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Samuel Adams Hallertau Imperial Pilsner - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Hallertau Imperial PilsnerSamuel Adams Hallertau Imperial Pilsner

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

776 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 776
Reviews: 653
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 111
Gots: 2 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-10-2007)
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mothman

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4.28/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, best before Jan. 2009.

Poured into a pilsner glass. Pours a nice thick head. Great lacing observed. Color is a light autumn orange. Very good looking beer.

Smell is of floral hops. No scent of mals are present. Taste is quite similiar. Many hops, obviously, are in this beer. There is a defintely a carmel taste also. The taste of alcohol is also present.

Carbonation level is great. The mouthfeel is quite smooth, but leaves a dry mouth.

Overall, I was expecting more hops than this. It had a lot, but it says an intense hop experiance on it. It was definately a great beer and I was happy that I bought it. I would recommend this to anyone who likes hops!

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2008 02:30:56 | More by mothman
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Samuel Adams Hallertau Imperial Pilsner from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
91 out of 100 based on 776 ratings.