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

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Heavy Seas - Small Craft Warning (Ãœber Pils)Heavy Seas - Small Craft Warning (Ãœber Pils)

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BA SCORE
85
very good

967 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 967
Reviews: 574
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.97%
Wants: 19
Gots: 42 | 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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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.

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

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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.

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