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RATINGS: 326   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
Help us celebrate American Independence and American Beer Month in July with the release of the Terrapin All-American Imperial Pilsner. This beer was brewed using only American malts, American hops, and American yeast. Who says you have to import ingredients from Germany to make a true Pilsner? Of course, this Pilsner is made "Terrapin Style". Hence the 75 B.U.ís, the 8% alcohol and the term "IMPERIAL Pilsner". Malt: 2-Row Pale Malt, Carapils Malt. Hops: Warrior, Mt. Hood, Santiam, Liberty, American Saaz (Dry Hop). O.G. 18.5 F.G. 4.5 B.U.íS 75 A.B.V. 8%

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 1, 2006
Another outstanding Terrapin Beer Company offering. Not quite as good as the other "Monster Tour" offerings but great in itís own way.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
matt7215 (2278) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2008 355 ml bottle from a trade with Degarth. pours a hazy orange with a small off white head. aromas are huge hops over bready malts with some alcohol. flavours are huge hops with a lovely pilsnerish malt structure. this is an amazing beer that shows more barley wine and IIPA characteristics then euro strong lager but given the intention of this brew id expect nothing else. very good brew,one of my favs!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - OCT 18, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2006 I donít know how I forgot to rate this beer!!! Hazy golden color. Foamy white head. spicy malt aroma. Lots of malt balanced with the right amount of HOPS. Nice bitter floral finish. PERFECT SUMMER SPECIAL!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
theshocker (329) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - AUG 17, 2006
Pale and clear. Just a touch darker than an ordinary pilsner. Huge white head, a mixture of fine and big bubbles, slowly fades down the glass leaving a sticky lacing. Hoppy, pleasing aroma. Spicey, earthy, with a touch of citrus. Full bodied, but surprisingly smooth. I almost wish it was a little more bitter. This beer just slid down my throat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joconnell85 (5) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 18, 2005 does not count
On tap at Twains, though Iíve had it several other places/times. What bugs me most about this beer is not getting it in bottles! Itís about on line with the style, in that itís golden, lightly carbonated, with a malty, sweet taste complemented by spicy bitterness in the first swallow, mellowing out to more floral and gentle in the end. A good benchmark for an emerging style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BigBastard (668) - L.A., California, USA - SEP 5, 2006
I was pleasantly surprised with this. Malty, semi sweet with hints of pear and apple, some spice and vanilla. Crist and smooth, very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dansting (222) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - DEC 13, 2007
Bottle. Poured a clear golden color with a thick white head. Nice lacing. Aroma is sweet and fruity. Really nice mouthfeel. Flavor is really sweet, with an almost cider-like taste to it. Alcohol present in the aftertaste. Iím usually not a fan of these imperial pilseners, but this one is pretty nice. Thanks to TheBeerCellar for this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mixmasterob (1053) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Clear golden pour with a small white head. Nice, clean aroma full of spicy Saaz hops and grainy, bready malt. Flavors were super crisp and clean. Lots of earthy and spicy hop flavors with a lightly sweetened malty finish. Crisp finish. Slight bitterness. I liked this a lot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 26, 2006
Tap at Mellow Mushroom in Brookhaven, GA. Pours a clear deep gold with a nice white head that leaves some good lace. Aroma is thick and sweet with lots of bready pils malt, and a lot of herbal and spicy hops- hallertauer/tettnang type. Flavor is nice and sweet but balanced well with lots of hops and finishes crisp and moderately bitter. This was a great impy pils- too many seem overly sweet and harsh- like prescription/golden shower. Easy drinking and clean all the way through.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gferd (99) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 21, 2006
A very nice Lager. A beautiful golden hue. A spice aroma. A definite winner.

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