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RATINGS: 407   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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How can a style as elegant and refined as pilsner be "amped up" to imperial status? The answer, as Spinal Tap guitarist Nigel Tufnel might say, is simple: you go to eleven. With its classic recipe and impeccable craftsmanship, Reverb Imperial Pilsner echoes our Collaboration No. 1 Imperial Pilsner, produced in 2009 with esteemed Belgian brewmaster Jean-Marie Rock. Like its predecessor, this summer seasonal is a study in delicately balanced contrasts. Up front, Pilsner malt makes a clear yet restrained statement, answered by the steady, harmonious hum of Saaz hops, traces of which linger in the dry, crisp finish. Rock on.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
pilsnerrogge (2524) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2014
Bottled:
Eye: Hazy, golden with a large head.
Nose: Citrus, butter, bread, sweet.
Mouth: Thick, dry.
Tongue: Leafy hops, citrus, alcohol.
Brain: Too much "Strong Lager" and too little "Imperial Pilsner".

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Dominated by grass and herbal aromas with a hint of sweetness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy pale yellow color with a white head. Has a fruity grainy malty spicy weak grassy aroma. Sweetish malty grainy bitter hoppy flavor. Has a sweetish malty grainy spicy bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (5579) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle (75 cl) from bierkompass.de. Clear golden, medium white head. Grainy malt, some floral hops. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness. More hops please.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (1826) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 19, 2014
A really nice pilsener. Pours a honey golden color with lots of white head. Aromas of fresh wheat and barley. Sweetness too. Nice and sweet at first with a nice hoppy pilsener punch at the end. Solid.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Defreni (2645) - Husum, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2014
Flaske: Pilsnergul klar øl med et fint skumhoved. Duft af lagergær og god amerikansk humle. Let støvet grundet rejsen over atlanten, men holder stadig fint. Smagen er amped up makrolager men det fungerer udmærket. Ok øl.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
esp0r (2057) - NORWAY - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle shared by Simonsen
Golden, small haze, white head. Smell of hay, spices, grass and alot of malts. Medium sweet, quite malty, also alot of hay and a touch of alcohol. Medium bitter finish dominated by grass and hay. Quite enjoyable

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fellebag (873) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle 75cl. Small white layer. Hazy yellow color, small bubbles. Aroma is flowers, light malt. Taste is grass, smoked malt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wurdahitah (22) - SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2014
E: Yellow liquid with some haze combined with a big white head that goes away fast. N: bread, faint citrus, apricot. T: sweet bread, honey, citrus. M: weak bitterness, a little sticky, medium carbonation. Good but I have had better ones.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (2168) - SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Pours hazy yellow with low white head. Aroma of rye bread, honey and light citrus. Taste is sweetish with light bitter finish, kind of bland. Body is light to medium with soft carbonation.


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