KC Pils | Boulevard Brewing Co.

KC PilsKC Pils
BA SCORE
43.5%
Liked This Beer
3.59 w/ 363 ratings
KC PilsKC Pils
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Like many American burgs, our town was once home to a number of small, regional breweries. As they disappeared, so too went the full-flavored but easy drinking classic American lager. Today, we salute these bygone breweries and revive their legacy with Boulevard KC Pils: 100% malt, real hop character, unpasteurized. It’s the taste of tradition.

16 IBU

Added by jdubjacket on 07-06-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,933
Reviews:
112
Ratings:
363
Liked:
158
Avg:
3.59/5
pDev:
13.93%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
51
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 363 |  Reviews: 112
Photo of cbcb
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mig100
3.97/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of nuebs
3.2/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Skillet
3.62/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Matthew9562
3.28/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of leefx
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chickenshack
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Franziskaner
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Gold in color with excellent clarity. Lively carbonation bubbles are surfacing from the depths within. There's a fingernail of bright white resting on top. Aroma of very clean smelling pilsner malt and faint German Hallertau hops is present. The taste is much more Hallertau hop forward than the nose advertises. No adjuncts here. The mouth is very crisp, smooth, and refreshing. Highly quaffable and just enough flavor.

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

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Danielr26
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Penrodeo
3.49/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Joe_recker
4.24/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Photo of Kevhook
3.44/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aratcliffe
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scruffwhor
3.54/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Leag0002
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.78/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Not sure if this one really leaves Kansas City. This is the only place I have ever seen it, and that's a shame because it's an awesome craft pils. Much less hoppy than a Czech style, so the grain really is the focus of this sunny colored glass of refreshment. A touch of sweetness on the front end from the very pale barley malt, but resolved almost immediately by the lager yeast character that's like par-baked bread, chex cereal, and very very drying. I like that it has some body too while still being really easy drinking, it's not watery at all, and has so much flavor for a yellow beer type. The slightest European sort of hopping comes on late, but no bitterness here at all. Smooth and amazing when ice cold. Beers like this get no credit, but this is about as well as I have seen an American brewer do a simple lager. Loved it in the hot Kansas City afternoon sun!

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Photo of enelson
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

KC Pils from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 43.5% out of 100 with 363 ratings
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