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überPils - Blue Mountain Brewery

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überPils
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64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Mountain Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CrellMoset on 07-05-2009)
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-16-2013 15:47:35 | More by Tucquan
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oberon

North Carolina

3.64/5  rDev -1.4%

Best by March 2013...no wonder it was marked down at Total wine.Poured into a 1/2 liter stein a slightly hazed orange tinged light to medium golden with a large blooming white head atop that settles oh so slowly leaving broken chunks behind in its wake.Graint and lightly toasted in the nosewith verly light leafy hops,pretty light in the aroma department.The flavors still seem pretty fresh with dryer malty tones and some toasted grain,a decent shot of herbal/leafy hops are there and the alcohol presence is not.A lighter double pilsner,it's not heavy and or sweet,I liked it but it won't knock your socks off.

03-21-2013 21:33:50 | More by oberon
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dankjohn

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

08-17-2013 04:36:25 | More by dankjohn
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-18-2013 00:42:38 | More by acurtis
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-09-2014 13:40:02 | More by Griffith
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Metalmonk

North Carolina

4.33/5  rDev +17.3%

On-tap at the Floyd Fandango beer & wine festival. Got a decent tasting size, so decided to review it.

Poured a white head, like blinding blizzard white, and the body is a glimmering golden with just a touch of haze.

Aroma was mostly flowery and honey, just a trace of sulfur very far back.

Flavor is where this thing really impresses, and being my first-ever Blue Mountain beer, I went back to try a few of their other offerings and wasn't disappointed. UberPils is a sweeter pils, candy-like even, although not at all cloyingly so. A nice thread of honey in there, a generous helping of bready/grainy malt, and a very pils-ish mineral/sulfur vibe, which follows into the finish.

While this is crisp to a point, it's more wet than dry, if that makes any sense. A succulent, even juicy feel.

This is a double pils that doesn't forget what a pils should be...and then expands on all the right facets of the style. A fantastic beer, one I hope Blue Mountain will consider brewing year-round.

07-04-2010 21:38:44 | More by Metalmonk
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hyoung41

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

04-23-2014 13:15:49 | More by hyoung41
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jtierney89

New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +16.5%

semi hazed dull golden color with a super active big craggy and off white head. Tropical fruits and overall grassiness on the nose. Sweet breads and faintly peppery.

Very dry beer and also pretty clean for the size of the beer but not a super clean beer. Smooth creamy body from the bottle conditioning. Nice and full too, doesn't thin out anywhere. Grassy with faint citric fruits and peppery bitterness on the backend which is rounded out by the thick malt body. Balance is impeccable with layers of flavors. Grassy, citrusy, toasted graininess, rich hearty breads, all layered to create a wonderful balance. I like it.

06-06-2013 00:15:06 | More by jtierney89
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dvmin98

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

09-15-2013 01:11:16 | More by dvmin98
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donquixote

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +22%

09-29-2012 21:06:41 | More by donquixote
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Fusion7777

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-19-2014 04:38:54 | More by Fusion7777
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

10-04-2012 20:16:57 | More by VeganUndead
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DavidHume

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-14-2014 17:51:19 | More by DavidHume
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

07-13-2013 23:19:20 | More by smakawhat
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JDeming

Maryland

3/5  rDev -18.7%

06-30-2014 01:17:28 | More by JDeming
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blackie

California

4.22/5  rDev +14.4%

a: uberPils is served in a curvy glass and capped with a negligible layer of white carbonation, the beer itself is a sunny, rich golden color

s: the nose is thick with bready pilnser malts and carries a delicate honeyed sweetness, saaz adds grassy and pulpy candied citrus aromas with just a touch of spice

m: crisp medium carbonation and a body on the full side of medium, maybe a bit slick and while I'd like it a touch livelier there's not much to complain about here

t: big body of pilsner malts, honey grain sweetness rounded out with a pulpy saaz hop flavor that carries with it some herbal spice, progresses towards a crisp finish, very nice

d: just fine, a pleasure even on this hot afternoon

16 oz. serving at the BMB brewpub

08-02-2009 15:20:57 | More by blackie
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DubCo21

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-08-2014 13:52:36 | More by DubCo21
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Giggy

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-28-2014 23:12:20 | More by Giggy
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-12-2013 15:54:43 | More by JMUbrewz
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pandow

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-10-2014 17:11:42 | More by pandow
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Ankur

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

07-11-2013 08:44:11 | More by Ankur
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Monkeyknife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

03-12-2014 19:40:30 | More by Monkeyknife
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Mattyb79

Virginia

3.19/5  rDev -13.6%

Poured from a 750 ml cork and caged bottle into my Heavy Seas pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a nice golden color with about 3 fingers head. Looks exactly the way I would expect for the style.

Smell: Sadly, this smells like any old adjunct, with a bit more alcohol. I get mostly sweet grains and a lot of alcohol smell coming through.

Taste: The taste is of sweet grain, a slight malt taste up front, but mostly alcohol flavor and burn. For a 7% brew, this packs a huge punch and reminds me more of a malt liquor than a quality pilsner.

Mouthfeel: I have to say that the mouthfeel was a little syrupy for a pilsner. Pretty rough.

Overall: I think this was definitely a miss for Blue Mountain. I really enjoy most of their beers, but getting through a full bomber of this was a struggle. Maybe I haven't grown accustomed to the style, but it tastes like a super thick, super sweet BMC beer to me. I don't completely hate the brew, but definitely wouldn't buy again at the price point this is sold at!

04-08-2013 10:49:57 | More by Mattyb79
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dcbdc1

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-14-2012 10:57:51 | More by dcbdc1
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.8/5  rDev +3%

Served in a Blue Mountain pilsner glass.

This ain't just any pils: it's an uberPils! *insert exhale-y cheering facsimile* It pours a clear pale straw topped by over a finger of white foam. The nose is rather faint and bland, comprising only some light wheat and florals. The taste improves on the smell, with notes of cooked wheat, light biscuit, and a nicely (and somewhat surprisingly) subtle floral bitterness. The body is light, with a lightly moderate carbonation and a crsp, dry finish. Overall, a solid imperial pils...if only it had some kind of nose...

07-11-2010 03:58:58 | More by TMoney2591
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überPils from Blue Mountain Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.