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Heavy Seas - Small Craft Warning (Über Pils) - Heavy Seas Beer

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BA SCORE
85
very good

944 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 944
Reviews: 574
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 18
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: farHillsBrewer on 03-12-2004)
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Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

05-29-2014 18:25:22 | More by axxe
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MacStinson

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

05-28-2014 16:32:21 | More by MacStinson
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DrBass

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

05-27-2014 23:04:20 | More by DrBass
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Brandon_Jachimski

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

05-25-2014 23:47:45 | More by Brandon_Jachimski
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Shake

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

05-24-2014 17:39:17 | More by Shake
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Glanzman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +13%

05-20-2014 16:57:21 | More by Glanzman
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JednoPivoProsim

Maryland

4.24/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 fl oz bottle into a pint glass. BEST BY JUL1214.

Appearance: Pours a crisp honey golden body with a decent off white head.

Smell: Rich sweet pilsner malt, slight metallic Euro hop aroma. Nice.

Taste: Pure helles bock. Strong rich sweet full bready malt flavor. Slight taste of hops, but primarily malty.

Mouthfeel: Thick and full bodied. Nice.

Overall: I wouldn't necessarily classify this as an imperial pils, more like a helles bock. Very nice nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2014 00:46:43 | More by JednoPivoProsim
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sammy806

Maryland

4/5  rDev +6.4%

05-18-2014 19:26:52 | More by sammy806
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

05-18-2014 13:41:23 | More by PA-Michigander
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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

05-17-2014 19:44:49 | More by WhitmansNiece
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podes

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

05-16-2014 02:14:26 | More by podes
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ascags

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -20.2%

05-10-2014 16:16:11 | More by ascags
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barczar

Kentucky

3.49/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a brilliant caramel with a lingering frothy cream head.

Floral hops, crackery malt, light caramel sweetness, and a malt liquor note form the aroma. Malt sweetness dominates.

Flavor reveals bitter hops, which are the only noticeable character at the first sip. Floral notes creep in later, resting on a subtle caramel malt base that eventually becomes specialty malt fruity and estery. There's a slightly offputting metallic note.

Body is on the full side with moderate carbonation and noted alcohol warmth. The finish is fairly crisp.

Not sure what I expected from an uber pils, but this is too bitter for my liking, and the alcohol overwhelms. The floral hops are nice, but the esters detract.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2014 05:46:35 | More by barczar
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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Maryland

5/5  rDev +33%

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Washington

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

04-20-2014 22:36:17 | More by wiscokid920
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AC-Mivsek

Ohio

3/5  rDev -20.2%

04-20-2014 17:18:18 | More by AC-Mivsek
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

04-19-2014 23:54:11 | More by bckayaalp
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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Heavy Seas - Small Craft Warning (Über Pils) from Heavy Seas Beer
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