Dismiss Notice
Save $5 when you subscribe to 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine and select auto-renew.

Subscribe now →
Dismiss Notice
Join Our Email List →

And we'll send you the latest updates and offers from BeerAdvocate, because knowing is half the battle.
Dismiss Notice

Pre-order your Respect Beer "Hipster" Hoodie today!

Plus: Free shipping (US only) on orders of $25 or more until 12/18/15. Just select "Free Shipping" at checkout.

Shop now →

Chikara Imperial Pilsner - Grand River Brewing

Not Rated.
Chikara Imperial Pilsner
No picture.
Have one? Upload it now.
no score

Awaiting 10 Reviews
no score

(Send Samples)
Reviews: 2
Hads: 2
Avg: 2.54
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grand River Brewing visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mrmanning on 04-17-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
View: Beers (21) | Events
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 2 | Hads: 2
Reviews by mrmanning:
Photo of mrmanning
2.58/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Fresh cask sample, handbottled by the brewery. Thanks to Milos and Adil for sharing.Very cloudy straw lets almost no light in, pours just a thin ring of head. I wasn’t going to add my score initially, as I thought the beer might have been off a bit, but reading other reviews now, I see that folks share my thoughts, and it is not just me. Strange nose on this one. Like wet straw on a farm, lots of pale malts,with a bit of floral spice and loads of alcohol. Strong very, very sweet, of pale malts again. That’s about it. Sweet malts and alcohol. A bit of lemon on the finish. A massive beer that does not hide the alcohol well. Neat experiment in any event.

 663 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of Sammy
2.5/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Experiment that didn't work. Very dry cask smple handbottle and unfiltered. Not much aroma. Somewhat boozy,not drinkable.A bit of hops and malt, like a home brew not quite right that your friend forces you to drink and give feedback.A sip or two and then a drain pour.

 268 characters

Chikara Imperial Pilsner from Grand River Brewing
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.