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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

488 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 488
Reviews: 323
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 60
Gots: 17 | 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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ccrida

Oregon

2.65/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

On draft at Rogue Public House in Portland, in their XS goblet, the Imperial Pilsner looks just like a macro pils, clear pale gold, but with no real head and only slight white lace. The aroma was very slight, straw and citrus. The taste is mainly pilsner malts, with a bit of citrus/floral hops. No noble hop spiceness that I look for. The finish was moderately bitter, but there was this weird aftertaste that I just really didn't care for, nor could I place it, kind of a grain/hay/earth thing. Pretty mild taste overall though, other then that aftertaste, ugh. Did they use some type of unusual adjunct? The alcohol, however, was inperceptable, which was this beer's biggest accomplishment. The mouthfeel was also really quite nice, a moderate body that is not at all cloying like the Imperials can often be. I would have like to seen more carbonation, as on draft at least, there basically was none. The drinkablity was low due to that aftertaste that I couldn't get used to, I was being generous with a 2.5, because I certainly didn't want another one. But the smoothness of the ABV helped.

Serving type: on-tap

02-10-2007 19:09:30 | More by ccrida
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Morimoto Imperial Pilsner from Rogue Ales
90 out of 100 based on 488 ratings.