drpimento (2483) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 5, 2010
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Guess I have to say that this is a quintessential Imperial Pils. Not perfectly pleased with it, but thatís splitting hairs a bit. Anyway: Poured a large, foamy, frothy, off white head that doesnít give up and lots of lace. Color is hazy dirty amber. Aroma is floral, malt, perfume, spice, caramel. Body is ok and so is carbonation. Finish is like flavor and a bit boozy. If this beer didnít try so hard, it might be a lot better. Still damn good.
kopher (593) - New York, USA - DEC 3, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
aroma is bursting with biscuits and slightly soggy fresh hops; itís kinda grassy, with orange, lemon zest, and some pine.
it pours a clear, very pale orange with rocky white head.
flavor has a nice moderate and blunt bitterness, crisp and slightly sweet in the back.
it has a fairly thin body, alcohol is discernible, but only slightly, and it has a long mild bitter finish.
argo0 (12124) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 2, 2010
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
75cl bottle. Large rocky white head atop lightly hazed apple juice body. Aroma is moderately sweet, pine, spicy, some lemon. Taste is moderately sweet, pine, some lemon, spicy/yeast, bread. Soft medium-full body, quite drinkable.
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pale golden, off white cover. Heavy sweet malt, grassy hop, herbal aroma. Taste is more sweet heavy pils malt, herbal grassy bitter. As nicely balanced as any Imperial Pils Iíve ever had.
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Rustico in Alexandria, VA.
Pours a slightly-hazed golden color with a big, white head. Good amount of lacing after the head finally recedes. Good spicy, earthy hops aromas with some grain in the background. The grain takes over a bit more with the taste, but hop notes definitely still present. Fairly thick body, and along with that comes a good alcohol kick, although nothing too substantial. Very nice and clean. Great hot weather beer.
Serving type: on-tap
Reviewed on: 09-17-2010
drowland (6841) - Georgia, USA - NOV 30, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
7/17/10. 750mL bottle courtesy mikey711! Cloudy golden pour with a BIG bright white head that is fluffy but fizzes away to clumps pretty fast. The aroma is clean dry pilsner malt with hints of fruit and grass. The flavor is rather sweet malts at first, almost a little syrupy and thick, but then a dry grassy bite takes over and cleans it up. Not bad!
j12601 (7955) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 26, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a hazed golden color with a medium sized white head. Fuzzy musk, big noble hop aromas. Sweet malt, and a nice spicy hop component. Sweet and grassy. Lots of earthy noble hop stuff coming through. Crisp and grainy on a long bitter finish. Pretty nice.
jredmond (6308) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 23, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at DFH with Andrew, chaaaaaaa dad. Pours a clear yellow body with no head. Aroma is sweet malts and slight hop. Mouthfeel is silky with notes of sweetness and hop.
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 23, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewpub with James. Sweet fruit character... Orange, citrus, sharp finish from the 7.5%.
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at dfh. Pours light golden with a small creamy White head. Aroma of fresh spicy hops very light and a touch citric some grain. Flavor is even mote spicy, still a bit citric, herb and some floral notes. Finishes crisp and clean still very hoppy and floral. Medium body and a sharp carbonation. Very nice