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 Camps 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ComradeK (1217) - Sydney, - JAN 20, 2013
355ml bottle. Pours a clear medium gold, with a smallish white head, which lasts well and leaves reasonable lacing. Floral, resin and spice hops plus some white bread malt notes make up the aroma. Spicy sap and bitter herbal hops notes dominate up front, with some more approachable floral notes soon coming through. White bread and faint caramel make up an incredibly light malt body, with more resin hops coming through in the finish. This is one of the better imperial pilseners I have had. Whilst, like every beer of its style, it lacks any real body to back up its hops kick, it does have some very enjoyable hops flavours, and is certainly an extremely refreshing beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (6178) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Andrus86 (635) - 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. Sourced Cellabrations @ Capel

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (11678) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"I dunno why they call this an imperial pilsner when its only 5.6%, but by the 2nd or 3rd sip... I dont care. For a normal abv pils, its 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."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (13029) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (4022) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigguns22 (798) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
esjaygee (3904) - 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?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skoisirius (1909) - Earth, Washington, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Im currently rating every SN brew Ive 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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (48154) - 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]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (24303) - , 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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