Lame Duck Imperial Pilsner

Style Guidelines: Similar to a Pilsner in appearance, but expect a more pronounced malty backbone and a hop bitterness. Alcohol is moderate for the style, but is noticeable.

Rotation Schedule: Introduced at the North Market Columbus Microbrew Festival in 2008, the rotation of this beer is unknown at this time.

Food Pairings: Artisan cheeses; chicken; seafood; garlic sausage; sauerkraut; pretzels; salty nuts.

Body: medium

Color: light gold

Grain: European Lager Malt

Bittering Hops: Cascade and Czech Saaz

Finishing Hops: Czech Saaz

Original Gravity: 1.070

IBUs (estimate): 35

Alcohol By Volume: 6.9%

First Tapped: September 12, 2008 at The North Market's Columbus Microbrew Festival