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Saint Arnold Summer Pils | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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3.55/5
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482 Ratings
Saint Arnold Summer PilsSaint Arnold Summer Pils
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Texas, United States
saintarnold.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
A golden Munich-style Helles. Crisp and refreshing, this beer is perfect for a hot summer day. Saint Arnold Summer Pils has a delicate, sweet malt taste complemented by an abundant hop aroma and flavor. This beer is brewed with fine German malt, and a copious quantity of "noble" hops imported from the Czech Republic.

Added by kbub6f on 05-08-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,813
Reviews:
161
Ratings:
482
pDev:
14.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
121
Trade:
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5/5  rDev +40.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of LeonardFournette
5/5  rDev +40.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very good beer! Highly drinkable. You can tell they care!

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5/5  rDev +40.8%

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5/5  rDev +40.8%

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5/5  rDev +40.8%

Photo of Beermanic
4.98/5  rDev +40.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This beer is not a Pilsner if you look at their website its a Munich Hells, and has won many awards and I can see why.

A: Very light straw colour with a very nice white head.

S:Classic sweet pilsner aroma, with a touch of warm buiscuits.

T: Wonderful sweet pilsner malt, with that nice bready/grain flavor, over all like eating one of mamma's home made biscuits with out the Steans Syrup.

M: Nice higher carbonation, with a dryish lager finish.

O: A wonderful summer time beer, with great label. Awesome I just don't have enough to say. GABF and World Beer cup have said enough.

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4.92/5  rDev +38.6%

Photo of Duttonic
4.85/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A- Light yellow, dances and shimmers in the light. Poured properly and it produces an inviting finger of head. Cloudy.

S- Sour and citrusy, but not in a nostril stinging way, bold.

T- Faintly floral, bitter, but then counteracted to a pleasant smooth and delicious treat.

M- Just the right amount of heft. Perfect for a hot Texas day.

D- I could drink these all day.

This is by far my favorite German Pilsener and probably my favorite beer period.

Won gold medal at the Great American Beer Festival. Try it asap.

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4.82/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

This is my favorite beer from Saint Arnold. The brewery is about 25-30 mins from my house. But I dealt enjoy this beer on a hot day or on a relaxed night. Super smooth and the taste is great to me. Pilsners are my favorite kind of beer and this one is pretty good.

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4.67/5  rDev +31.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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4.59/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Living in Houston, I get to have this beer anytime I want, which has become often. I love most Saint Arnold beers, but this one is probably #2 or #2 on my list, Only behind their Pumpkinator, and the BoilerRoom with their specialty syrup (I believe this is only done at their brewery). Extremely easy to drink, very light, amazing taste, and the color in my opinion alone says refreshing. Have it in my fridge now.

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

Photo of KodyBrannon
4.5/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured this beer into a pint glass.
L-It pours a very pale yellow color with a thin white head. Constant bubbles show some slight carbonation, but no lacing left along the glass.

S-The smell is a little bit like a wheat beer, but I pick up more of a buiscuit smell.

T-The taste is very light and clean, with a hoppy flavor and some buiscuit in the after taste.

M-The mouthfeel on this is very light, and easy drinking

D-Very drinkable, this could become my favorite summer beer.

Notes- I would recomend this beer to anybody looking for a sessionable summer beer. Great for grilling, great for just having around the house. Definatly one of my favorite beers.

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

Photo of ttu94
4.45/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Yet again I am amazed to find such a good brew from right here in the great state of Texas. St Arnolds has become the best brewerey in the State by a long shot. This beer, I beleive is very true to form. It pours a clear pale gold color and is very pretty to look at. The smell is good with some malty tones and hops to it. Tastes wonderful. very well balaced beer. Nice malty flavor accompanid by the nobel hops. finishes slightly dry but with a tiny bit of sweetness. I could drink this beer all night long, infact I did. This is one beer I will be taking to the beer savant Ungespundet in Munich during Oktoberfest and will let him pass judgment on it.

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4.42/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The Saint Arnold Summer Pils is on the fence - not quite German, not quite Czech. It pours the typical clear golden body and bright white head that you'd expect of a good pils. The head retention is good, and it leaves thin, streaky rings of lace at the outset of the glass. The nose delivers a bright and fresh combination of lightly sweetish grainy malt and floral, spicy and grassy hops. It's sturdy in the mouth with a medium body and fine-bubbled, gently crisp carbonation. The flavor, however, is where it really shines - although you kind of know you're in for something good at the first whiff! It's richly malty without being big. It's just clean, and fresh, and kind of straw-like, bready, and nutty. And it's almost completely infused from start to finish with spicy, floral, and grassy hops. It even has a touch of lemon; and the slightly acidic pH balances it nicely! It's stunningly rounded, like the best of the best out of Europe, and it's perfectly balanced by a flinty, smooth bitterness from beneath that I'd guess is around 30-something IBU's. It finishes pretty much just as it began, and although it does close fairly quickly, there's some very nice lingering malt and hops left over to remind you to take another sip. Very nicely done!!! A perfect pils!

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4.4/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

On tap at St Arnolds.

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Saint Arnold Summer Pils from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 482 ratings
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