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RATINGS: 312   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12294) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Tap at OBF. ABV 5.6 IBU 38 Produced especially for the OBF as Beer Camp Imperial Pilsner. Styled as American-Style Pilsner*. Pours gold with a thick white creamy/foamy head. Aroma is bready malt and rather grassy hop. Near med body. Flavor is light biscuit and grass like hop - seems a bit herby. A little unusual. Very noble like. Nicely bitter. Close to style. *Note: Magnum, Crystal and Pacifica hops (from OBF booklet)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12147) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11800) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Draft. Poured a clear copper color with an average frothy white head that was lasting and produced excellent lacing. Good moderate to heavy complex hop and malt aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth dry slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy bittersweet flavor with with a moderate to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a solid beer and one of the best of style I have had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11432) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (11068) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 23, 2012
Bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of bread dough, yeast and light straw. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp. Flavors of bread and light spicy hops with a crisp finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Beer Camp sampler bottle from Whole Foods Market Charlottesville. Pours a clear copper color with a large foamy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of spicy hops and soft malts exhibiting a creamy note almost reminiscent of oatmeal. Some bready and nutty notes also. The taste is bread, apples, herbal hop finish. Medium bodied. A little bit different, but solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10037) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle @ home, picked up at Wilbur’s Foco. Clear golden appearance with a white head. Quite rich pils malty, big grassy, floral/herbal hoppy nose. Dry, grainy pils malty, rich straw/hay, very floral, herbal flavor. Pretty clean albeit strong taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9713) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 27, 2012
12oz bottle. Deep yellow, golden pour with a small sized head. Aromas of grass, dough, bread, and some citrus. Tastes of bread, citrus, dough, with some spiciness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (9437) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 30, 2012
Rising carbonation bubbles in a medium yellow body, with soapy head. Good dirty blonde yeasty aroma.Citrus taste, good IBu, smooth, dry finish. I liked it as only a minority of saaz, despite fresh assertive carbonation,

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