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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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A shining example of the true European Pilsner style beer, Schell's Pilsner is brewed with 100 percent barley malt, where the imported German Hallertau hops flavor is showcased. Its full hop characteristic and delicate aroma were developed in Pilsn, Czechoslavakia around 1840. This style was widely copied by early American breweries. Over the years, however, it has been lost to the much lighter-bodied, low-hopped relatives we refer to as American "Premium" beer.
Schell's Pilsner has won many awards, including medals from the prestigious Great American Beer Festival.
Ingredients: 100% Pale malt, domestic Cascade, and imported Hallertau hops.


DrnkMcDermott's rating

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrnkMcDermott (2781) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - NOV 12, 2003
Bottled. I had this draft at the brewery last year, but this bottle leaves a better impression on me. Thin, transitory head. Darker than style, almost coppery. The malt is even a little toasty. There's a firm hop bitterness, just a little bit peppery. A very fine American pilsener. Can be slammed as a lawnmower beer or sipped slowly to enjoy its complexity (and yes, they have changed the label from "Pils" to "Pilsner.")


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stine (1488) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Clear brownish yellow. Hard water, lemon curd, honey aroma. Light vanilla and lactic notes. Clean enough, never unpleasant.

Subdued, mostly sweet grain and honey nut Cheerios flavor. Moments of lemon acidity and clangy metallic notes.

This example lacks in both body and carbonation level. The finish shows a flash of saaz like spice and dry grass, and mutes itself quickly.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnymusky (178) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 18, 2014
This was my favorite beer in college....first one i have had in years but still good...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1256) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Pours a clear golden color with white head. Cereal grains and some light bread on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes clean.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gopherfan99 (370) - CROATIA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle, pours golden with a white head, slight sweet taste of malt, citrus, and honey, not bad

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
commonmac (266) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 23, 2014
Tap at Pizza Luce Hopkins. Served in a pint glass. Aroma leaves a lot to be desired....the other reviews are pretty right on....definitely a grassy, earthy smell and taste. It reminds me of a cheap beer you?d bring college party. Maybe a slight step up. Taste falls off table (although it probably was never on) at the end. I would avoid this one.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Its a pretty basic, pretty decent pilsner. Bready, decent grassy hop profile. Tried at the brewery with Vaughn and Amanda.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2145) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 19, 2013
As a pilsener this was quite nice flavourful and hoppy. Thanks GV for this one. Much better than most pilseners.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrymel (1480) - Spokane, Washington, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Best by 24JUN13 It’s a yellow beer with a solid sheet of fine, bone white foam that seems unrelenting. Smells like grain, hints of corn, some sweetness, some metal. Flavor is what I would consider pretty hoppy for the style; sharp musty hops with some hints of resin and metal alongside a nice crisp malt undertow. Medium bodied with moderate carb and a nice dry finish. Nice beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
rlpeeler (85) - Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA - OCT 6, 2013
From a bottle in a variety pack. Pours yellow to light amber with quite a bit of white head. Light fresh taste with some hint of hops. Could be a little crisper but not bad. Much better than the "lights" or "lites".

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (16456) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2013
Bottle @ yespr. Pours a pale yellow color with a white head. Has a fruity malty grainy aroma. Fruity malty grainy weak grassy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy finish.


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