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Freedom Of '78 - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

376 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 376
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 52
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A-Hazy orange in color. Nice head that dissipated halfway through
S-The guava stands out right away and you can smell it when you step into the room, great smell
T-A lot of bitter hops. Great combination of bitter and sweetness.
M-Very smooth and clean finish.
D-ridiculously drinkable. Dangerous almost

This is prolly the best IPA I have ever had.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2011 01:46:50 | More by brew3crew
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Let me start out by saying I love this beer.

Now let's get down to the nitty-gritty. I am not a professional beer reviewer by any means so bear with my barbaric first attempt!

appearance: light reddish, orange color with a thick head that settled down after a few minutes into a nice frothy layer on top of the glass.

smell: very fruity. The guava over powers everything else.

Taste: starts out very earthy, but finishes with a very refreshing, almost like you popped a piece of gum in your mouth citrus flavor.

Mouthfeel: velvety smooth.

drinkability: if it was readily available very much so but I am told I just drank one of the last bottles around..and this makes me sad as I would really like a second!

All in all I hope they brew up another batch soon!

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2011 05:07:18 | More by TheCook
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Freedom Of '78 from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 376 ratings.