Slow Pour Pils
Bierstadt Lagerhaus

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From:
Bierstadt Lagerhaus
 
Colorado, United States
Style:
Pilsner - German
Ranked #3
ABV:
4.7%
Score:
95
Ranked #1,423
Avg:
4.32 | pDev: 7.87%
Ratings:
121
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 11, 2022
Added:
Aug 12, 2016
Wants:
  21
Gots:
  4
SCORE
95
World-Class
Slow Pour PilsSlow Pour Pils
Notes: North German-style Pils.
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4.53 by bret27 from California on May 11, 2022
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5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by Beers-es from Virginia

Had on tap. The best pilsner I've ever tasted. So good!

May 04, 2022
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4.47/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by WickedBeer from Alabama

There’s nothing quite like an expertly brewed lager. Crisp, bready, mildly dry. Just enough hop bitterness on the tail. An absolute crusher, and I had to get that perfect meringue of head!

Apr 28, 2022
 
4 by ejimhof from Pennsylvania on Apr 15, 2022
 
4.39 by QuakeAttack from California on Apr 04, 2022
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4.27/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Jwale73 from Rhode Island

Pours a lovely, translucent yellow with a dense, one inch, bright white head. Nose is clean with grassy notes and hints of noble hops. Taste follow nose, with a medicinal/herbal hops bite that lingers between quaffs. Mouthfeel is light in body with a lively carbonation. Overall, lovely, delicate and quite drinkable.

Mar 20, 2022
 
4.25 by SkiBum22 from New York on Mar 03, 2022
 
5 by CreightonSM from New York on Mar 02, 2022
 
4.25 by paulish from New York on Feb 25, 2022
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4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
by Fordcoyote15 from Pennsylvania

Kinda cloudy for a pils but the head is beyond impressive.

Smell is zesty, crackery, peppery. Almost has a hefe thing going on.

Taste idk. Im not loving it. Im just not. Its got a lemon dish soap thing going on and I cant get past it.

Feel is dry and incredibly light drinking. Not low on carb just very light feeling body.

Overall. Id like to revisit it again because I really wasn't in the mood for a lager when drinking this.

Feb 18, 2022
 
4.66 by westcoastbeerlvr from California on Feb 13, 2022
 
4 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts on Jan 05, 2022
 
4.44 by brewskis from Indiana on Dec 29, 2021
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3.91/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by SpeedwayJim from New York

A big thanks to Jeff for this one. Been hyped to try something from this brewery.

As clear as it gets. Big foamy white head that leaves a 'stach. Nose is slightly metallic, hop bitterness. Clean, bright. Beer opens pine, fresh hop oils, and a biting, clean bitterness. There's a piney twang tartness in the middle mixed with grassy, soil bitterness at the finish. Pretty impressive. Body is light with ample carbonation. Prickly and aggressive on the palate and goes down crisp, clean, and refreshing. Crystal clean finish. Super drinkable.

Really good. Super drinkable.

Dec 21, 2021
 
4.5 by FLBeerGuy from Florida on Dec 02, 2021
 
4.25 by smartassboiler from Illinois on Nov 11, 2021
 
4.5 by bigred89 from Maryland on Oct 12, 2021
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4.59/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by REVZEB from Illinois

Had on tap. The slow pour is beautiful with that fluffy huge white head atop the clear straw yellow body. Light grains, grassy hops, lemon zest, a kiss of minerality and decent biscuit in the nose. Taste is much the same but with more bready depth than the biscuit in the nose and light floral notes. Feel is so soft, airy, grainy and smooth, incredible. I love slow pour pils, and this is one of the better ones I have had

Oct 09, 2021
 
4.73 by freddyvitols from Texas on Oct 04, 2021
 
4.02 by Eman17 from Illinois on Oct 03, 2021
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5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by Triceratop_Rock

One of the purest pils I’ve ever had. Hard to accomplish, much appreciated. Bravo!

Sep 25, 2021
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4.45/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

Pours a gorgeous bright clear yellow with a foamy white head on top. The smell of the beer has a nice spicy hop aroma right from the can, very nice. The taste of the beer has a great malt profile, grassy spice herbal hop profile with a subtle sweet corn finish, kind of tastes creamy. The feel is smooth, ultra light and crisp, finishes really well. Overall I’ve had this beer on my radar for a little while now and I’m so stoked to have finally tried it, worth checking out for sure!!

