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Panzer Imperial Pilsner - Port Brewing

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Panzer Imperial PilsnerPanzer Imperial Pilsner

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BA SCORE
83
good

181 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 181
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.71%
Wants: 13
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Port Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: paytoplay on 10-12-2008)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by Tdizzle:
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Tdizzle

California

3.93/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Poured into an imperial pint glass, Panzer pours a clear deep-gold color with about half an inch of white foam that quickly dissipates to a thin ring that lines the inside of the glass. No lacing to be found.

S- Intense aromas of spicy and musty hops (Saaz? Hallertau?) with rather pungent notes of lemon zest, fresh-cut grass and honey that rest on a bed of cereal maltiness. There's a good indication of Panzer's 9.5% ABV.

T- Lots of bitter hop flavor with a good amount of the same sweetish cereal malt backing that the aroma promised. Slightly sweet flavors of melon and honey make a futile attempt to cut through the oncoming waves of hop bitterness that last all the way to the dry and boozy finish.

M- Surprisingly oily and slick, bordering on syrupy. Mild carbonation bubbles grace the palate. Not sure what to make of this. The feel is heavier than expected and the liquid coats the inside of the mouth after each sip.

D- This beer is pretty drinkable despite the hefty ABV and a somewhat heavy mouthfeel. I made short work of my 22oz bottle.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2009 05:51:52 | More by Tdizzle
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Panzer Imperial Pilsner from Port Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.