Imperial 375 Pale Ale | Big River Grille & Brewing Works

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Brewed by:
Big River Grille & Brewing Works
Tennessee, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.25%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2006

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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by JoLight:
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4.42/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Oh, this was such a good brew.

A bronze/orange color body with an off-white head.

The smell was a little citrusy with a hoppy and spicy property.

The taste consisted of malt, very nice but suttle hop bitterness, with an almost exotic, spicy flavor.

The finish was medium- not too watery or full. It was thickly flavored, as I would best say. However, it was refreshing and crisp.

This is one of the highlights of Chattanooga.

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Photo of haddon
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

had this on-tap at Big River Brewing Restaurant in downtown Chattanooga.

A- pours a bronzy orange color with a white head.

S- aromas of citrus and caramel

T- malty taste with a light hoppy finish.

M- light to medium body with decent carbonation

D- easy to drink but a little light and watery on the taste.

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Photo of jaredtp
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer was not all that bad. I liked the citrus flavor that it had to it, I also liked the caramel flavor that it has as well. The aroma of this beer was good as well. I liked the golden color that this beer as as well. I also liked the white head that this beer has as well.

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Photo of fmccormi
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Enola
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer was pretty bitter. The color was typical for the style and there was a small head. The taste was very bitter with a buttery aftertaste. The hops were noticable and made this beer one of the better ones from Big River. I could drink this beer again sometime. A good beer to session.

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Photo of ndekke39
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tried this on-tap at the downtown Chattanooga restaurant. Pours an orange-ish caramel color with a thin, white head. Aromas of citrus and caramel - interesting blend. Clean, crisp malty taste with a light hoppy finish. Travels well. An easy drinker, with a little bit of complexity.

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Photo of jushoppy2beer
4.28/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This is one of my favorite pale ales. It pours into the stein, clear orange with a great thick foamy head that continually replinishes from the perfect carbonation and gives off a light floral hop nose. I love to quaff a couple of these after a hot day sculling on the Tennessee River, to replenish my carbs and rehydrate my body. It is very drinkable, a thirst quencher with a light mouth, a bitter palate, and an extra bitter finish.

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Photo of ArrogantB
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Malty with a caramel flavor and not much hops to speak about. Light orange color, seems english style and in my opinion it could definitely stand to have the hops kicked up about four notches. Not a bad beer just needs some hops dammit. I'm not sure why they call it imperial as it is nothing of the sort.

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Imperial 375 Pale Ale from Big River Grille & Brewing Works
3.88 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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