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Morimoto Imperial Pilsner - Rogue Ales

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Morimoto Imperial PilsnerMorimoto Imperial Pilsner

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

481 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 481
Reviews: 323
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 60
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
4 Ingredients:
Malts: 100% French Pilsner.
Hops: 100% Sterling.
Yeast & Water: Czech Pils Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

18º PLATO
74 IBU
80 AA
16º Lovibond

(Beer added by: aracauna on 08-24-2003)
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Chadbrew

Delaware

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A very enjoyable beer. The appearance is a slightly hazy yellow gold beer with plenty of carbonation. Very big hit of hops in the nose and some malt although it is difficult to find much of anything past the hops. I'm not really sure which hop variety is dominating the aroma but it seems spicy and German which is kinda refreshing compared to all the American hops I've been exposed to recently. The taste is pretty smooth and a little fruity with a mega bitter backbone. The burn of the hops lingers on my tongue for a good while. Loads of body. Surprisingly drinkable for something so potent.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2006 19:43:59 | More by Chadbrew
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S: bubblegum. Sweet.
T: malty sweetness. Crackers. Slight alcohol. Mango and citrus and tar for hops. Bitter at finish.
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Morimoto Imperial Pilsner from Rogue Ales
90 out of 100 based on 481 ratings.