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My Turn Series: Pilo | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
3.55/5
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38 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Wisconsin, United States
lakefrontbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Pilsner

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheSSG on 06-22-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
38
pDev:
17.46%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 38 |  Reviews: 7
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3.36/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.57/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.9/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PhilMiller
3.56/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of oldvines
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Sweffin
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of thebigredone
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of mikebcpa
4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

Photo of zkoehn
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Czequershuus
4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

Photo of oaRsirhC
3.92/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of RadiantRedTRD
4.56/5  rDev +28.5%

Photo of Pilo14
5/5  rDev +40.8%

This beer turned out exactly how I wanted it. It has the flavors and mouthfeel that I was aiming for. Thanks to Luther, our head brewer for helping tweak the recipe and to Russ Klisch for making it possible.

CHEERS!

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Photo of jschott75
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of Westuh
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of cervezango
3.8/5  rDev +7%

Photo of WIBrewMan
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of TTAmod
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Poured a 12 oz. bottle into a teku.

A: Pours a cloudy, bright gold with a thin, white head that dissipates quickly. Looks just okay.

S: Smells like a pilsner: grassy, wet hay, yeasty, low amount of noble hops, and a touch of alcohol.

T: Taste is like a pilsner as well. Starts off a bit biscuity with some moderate hopping and bitterness....grainy and grassy. Ends with a decent amount of alcohol and bitterness.

M: This is where most of these imperial pilsners mess it up...and this one is no different. Gone is the light, crisp mouthfeel that regular pilsners have. This is thick, viscous, and not crisp or light in any sense of the imagination. Alcohol is well hidden, though, so kudos.

O: Overall, this is just okay. This isn't my favorite style at all, so I can't really judge it too harshly. The smell and taste is good, but the look and mouthfeel leave a lot to be desired.

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Photo of Wisconsinhop
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of drpimento
3.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Smells good, looks great, tastes good, body is ok. Lacks a certain zest or quality of refreshment that I associate with a great pilsner. Carbonation did seem to be just a touch on the light side which could account for it. Finish is ok. Good enough beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of jmbot4371
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Kyrojack
1/5  rDev -71.8%

Photo of egrace84
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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My Turn Series: Pilo from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 38 ratings
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