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Reverb Imperial Pilsner - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Reverb Imperial PilsnerReverb Imperial Pilsner

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BA SCORE
84
good

308 Ratings
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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 9
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
With its classic recipe and impeccable craftsmanship, this summer seasonal is a study in delicately balanced contrasts. Up front, Pilsner malt makes a clear yet restrained statement, answered by the steady, harmonious hum of Saaz hops, traces of which linger in the dry, crisp finish.

32 IBU

(Beer added by: Reaper16 on 08-18-2012)
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

justwork, Oct 14, 2013
Photo of chinchill
3.55/5  rDev -4.8%

Served from a bomber bottle into a small snifter, this pours a hazy light gold/straw color topped by a moderately durable head and average (at best) lacing.

Light body; crisp; medium-high carbonation.

This imp. pilsner is stronger and more yeasty than your everyday pilsner, but retains the malty base, Saaz hops and dry, crisp finish. Higher ABV is partially hidden.

chinchill, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of BEERMILER12
3.78/5  rDev +1.3%

Best By 02-2014

A: Pours a clear golden yellow color with 2 fingers of bubbly head that fizzles out within a minute

S: Pilsner malts, a light graininess, some breadiness, and lightly earthy and spicy Saaz hops

T: Starts off with a very light husk and the pilsner malts followed by a light bitterness accompanied by earthy and bready notes. Finishes with a light lingering bitterness and some grain

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A solid American imperial pilsner. An easy drinker for the summer months that provides just enough kick. Lager fans should seek this one out

BEERMILER12, Oct 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

moonknight31, Oct 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

GRG1313, Oct 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Mattsk1, Sep 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Twal, Sep 30, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

Rekrule, Sep 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

capnamerica, Sep 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

BlazedNug, Sep 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Dicers, Sep 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Kstep, Sep 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Abe_Froman, Sep 23, 2013
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3.63/5  rDev -2.7%

Batch No: 13149-3; best by 2/14.

I totally dig regular pilsners but haven't found an imperial version to be to my liking. I love Boulevard though, so here goes:

Served in a Port City tulip.

A: Looked very inviting: Poured very crisp and damn near clear, with a soft chill haze, and not much head to speak of.

S: Sorta smelled like a combination of honey, spent grains, and Cheerios. Not bad.

T: I appreciated the fact that this wasn't a syrup bomb and it was medium-bodied, but overall, this was kind of one-dimensional and infinitely forgettable. Very clean finish.

M: Low on carbonation, but not nearly as low as I though it might, but then again, this IS Boulevard, the king of the suds. No lacing left on the glass whatsoever.

O: I would have this again if it were shoved in front of my face, but wouldn't actively seek it out.

Chaney, Sep 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Dizzy242, Sep 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

OregonGrown7, Sep 22, 2013
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4.24/5  rDev +13.7%

Very pale golden colored body looked very much like a typical Pilsner, but the carbonation was much more lively, and made it look like a club soda. The beer initially had little head, but the fizz formed it soon afterwards. The smell was clean and malt, with a hint of grass as well as lemon. The taste was much more intense than I expected, with a flavors of of honey, white pepper, banana, bubblegum, and a hint of lavender and blonde raisins. The beer was light in the mouth and had a peppery aftertaste. This was definitely quite interesting.

rajendra82, Sep 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

random846, Sep 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

alysmith4, Sep 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

olliegaff, Sep 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Syraquse, Sep 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

trevorpost, Sep 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

anticipation23, Sep 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

edenstjames, Sep 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

mojohawk21, Sep 08, 2013
Reverb Imperial Pilsner from Boulevard Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.