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Collaboration No. 1 - Imperial Pilsner - Boulevard Brewing Co.

Collaboration No. 1 - Imperial PilsnerCollaboration No. 1 - Imperial Pilsner

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

182 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 8.72%


Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

For this inaugural installment of collaboration brews, we invited distinguished Belgian brewer Jean-Marie Rock to join our own Steven Pauwels for a zymological alliance. The two conspired to revive a recipe from the very beginning of Rock’s career, the memory of which he has cherished for more than 30 years. A starkly simple recipe combined with a painstakingly complex brewing process produce an Imperial Pilsner of subtle elegance and delicately balanced contrasts. First wort hopping, a very old technique in which hops normally added late in the boil are put in at the beginning, and allowed to steep for a much longer time, gives the beer an especially refined hop aroma and flavor. The 100% Pilsner malt makes a clear, yet restrained statement, answered by a stead, harmonious chorus of Saaz hop bitterness, echoes of which linger in the dry, crisp finish.

29 IBU

(Beer added by: bort11 on 01-14-2010)
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Collaboration No. 1 - Imperial Pilsner from Boulevard Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.