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Provisions Series: Run B.M.C. - The Bruery

Not Rated.
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115 Ratings
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Ratings: 115
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 15.69%
Wants: 16
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: vacax on 07-13-2011)
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Photo of aasher
3.8/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This bottle was courtesy of BrewerB in a box I received on Friday. Thanks for hitting this want Brian!

First off, I love the name and that this is quadruple hopped. So, its got to be at least a little better than Miller Lite. It pours a light bodied cloudy gold in color with a poofy two finger white head. It smells of pale malts, corn, other grains, with just a touch of hop bitterness. I mean ESB subtle bitterness. It tastes of sweeter pale malts with a moderate amount of honey with a slightly bitter hop finish. The honey flavor seems to be authentic. I do still detect some corn in the after taste. My first thought is that this is a less refined My Antonia. It has nice flavor and I consider this style to be very drinkable. Overall this is a solid beer and good for the style. I'm sure a lot of people don't think a pilsner is worth the money but I enjoyed this one.

aasher, Dec 12, 2011
Photo of Popp24
4/5  rDev +12%

Popp24, Dec 09, 2011
Photo of 01Ryan10
3/5  rDev -16%

01Ryan10, Dec 07, 2011
Photo of MrTopher
3.63/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Got this little gem when I picked BT ’11 allocations for myself and a few others a few weeks back. Shared with the wife and served in Duvel tulip glasses.

A – Pours a hazy golden/straw color and the haziness never really goes away. Nice thick 2-3 finger head develops and dissipates rather quickly, the head leaves some nice lacing on the glass.

S – Lots of Earth/funk characters, some lemon zest, some biscuit/bread presence also.

T – Similar to the nose, fresh lemon zest flavor, a mild hop profile that then develops into a sweet malt profile at the end. This has the earth/funk flavors, a yeastiness similar to a Belgian saison or triple, interesting flavor profile for an Imperial Pilsner.

M – Thicker side of medium, great carbonation on this also. Pretty refreshing.

O – Didn’t know what to expect from this, and I wasn’t disappointed. Was expecting something a little more hop forward and a little more cleaner and less Belgain/farmhouse funk, but it’s just the Bruery’s style and you can’t dismiss that. Would be cool to see this in the regular line up or a seasonal offering into distribution.

MrTopher, Nov 23, 2011
Photo of lcmir23
4/5  rDev +12%

lcmir23, Nov 22, 2011
Photo of bob727
5/5  rDev +40.1%

bob727, Nov 21, 2011
Photo of Callmecoon
4/5  rDev +12%

Callmecoon, Nov 21, 2011
Photo of Rckmo10
4/5  rDev +12%

Rckmo10, Nov 21, 2011
Photo of Jstark5150
4/5  rDev +12%

Jstark5150, Nov 19, 2011
Photo of nickhiller
4/5  rDev +12%

nickhiller, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of BeerThursdays
4/5  rDev +12%

BeerThursdays, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of SummitVA
5/5  rDev +40.1%

SummitVA, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of RichBeer
3/5  rDev -16%

RichBeer, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of jerz
3/5  rDev -16%

jerz, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of TheRealDBCooper
4/5  rDev +12%

TheRealDBCooper, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of imperialking
4/5  rDev +12%

imperialking, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of pwoody11
4/5  rDev +12%

pwoody11, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.75/5  rDev +5%

westcoastbeerlvr, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of AlexM
4/5  rDev +12%

AlexM, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of Skuter
4/5  rDev +12%

Skuter, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of nanobrew
3/5  rDev -16%

nanobrew, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of mikennat
5/5  rDev +40.1%

mikennat, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of gford217
3.9/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle.

Pours a completely hazy yellow orange with a big fluffy white head that leaves some really nice lacing along the sides.

Aroma has lots of lemon zest and some typical German hop aromas including earthy grass notes and some spiciness. There is a sweet malty character underneath but this is one has a pretty bright nose for an impy pilsner.

The light citrus also kick off the taste with some lemons and pineapple. There is a sugary malt backbone underneath but this is definitely one of the hoppiest imperial pilsners I've encountered.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied and spritzy for the style. I was definitely expecting more sugary sweetness on the palate.

This isn't one of my favorites from the Bruery but I do think it is one of the better impy pilsners I've had. I like the fact that it's really hoppy and not cloyingly sweet like many in this style.

gford217, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.45/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750 ml bottle poured into my Bruery Tulip glass.
Thanks goes out to Jordan for this bottle.

A - Pours a light, cloudy, orange, that is almost a very dark yellow. A huge near-white head forms. Great retention and lacing as well.

S - Lemons, Wheat, slight hoppiness.

T - Lemons again, some tart tangerine,light wheat, some yeast.

D - High carbonation, light body.

O - Good summer lager/pilsner, but it works in November as well.

HuskyinPDX, Nov 09, 2011
Photo of jsanford
3.53/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle poured into a Bruery Tulip Glass.

Pours a hazy gold with a thick, fluffy white head that settles to a thick cap, leaving spotty lacing as it recedes. Nice, crisp aromas of toasted pilsner malt, fresh-cut grass, and lemony hops. Flavors of doughy bread and toasted malt with more lemon and grass hops. Crisp mouthfeel, with a medium body and sharp carbonation. Overall a solid beer, but not my favorite Provisions offering so far.

jsanford, Oct 24, 2011
Provisions Series: Run B.M.C. from The Bruery
81 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.