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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This is an intensely hopped, robust, Pilsener that emphasizes the noble hops from central Europe including Hallertau, Tettnang, Spalt and Saaz. It has been brewed in accordance with the German Purity Law of 1516. Our IPB is naturally carbonated and unfiltered.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (10785) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 9, 2012
Pours a golden orange color with a white head. Starts off with a strong floral hop aroma which fades into a grassy note. Bready malt gives a slight sweetness and there is a hint of yeast and mid esters. The flavor is exceedingly bitter, or at least harshly bitter, and unpleasant. It’s also very grassy. Some mild floral hop notes, bread, and a slight sweetness of malt. Overall, though, this was not something I enjoyed.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thetmaxx (745) - West Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 6, 2012
Poured from the swing top. Aroma is of a pilsner, with extra citrus. Flavor is better, much more flavor than a typical pilsner. Good lacing, slightly cloudy. The hops blow out the typical grainy flavors making this delicious!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - AUG 5, 2012
7/24/12 bottle from total $7. nice rich golden with a soft wispy white pillowy head. aromas of peppery hops, earthy florals, orange, spicy saaz, grass and a mild damp lager note. the flavor has an added mild note of caramel added to the characteristics from the aroma. it is a little sweet by the time it warms but it is well worth the trip. hoppy dryness and a subtle bitterness keep me coming back. prickly, crisp and refreshing. 7/4/7/4/15+

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wittales (633) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Appearance was clear pale gold with creamy white diminishing 1 finger head, lacing spotty. Aromas are sweet pils malt then the spicey, pine, citrus fruit comes into nose.Taste are sweet malt upfront then spicey lemon, grapefruit, orange with a soft edge. Palate was smooth light CO2 with a meduim body, decent sublime hoppy finish. GB brewing stronger brew...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nick76 (4213) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 31, 2012
The aroma has pale malt and hay like hops. The appearance is golden with a small head. The taste is like the aroma with a bitter dry finish. The palate is average. Overall this is very decent.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palidor19 (2936) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUL 31, 2012
strong tasting beer, it has a huge bite to it with many flavors of golden hay, and some honey like quality because of nice golden malts. hops are very potent with a sharp bite all he way through.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDurden24 (1564) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUL 30, 2012
Poured out of a cool swing top bottle. Dark Golden pour with a white head. Grainy aroma with some earthy character. A little peppery with some hoppiness. Its different, but fairly good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5647) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle, swing-top. Pours with an intensely deep golden-copper color, and a airy, foamy top. The aroma is intensely malty, hinting what materializes on the drink ... a rich, sweet, alcohol-heavy malty brew, topped off with a nice Teutonic bitter kiss. The more I drink, it becomes almost maibock-like, losing its appeal as it warms. (#4713, 7/29/2012)

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (1794) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 21, 2012
This pilsner had some hop kick and alcohol to it. Finally GB brews a nice strong beer that has some flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (4563) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Had this one on draft as "Imperial Pilsner Brau" - Poured a clear golden color with a medium, two finger sized fluffy white head. Aroma was grain, caramel malts. Typical German lager smells and tastes, perhaps a bit more hops than you’d normally find. Pretty crisp, not offensive, went well with dinner.


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