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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zach Diesel (906) - Sisters, Oregon, USA - SEP 4, 2003
hoppy and APAlike aroma, gold with a small head, lots of hop flavors with hints of caramel maltiness, piney bitter hops blend into a bitter berry hop finish, tastes more like an IPA

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 6, 2003
Lots of hops in the nose. Flavor is a malty hoppy experience. Nice bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Uglyradio (791) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - SEP 10, 2003
Pours a nice, clear, deep copper color with a small white head that does not last long. Mildly hoppy aroma with a strong malty sweetness present. Full body with low carbonation and a smooth, almost creamy mouthfeel. The flavor is malty sweet with lots of hops present. The finish is hoppy with a burst of lingering bitterness at the very end. I like the idea of an imperial pilsner. This one is big and flavorfull with lots of hops and malts.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gromit (479) - Port Orchard, Washington, USA - FEB 28, 2004
Pours a light amber with perfect clarity. Nice head but hardly any lacing. Smells malty with a hint of hops and some alchohol. Tastes like a combination of a Pilsner and a Barleywine. Wow. Alcohol is definatly present. I'm quite serious that it's a definate mix of pilsner and barleywine. It has the definate characteristics of both. Name a taste of either and it's there. Yes, I'm serious. The alcohol is not masked at all, though. Mouthfeel is nice and full while being quite crisp. Drinkability suffers only from the strong alcohol content.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2004
Bright brassy orange body and soft snow white head. Nice nutty and wheaty aroma. Firm bitterness, band-aid, honey, maple, and apricot qualities in the flavor. Has some hidden complexity. Interesting beer but grows a bit tedious after awhile.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JUL 20, 2004
Ahhh-yeaah - Super-Saaz Me! Bright orange copper with big foamy head and thick sheets of lace that slowly sink down the sides of the glass. Pepper and grapefruit aroma. Palate is pretty thick, maltwise, and sweeter than expected. The big saaz is there to dry it out though. Very aggressive, nearly astringent in it’s power, resiny and hints of orange peel and ultimately ending with lemon and a peppery dryness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 5, 2004
Clear, bright, honey-golden appearance, fresh, chalk-white head, 1/4" and slowly dissapating. Aroma: lively hoppiness, Saaz, I’d bet, floral, herbal, and sweet, distinctive and impressive. Big mouthfeel, full blast of tantalizing hops that sweetly ring the mouth, before drying out. This play on the palate returns in every sip , and before long the larger than average ABV starts to ring forward and rise above the flavor, projecting itself as a major player in the overall profile. Now, I’m not sure why the meaning of this brew’s name escaped me so far, but I get it now! Vry tasty, with a rich, amber flavor, slightly buttery, but classically pilsneresque, with an extra edge.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - OCT 7, 2004
Lots of hops in this strong double pils, citrus taste to the hops and a slight grapefruit finish. Pours a nice amber with tall white head. Slightly grassy flavor to the malt in the beginning and a strong bitterness to balance the finish. A really nice bite to this brew, tasted a bit stronger than 7%.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63 (5943) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - NOV 12, 2004
Bottle: Medium amber hue with small but lasting frothy head and very good lace. The aroma has notes of grassy and floral hops with a sublime spicy character, some lime and orange notes, and a hint of biscuity malts. The taste starts fruity (mostly citric) and herbal and some malt background. A big dose a forceful bitters shine through and are very lively on the palate. The finish displays the same light spice found on the nose with a different, almost subdued lingering bitter quality. The feel is aggressive and lively but does finish with a papery dryness. Alcohol was well hidden. Oh yeah, this is not your dads pils, full blown and heady stuff. I enjoyed it quite a lot.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - JAN 11, 2005
Bottle. Pours a ruddy orange color. Decent white head that fades rather quickly leaving a thin film. Some lacing. Aroma is a mix of malt and spicey hops. Pleasant balance with malt and hop in taste. Fairly smooth. A little more flavor than most lagers that I have tried. Very strong hop finish leaving tastes of citrus rind.


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