Style: Pilsner

ABV: 5.3 IBU: 35.0

Aroma: 10
Appearance: 3
Flavor: 18
Mouthfeel: 5

Oskar Blues Brewery Mama’s Little Yella Pils

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What the brewers say

Oskar Blues’ Mama’s Little Yella Pils is an uncompromising, small-batch version of the beer that made Pilsen, Czech Republic, famous. Unlike mass market “pilsners” diluted with corn & rice, Mama’s is built with 100% pale malt, German specialty malts, and Saaz hops.

What our panel thought

Aroma: Light herbal hop aroma, but not much else. Some sweet malt hiding back there in the aroma. Clean and mild.

Flavor: Nice hop flavors, fresh and juicy. Some mild oxidation in the not-quite-fresh malt. Light, heathery hop flavor. Low bitterness but the finish is nonetheless crisp and clean.

Overall: Light and clean with excellent balance of malt and hops. Creamy mouthfeel. Would love more hop nose and bigger bitterness, but this is a very pleasant, approachable pils. Not even a little scary. Well balanced and easy to drink.

What our editors thought



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