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Imperial Spruce India Pilsner - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

303 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 303
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 19.13%
Wants: 113
Gots: 22 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  7.15% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Original batch (from Imperial Series--750 ml bottles) was 10% abv. New, 2010, 12 oz. bottles are 7.15% abv.

(Beer added by: hoppymeal on 06-30-2007)
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emac1224

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

04-28-2014 03:00:46 | More by emac1224
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swtchuck

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2%

04-27-2014 17:40:10 | More by swtchuck
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GinsuDave

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

04-05-2014 01:50:02 | More by GinsuDave
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OMills

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -42.6%

04-02-2014 22:26:17 | More by OMills
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jaydoc

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

01-14-2014 04:29:45 | More by jaydoc
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dirtydisk

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

01-03-2014 04:36:24 | More by dirtydisk
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -23.5%

12-13-2013 02:08:30 | More by XmnwildX12
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target88

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

12-03-2013 15:29:49 | More by target88
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.5%

12-03-2013 03:40:33 | More by tommyguz
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chugalug06

Colorado

4.41/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A very light yellow brew with lots of haze and very moderate lacing. Nothing remarkable. Small white head too.

Nice smooth aroma. Slight musty aroma. Lemon and orange. Peanuts with noticeable spruce tips. NICE!

Great dry earthy bitterness with good green after taste. Sweetness is well placed. Only the wet slimy after taste detracts, not greatly, but still detracts. Nice well rounded flavors, complex, deep, unique. You can definitely taste the spruce tips, both in flavors and feel.

Well done, Shorts!!! A great brew, not experimental, but well thought out and executed. Thanks abanton for the hookup, glad I finally got around to this one! Held up well too.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 05:11:56 | More by chugalug06
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mattvandyk

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

11-21-2013 22:47:07 | More by mattvandyk
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Omensetter

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

11-19-2013 06:48:04 | More by Omensetter
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BEERschlitz

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2%

10-24-2013 18:10:21 | More by BEERschlitz
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seeswo

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

10-22-2013 17:17:25 | More by seeswo
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FrankHammer

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

10-21-2013 16:13:16 | More by FrankHammer
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

10-15-2013 16:50:53 | More by nmann08
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HopHeadHerman

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

10-14-2013 20:19:25 | More by HopHeadHerman
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Dawkins

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.5%

10-08-2013 22:37:57 | More by Dawkins
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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jschott75

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

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Gidyup

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

09-11-2013 13:59:04 | More by Gidyup
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elNopalero

Texas

4.76/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This pours a clear white gold with nice foam.

It has a light, grassy aroma which turns into a crisp lemony grass flavored hop profile with pleasant bittering and a delightful finish. This is spruce tips? Fantastic!

Bright, clean, crisp and delicious. A definite stand-out.

Serving type: on-tap

09-10-2013 06:59:47 | More by elNopalero
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Big78CJ

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

09-10-2013 00:35:50 | More by Big78CJ
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CDubbs75

Michigan

3/5  rDev -23.5%

09-07-2013 02:16:36 | More by CDubbs75
Imperial Spruce India Pilsner from Short's Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 303 ratings.