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Sticke Pilsner - Beer Camp #43 (Best Of Beer Camp: Imperial Pilsner) - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sticke Pilsner - Beer Camp #43 (Best Of Beer Camp: Imperial Pilsner)Sticke Pilsner - Beer Camp #43 (Best Of Beer Camp: Imperial Pilsner)

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BA SCORE
85
very good

428 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 428
Reviews: 186
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 02-18-2011)
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

01-30-2013 00:28:03 | More by Roger85
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KillaB

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

01-29-2013 05:36:53 | More by KillaB
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mungus

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-29-2013 03:24:00 | More by mungus
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KiMiRaiK

Washington

4/5  rDev +5.8%

01-27-2013 23:21:17 | More by KiMiRaiK
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +19%

01-27-2013 21:37:08 | More by Gregwa
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gr0g

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

01-26-2013 01:31:14 | More by gr0g
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pint on Tap at Cigar City Tampa FL for 5$

Appearance - Slightly hazy yellow colour with an average size fizzy white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some faint lacing. The head lasted for around 3 minutes.

Smell - Hops, malts, noble hops, lemons

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts and hops. There is also some noble hops and some lemon zest and some grassy notes. It also has a breadiness to it and a hint of ginger. It ends with a floral grainy aftertaste.

Overall – Quite refreshing and very drinkable, Sierra Nevada rarely disappoints. Not something I'd rush out to buy again, but still glad I tried.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2013 01:13:03 | More by spinrsx
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dcguitar

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.8%

01-17-2013 23:12:19 | More by dcguitar
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-17-2013 22:59:51 | More by Thorpe429
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Bfarr

Washington

3.66/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Golden straw colored with moderate white head with good retention. Earthy, floral aroma with light citrus. Balanced sweetness with a bright, sticky floral bittering and light biscuit flavors. Moderate pilsner and hop linger. Crisp but slightly heavy feel.

I really think this is quite a heavy beer but the flavor is easy going and fairly complex. Even though it’s a low abv imperial, I really couldn’t drink more than 1 of these at a time.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2013 22:38:23 | More by Bfarr
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TheMarkE

California

4.5/5  rDev +19%

01-10-2013 21:09:58 | More by TheMarkE
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

01-10-2013 05:59:32 | More by ygtbsm94
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BigBarley

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.8%

01-09-2013 13:29:46 | More by BigBarley
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bluckbeyes

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-08-2013 20:26:04 | More by bluckbeyes
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WritersBlock

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +19%

01-03-2013 20:54:57 | More by WritersBlock
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Eastside151

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-01-2013 01:01:33 | More by Eastside151
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dgilks

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear dark gold colour with a small, white head. Fair to poor head retention.

Sweet pilsner malt with an interesting herbal hop character. Nice.

Sweet malt with almost honey notes. Moderate bitterness. Light herbal character. Okay.

Medium body with moderate carbonation. Crisp.

A nice beer but nothing particularly special.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 07:48:21 | More by dgilks
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sloelco

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-25-2012 22:10:13 | More by sloelco
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: Poured a clear golden color pilsner with a nice big white head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of light hoppy fruity notes with light floral malt base. Taste is also dominated by loads of some light floral malt base with some medium residual sugar notes and some light dry hoppy notes with light fruity undertones. Body is about average with good carbonation. Well brewed though not imperial in any way.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2012 20:05:03 | More by Phyl21ca
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King_KongDCO93

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -20.6%

12-19-2012 16:29:01 | More by King_KongDCO93
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scruffwhor

Illinois

3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear and bright, pale hay color. Great bubbling, great head and residual foam. A little lacing too. This is a great looking pilsner!

Floral and grassy hop aroma dominate with some hay, unmalted barley, and lightly toasted water cracker backbone.

Bitter flower petals and some earthy grass hop bite grabs the tongue right away. The middle let some of the light cracker and hay like malt flavors mix with hops. The overall flavor and feel of this beer is crisp, bitter, bright, and refreshing. If you like hoppy pilsners, this beer is for you.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2012 15:41:06 | More by scruffwhor
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briandaube

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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Duff27

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a translucent dark yellow/light orange color. Small but sense white head. Cap and collar stick around throughout. Sticky lacing.

Cereal grains with a bunch of bright citrus hops.

Hops shine right through the weak malt backbone. Light bitter follow-through. Drinks about its stated ABV.

Lower but biting, crisp carbonation. Medium to medium-low mouthfeel.

Very drinkable/refreshing. Not sure where they get "imperial" from bring only 5.6%abv but enjoyed nonetheless. Thanks egrace84!

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2012 02:33:26 | More by Duff27
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Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +19%

12-12-2012 00:30:06 | More by muchloveforhops3
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BlesstheHarvest

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-11-2012 15:06:58 | More by BlesstheHarvest
Sticke Pilsner - Beer Camp #43 (Best Of Beer Camp: Imperial Pilsner) from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 428 ratings.