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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Keller style Pils available only on draft at the pub.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Chief’s Imperial Exixir
Date: 07/16/2006
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

hazy dark yellow, frothy head, nice drippy lace, light sweet malt aroma, nice bitter hop flavor, long bitter finish

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 11, 2007
On tap at the brewpub on 7/16/06: Clear yellow golden color with a nicely-lacing thin white head. Aroma has a big Saaz hoppy character with some sweet Pilsner malt and some mild floral light fruitiness. Body starts with a viscous light malty sweetness and fresh floral Saaz hoppiness. Very nice and true to style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29022) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2006
On tap at the brewpub, RBSG 2006. A hazy yellow beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet flowery combined with notes of hops. The flavor is nicely sweet with good notes of flowers and hops - the hops get more pronounced towards the end.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
swami (5) - Maryland, USA - NOV 2, 2006 does not count
Draft 11/02/06 - Taken home in a growler. Imperial Pilsner style. Poured a light yellow/golden color with a creamy white head - unfiltered & slightly cloudy. A sweet floral aroma dominates this beer. Maybe some grapefruit & peach? Grassy. There is moderate up-front malt sweetness with the hop flavor/bitterness breaking through in the middle. Lingering hop bitterness dominates the finish. Sweetness comes back at the end. A little more attenuation would be nice. Hops pack a wallop. Not sure of the ABV.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheBeerLover (1025) - DC Metro Area, USA - OCT 24, 2006
Enjoyed this one on draught at the brewpub, and a 2 liter swing top growler to take home. The beer is is an unfiltered pils, similar to Tupper Hop Pocket Pils, and tastes very similar to that beer. This is really an imperial version of that beer, with lots of great hop aromas and bitterness, crisp pilsner malt, and some warming alcohol. This beer pours to a very hazy, pale golden color, with a soapy white head, and a moderate to soft carbonation. The nose on this beer is very fragrant, with lots of grassy/herbal hop aromas that flood the nose. The palate is firm, with lots of good pale and biscuit malt flavor, on a slick but clean palate. This beer finishes with more good crisp, pale malt flavor up front, then ends with a very herbal/spicy hop bite that lingers, with a touch of warming alcohol. A very flavorful, suped up version of Hop Pocket Pils. Imperial Hop Pocket Pils would have been a better name for this beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 14, 2006
Draught. Very hazy, white head, orange. Sweet malty aroma, flavor is quite crisp and bitter. A tad sweet in finish. Slight alcohol in aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - OCT 3, 2006
Draught at Old Dominion for breakfast - RBSG DC 06 Golden clear color, thin head and lacing. Nose of citrusy, cat and fruity hops. The flavor is hoppy, nice fresh and grassy. Not much malt flavor, but the sweetness is balanced. Good like a san diego pale ale. The finish is fruity, good. I like the hops in this chief. Columbus?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 12, 2006
White head with clear straw body. Aroma is moderately sweet, floral/orange, some grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some bread/caramel, light floral, alcohol. Full body with some stickiness and some resin.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - AUG 2, 2006
On tap at the brewpub, RBSG 2006. Yellow gold with a decent white head. Compex nose - spicey, fruity, citrusy. Some grassy and butterscotch notes. Grassy, citrusy flavor - grapefruit and orange - followed by a dry citrus bite in the finish. I liked this a lot!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5165) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUL 21, 2006
Draft at Old Dominion before RBSG 2006. Gold bodied. Hoppy, fruity(citrus) aroma. Taste is malty, sweet, hoppy, with ample citrus fruits, and light grassy notes. Body is medium and has a mild carbonation feel with some dryness towards the end. There’s a nice lingering bitterness as well. Finishes hoppy, semi-sweet and crisp with malt notes, and fruit(pears and citrus fruits).


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