Purple Rain | Short's Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
shortsbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.75%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Arbitrator on 11-22-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
14.71%
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of imperialking
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of RudiNicole
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of Arbitrator
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Growler shared as part of a mutual tasting arrangement. Thanks Mike.

A: Pours a clear blood orange color, leaning towards burnt orange. Its clarity is quite stunning, actually; it's captivating to watch the bubbles rise up the glass. It's capped by a light pink head, 1 finger in thickness. Retention is short, with temporary washes of lace during sips.

S: Fresh blueberry, pilsner malt, a touch of corn. Light, leafy hops and a small earthiness.

T: Pilsner malt. Light, leafy hop presence with substantial earthiness that pulls into an astringent, drying finish. There is a spike of blueberries near the finish, with some white corn (maize) in the aftertaste.

M: Sweet at first, with a lightly drying / astringent finish. I want to say I'm tasting tart, tannic (blueberry skins) flavors in the aftertaste in addition to the corn. It's certainly interesting.

D: Light, good, balanced. I didn't want more than a single tulip of it, though. I suspect the blueberry would have gotten kind of bothersome after a while.

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Purple Rain from Short's Brewing Company
3.4 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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