on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
A bold Imperial Pilsner brewed with Moravian malts and Noble Saaz hops for toasted malt flavors and a dry grassy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (10242) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
"supes up a traditional pilsner more true to style than some imperials ive had - which is both good and bad. this was a good beer for sure. but nothing ill be jonesing to have again right away. cereal malt and grassy hops on the nose. flavor is both sweet and grassy, with a bit of spice as well. medium bodied, pretty smooth. Surprisingly a little blander on tap."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle:   Orangish straw, bright, moderate frothy white head, spotty lacing.   Strong sweet grassy nose.   Very similar on the tongue.   A touch mealy, but has enough bitterness to balance it out.   Body and mouthfeel are smooth yet moderate.   Clean finish, grassy, a bit thick.   Hard to tell this is 7.5% for a Strong Pils.   Nothing to write home about, but clean, and very easy to drink.   Very respectable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDalkoholic (2359) - Linda Vista, California, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Bottle from South Bay Drugs: Created a thick layer of frothy foamed head while the liquid was a golden straw color. Aroma was somewhat mild with a heavy presence of malts and grassy hops that actually did smell like an imperial pils. The flavor was grassy as well with a background of honey oat wheat bread and a healthy serving of hops considering this was an American made pils. There is also a background of funky yeast that was interesting to try upon the first bottle, but after drinking another bottle it played itself out. For sure I wont be repeating this beer, but at least I gave it a second chance.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
crossovert (11423) - Illinois, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Imperial pils, it is an oxymoron. This one is sweet, like a pils version of a malt liquor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (16972) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2012
Tap @ the brewpub, San Diego. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are sweet malt, notes of almonds, grass and hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ghawener (1567) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JUL 12, 2012
Draft: Strong complex, crisp and clean. Nice hop presence. Food Pairing: Cheese fondue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
rayOfBeer (674) - El Cerrito, California, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Bottle: pours blond with a medium sized white head and a slight haze. Aroma is bready with some dry grass, light honey, and a little citrus. Flavor is bready malt with hay and other soft tart/bitter grass notes, a little doughy yeast, and a touch of honey. Palate has a mouthfull of sweet malt mingling with some nice grassy bitters. Nice flavors, a bit heavy, but well balanced.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thisis12ptfont (1114) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - MAY 17, 2012
Aromas of yeast, dough and subtle lemon. Appearance is a deep gold with a decent foam top. Flavors of sweet yeast and oats with some caramel malts. Lightly carbonated with a light texture on the palate. Overall, this is a decent beer with fairly simple flavoring and a nice alcohol warming feeling. Id give this a C+ rating.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aml42000 (622) - Washington, USA - APR 14, 2012
Nice, but confusing. Light amber with hops on the nose. Medium bodied and it drinks like a sweet malty English ale or a bock. Great finish. Id never guess a Pilsner if served blind.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (4947) - Eureka, California, USA - MAR 28, 2012
Shared with Strykzone via Facebook Chat. This poured a hazy light orange with a long lasting foamy white head and a lot of lacing. Attractive. The nose is light malt with a hoppy citrus aroma. Medium in body and smooth in mouthfeel. Flavor is tasty, with some cirrus and flowers. Some light bitterness in the finish. A very drinking brew, and you do not know it is an imperial as the alcohol is well hidden.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 5 6

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50