Stegmaier Summer Stock Pilsner is IN the Bottles!

StegSummerStock More details to follow…but Stegmaier Summer Stock Pilsner was bottled yesterday!

Summer Stock is the Lion's take on a traditional Northern German pilsner.  It uses 100% Cargill German Pils malt and Perle hops, with Ahtanum added for a subtle, refreshing lemongrass finish.  The beer finished out at about 5% ABV and 25 IBUs.  For this initial re-release it'll be available in its' own cases and six-packs as well as on draft.

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  1. an y idea whether this is the same recipe mor different from the first release a couple of years ago? It wasn't labeled as a pilsner at the time, just "lager."

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  2. I think it is pretty close to the original and I suspect the ingredients are even better. I'm not sure I remembe rthe original well enough to say but I'll let you know how it tastes.

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  3. This from their original press release in March 2006

    Stegmaier Summer Stock Lager is a straw-colored traditional pilsner beer with golden highlights and a creamy white head. Its perceived citrus nose and supreme balance of malt and hops have essentially made this beer terrific thirst quencher for summer. Its crisp, clean and refreshing.

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  4. Darel Matthews14 May, 2010 17:40

    This is the original recipe, which always has been 100% Pils malt. We're trying to be more descriptive in our labeling (notice Amber now says "Vienna-style lager") so we wanted to indicate this is a German-style pilsener. It's truth in labeling and hopefully most people will see a point of difference from your standard American "pilsner".

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  5. Picked up a 6 pack of this on a recommendation from a Berwick Brewing Co bartender. Just went out and got another case after the 6er was gone. It's quite tasty, and a nice departure from my norm of Yuengling and Lionshead.

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  6. Thanks for letting us know Noah. This is a wonderful easy drinking summer beer....and a seasonal so get it while you can.

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