Sep 17, 2021
 
4.73 by rangerred from Tennessee on Aug 31, 2021
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4.39/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by Luscious_Malfoy from Illinois

poured from a 16oz can into a half pint glass. pours a fairly clear gold with two fingers of thin white foam. mineral and grass on the nose. taste is somewhat similar. clean and easy drinking for sure. full mouthful with a slightly dry finish. this is delicious!

Aug 29, 2021
 
4.14 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois on Aug 24, 2021
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4.53/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by lordofthewiens from New Mexico

A clear pale gold color. Two fingers of white head, some degree of lacing.
Herbal, earthy aroma. Sweet malt.
Peppery taste, herbal.
Dry and crisp, lingering hops.
World-class!

Aug 10, 2021
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4.62/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by barneyrubble from Colorado

L- Beautiful pale straw yellow color that is 100% transparent and a nice 3F white foam head that leaves scant lace as it fades quickly

N-White bread and saltine cracker malt notes are accompanied by a nice herbal hop aroma. A touch of lightly fruity yeast appears as well.

T- Mild bitter hops, light medium saltine cracker flavor. A yeasty fruitiness comes through the malt and is restrained by the excellent herb leaning hops. Really wonderful balance of malt and hops with the hops on the aggressive side if compared to a Helles and more robust than some but not all German pilsners I have had. Love the tangy bitterness, excellent

M- Medium bodied with nice slick roundness. Lots of bubbles hiding discretely explode to offer a counterpoint to the malt. This is crisp and refreshing without being watery or lacking body.

O- World Class! I like this beer a lot.

Aug 04, 2021
 
4.75 by cryptichead from Illinois on Jul 31, 2021
 
4 by NickMunford from Wyoming on Jul 18, 2021
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4.83/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by ZAP from Minnesota

Probably the best US made pilsner I've had. Nice spicy hop forward aroma.....that follows through onto the flavor with a touch of lemon like hop impression to go with a grainy, secondary malt flavor. Very dry..perhaps a bit too dry but I'm splitting hairs......good tight bitterness on the finish in addition to the spicy hop flavors. Crisp, clean....Perfect example of the German pilsner style.

Jul 02, 2021
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4.53/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by mushroomcloud from Texas

16oz can with no date. Opened 6-27-21.
3 finger white head with a bit cresting over the rim of the glass. Dense with excellent retention.
Straw gold with complete clarity, slow and steady bubbles moving upward. Patchy and sticky lacing.
Grassy and spicy hops, a touch of sulfur and light cracker malt aroma.
Spicy hops are amplified in the flavor, clean, crushable and delicious.
Light body, medium + carbonation with a bright, crisp, and clean mouthfeel. Lengthy, bitter, and dry finish.
Outstanding.

Jun 27, 2021
 
4.51 by mdaschaf from Indiana on Jun 11, 2021
 
4.42 by Ristaccia from Nebraska on May 10, 2021
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3.47/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Peach63 from New York

Pours a very clear pale yellow with a 1 1/2 inch white head, which fades to a wisp. Light lacing.

Aroma of biscuit malt, grass, citrus.

Taste is malty, bready, grassy, slight lemon. Mild bitterness.

Light bodied, moderate carbonation. Dry finish.

A decent pilsner.

Apr 18, 2021
 
4.49 by MrDarcy from Massachusetts on Apr 17, 2021
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3.47/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by trevorpost from Pennsylvania

Can does not appear dated, but based on the flavor and, in part, the reputation, I'm guessing this is far from fresh. Mouthfeel is zingy, but the hops fall totally flat. Hopefully will be able to have a fresher example sometime.

Apr 16, 2021
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4.69/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by jfladenver from Colorado

Best Pilsner I've ever had, I'm so lucky to have this brewery 10 mins from my house. Everything about Slow Pour Pils is damn near perfection. Must try if you come to Denver.

Mar 19, 2021
 
4 by 22Blue from Kansas on Mar 09, 2021
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4.14/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by WoodBrew from Ohio

I got a can of this beer from my bestie from Charlotte, NC....he got it from a beer of the month pack. It poured a clear golden with thin white head that is not leaving any lace. The scent had subtle grass and grain hop notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with very nice saaz hop presence. The mouthfeel was lighter body with good carbonation. Overall it is a solid beer.

Mar 04, 2021
 
4.21 by Blogjackets from Ohio on Feb 25, 2021
Slow Pour Pils from Bierstadt Lagerhaus
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 121 ratings