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

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86
very good

472 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 472
Reviews: 190
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 20
Gots: 30 | 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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DanGeo

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

05-17-2014 10:55:30 | More by DanGeo
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Thedrizzle

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

05-17-2014 01:16:20 | More by Thedrizzle
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Brewsed

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-16-2014 21:04:29 | More by Brewsed
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Sean45812

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

05-11-2014 01:56:57 | More by Sean45812
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EdVandenberg

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

05-10-2014 13:18:36 | More by EdVandenberg
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Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

05-05-2014 06:01:31 | More by Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
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emac1224

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-28-2014 02:45:13 | More by emac1224
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khein

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5%

04-21-2014 03:16:40 | More by khein
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

04-18-2014 13:39:54 | More by KevinGordon
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mvanwoerm

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-17-2014 01:44:09 | More by mvanwoerm
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KCBeerNerd

Missouri

3/5  rDev -21.3%

04-16-2014 03:19:38 | More by KCBeerNerd
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Zone_Fighter

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-12-2014 03:04:38 | More by Zone_Fighter
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ahbithwabm

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.3%

04-11-2014 12:23:32 | More by ahbithwabm
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Matt82


4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

04-10-2014 22:58:47 | More by Matt82
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ryand14

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

04-10-2014 00:56:02 | More by ryand14
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Snarf1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-08-2014 15:28:42 | More by Snarf1
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Michael-McManaman

Michigan

4.36/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Color similar to a darker whiskey. Cloudy haze with a medium frothy head.
Smells very hoppy with a hint of apples. It tastes amazing! Wow! The hoppy flavor is perfect and its lightly carbonated, like red bull. It leaves the moth feeling refreshed and cool. Defiantly one of my favorites!

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2014 03:53:53 | More by Michael-McManaman
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MisterMagoo

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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jlmathis

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

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JohnParadee

Delaware

2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

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Gardmark59

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

03-29-2014 14:19:52 | More by Gardmark59
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-27-2014 22:44:31 | More by AngusOg
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Lukafer

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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kattmunkel

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

03-26-2014 01:15:38 | More by kattmunkel
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AGust82

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

03-24-2014 23:38:36 | More by AGust82
Short's Controversi-ALE from Short's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 472 ratings.