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Freedom Of '78 - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
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368 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 368
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.81%
Wants: 50
Gots: 31 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: surlytheduff on 12-16-2010)
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claminat420

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3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- poured a hazy copper color with a nice frothy white head. medium lacing.

S- grapefruit hops dominate. what an ipa should be. not too crazy or over the top but good.

T- the bitterness is what an american ipa should be. the grapefruit hops come out alil but more of some piney notes hit ya unlike the smell. the guava doesn't hit you at first but once you drink this brew day after day the guava tends to be abit much.

M- medium bodied. good carbonation.

D- i hope my beer store has more of this!! once again tho.. great brew but after awhile the guava starts getting to you.

Overall- a solid ipa built for a guava lover.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2011 07:12:30 | More by claminat420
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Freedom Of '78 from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 368 ratings.