RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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The Curl was one of the first Imperial beers made at Short’s. This American Pilsner has an appealing clear, bright, and golden straw color. Faint esters of grain and aromas of fresh baked bread are prominent throughout the beer. The flavor results from the abundance of flake maize used in this recipe. There are also hefty doses of hops that create a pronounced dryness that seamlessly blends into a crisp, clean finish.

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3.7
Hopper8 (210) - Holland, Michigan, USA - JUL 30, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2017 I mean it is cool to have a pilsner that's basically set it's flavors to 11. That being said, I'm not really that into it. The hoppy dryness is actually a little bit out of sorts with me. Probably won't seek out again, but it is kind of a fun novelty.

4.1
Drake (14045) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 21, 2017
12 ounce bottle from the brewpub. Slightly hazy yellow, large foamy white head, good retention. Aroma of strong grassy hops, some onion. Pale malt. The taste is oniony, grassy hops, sweet pale malts (I guess that explains the corn). Medium bodied, moderate lingering bitterness. Nice!

3.2
Msdrbeat (780) - East Lansing, USA - MAY 1, 2017
On tap at Spare Time. Thick head. Not overly boozy but lots of flavor. Would drink again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
ebone1988 (2041) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - APR 4, 2017
Aroma is bready, grainy, corn, earthy hops, good. Appearance is golden golden amber, slightly hazy, white head. Taste is earthy hops, corn, bready, grainy, slightly slightly metallic. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, light crisp carbonation, grainy earthy hop aftertaste. Overall, pretty solid imperial pils.

4.1
boozedude (2228) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - APR 30, 2015
Bottle into glass with hakes, lamont, and wicker, clear yellowish slight haze pour with citrus aroma, taste is su[prisingly very good, never had an imperia;lamerican p[ilsner before, but I kinda like this shit a lot,

3.7
schwabtana (21) - Madison Heights, Michigan, USA - MAR 8, 2015
Poured from 12oz bottle. Really really good imperial lager. Crisp, clean, and easy drinking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
AcctError309270 (105) - Michigan, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle. Slightly hazy light gold in color with a medium white head. I don’t get much for aroma, just slight floral, yeast, and bread notes. Thin body and medium carbonation. A funky sweet, bready taste up front balanced by a crisp bit of citrus and short-lived bitterness. Interesting and enjoyable.

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johnnnniee (4376) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 9, 2015
Tasted and smelled vastly different when first opened, had an almost Belgianesque yeasty feel to it. I let it sit for a while and it really opened up, or the bad stuff dissipated. Big sweet light sugary maltiness with a fair amount of higher alcohols. Grassy earthy pine sol hops. Not a fan, but better the longer it sits.

3.2
chucklemation (1737) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Pours a golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is bread and grass, with some fruit. Flavor is sweet bread, some grass and earthiness, and a touch of fruit. Has a thick body feel. Decent.

3.3
deyholla (11914) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has lots of straw and hay with a bit of grain and earthiness underlying. Flavor has lots of bread and straw with a hint of grass in the finish.


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