Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Imperial Pilsner

RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhatB420 (855) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Poured into a giant pilsner glass, this is refreshing, crisp, and pleasantly hoppy. Reminisant of victorys summer love. Pours a golden hay, head is massive when dumped in the glass then settles to a thin rim hovering in the drink. Taste is earthy hoppy, bitter, and refreshingly mild. Not hooked on the name but this works for me.

JPDIPSO (6293) - Wauwatosa, USA - MAR 31, 2017
Imperial pils at 5.6%? Interesting, but I shall not complain as I am starting to tire of the huge beer that keep coming. Straw color with a tall near white head. Heavy sheet of lace. Floral hops, light rubber and pale malt scents. Pale malt sweetness, with a floral to lightly herbal bitterness. I do start to understand the imperial pilsner call. Some orange zest come out late. A little too much resin. 5/12

Andrus86 (720) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - JAN 9, 2015
BOTTLE. (poured 7th Jan 2015) Hazy straw with foamy white head. Faint hops on the nose, more wheat & honey. Hoppy bitterness upfront, honey is strong at the back end with a sticky finish.
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slowrunner77 (12997) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"I dunno why they call this an imperial pilsner when it’s only 5.6%, but by the 2nd or 3rd sip... I don’t care. For a normal abv pils, it’s very nice. A little on the crisp hoppy side, like I like em, with a backbone of bread, especially in the nose. The feel was a strongpoint as the beer did a little jig on the tongue."

bu11zeye (13239) - 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.

zach8270 (4021) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUN 24, 2014
(bottle - 12 oz) Clear gold pour with a puffy white head. Tangy hop and citrus aroma with some dry malt underneath. Flavor is pretty standard pilsener. Light hops at the start, dry malt middle and a crisp bitter finish. Kind of uneventful.

bigguns22 (805) - Maryland, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Not my go to style but still good beer. Pour is orange in color with a medium white head and tons of bubbles in the glass. Aroma is light and boring. Easy drinker that is light and malty with a touch of hops on the finsh.

esjaygee (3906) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Straw yellow with a quickly fading medium white head. Aroma is grassy and Noble with sweet bready malt. Taste of grassy and noble hops and some perfumed malt. Easy drinking and boring why waste a beer camp slot on a freaking Pilsner?

skoisirius (1908) - Earth, Washington, USA - NOV 16, 2013
I’m currently rating every SN brew I’ve ever had in one clean sweep.
I grew up on the classic SN Pale having it around during high school, and since have watched SN grow into a national representation of incredible craft beer. Living 45 mins away is a treat for the random growler fill. Keep up the amazing work and thanks!

fonefan (51593) - 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]

madmitch76 (25817) - , 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.

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