Sticke Pilsner - Beer Camp #43 (Best Of Beer Camp: Imperial Pilsner) - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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Reviews by danieelol:
3.85/5 rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
From Porters Northwood. Great little shop, btw.
Pours a clear yellow, just textbook lager. Fine head/lacing.
Smells a textbook lager smell- lots of grain. Then there's some punchy citrus behind that. Leaves me thinking of SA Noble Pils.
Taste is, again, citrussy grain. Has a nice malty orangy flavour which I associate with both Boston Lager and Noble Pils, so I presume it's the lager yeast working its magic again. Is pretty much balanced between bitter and sweet- not particularly dry but balanced.
Mouthfeel does reveal a bit of residual sugar which does hint at the "Imperial" nature of the Pilsener.
Not sure of the IBUs on this one but to be honest I wouldn't mind another 10 or so just to really dry you out at the end. Pilseners are a man's beer! Especially ones whose "Imperial" claim is as spurious as this 5.6% lager's is.
Serving type: bottle
11-16-2012 09:53:05 | More by danieelol
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 427 ratings.