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Great Lakes The Wright Pils | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes The Wright PilsGreat Lakes The Wright Pils

Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-16-2009

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Ratings: 725 |  Reviews: 198
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pilsner glass.

Appearance: Poured a honey or hay yellow color with approximately a 1/4 to 1/2 inch head with nice lacing.

Smell: Slightly citrus and grassy.

Taste: Has a wheaty flavor with a higher hop bitterness than most pilsners.

Mouthfeel: Very carbonated and light.

Overall it is a very nice refreshing summertime drink. It's not the best Great Lakes has to offer but it is a very nice drink.

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.07/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Excellent carbonation with very good lacing. Straw yellow.

Smell: Very neutral. A bit of lemon

Taste/Mouthfeel: Sour lemon. Extremely bitter lemon rind really overwhelms here. Crisp mouthfeel that works well with bitterness.

Overall Drinkability: Pretty eh for Great Lakes.

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3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle into a tulip. best by 8/28/13

Pours a light golden color with a half inch white head. Smell is crisp and refreshing. Earthy and light citrus. Good example of the style. Taste has a bit more hops than a traditional pils, but i'm not complaining. Refreshing and easy to drink. Simple beer but enjoyable. Lighter side of medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Overall a good summer beer that would be hard to dislike for anyone who likes beer. Wont be anyones favorite but hey, it's a pils!

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.08/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured The Wright Pils into a Belgian Tulip.

A - Pours a transparent golden color with two fingers of white head.

S - Getting a light citrus, faint hops, very light bread qualities. Some sourness in their as well.

T - Some more fresh baked bread flavor in there. Sour, almost skunkiness in there too. This fits in there pretty nicely. Light hop flavor to balance things out.

M - Smooth beer, a little heavier than expected for a Pils. Medium carbonation.

O - A decent Czech Pilsener, hits all the notes. Great Lakes again does a good job.
Recommended! Cheers!

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

Great Lakes The Wright Pils from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 725 ratings
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