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RATINGS: 401   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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinator (865) - The Colony, Texas, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Tasty lager. Nice yeasty and malt aroma. Almost grassy. Clear golden color with white foamy head. This is a true pilsner with some punch. The flavors seemed amped up. Same standard pilsner taste but with more German malts. Crisp with a nice amount of hops presence. Not dry but clean and well balanced.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (5553) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2014
Bottled from Systembolaget Hazy golden with a white head. Sweet and grainy aroma with some cork-notes. Slightly vinous with sweet maltiness. Medium bitterness. Sweet fruits; corinth, apricots.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Westmeister (1699) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
This is one style that I don’t understand and haven’t had good luck with. So, that being said no idea why I ordered this one on draft. Boulevard on the label likely had something to do with it. That being said probably one of the best examples I’ve had. Grassy, grains, alcohol, fruity. Lots of booze for only 7.7%. Some hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JHeath99 (835) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle from z and z. Pours a transparent golden with a thin layer of cream colored head. Aroma of malts. Taste of crisp malts and such.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHult (183) - SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2014
Flaska från @thaalcoholic, tack. Grumlig gul vätska med vitt skum. Doftar svagt av söt malt. Riktigt god fyllig pilsner utan brödighet eller metall. God!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
pilsnerrogge (2463) - 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 (16410) - 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 (5346) - 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 (1637) - 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 (2464) - 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.


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