RATINGS: 1199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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In The beginning, there were ales. As far as anyone knows, the first beers made were ’top-fermented’, which is longhand for ’Ale’. Sometime long before the 1860’s, beers became popular that were made in Northern Europe with a bottom fermenting yeast strain that liked the colder temperatures. Because they had to spend weeks aging before they tasted their best, they were known as ’Lager’ beer. Lager is the German word for ’storage’. Since they had to sit a while, they took up more time and space and as such were harder and more expensive to make. Where ales are meaty, lagers are sinewy. Where ales are street, lagers are ’haute couture’. Where an ale might hit you over the head and take your wallet, lagers donate to charity and adopt stray cats. While an ale might steal your car or try to date your daughter and keep her out all night for who-knows-what purpose, a well bred lager would offer to clean your house while you’re on vacation and leave fresh scones and coffee for you when you return. Now, don’t get us wrong, ales can be a lot of fun to hang out with when you’re in the right mood, and if you have bail money on you. But what’s wrong with livin’ uptown from time to time, on a nice street, where the doormen all wear those little uniforms, the air smells of flowers, and lagers rule the Earth. Cheers!

Note: Formerly at 5.3%.

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3.5
Grzesiek79 (4359) - Radom, POLAND - SEP 4, 2016
Pils nie do końca na wzor czeski. dla mnie to amerykański pils. Dominuja cechy typowe dla stanow goryczka lekka chmielowy bukiet amerykańskich chmieli. Malo bardzo mało slodowe. Wytrawnosc jest ok ale moglaby być bardziej ostra. Wyglad nie za specjalny srednia piana i mało trwala. w czeskich pilsach jest o wiele trwalsza i wieksza.

3
cgil68 (39) - - AUG 19, 2016
Light gold with medium white head. Heavier mouthfeel than typical lager. More hoppy than expected making the bitter stand out more. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
Msdrbeat (780) - East Lansing, USA - JUL 29, 2016
On tap at crown. Pours a clear colder with a staying white head. Slightly bitter with low sweetness.

2.9
mezr (140) - California, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Poured from a 12 oz bottle a clear, pale yellow with a creamy white head. Aroma is a bit faint, but slightly floral. Lively carbonation, dry and bitter with some spiciness.

3
euniceradio (554) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - JUL 10, 2016
12oz bottle to tulip. Pours clear gold, white sticky head. Aroma of cracker, honey, lemon. Taste of same with some grass, mineral rock. A bit of metal too.

4.4
ordybill (1815) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUL 10, 2016
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pils glass at the World of Beer in Pooler, GA. The appearance is a clear gold color with a large white head. The aroma is mostly hops and some malt. The taste is fairly sweet malt with some hops. Another excellent beer from Lagunitas.

3.3
JaKeAFC (1247) - ITALY - JUN 15, 2016
33 cl bottle in a restaurant in Seoul. Golden color slightly hazed, big rocky white head. Aroma of pale malts, grassy bittering hops and dough. Medium body soft carb smooth finish. Solid pils-lager with a boost.

3.3
Listigovers (1264) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 12, 2016
Clear yellow beer. Smells like grain and some fruity flavour. Nice mouthfeel good carbonation, fresh crisp lager, very slight sweetness in aftertaste. Enjoyable.

3.6
trapped (3374) - New York, TURKEY - JUN 10, 2016
Bottle. Clear golden yelliw with large foamy white head, malt aroma, high carbonation, crisp malty taste, abrupt finish. Perfect Pilsner

3.1
olenickj (114) - Michigan, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Sample at brewery. Drinkable pils. Much better than macro stud but very one dimensional.


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