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Rogue Morimoto Imperial Pilsner

(Always drink responsibly.  Seek help when alcohol affects your life and the lives of those around you.  For readers of a legal drinking age.)

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Since 2003, internationally acclaimed Chef Masaharu Morimoto and Rogue Ales have put forth a signature series of beers.  All are chemical, additive, and preservative free (like most of Rogue’s brews); two of them are made with soba, an integral ingredient in Japanese cooking and also known as buckwheat; and one was the lucky beer that I picked tonight for this post, with 8.8% ABV and 74 IBU.  Morimoto Imperial Pilsner is a little hoppy at the beginning of a sip, quickly turning before even swallowing to finish with a malty aftertaste.  Like the layers of flavor in sushi, this beer has dimension instead of tasting the same throughout each sip.  In fact, its recommended dinner pairing is sushi – highly appropriate and well designed to match that cuisine.

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Posted on October 11, 2013, in Specialty Brews and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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