight lacing. Nose is fresh and yeasty, taste is smooth malt, with a slight bitter close. Decent mouthfeel, overall good.

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Photo of LiquidSwords1201
4.26/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of blissfulNemo
3.59/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigedal60
4.17/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Czequershuus
3.88/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours a pale yellow with a large, fizzy head. The aroma is classic pilsner, with peppery notes and cracker malts, and a touch of something floral. The flavor starts with mild cracker sweetness, sweet corn, pepper, floral notes, and finishes again on the fairly sweet malts. The mouthfeel is light, crisp, and fizzy. Overall this is a nice pilsner, with a fullish body

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Photo of metalspice
3.17/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Griphon
3.73/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.65/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JarMills
3.96/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Mama's Little Yella Pils from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 3,236 ratings
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