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

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RATINGS: 522   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Imperial Pilser" realizzata con Sam Calagione del birrificio Dogfish Head (USA). Pils, Carapils, Simcoe, Warior, Saaz


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wedgie9 (2502) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Tasted on 1/26/13 from a capped 375mL bottle purchased at Grand Cru. Pours murky dark orange with a massive, rocky off-white head that slowly recedes to very thick, rocky lace. The nose is some pale cereal malt with with plenty of tropical fruit and dank green hops. The flavor features fuller malt than the nose would have suggested, with some caramel and toffee, and the hops coming through with tons of tropical fruit and some nice green bitterness on the back of the palate. The body is medium with average, stinging carbonation, and a long tropical fruit and bitter hops finish. This drinks more like an IPA/IIPA than a lager.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrGD (47) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy golden-orange colour with big white foam. Aroma is floral and fruity, hops, citrus fruits, very fresh. Taste: malts, summer fruits, lots of hops and yeast. Dry finish. Medium body, medium to high carbonation. Very nice!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ragnampiza (624) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - MAY 2, 2015
1/3 pint at BeeRoma 2015 (short rating, overall impressions only). Lovely aroma, fresh and hoppy. Slightly nutty in the background with some yeast esters influence and a tiny alchool presence. Zingy and light, it drinks way lighter than the actual ABV. Solid.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erasmus_ro (1675) - Alabama, USA - APR 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours a golden orangey yellow with a small, large-bubbled head. Aroma is some pine, light citrus. Taste is soapy, some pine, more pine, light ethanol and pith. Full with medium carbonation. Decent.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HerrBierkoenig (460) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 24, 2015
From 0,33l bottle, Pours beautiful smooth deep cloudy pale to golden liquid, big frothy creamy white head, Aroma: very hopy, bit fruity (from hops), exotic fruits, oranges, resin, bit malty, Taste: light to medium sweet, medium to heavy bitter, light to medium sour, very hopy, yeasty, resin, exotic fruits, red fruits/ berries, all supported but a solid malty backbone, minor warming alcohol - still very well hidden, very good balance, extremely drinkable, Palate: medium body, creamy texture, soft to average carbonation, long bitter resiny finish. Overall: excelent brew, hopzy, fruity, ballanced, powerfull yet very drinkable, enjoyed!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (2017) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2015
@Wijnhandel Wielinga, 058. Schenkt bleek helder geel/gouden met schuimige witte kraag. Aroma is hoppig, citrus, fris en fruitig. Smaken zijn direct al bij de eerste slok wat vol/zacht/romig, tevens redelijk zoet, matig bitter, sterk, redelijk fruitig van sinaasappel en citrus, pilsmouten, exotisch, matige gekruid, hier zit iets te weinig koolzuur in daardoor proeft hij denk ik wat voller. medium body, iets qua IPA-achtige blond bier.. verder prima

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fashawn (353) - Montesarchio, ITALY - APR 17, 2015
, bread, cereal, grass, resin, golden, hazy, white foam, rocky head, medium sweetness, very bitter, oily feel, average carbonation, bitter, long finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rezara100 (12) - Firenze, ITALY - APR 15, 2015
Citrus, fruits, floral notes, mango, grassy hops. Flavour is moderate sweet with a moderate to medium bitter finish. Excellent hoppy Pilsner.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Saeglopur (764) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - APR 11, 2015
Draught at Mel’s Craft Beers, Vienna.
Deep golden, hazy body, with a big, creamy, stable, lacing, white head.
Aroma of ripe fruits, grass, peach, some berries, bread, sweet malts.
Lovely taste of ripe fruits, peach, lots of citrus, grass, candy, some bread.
Full, oily mouthfeel, with a lively carbonation.
Finishes bitter, quite dry, grassy, zesty, fruity.

Tasty. Pretty unique for this style, loads of lovely hops, with an interesting ripe fruit character. The Pils part of the beer just dominates in the finish. Overall one of the best Imperial Pilsners I’ve had.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nicoizzo (11) - Rotondi, ITALY - APR 10, 2015
Davvero i miei complimenti...ho bevuto molte imperial pils alcune anche di casa mikkeller...ma questa my Antonia come birra le supera tutte...birra straordinariamente equilibrata per il genere a cui appartiene...non manca però di carattere i sapori dei malti si sentono tutti bella schiumosa alcool percepibile ma mai fastidioso bilanciato benissimo dall’Amaro...mi ha molto colpito come birra

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grumbo (784) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2015
Bottle brought back from Rome and enjoyed in UK. Pours an attracttive light golden orange colour with a lasting white head. Aroma of citrus and very well hopped, with hints of caramel. Light sweetness, with a good level of hoppy bitterness. Medium body, texture just a little oily. Average carbonation, long bitter finish. Enjoyed this beer.


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