brokensail (16633) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 24, 2012
Pours a golden color with a white head. Strong biscuit aroma, a touch of cracker, and lots of bread. A floral and lightly herbal hop profile, maybe a slight spiciness to it as well. The flavor is quite heavy on the sweetness. Bread, biscuit, and lots of cracker malt favors. There’s a nice floral hoppiness, some mild citrus peel, and a solid spicy hop flavor. Quite drinkable. bhensonb (15624) - 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) djd07 (15342) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 14, 2013
Bottle as shown. Pours a hazey yellow with a medium frothy off white head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is floral hops and wheat grass. Medium mouthfeel with sweet hop and grass with nice crisp finish. Easy to drink a very good pils from Sierra Nevada. Ratman197 (15224) - 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. Tmoney99 (14866) - 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.
Drake (14062) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 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. crossovert (13747) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 19, 2012
It is an imperial pilsener... Don’t know why they feel the urge to brew these but the imperialization ruins what the style has going for it. This is one fo the better done ones though. Dogbrick (13554) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Sample at the DBLDP on 09/02/2012: Clear bright yellow pour with a medium thin white head that dissipates quickly to a wispy film. Spotty lacing. The aroma is lightly hopped with some citrus and herbal notes. Light to medium body with a grassy hops character and notes of bready malt and citrus. The finish is moderately bitter with a short hoppy aftertaste. Decent overall. bu11zeye (13140) - 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. j12601 (13036) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Bottle. Pours a fairly clear gold with a medium sized white head. Big musky grain on the nose, crisp noble hops, dusty and musky. The grain is so deep that it picks up a nutty quality. Medium bodied, grainy and smooth, toast and a light touch of warming alcohol. Long grain, a touch of lemon, faint musk and grain.