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


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6300) - 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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (5975) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
"supes up a traditional pilsner more true to style than some imperials i’ve had - which is both good and bad. this was a good beer for sure. but nothing i’ll 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."

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (5863) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JAN 6, 2011
Clear copper kettle color/ ivory head. Grassy, spicy hop aromas with toasted pils malt. smooth mouthfeel. Salt and pepper spice flavors with lightly sweet pils malt, dry, crisp finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badlizard (5538) - Berkeley, California, USA - NOV 19, 2011
Clear dark yellow with a fizzy white head. Musty cereal grain aroma and an earthy cereal grain taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5287) - Newark, California, USA - AUG 22, 2010
Sampled on 8/20/2010. This Imperial Pilsner pours a medium orange gold color from a 22oz bottle. Small to medium sized white foamy head with nice lacing. The aroma is fruity and sweet, graint and grassy. A medium to full bodied imperial pilsner. The malts are fruity and sweet, a touch cereal and grainy. The hops are herbal and earthy, with a touch of spiciness. Nice balance. Decent carbonation. A touch sweet perhaps, and would like it to be a little spicier. Nice smooth mouthfeel. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thorpe429 (5011) - , Illinois, USA - AUG 4, 2011
Thanks to a generous individual for getting this bottle out to me. Served in a tulip. Pours a clear light apricot color with a thin white head that quickly falls down into a few bubbles. Thin collar throughout. The nose is lightly grainy without too much depth. Some bready malt and not much in the way of hops. The flavor is bready with some light grain in the background. Hop bitterness comes through on the backend, though isn’t really present in the flavor. Medium body with high carbonation and a bit of an alcohol bite in the finish. Decent enough, though not my favorite. Serving type: bottle

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (5004) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2012
Bomber from Hayduke. We shared it via facebook chat. This poured with a bit of copper but was mostly gold. It was also well carbonated. A but of fruit in the nose and some interesting hop note. The flavor was also gentle fruit with some sweetness and very light bitterness. Something Ike necter, too. This was an improvement over other impy pilsners.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
nimbleprop (4975) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 30, 2011
22oz bottle pours a transparent gold with some spitty white head. This does not smell good. Smells like rotting corn, like a corn cob that fell onto the ground and got wet. Very sugary aroma too. Flavor has honey, corn sugar mixed with water, malty, overly chewed bubblegum. Full bodied, bland, sugary, white bread finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
emacgee (4046) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 1, 2011
Pours a cloudy golden yellow with almost no head. Nose is a vegetal/DMS bomb, spicy and mildly phenolic. Bready with a mild bite and spicy hop feel. Medium body and bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TURDFERGUSON (3961) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 25, 2011
Bottle from LtDan. Thanks! Hazy orange with a thick white head. Nose is nice and surprisingly dry with fresh saaz, honey, some sweeter malts as it warms. Flavor is sweeter, some chalky notes, saaz, grassy and sweet finish.


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