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Brewed by Birra del Borgo (AB InBev)
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Borgorose (RI), Italy

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RATINGS: 663   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   IBU: 76   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial Pilser" realizzata con Sam Calagione del birrificio Dogfish Head (USA). Pils, Carapils, Simcoe, Warior, Saaz <nt>
Una delle poche incursioni nel mondo della bassa fermentazione made in Borgorose, è il frutto della collaborazione tra Leonardo e Sam Calagione di Dogfishead. Ognuno dei due birrai ha messo del proprio in questa birra, scegliendo a turno il tipo di luppolo da aggiungere pugno a pugno in un dry hopping lungo 60 minuti, tra Simcoe, Warrior e Saaz. Più alcolica e corposa rispetto alle classiche Pils, sorprende per la sua intensità rivelandosi esplosiva ma equilibrata. Una bionda “tosta” di cui vi innamorerete, proprio come la protagonista del romanzo di WillaCather da cui prende il nome.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (3493) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - MAY 1, 2013
375 ml bottle. Date on it says 05 2014, must be a best by date. Pours a clear golden orange color with a huge fluffy head that fades slowly, leaves a little lacing too. Aroma is musty hops. Citrus fruit, strawberries, grass, and a light champagne yeast scent. Taste is impressive. Intense musty hops mixed with citrus and red fruit. Moderate sweetness balances nicely with the moderate bitterness. Medium body. High fluffy carbonation provides a slightly foamy mouthfeel but it bubbles away quickly like champagne. Overall, very enjoyable and somewhat unique.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yorker (1934) - Herning, DENMARK - APR 27, 2013
75 cl bottle @ home. Pours cloudy golden with a white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma is crisp, citrusy hops as well as some caramel malt. Flavour is much like the aroma with a slightly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (7293) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 26, 2013
Big offwhite creamy lasting head. Hazy deep yellow body. Powerful resiny citric aroma with strawy malty notes. Dry-sweet resiny orangey taste with strawy toffee notes. Mid-to-full body. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dry resiny malty toffee aftertaste with marzipan, candy, and citrus notes. Really nice, and highly drinkable. (0.75l bottle, wine monopoly, web order.)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 23, 2013
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Stovner( bu). Golden color, good foam. Intense hoppy aromas( grapefruit), some fruitiness and caramel in finish. Medium body & complexity. Good bitterness, well balanced. Very enjoyable

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ale23ilbirraio (12) - - APR 14, 2013
Imperial Pils fatta in collaborazione con il DogfishHead di Sam Calagione. La parte floreale e di luppoli ne esalta il corpo un pò scarso o comunque più scarso del odore. Bevuta in bottiglia.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleksander9 (1364) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 12, 2013
bottle at home with daniel listening to great music. Aroma: citrus,yeast,fresh Apperance: Cloudy, nice colour. Golden haze. Taste: Fresh, mild bitter, Fruity, With a bitter finish. Palate: Pretty average. Overall: Okay, but nothing special.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spacecube (1562) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2013
750 ml bottle, pours hazy orange with a large foamy head. Plenty of bready & caramel malts and a big grape & seville orange citrus hop profile, with some lemon zest thrown in. The aroma is great. Low carbonation for a pilsner, but this is more than a normal pilsner. Crisp, hoppy as hell, but still with a good balance. Very nice indeed.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
poisoneddwarf (2283) - Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, USA - APR 5, 2013
750 ml bottle. Pours hazy orange with a gigantic pillowy cream-colored head; leaves some decorative lace. Aroma is citrusy, SweetTarts, bready. Taste is hop-forward, like a nice American Pale or a hoppy American craft pils. Mouthfeel is creamy, carbonation is fairly soft. Tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2013
January 2012. From bottle. Pours golden color with a white head. Lots of hops in this one with citrus and pine aromas. Long finish. An outstanding beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ed5388 (3206) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 23, 2013
330ml bottle. Pours a cloudy golden color with a large three finger white head. Aroma is citrus hops and spicy/earthy hops, with a hint of malts. Taste is citrus hops, bready malts, wet grass, and an earthy bitter finish.


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