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

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RATINGS: 411   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   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


ComradeK's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ComradeK (992) - The Vale of Dundas, - MAY 25, 2013
330ml bottle. Pours a hazy medium gold, with a moderate off-white head, which lasts well and leaves reasonable lacing. Herbal, spice and citrus hops dominate the aroma, with some faint caramel malt in the background. Powerful grapefruit and herbal hops up front lead into a fairly light body of caramel and white bread malt. Spicy hops come through in the finish, and linger into the aftertaste. This is quite a good beer, but like most imperial pilseners it really needs a bit more body to carry its hops flavours.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drpimento (2186) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Pretty good beer although I don't see much connection to being a Pilsner or even an imperial Pilsner. Poured with a nice sized cream colored head some lace and a Hazey to cloudy amber color. Aroma is hop Malt yeast fruit bread dough. Flavor is Like aroma and again I don't see much connection to a Pilsner but it's still good hoppy malty beer. Body is heavier, more round than traditional Pilsner I think even an imperial Pilsner. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsnicholas (81) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle: (12.7oz): Hazy golden. As you would expect, this is very much like the Dogfish Head My Antonia (a collaboration). Not a "light" pilsner, very good and the bottling is nice. More expensive than the DFH though.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
elbernays (416) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle at home. Recommended by Guy in the Blackrock cellar. Pours clearish amber with lasting foam white head. Looks great. Aroma is peach, orange, yeast, bread, orange rind, a chemical background. Light malt base- toast, hay, woodchip which gives way to a strong pithy bitterness which dries the mouth and is long lasting. A good bit of carbonation which you may expect with style. Plenty going on here and a nice pils.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud (627) - CROATIA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle, 750 ml from Mas Plenum. Pours hazy golden with white head. Citrus hoppy aroma. Citrus and pine hoppy flavor with nice bitterness. Balanced. Tastes like IPA.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rusty87 (3) - - JUN 25, 2014 does not count
colore dorato intenso e luppolo in ogni dove!una bestia difficile da domare al palato. Sublime. Se piace il luppolo questo č un vero trionfo. C’e chi dice che Sam abbia lanciato alla ceca luppoli nel mosto, ma a quanto pare ha fatto centro in ogni lancio. Complimenti!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
POLK (2155) - Hřrning, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2014
Nice golden color with a fine white foam. Good citrus aroma. Super nice hoppy flavor, lightly earty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (2940) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Bir&Fud, Rome.
Appearance: Hazy dark golden colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, grapefruit, citrus, malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, malt, fruit, some spices and grass.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
legion242 (2163) - Richardson, Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Poured a hazy golden with a lively head with great lacing. Moderately hoppy in the mouth, but not annoying.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Imperial pilsners are always strange animals. There isn’t much that’s basic about this lager. Medium bodied, notes of honey, pine, orange, and tropical fruit. Bready backbone. Tried at Churchkey in 2014.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shuff (7) - - JUN 3, 2014 does not count
Brilliant pilsner...hoppier than roger rabbit. Very well presented with a cracking aroma. Good for a couple. Strong turpis


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