Sticke Pilsner - Beer Camp #43 (Best Of Beer Camp: Imperial Pilsner) - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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Reviews by Nugganooch:
3.75/5 rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
12oz bottle to standard pint glass
A: Light blonde color with superior clarity. Bubbly with a thick snow white foamy head that just sheets the glass with speckled lace at each sip.
S: Smells of spice hops, pine oil, and signature Pilsner malt. Has a sourdough bread quality to it. Nice and inviting.
T: Taste has a dense honey sweetness with some bread crust and peppery hops. There is a fair amount of grainy pilsner going on but it is smooth and never over bearing. I get a nice spike of bitters near mid palate and pick up some light grass and floral accents too. Alcohol is incredibly well hidden. A real nice Pils. Very drinkable. Almost an APA hybrid.
M: Very light and frothy feel. Smooth with a nice dry crisp finish. Appropriate to style.
D: A great quaff, especially for quenching the thirst in warmer climates. Nice hoppy bite with a distinctive honey sweetness and I found the actual Pilsner malt a little toned down here.
Again closer to an APA hybrid which I enjoyed thoroughly.
Serving type: bottle
09-27-2012 00:18:34 | More by Nugganooch
More User Reviews:
3.34/5 rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
S: very floral, citrus notes in the background
A: golden color
T: very hoppy pilsner lots of grapefruit/citrus notes with a mild bitterness
M: full clean body with good amount of carbonation
O: decent pilsner would have liked more floral hop character.
Serving type: on-tap
02-10-2014 06:38:43 | More by bierdeflanders
3.49/5 rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
A- Clear golden yellow body and a white foam cap of head. Constant stream of bubbles.
A- Clean malt light grassy hops.
T- Grainy sweet malt with a light bitterness that comes through more and sticks around in the finish. Not much in the way of hop flavor.
M- Medium body and smooth with an appropriate level of carbonation.
D- It's not bad, but there are better pilsners out there.
Serving type: bottle
05-21-2013 19:03:44 | More by gpogo
Sticke Pilsner - Beer Camp #43 (Best Of Beer Camp: Imperial Pilsner) from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 426 ratings.