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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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A Mega Hopped Imperial Bohemian Pilsner... BIG!


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 4, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2006 Draft. Huge saaz hop aroma is citric, grapefruit peel and lightly floral and beneath this lies a grainy/grassy smelling malt aroma. The body is a rich golden color and holds a firm creamy looking, lasting, white head. Big grapefruit hop blast in the fore followed by a balancing, slightly sweet, malt base that is a little grassy, but very crisp. At times the malt component gets almost bready, but the hops are firm and even and are the main element. Finish is light, dry and imparts a sustained hop bitterness. Nicely done.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 28, 2006
KP’s fest. Sample from the tap at the bar, keg brougth by Degarth. Thanks Joe. Pours a hazy gold with a sticky pure white head which lasts. Aroma is cirtus with herbal hints, slightly flowery, and light pine hops- medium pils malt backbone. Very bitter in the flavor which I like- more citrusy hop flavor with some more herbal hints in the back of the throught as the bitterness comes in. Very nice IMpy pils- reminded me a bit like SA which I also like.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (6990) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUL 17, 2006
On tap at Duniden Brewery (July 15th). Cloudy gold color with white head. Light aroma of malts and something sour (maybe lemon). The flavor has a nice combination of lightly roasted malts some sweet malts and fruity yeast. The sweetness plays against the lesser grainy maltiness to create a pleasing flavor. I also get a bit of sour or tartness. This is a crisp fresh tasting brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
matta (1140) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 23, 2006
Rating # 975
I really dig this beer; More so than most of the other Dunedin beers but only because their house-yeast, which is so plentiful in most all the others. But that’s cool; the house yeast thing, it makes their beers distinguishable, I just prefer this style better.

Pours a lovely golden / orange body and a tall white head. The aroma is blissful earthy / woody /grassy hops nearly shroud in biskity blanket of sweet candy like malts. The hops are citric in a way but more of an undertone of spruce wood chips in the spiciness but the citrus does come out in a lemon zest form; a hint of herbal-ness, lemon grass and rosemary twigs. I really like the way it’s all put together, I don’t know that it could ever be done the same way again, in truth. The beer seemed experimental; yet intended… if you get that?

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 20, 2007
Sampled from a keg on 8/26/06: Pours a clear golden with a thin-lacing white head. Aroma of sweet pilsner malt and nice Saaz hoppy presence. Body starts with a nice sweet, viscous pale maltiness and good fresh noble bittering hoppiness. Nicely-balanced and authentic, a good imperial pilsner.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shag (2622) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - SEP 2, 2006
A nice imperial pilsner. A big saaz and grassy aroma with perfume and flower notes. A cloudy yellow appearance with a white head. A sweet funky flavor with some lemons and peach. A slight alcohol burn on the way down. A nice beer indeed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3156) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 1, 2006
kp’s Fest of 26 Thanks to Degarth for bringing this keg all the way from Florida. Hazy, light gold with a long lasting, sticky white head. Rich malt aroma spiced lightly with flowery hops. The flavor runs slightly towards the bitter side, with plenty of malt to balance this. Goes over the tongue smoothly with plenty of body. Nice hop finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
afterglow (1047) - Florida, USA - MAR 10, 2008
Tap. Pours a clear golden with a one finger lasting white head that leaves good lacing. Aroma of pilsner malt and floral hops. Taste is the same as aroma. Medium mouthfeel with a moderate amount of bitterness and well hidden alcohol. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - SEP 6, 2006
Draft @ KP’s Cellar: Hazy yellow color with a medium off-white head. Big hoppy notes in the aroma. Mostly perfume notes that cover the light malt underneath. Moderately hoppy flavor with a mild sweet malt underneath. The finish is failrly spicey. Medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11104) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2008
on tap-pours a big retaining white head that laces and pale yellow color. Aroma is wheat/grain, secondary/faint citrus lemon. Taste is crisp, wheat/grain, secondary citrus lemon/grassy/spicy hops. OK carbonation. Not an over the top Imperial Pilsner, nice.


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