Art History Brewing

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Pilsner - German
Ranked #101
Ranked #53,225
4.2 | pDev: 3.33%
Art History Brewing
Illinois, United States
Very Good
Notes: Traditional German Pilsner.
Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 10 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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emerge077 from Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Gleaming pale gold, tiny suspended micro-sediment, two fingers of creamy foam, lasting sheets of chunky lacing. Totally classic in the looks departments.

Crackery pilsner malt and lemony noble hops in the aroma.

Light doughy malt base, pleasant and comforting. Dry finish with ample grassy hop bitterness. Smooth and crisp, creamy texture. Supple feel, begs to be served on a slow pour tap. Overall this is a great German Pils with ample noble hop character. Zero corn, it’s not an adjunct lager.

Oct 29, 2021
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GuyFawkes from Illinois

3.9/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Released 8/25/21; drank 9/8/21 @ the Yarchives.

See-through yellow appearance; champagne bubbles throughout.

A rough pour yielded a nice white head; a thick curtain of tree-rung lace.

Roasted corn & fresh bread notes in the nose.

Medium thin mouthfeel.

Roasted corn & mild fresh bread flavors, with a big yeast note on the back end.

Crisp and substantial, but a bit drying and harsh on the back end. It'll do in a pinch.

Sep 09, 2021
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mothman from Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can. White head. Clear golden yellow color.

A very nice pils. Nice amount of grassy hops with a light bitterness. Bready, biscuity malts. Crisp, clean, and very easy drinking. Well done.

Jul 25, 2021
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FBarber from Illinois

4.29/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours crystal clear golden color with a huge pillowy white head. Gorgeous looking beer. Aroma has notes of sweet bread, straw, grassy, spicy hops. Taste follows the nose with notes of sweet bread, straw, spicy, grassy hops. Easy drinking, crisp, refreshing. A must try especially on draft with the slow pour.

Jun 26, 2021
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michaelsmith11 from Illinois

4.17/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had this one during Super Bowl LV. This was a classic Pilsner. Bready and malty with a touch of spice and some earthiness.
It was very smooth and had a touch of bitterness on the back end.

Feb 10, 2021
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filstan from Illinois

4.22/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Samples were on tap at brewery and then from sixtel at home. Good example of a Northern German Pils. Hop forward in the nose and taste and bitterness. Soft mouthfeel, and a fine bead carbonation leaves tight quality foam that leaves a fine lace all the way down the glass. Long and style correct hop bitterness on the finish. Malt brings a nice balance to this beer. Poured In a proper German Pils glass it is exceptional. Second glass is better than the first as the hops are fairly dominant and it takes the palate time to adjust. Nice job among many great lager beer styles available from this brewery.

Jan 11, 2021
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REVZEB from Illinois

4.09/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear bubbly classic golden body with a thick pearl white head and lacing. Smell stars the vibrant and bready german yeast with pilsner malts and grains, decent hops linger. Taste has a larger hop finish than expected, fine but personal preference is more of a malt crisp accenting finish. Feel is frothy, bready, very crisp and has more hop texture as it warms, big for style. Good debut. Goes great with chips and guac.

Update: Have no had on slow pour tap and while feel is more creamy everything else is the same. The wife loved it

Nov 07, 2020
Bauhaus from Art History Brewing
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 10 ratings