rajendra82 (911) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - SEP 20, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very pale golden colored body looked very much like a typical Pilsner, but the carbonation was much more lively, and made it look like a club soda. The beer initially had little head, but the fizz formed it soon afterwards. The smell was clean and malt, with a hint of grass as well as lemon. The taste was much more intense than I expected, with a flavors of of honey, white pepper, banana, bubblegum, and a hint of lavender and blonde raisins. The beer was light in the mouth and had a peppery aftertaste. This was definitely quite interesting.
tcane7 (1325) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a lightly hazy pale yellow with two fingers of dense, lasting, pearly white head with small islands of lace. Nose of hay, grass honey. Sweet, too sweet for my palate. Lots of honey and hay, less grass taste. Not much bitterness, assertive carbonation.
Bule (423) - California, USA - NOV 29, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml bottle pours a clear pale straw color without much head. Mild hop flavors balance well against the maltiness. Great imperial pilsner.
Beer4000 (4096) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at Nærbø Ølfestival 2013. Clear yellow golden body with a white head. Quite mild aroma of grain and a bit spicy. Flavor is quite pils’ish but a bit more malt and grassy hops. Medium body and moderate in aftertaste. A big pilsner with a certain balance and not overdone in any way. Decent.
nall (1) - California, USA - NOV 27, 2013 does not count
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice and pilsnery-crisp up front with a bit more body than I anticipated. Quite enjoyable!
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morri (131) - NORWAY - NOV 22, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
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.
cstuartj (853) - Washington, USA - NOV 15, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle, pours cirtus yellow white, big head, laces well. nose is citrus and malt, not bad. taste is surprising good, citrus, light, clean. good dry finish.
VinegarStroke (104) - Napa, California, USA - NOV 5, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle 750ml: Pale gold. Slight haze. Poor head. Malt and yeast driven. Certainly very German Munich profile. Complexed aroma. Not hop driven. Great profile. Just off fry. Moderate to low bitterness. Not sour. Long, rich, full bodied. Moderate to high carbonation. Excellent mouthfeel.
Wonderful American Pilsener. Fantastic nose and palate flavor as well as texture.
abemorsten (2191) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - OCT 25, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample from bottle at the Cask Norway stand at Nærbø, Ølfestivalen 2013. Clear bright golden body without a head. Sweet, floral honey nose. Medium to full body. Spicy sweet and bitter in a somewhat unpleasant light papery way. Long finish. Dry tongue.
gunnar (4291) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 20, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From bottle at Nærbøfestivalen 13. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma of grainy malts and weak spicy and grassy hops. Taste is fresh grassy hops, moderate dry lingering finish. Doesn´t hit the sweet spot for me this imperial....
NachlamSie (2535) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 mL best before February 2014 from Little’s. Pours a hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma is definitely pilsner. It’s not extreme like Sam Adams imperial pils or Prima Pils. Just a smooth, robust nose of spicy hops, crackers, bread and grass. The alcohol is masked remarkably well. There isn’t tons of complexity here, but there is a very clean and balanced malt/hop combo. Silky malt sweetness, grassy, woody hop bite and a very dry finish. Quite crisp. This is a solid take on the style, but not on the level of Prima or even Copper Kettle’s pils which are significantly lower priced.