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Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Imperial Pilsner

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RATINGS: 310   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Produced especially for the OBF, Beer Camp’s golden color and medium bodied sweetness comes from pale, Europils, Munich and acidulated malts. Magnum, Crystal and Pacifica hops provide a distinctly American bittering and hop flavor profile without going over the top. The result is a refreshing, balanced, crisp pilsner, easy to drink on a hot summer festival day - or to take with you to beer camp.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2013

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ Trade by madmitch76 ]. Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, pale malt, moderate hoppy, grass, light lemon - citrus. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, grass, citrus. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130406]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
12 fl oz bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and light toasted. Bitter, crisp hoppy and light citrusy. Smooth fruity and crisp bitter into a smooth fruity finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a hazy golden with a white head. Lovely fresh aroma hops in the nose. Medium body, dry and crisp malts with a dry finish. Very clean and quaffable. Nothing Imperial though. 060413

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14304) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
29th January 2013
Clear gold beer with a small white head. Slightly soft palate with good fine carbonation. Light and soft creamy malt. Mild floral note and mild minerals. Nice touch of orangey hops. Finishes smooth, A very nice pilsner but the palate being so soft for the style, reduces drinkability.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are malt, grass, straw and hops. Some flowers too.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13198) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2013
Bottle at Exmouth Arms Finsbury. Clear gold lasting white head. Lager aroma. Thats a pretty solid lager. No puke. Wasy drinking some easy hop sting and hop flower finish. Pretty good. Thats damn good lager. Yep tasty and drinkable. Maybe just a touch too hoppy. Wld prefer the noble hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2014
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of grass, herbs, citrus, and earthiness. Flavor of grain, citrus, dough, and florals with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11071) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 26, 2012
12oz bottle–pours gold with a white head. Aroma is floral/lemon, some syrup-light malt. Taste is floral hop, some syrup-light malt/grain.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 14, 2012

Name: BC Imperial Pilsner (43)
Date: September 04, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Appachelian Vinters, Asheville
Appearance: clear gold, frothy white head, bits of drippy lace
Aroma: big floral hop aroma with spicy notes, slightly sweet pale malt, touch of cereal grains
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, cereal, lots of balancing spicyness, floral hops, well placed bitterness leaves a long bitter finish
Overall: not super sweet like most imperial pilsners but rather a fuller and more rounded pilsner

Name: BC Imperial Pilsner (43)
Date: September 20, 2012
Mode: draft
Source: bsp
lots more of the sweet cereal, floral hops coming through strong, more balancing sweetness, fresher and better on draft,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+ /4

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10755) - DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
Bottle. Slightly hazy golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, hop, grass and a little citrus. Flavour is malt, fruit, hop, grass, little citrus, little sweet, straw and medium bitter.


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