Stoudts Pils | Stoudts Brewing Co.

Stoudts PilsStoudts Pils
BA SCORE
3.92/5
706 Ratings
Stoudts PilsStoudts Pils
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
stoudtsbeer.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by psugrad98 on 08-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,133
Reviews:
378
Ratings:
706
pDev:
11.73%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
60
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 706 |  Reviews: 378
Photo of Immortale25
4.24/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Double Barley can-shaped glass. Bottleneck says Best By 08 24 16

A- Pours a medium amber color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a full sheet of surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves small clots behind.

S- Yeasty aroma with some mild noble hops and an overall clean profile.

T- Bready malt with some moderate hop flavor and bitterness for the style. Slight sweetness plus some richness from the yeast. Goes down easy.

M- Crisp with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the lighter side.

O- A fine German Pilsner from a brewery that deserves more credit. Their old world styles are always outstanding.

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Photo of HopsForBrains
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Squire123
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TTen
4.54/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Stoudts Pils

L: Crystal clear. Golden, yellow. White head with great retention. 4.75
S: Sweet malty, bready aroma dominates. Some floral, grassy hop. 4.5
T: Up front bitterness. Very clean fermentation. Malt is sweet and grainy and a subtle spicy, floral hop note. Getting a little cracker and black pepper. 4.5
F: Combination of maltiness, bitterness and carbonation make it feel more substantial than it's light body. 4.25
O: Great German Pils! Balance is spot on. I could drink this all day. I may like it better than Prima which is saying something. 4.75

Best by 9/23/2016

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Photo of sgregory
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FinkMeister
3.78/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JAB1978
4.78/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gajo74
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look- straw colored and light golden. A modest head quickly dissipates into a ring like lace that is thin but continuously bubbles with every sip. The spritzy carbonation is evident throughout.
Smell- Sweet and grassy. There is also a floral aroma.
Taste- Initially, grassy and sweet toasted malt hits the tongue. Mid palate, the herbal and floral hops take over and provide a bitter kick that is felt in the finish. Towards the end and as it warms, an undertone of malty sweetness returns to balance out the hoppy flavors.
Feel- Light bodied but close to medium. The carbonation has some prickliness and provides some zest.
Overall- Very solid and a good representative of the style.

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Photo of Sludgeman
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MikeWard
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thebeers
4.16/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Clear straw-gold color with two fingers of thick white head. Clean, crisp floral hop aroma. Lighter tasting, with a good mix of light hop flavor, a little white-wine fruitiness, hop bitterness and biscuity malt. This is just what a German pils should be.

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Photo of Franziskaner
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Straw yellow in color. A fingernail of off white to tan rests on top. Light lacing. The aroma is of light Saltine cracker like Pilsner malt and gentle Hallertau hops. The taste is of the very light Pilsner malt with the grassy Hallertau hops appearing in the fade. The mouth is creamy and smooth.

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Photo of SmellsofMahagony
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rjd722
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: Light straw color, clear with a constant flow of little bubbles rising to the top. One-finger white foam head that dissipates quickly and leaves a small coating on top.

Aroma: Pleasant grass and floral nose, great balance between the bready malts and hops. Very clean and fresh.

Taste: Bready malts, cracker, pear and citrus up front. Definitely get the floral bitterness from the hops on the backend.

Feel: Clean, crisp, and very refreshing. Light carbonation and a slightly bitter, earthy mouthfeel to finish.

An excellent pilsner, could drink this all day.

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Photo of VDJ104
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

So this is the first real pilsner I have had. Outside macro lagers. I was quite impressed with it. It had a good hop characteristic but was not over bearing. Still easy enough to drink on a hot summer day or if you aren't in the mood for a heavy strong beer.

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Photo of Risenhower
3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of probert
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of guzzleacoldone
3.69/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MDDMD
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of zhrike
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ctylinebeer
4.7/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

12 oz. bottle poured into a pilsner glass.

L - light straw colored and clear. Little bubbles going up. Thin head on top.

S - a balance between malt and hops. Notes of bread, not too complex hop aroma.

T - full body malt up front, followed by a slight citrus taste with a bitter finish. Still a balance between malt and hops.

F - light and malty. Light in body and easy drinking. Classic pilsner feel.

O - this is a phenomenal local beer! Why can't the macros make a beer this good? Very well balanced for the malt and hops lovers around. Definitely a must try for PA beer geeks

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Photo of Bloodyickes
4.31/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PsychedelicQuaker
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of papat444
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Photo of williamjbauer
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Stoudts Pils from Stoudts Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 706 ratings
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