Point Whole Hog Imperial Pilsner

RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Handcrafted using four varieties of hops added throughout the longer brewing process, our Imperial Pilsner embraces intense citrus-like hop characteristics with a pleasant floral aroma and a refreshing crisp finish.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rubbishystuff (2503) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2011
Thanks to Dad for this one. Rather malty pilsner. Alcohol bit at the end. Pretty decent. Serving: Bottle

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arayaga2 (2188) - portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 29, 2010
Honey colored with an inch of white head. Aroma is ginger, honey and lemon. Taste is like an alcohol-heavy cough-drop formulation of the aroma. Almost reminds me of a rum-punch. $3/12oz

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dorwart (2581) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 11, 2010
Thin head which receedes quickly. Light malt aroma with some cereal grains, lemon and a bit of earthy hops. Color is a golden orange. Very smooth and soft malty palate. Some lemon and a bit of herbal hops. Some sweet malts and honey. Noticable alcohol presence but does not detract from the flavor. Finishes malty and bitter. A pretty darn good pilsner that many people would like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dionysus (1485) - Arizona, USA - NOV 10, 2010
Bottle pours gold with a white head. Aroma is sweet with notes of honey, grain, grass, and a touch floral. Flavor shows the same with some raw alcohol that was also present on the nose. Overall body is moderate to full, sweet, and hot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ganache (5773) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 27, 2010
Bottle. Nose is very grassy, green with little shoots of citrus growing in. Some earthy caramel and sweet vanilla. Pours a lightly-sick golden with a creamy white head. Taste is more sweet than bitter but has neither in spades. Lots and lots of honey indeed, the dominant flavor with lesser marshmallow and vanilla. The grassy and floral hops are pushed to the very back. Body is full but oily and boozy. Aftertaste is a bit grainy. I think this would go down under guilty pleasure an obviously flawed beer that I would be happy to share a few moments with. Before the eventual headache.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
naivepegasus (372) - USA - JUL 26, 2010
Pours a murky orange with just a little less than a finger of slightly yellowish head. Light malts in the aroma. Kind of low key flavor, just sort of a muted syrupy sweetness that shows a bit of the alcohol by the end. Im kind of unimpressed.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
vikingguy (1097) - Carver, Minnesota, USA - JUL 9, 2010
Pours a vivid gold with tall white head. Lots of floating sediment. Near indetectable aroma. Pretty good taste...very malty for a pilsner, citrus/spicy hops, long bitter finish. Creamy texture with medium/full body. Very strong at 8.5% and you can tast it on the finish. Alcohol not very well hidden. This is good, not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - JUL 9, 2010
12oz bottle. Pours a crystal clear, golden-yellow colored body with a finger-width, fizzy, off-white head that dissipates quickly and leaves a light lacing. Aroma is grainy and grassy with a medium sweet honey and some floral fruits. Flavor is similar. Rich pilsner malts and some honey with a cereal grain sweetness. Some floral fruits, apricots, and grassy with a dry, mostly crisp finish and light bitterness. Medium length aftertaste following a light to medium body and moderate carbonation. Overall, not a bad beer. Easy drinking and clean while never getting overly sweet or malty like some others in this style. Solid hop flavor too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (6260) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUN 17, 2010
Nose is grassy with hints of corn and bread and alcohol. Pours golden orange with a foamy ring. Corny, grassy, bready, fussely, ewith hop bitterness in the finish. Kind of sticky and hot. Not all that good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
after4ever (8020) - Mukilteo, Washington, USA - JUN 17, 2010
12 oz. thanks, alex! pours a cloudy medium golden amber. loose white head. sticky sweet corny fusely nose. sticky thick body. light prickly carb. caramel, corn, flowers, perfume, and fusels on the mid palate. lingering chemically finish.

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