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

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Provisions Series: Run B.M.C.Provisions Series: Run B.M.C.

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BA SCORE
81
good

114 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 114
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 15.69%
Wants: 15
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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Popp24

California

4/5  rDev +12%

12-09-2011 19:07:12 | More by Popp24
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01Ryan10

California

3/5  rDev -16%

12-07-2011 05:39:31 | More by 01Ryan10
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MrTopher

California

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 18:54:33 | More by MrTopher
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lcmir23

California

4/5  rDev +12%

11-22-2011 03:43:37 | More by lcmir23
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bob727

Florida

5/5  rDev +40.1%

11-21-2011 18:27:46 | More by bob727
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Callmecoon

California

4/5  rDev +12%

11-21-2011 05:36:03 | More by Callmecoon
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Rckmo10

California

4/5  rDev +12%

11-21-2011 02:53:40 | More by Rckmo10
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Jstark5150

California

4/5  rDev +12%

11-19-2011 06:30:33 | More by Jstark5150
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nickhiller

Texas

4/5  rDev +12%

11-16-2011 21:46:49 | More by nickhiller
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BeerThursdays

Delaware

4/5  rDev +12%

11-16-2011 15:42:52 | More by BeerThursdays
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SummitVA

Maryland

5/5  rDev +40.1%

11-16-2011 12:03:39 | More by SummitVA
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RichBeer

California

3/5  rDev -16%

11-16-2011 09:17:46 | More by RichBeer
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jerz

California

3/5  rDev -16%

11-16-2011 06:09:47 | More by jerz
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TheRealDBCooper

Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands

4/5  rDev +12%

11-16-2011 01:17:07 | More by TheRealDBCooper
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12%

11-15-2011 02:18:32 | More by imperialking
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pwoody11

Delaware

4/5  rDev +12%

11-15-2011 02:00:10 | More by pwoody11
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.75/5  rDev +5%

11-14-2011 22:36:47 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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AlexM

California

4/5  rDev +12%

11-14-2011 19:20:00 | More by AlexM
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Skuter

California

4/5  rDev +12%

11-14-2011 18:54:44 | More by Skuter
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nanobrew

California

3/5  rDev -16%

11-14-2011 16:23:59 | More by nanobrew
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mikennat

Missouri

5/5  rDev +40.1%

11-14-2011 15:35:50 | More by mikennat
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gford217

Georgia

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2011 00:23:00 | More by gford217
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2011 05:35:37 | More by HuskyinPDX
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jsanford

Georgia

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.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2011 23:46:12 | More by jsanford
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Retsinis

California

3.18/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from notes.

A: Split the bottle with my wife, and poured into a Bruery tulip glass. A solid one inch plus of frothy, pillowy white head rose, and retained for abit, leaving some lacing. The beer is a semi hazy, light copper, or dark straw hay in color.

S: Complex scents of grains, fresh cut grass, and some tropical fruit notes from the generous hop addtions, notes of citrus, pineapple, and lemon.

T: Layered flavors of bread or biscuits, lemon zest, touch of orange rind, semi sweet lighltly toasted malts. Kick of alcohol though, bit distracting, makes it a slow sipper.

M: Light to medium, light dryness. Lacks the crisp drinkability of a regular Pilsner though.

O: Decent summer beer, but pretty strong though. Yes it's an Imperial pilsner that has all the flavors right, but the alcohol kick drags down that crisp drinkability for me. Certainly a complex offering, but hard to crave to have another. Maybe if they are able to ditch the Imperial part, and just make in a 5.5% pilsner, they would have something pretty good here.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2011 16:51:49 | More by Retsinis
Provisions Series: Run B.M.C. from The Bruery
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