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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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• Sexy penetrable fruit intensity for the experienced and novice
• Beer Type: High Gravity Ale fermented with blueberries, strawberries and blackberries

Imperial Soft Parade is a gourmet specialty pour that is brewed with toasted rye flakes and two-row malted barley. Loaded with pureed strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, we refer to this fermented potion as a fruit infused rye ale. The result is a refreshing fruit delicacy that’s easy to drink, appealing to look at, and finishes dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KingCecil (2066) - DENMARK - DEC 6, 2012
Bottle @ home... It pours muddy brown/reddish with a small white head.... The aroma is tart, strawberries, raspberries and blackberries....Fresh....The flavor is tart, acidic, light sweet, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries... Medium to full body..... very nice ... love to try this again...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aggie80 (788) - Michigan, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Heavy fruit aromas that make the mouth water. Pours a bit muddy. Small head that disappears quickly with little lacing. Tart dry finish with a malt back up. Something to pair with chocolate or light foods, would be overwhelmed by barbeque or strong flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (5280) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 1, 2012
Bottle. This is hazy red brown with little foam. A nose of complex fruit but mostly cranberries. Flavor is fruit dominated, too. Strawberry and cranberries. Light malt notes. The alcohol was not tasted and I was surprised to see it was 10%.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
skortila (4687) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle @ UDRM. The aroma is very fruity, has candy, marzipan. Hazy, brown coloured beer with a white head. The taste is slightly sourish tart, bit sweet, has a lot of berries, bit artificial fruits, some wood. Quite strong.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marsiblursi (3045) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2012
(Bottle) Pours muddy brown with some dark red hints. Tiny head. The aroma is both tart and sweet with clear notes of strawberries, raspberries and blackberries. The tartness is woodsy and lemon-driven. Some malt is present to back it up. Maybe a whisper of toffee. The flavour is light sweet and light to medium acidic tart with notes of blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. Discreet maltiness. Buttery hints. Dry on the finish. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - JAN 5, 2012
#1087 bottle; Nose is heavy rotten fruit, earth, cream whiff, late blueberry, feel is watery, carb Is medium, taste is sour earth, heavy leaves, sour red grape,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2011
Bottle:   Deep caramel, a little burnt brown sugar hues, moderate fizzy off-white head, dies immediately.   SOunds like a cola in its fiziness, the head at least.   The nose reminds me of the days when I would take 16oz of sweetened strawberries, mixed with ice and vodka... all in a blender.   Very berry on the tongue.   Also pretty alcoholic.   Very fizzy, bubbley.   The Berry aspect is there, but not as bright or sweet as say... New Glarus.   Reminds me of the Founders Blushing Monk without being as heavy or sweet.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Warming alcoholic finish, berry, but not the sweet kind.   Decent, but leaves me wanting Blushing Monk for the same effect but with more fruit flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (3440) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2011
Reddish brown colour, white head. Fruity aroma, light sweet, fruit and berries, with strawberry, blueberry, blackberry and raspberry tones very prominent. Fruity sweet flavour, wood, lots of fruit, quite tart. Somewhat astringent mouthfeel, tart finish.
(From 75cL bottle @ DRBM 2011. Brewdate 4.13.07)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2011
Bottle @ DRBM. A little hazy red/brown colored beer, with a small beige head. The aroma of fruits, berries and malt. The taste of several fruits, like berries, fresh malts. Some notes of bitter. The aftertaste is sweet, and a little bitter and some spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (4134) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2011
Bottle @ drbm. Aroma is huge huge huge fruit, blueberry, strwaberry red fruits and much more. Flavour is huge fruit, very dry, massive fruit madness. Insane fruit, but do I like it?

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