Stoudts Pils | Stoudts Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
88
very good
703 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
Ratings:
703
Reviews:
376
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
11.99%
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
59
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 703 |  Reviews: 376
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

Photo of millerbuffoon
3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of anwo56
4.02/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sean_King
2.53/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of billbeers
3/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Stoudts Pils from Stoudts Brewing Co.
3.92 out of 5 based on 703 ratings.
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