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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
85
very good

299 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 299
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.73%
Wants: 8
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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NickSMpls

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

01-06-2014 23:23:22 | More by NickSMpls
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20%

01-04-2014 03:34:54 | More by mportnoy
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vermilcj

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev 0%

01-03-2014 19:32:32 | More by vermilcj
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Mini4x

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +26.7%

12-29-2013 20:47:38 | More by Mini4x
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Hayden_Rhea

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.7%

12-29-2013 14:08:54 | More by Hayden_Rhea
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -20%

12-28-2013 05:10:20 | More by jenray
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bouncepass

California

4/5  rDev +6.7%

12-26-2013 19:16:05 | More by bouncepass
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Theogre83

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

12-25-2013 18:11:38 | More by Theogre83
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timontheroad

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev 0%

12-24-2013 03:06:24 | More by timontheroad
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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

12-22-2013 01:49:01 | More by SD-Alefan
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ChuckS

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.7%

12-14-2013 13:14:05 | More by ChuckS
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alphagnome

Iowa

3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Poured into a Boulevard tulip, this is one good looking beer! Rich, golden hue with a thick, porous white head. Miles of carbonation but hardly any head retention. Incredibly clear body.

Aroma:
Thick and nicely spiced. Grains and crackers. Pepper and other earthy spices. Smooth malt. Notes of honey.

Taste:
Follows the nose... Bitterness is up front. Plenty of spicing and noticeable alcohol at the end warms things up.

Mouthfeel:
Plenty of alcohol and carbonation. Heavier body than expected. Dry finish.

Overall:
I was surprised by this one... I wasn't sure what to expect going in, but I walked away happy I picked this one up. Aside from the warming bite of alcohol's presence, everything else highly enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2013 01:12:53 | More by alphagnome
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Bsetz

Missouri

4/5  rDev +6.7%

12-10-2013 04:10:54 | More by Bsetz
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Amerikon

California

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

12-07-2013 04:58:57 | More by Amerikon
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tednkelly

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

12-06-2013 03:35:50 | More by tednkelly
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foxyaardvark27

Washington

3.75/5  rDev 0%

12-01-2013 21:44:53 | More by foxyaardvark27
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

12-01-2013 14:26:50 | More by sendbeer
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.7/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a tulip glass.

The beer is a clear golden color with a fizzy white head that slowly recedes. Light spots of lacing stick to the glass initially. The aroma has a faint notion of malts before really getting into some lemongrass and black pepper, notably. The taste is like the aroma in that a real black pepper body takes over. Traces of banana, grains, and Saaz hops can be found. The mouthfeel is fairly light and dry. Overall, there's a bit too much pepper in this for me to really enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2013 00:06:52 | More by JuicesFlowing
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bschinelli

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

11-30-2013 13:22:56 | More by bschinelli
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

11-29-2013 01:52:07 | More by mmulebarn
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ALSAIL

Washington

4/5  rDev +6.7%

11-28-2013 21:14:39 | More by ALSAIL
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stephensinner

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

11-26-2013 20:32:05 | More by stephensinner
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bralston345

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%

11-20-2013 01:37:03 | More by bralston345
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brewskis4drewski

Iowa

3/5  rDev -20%

11-18-2013 08:30:22 | More by brewskis4drewski
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Zorro

California

3.58/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Clear golden colored beer with a small white colored head, yes looks like a Lager.

Smell is mild biscuit malt and noble hop aroma. Slightly spicy scent. Scents of grass and flowers with a touch of saffron.

Starts out clean with a strong wheat biscuit taste. Mildly sweet with a strong grass and floral flavor. Bitter in the back of the throat but it isn't very aggressive. Alcohol is undetectable. Very mild for the style.

Mouthfeel is about right.

Overall a tasty and mild beer. Super easy to drink and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2013 02:10:19 | More by Zorro
Reverb Imperial Pilsner from Boulevard Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.