Arbor Green Giant Imperial Pilsner
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 67   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Brewed with 100% organic ingredients and weighing in at 7.6% ABV and 67 IBUs, this is definitely NOT your father’s pilsner. It has all of the big bold flavors you expect from craft beer while retaining the quenching drinkability of a pilsner. Brewed with bottom-fermenting yeast and traditional German noble hops for a flavorful brew with a crisp, clean flavor profile, medium malt body and a dry finish with a slightly salty character.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (1113) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Draft at Arbor - pours a medium gold . Nice grassy hop aroma . Taste has a spicy hop kick . Pretty clean pils . Tasty . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
joshwoodward (575) - - JUN 15, 2014
Had a glass on tap at the brewpub. Delicious, big but not over the top. Crisp and refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikem409 (1986) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Tap. Pours hazy yellow and light orange. Very nice white head. Bitter grass aroma with sweet lemon. Taste is very bitter lingers very long after finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RespertFTW (521) - Michigan, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Draft. Pee yellow color. Thin white head. Taste is some fruit and some alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mittenator (1612) - Michigan, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Draft at old Chicago. Straw colored with a dense head. Slightly sweet aroma. Fruity with a bit of a vodka/boozy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (5054) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Tap. Golden with small head. Pils style beer with a strange strong but dull bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Newk (299) - - SEP 23, 2012
Had from tap at the Corner Brewery in Ypsilanti. Pours a clear gold color with a nice head. Crisp and fresh with very nice aromas of crackers, grains, some citrus and noble hops. Good depth as well. Medium bodied with a nice smooth feel. There is good weight as well with nice flavors of crackers, citrus and some noble hops. This is a real good imperial pilsner. Holds the bigger style fairly well and doesn’t come off as boozy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 13, 2010
aroma is grassy with some hops. Pours hazy pale yellow with frothy head. Some maltiness. Finish is grassy again with drying finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - JUN 28, 2010
Again, not into slamming beers, but come on. Chalky, murky blonde. Brand new keg. Aroma smells like cooked cabbage, with a hefty dose of hop character. Flavor is full of yeast, sulfur and muddy hop character. Chalky palate. If this is clean, would like to see dirty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deyholla (10214) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 21, 2010
On tap. Pours a hazy gold with a green hue and a white head that laces nicely. Aroma is a combination of pine hops and grainy malts. Flavor is more one note with the pine dominating.

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