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

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BA SCORE
86
very good

483 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 483
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 21
Gots: 31 | 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:
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.

(Beer added by: oberon on 09-09-2007)
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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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Short's Controversi-ALE from Short's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 483 ratings.