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RATINGS: 406   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
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
morri (202) - - NOV 22, 2013
750ml bottle from Vinmonopolet. Small white head which settles quickly. Slightly hazy golden body. Aroma is quite sharp, malt dominated. Bitter at first, metallic aftertaste. Dry. I had high expectations for this one, so I guess I?m a little disappointed.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (678) - Collinsville, USA - SEP 17, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours yellow with a white head. Taste sweet, grassy, fruit. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vignale (2061) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2014
Flaska från SB. Några månader efter BBD. Fina mjuka men rejäla pilsnerdofter och smaker. Lite smör, färskt bröd, örter, blomsteräng. Även smakbilden är fint nyanserad men med viss kraft. Måttlig beska, fin krispig avslutning. Alkoholen väl dold. Harmonisk och väl balanserad. Ett litet mästerverk.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (1637) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
Smak och doft av humle, malt, jäst, bröd, citrus, hö och gräs, toner av karamell och metall. Lagom sötma, bra beska.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beachmaster (128) - Oklahoma, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Bomber into a pilsner glass. Pours a clear yellow, with a moderate white head that quickly dissipates. No appreciable lacing. Nose is light malt. Taste is light malt and a touch of caramel. Finish is medium length with a light mouth feel and clean taste. Sweeter than most pilsners, which is to be expected from an Imperial. Very good, well crafted beer. Refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (3276) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Golden colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Malt, bread, grass, citrus.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Floral, hops, bread, grass, sweet malt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (5613) - 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 (1754) - 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 (951) - 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 (246) - 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 (2500) - 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".


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