Saint Arnold Summer Pils | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
470
Reviews:
161
Avg:
3.57
pDev:
14.85%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
110
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 470 |  Reviews: 161
Photo of zzachm18
3.8/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DavidST
3.81/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mig100
3.29/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tracker83
4.01/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aknalley
3.82/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Patrickt22
4.03/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HotDogBikeRide
4.27/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the brewery. Amber gold with a lot of carbonation, smells of grains and pale malts and wheat. Grassy tasting, very low hop presence, and a lingering sweetness on the tongue. True to its style and I likes it.

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Photo of princessbay710
4.4/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

On tap at St Arnolds.

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Photo of JohnCassillo
3.51/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thatche2
3.25/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EOC
4.19/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sabre311
3.37/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bryanlindsey12345
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of firkingroovin
3.06/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of alexworsnip
3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jedk
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of n2pux
3.22/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ozzylizard
3.02/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Undated bottle at 42 degrees into shaker
Aroma grainy with some disulfide
Head small (<2 cm, aggressive pour), white, creamy, rapidly diminishing to two mm ring and layer
Lacing none
Body light yellow, clear
Flavor initially sharply bitter, quickly fades, some graininess and slight disulfide; no hops flavor, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate light, watery, lively carbonation

Appearance 3.5, Aroma 2.75, Flavor 2.75, Palate 4, Overall 3.25

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Photo of Kingery
3.91/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm pretty new to the drinking scene, but I can tell this beer is great. Compared to the other pilsners I've tried this has so much more taste and "depth" to its taste. I live down the street from the brewery and at first I thought it was just another one of those hipster local beers, but im glad I tried it; it goes down smooth and is pretty tasty. Definitely worth trying out, especially if you live in Houston(where you can even get it at some Walgreens!) Paired with some Takis fuego chips and an Astros' game and you have yourself a nice saturday

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Photo of kbenson
3.99/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm no expert of the style but I found this surprisingly tasty and refreshing. Better than average in my limited experience with the style. Very enjoyable on a hot summer day.

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Photo of FootballAndBeer
4.59/5  rDev +28.6%
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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Photo of SpongeKA
3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beermanic
4.98/5  rDev +39.5%
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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Photo of sgt_187em
4.2/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good beer, golden color. Had more of a wheat grassy taste with carbonation that had a small sting to it

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Photo of Jcarter1221
3.62/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Saint Arnold Summer Pils from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
3.57 out of 5 based on 470 ratings.
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