ciocanelu (1302) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JAN 13, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear golden color with white head. Aroma is hoppy like an IPA but the malts resemble a Pilsener or Marzen beer. Taste starts balanced, hoppy with dank and overripe fruit notes, but also malty with honey and bread notes. Aftertaste is more bitter. The alcohol is also present but doesn’t bother too much. A good combination between a lager and an IPA but it’s not really a style I enjoy too much.
Bulk_Carrier (3706) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - JAN 5, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This was poured into a pilsener glass.
The appearance was a glossy yellow color with a nice looking subtle carbonation rising to fill a one finger lasting head. It eventually dies off into a film of a head. Nice filmy/almost semi-thick foaminess in the rings looked nicely.
The aroma had some sweet grassy hops blending in with a little bit of spice smelling really nice.
The taste was moderately sweet and bitter blending the hops with a low crisp to sweet malt consistency. There’s a nice crisp bready/lager aftertaste leading into a nice semi-sticky sweet finish.
On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a nice sessionable feel. Carbonation feels low enough to allow a nice bitter to sweet feel on my tongue, nothing overly done, feels nice and crisp.
Overall, good Imperial pale lager. I’d have again and would be a nice one with food.
PapaVillum (857) - Valby, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Honningfarvet og ufiltreret amerikansk Imperial Pils / Strong Pale Lager med 2 cm hvid skumtop, som svinder til landskaber og senere et par mm. Rolig.
Frisk frugtagtig aroma af mandarin, pilsnermalt og lidt fjern citrus. Gærnuancer af kælder.
Hold da op! Blød lækker mundfølelse indhyller den dejligste pilsnersmag med noter af mild frugt og bitterhed, men blid bitterhed.
Meget veltilpasset karbonering og en del nedjusteret. Stor fyldig krop uden at være alkoholisk domineret, og cremet konsistens. Afslutningen er bitter, kort og let tør.
Fantastisk amerikaner-øl og alle pengene værd indenfor dens genre!
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BrewBrain (156) - Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2015
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clearish yellow, small white head. Nice aroma of honey, florals, slight mango, corn. Goes down like a lager, grassy, a bit of a surprise without intense malts balancing the impressive hops. Decent though.
kirk36 (222) - Peabody, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 28, 2015
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Definite a head spinner. Just one. But otherwise unremarkable ipl. Yes it's bushy in the front but I cannot differentiate the hops. Just blah.
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mmargarucci (280) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - DEC 5, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This has changed my opinion of lagers. A wonderful hoppy aroma. Pours very light yellow color. Taste is initially very light but with a very hoppy finish-pine, grass and citrus notes. A nice crisp plate as well.
colui72 (661) - HONG KONG - DEC 3, 2015
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy yellow, medium white head. Nose is citric and fruity. Tastes get more complex, well balanced between the fruity notes (apricot, grapefruit) and the high bitterness. Smooth and hoppy, booze very well hidden. Excellent ale!
Quick3Beers (940) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 30, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a clear amber from a bottle, good lacing. Dank smelling tropical fruit, concentrated mango sauce with honey, a little savory element somehow. Very good beer.
FatPhil (13867) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 17, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
355ml bottle (Stadin Baar)
Rich pale malt aroma, a little dusty. Pale orange, small tight head, quite brief. Pleasant light grains, a little bitter, slightly sweet, spicy hops. Slightly sweet feel on the tongue, pleasant carbation. A bit too sweet, but a pleasant strong lager. Does cover the alco quite well.
tiong (6438) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 16, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
355ml bottle @ Stadin Panimobaari. Mfg 01/09/15. Pours orange with a smooth head. Aroma of not so fresh grassy hops, malts, caramel, toffee, bready notes and earthiness. Taste is sweet, stuffy and malty with some aged grassy hoppiness. Finish is sweet, sticky and stuffy with loads of aged hops and grassy notes. Would like to try this one again from a fresh bottle.