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BrewDog Imperial Pilsner

BrewDog Imperial Pilsner
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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Keg, special.
Our Imperial Pilsner is a 10% hop monster brewed with wicked American hops; Simcoe, Cascade and Amarillo). And them dry hopped with favourite American hops, most of which being with C (Chinook, Centennial, Cascase and Cimcoe (Simcoe actually)). We put so much dry hops in it that we only got a 55% yield from the already batch. We don’t care, it tastes awesome.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2012
On keg at The BrewDog Bar, Edinburgh. Pours a lemon yellow colour with a fair white head. Aroma of lemon, pine, pineapple and alcohol. Similar flavours and mildly bitter with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Lingering pineapple and alcohol. Nice and hoppy. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2012
Keg at BrewDog. Slightly hazy yellow, bubbly head. Slightly perfumed nose, touch of caramel and lemony hops. Similar flavours, sweet and syrupy, not as bitter as anticipated. Boozy finish. Ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18520) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2012
Keg at BrewDog Camden, London. Pours a bright, honey-yellow with a soft, white foam head. Lots of fresh hops in the nose, with a character very typical of BrewDog - lightly pissy with some grass and ripe citrus, orange. Nice flavor, quite bold and sweet, some strong sugars, white bread malts, grass, ripe orange, wet pine. Full bodied, slightly syrupy with fine to average carbonation. Warm to finish with definite alcohol notes, plenty of resinous pine and grass, some old urine, overripe tangerine. A very strong, sweet, interesting beer. I would never guess this is a lager.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2012
Golden with white head. Nice big hoppy aroma, pine, grapefruit, little pissy, lemon, little mustiness, little floral. Taste is a bit less sharp, malt more present and some lager yeast character comes through, still quite hoppy, citrus. Not particularly bitter, quite balanced. Alcohol nowhere to be seen. Very nice

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2347) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 31, 2012
Keg at BD. Pale piss yellow. Very appealing nose. Possibly Motueka? Flavour is surprisingly smooth. Melon is a good shout. Soft sweetness with much less bitterness than you might expect. The 10% is a real iron fist in a velvet glove. Would never have guessed it. Perfumed lager. Maybe a touch of parma violets. Delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21543) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2012
tap at brewdog ...golden yellow ... zezty ... lemon ... little funky grassy ... odd fruits ... soft mellon and peach ... juicy fruits ... light toffee ... soft sweetness ... hint of grassyness and a hop i know but cant name on linger

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