Klisch Pilsner Beer | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.42%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brakspear on 09-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
292
Reviews:
142
Avg:
3.45
pDev:
14.49%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 292 |  Reviews: 142
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of tmoneyba
3.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from Cock and Bull, Srasota, FL.

Poured a straw color with a moderate frothy white head that lasted and had good lacing. Heavy hoppy grainy aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium fruit hoppy flavor with a medium bitter finish of moderate duration.

Average drinkable session beer.

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Photo of Big_Dave
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of dacrza1
2.75/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

DATE TASTED: November 30, 2013... GLASSWARE: standard pilsner...OCCASION: Game PSU's finale a memorable one--well done, boys!... APPEARANCE: slight amber golden body that sports methodical bubbles; white two-finger head settles to a thin splash; zero lacing as the glass drains--not encouraging... AROMA: baker's dough wafts pleasantly; some floral, fruity esters round out an otherwise nondescript presence... PALATE: smooth, bubbly and softly bodied for a lager--sessionable for sure, yet effeminate...TASTE: apple, pear and thin malts make for a lager with some flavor; rather underwhelming, considering its fellow beers in the mixpack...OVERALL: high expectations unmet, but perhaps not all brews from Lakefront will be flagship offerings...not a fitting celebratory glass for such a stunning upset as Penn State served Wisconsin...

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Photo of MuddyFeet
3.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This may be the first truly decent pilsener by an American brewer I have samplred. It poured extremely pale, with a filmy head. No lace. The aroma is a bouquet of smeels: hops, apples and some spices. The taste and mouthfeel come across as surprisingly crisp. Slightly sweet but nicely balanced with the hops. Also, slightly bitter and sulfurous. Still not sold on pilseners, but this is a fairly decent representative of the style.

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Photo of jjanega08
3.64/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A= very pale golden color with a small light head that leaves decent lacing very bubbly
S= a malty corn kinda smell. Somewhat muted hard to put my finger on it
T= very sweet malts smooth a little hops. Mostly just sweet. Lots of corn and bread on the aftertaste
M= light and well carbonated
D= very high. Refreshing beer with a very smooth taste great!

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Tschnab
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Eric908
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of eldoctorador
4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Blakaeris
3.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours hazy straw yellow with a modest head.

Aroma is pale malt and light citrus hop.

Taste is initially honey sweet and lemony. Spicy hops then make an appearance. Finish is mild and clean.

Mouthfeel is light bodied.

A little sweeter than expected. Still, not a bad pilsner. Worth a try.

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Photo of TonyTalon
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of gwiedman1
4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of MrHurmateeowish
3.92/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz brown bottle from The Lighthouse in Manchester as part of this brewery's sampler 8-pack. Pours a light straw body with a quarter inch of off-white head that quickly dissipates. Smells sweet and bready, as well as slightly fruity. Tastes sweet, bready, slightly nutty... Not a lot of hop presence (surprisingly). Light bodied with moderate carbonation... Tasty and drinkable, though not quite to style IMO. Still a pretty solid beer.

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Photo of ObeMaltKinobee
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Lemke10
3.45/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I bought a Lakefront 8-pack variety from Woodman's in Janesville, WI for about $11 in Fall 2010.

This German Pilsner pours a light yellowish color as the scent of malts hover ove rthe beer. Upon tasting you take in a good taste of malts with hint of lemon citrus. Not anything to rave about, but not terrible either.

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Photo of Seanibus
3.62/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A pleasant and refreshing Pilsener, but somewhat lacking in depth and complexity.

Pours a pale straw yellow, clear but with the faintest haze. Nice carbonation, with a good solid head and decent lacing. The aroma is pleasantly crisp. with that sweet, honeyish malt character of a good Pilsener and a faint hint of noble hops. The flavor is somewhat thinner than the aroma, but still malty and sweet with a crisp finish and a surprising bitter bite on the back of the tongue. The one thing that keeps it from breaking into the outstanding ranks occupied by American Pilsener standouts such as Victory, Troegs, Sly Fox and a few others is the hop flavor - the hop bitterness is nice, but the hop flavor is a bit thin and slight. A little more complexity, a little more ambition on the hop schedule, would elevate this from a good beer to a great one.

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of cuvtcuv
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of u2carew
3.55/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz longneck
A) Pours with a finger thick, white head that settles slightly. Good retention with sticky lacing. Slight chill haze. Straw colored body.
S) Citrus, grains and grass.
T) Light on the palate at first then moves to a mellow nutty grain and subtle citrus tones - lemon peel. Finishes fairly clean with a light lingering of grains.
M) Crisp. Fizzy. Light. Dry and a little gritty in the finish.
O) A nice brew. Very refreshing and easy to drink. I'd pour another.

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Photo of amishbooze
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of jimmah120
3.4/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle into pint, review from notes

Look is a slightly cloudy orange-yellow with a small head. Smell is bready with a bit of coriander and yeast. Taste follows as white bread and grain fade to spices and faint lemony hops. Very drinkable, slight stringency at the end.

Very drinkable pils, but expensive and not overly impressive.

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Photo of BierFan
3.7/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass.

One finger of white head. Slightly hazy honey colored body. Few flecks of yeast bobbing up and down on the rising CO2. Decent rings of lacing. Fruitier taste than I was expecting. Good hop flavors and bitterness.

Better quality beer than I thought it would be.

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Photo of JackieTH
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Here is an average, non-descript craft beer in every way possible. Poured into a pilsner glass. Smell was subtle grain and malt. Taste was mildly nut-biscuit and grains, light bittering hops. Watery mouthfeel and crisp carbonation. It is what it is, but it beats a macro.

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Klisch Pilsner Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
3.45 out of 5 based on 292 ratings.
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