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


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RATINGS: 661   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   IBU: 76   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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, č 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. Piů alcolica e corposa rispetto alle classiche Pils, sorprende per la sua intensitŕ rivelandosi esplosiva ma equilibrata. Una bionda “tosta” di cui vi innamorerete, proprio come la protagonista del romanzo di WillaCather da cui prende il nome.

Glouglouburp's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, - OCT 3, 2012
In short: A pleasant semi-sweet, yeasty, fruity, slightly spicy blonde ale. Good.
How: From a bottle at Mondial De La Bičre 2012
The look: Cloudy yellow-blond body topped by a medium white head with medium retention
In long: Nose is bright with some kind of spiced mandarine cocktail over a bed of flowers, very aromatic stuff here. Taste is like chewing on a mix bag of dried fruits (dried little orange cubes, dried slices of bananas, dried apricots, more…), some coriander-ish and ginger-ish spiciness, honeyed hay, dusty yeast, grassy and floral hops. Strong yeast presence. Yellowed grass in the finish almost dry out the beer. Pleasant big fluffy mouthfeel with a lively carbonation. A bit too sweet for my dryness-seeking palate but I found it nonetheless enjoyable. Got a generous 6oz sample and can easily imagine myself drinking a lot more of this. Another beer I had at Mondial 2012, I was using all my lunch breaks from work every day to go to Mondial and drink beer instead of having lunch, but don’t you dare calling people like me a drunk (us drunks really hate that).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerextreme (11) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 25, 2016
After a bit of a Dogfish head session had to try the Italian version of this beer. A PILS in the 30minute IPA style and its been executed brilliantly. Honey on the pallet and a lovely rich character that destroys all ideas of what a PILS is and should be. Great beer!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mariohop (11) - - SEP 25, 2016
Love this beer. Going commercial hasn’t impacted this fantastic beer with a deep amber colour, and rich pallet that confuses the senses when your supposed to be drinking a PILS. Its loaded with flavour from start to finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gio72 (14) - ITALY - SEP 20, 2016
Mi Piace!!! loving this imperial PILS with the 30minute hopping process. Big hop profile and so easy to drink

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
beerdevine (15) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 19, 2016
And this is a PILS!! Its huge with a resinous mouth feel that is big and rich and so easy to drink despite the high ABV. Will be back for more

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (2488) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2016
Sample @ Voldby Řlfestival 2016. Golden pour with a huge frothy head. Notes of grains ,hay, citrus fruit, lemon zest, grassy and some light booze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gubihumle (584) - Nřrre Aaby, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2016
Farven er orange gul, med en hvid vedholdende skumkrone. Aromaen er citrusfrugter og noget grćs, medens smagen er grape og krydderier med en varm afslutning.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palme (4120) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 9, 2016
0.75l bottle shared with The Tasting Crew. A good looking one this. Almost a little glowing, quite cloudy and what’s best described as straw-orange in color. It also has a good looking medium sized quite lacing white head. Smells really nice also. Wheaty with citrus and some sort of spices. There’s also a flower freshness detect here. Well hopped also, without being too much. Really like the way this smells. Well, it’s not as tasty as it smells. Pilsnerish and a little metallic. A nice oily mouthfeel and a just above average carbonation level. Mild metallic and it’s not hard to identify the alcohol here. There’s both peppermint and citrus in the tail here, making it quite interesting. Grows on you after a while, but this has probably seen better days as the bottle is quite old. 25.03.2015

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (5033) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 2, 2016
Medium- full body, some grassiness and fruity hop notes. Decent bitterness. Good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maracuja05 (462) - Mainz, GERMANY - AUG 31, 2016
[backlog] 10-07-16 / bottle at Bierbörse Mainz. Damn good pilsner. Fruity, well carbonated. Dont feel the high ABV. I started rating my beers with Untappd and a few basic notes. Now I want to rate them on ratebeer. So my rating sometimes lack some information. Just ignore it, it is for my personal statistics. Untappd-Rating 4.25/5

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andriesradu (681) - ROMANIA - AUG 29, 2016
Cloudy yellow with a moderate white head. Citrus, flower hoppy, elderflower, sweet. Taste is quite the same, well balanced light bitter and sweet.

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