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Short's Controversi-ALE - Short's Brewing Company

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Short's Controversi-ALEShort's Controversi-ALE

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BA SCORE
86
very good

496 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 496
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 20
Gots: 39 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: oberon on 09-09-2007

Loaded with hops like an IPA, yet drinks like a Pale Ale, we simply decided to call it a Strong Pale Ale. The fragrant, earthy citrus laced nose is instantly detectable. Large amounts of toasted grains and high alpha Simcoe hops form a perfect union that creates the cool sensation of toasted sourdough covered with zesty grapefruit hop marmalade.

67 IBU

Formerly known as Hangin' Frank.
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4.56/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

holy moly that's good! strong melon/citrus aroma very nice.

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Crystal Clear gold with a finger of dense foamy white head, little lacing.
S - Citrus, grass, hop resin, orange juice, tangerine, floral notes, sweet caramel malt, and some off astringent note.
T - Nice orange and tangerine in front, then you get some weird astringent flavor that was in the aroma, malt bounces back and forth between sweet and bready.
M - Sticky and chewy, loads of bitterness.
O - Just kinda all over the place, I did like the fresh tangerine vibe I got in this one though.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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Short's Controversi-ALE from Short's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 496 ratings.