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Freedom Of '78 - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

368 Ratings
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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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4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-29-2013 14:40:17 | More by tommy5
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-24-2013 01:04:16 | More by zekeman17
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-15-2013 02:55:15 | More by Docrock
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mattvandyk

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

08-13-2013 22:31:37 | More by mattvandyk
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Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

08-08-2013 01:38:37 | More by JamesZ
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topdown

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-06-2013 20:11:02 | More by topdown
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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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king75

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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mikerap100

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-24-2013 04:32:24 | More by mikerap100
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minterro

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought from Spartan Spirits a long time ago.

Had this rating on my comp for some time forgot to post it.

A&S: Very strong sweet smelling (smells like guava), which balances nicely with a citrus hoppyness. Cloudy orange colored beer, with unfiltered elements. Thin fizzy white head that fizzles out quickly.

T&M: Very sweet (guava) upfront, fades to sour midway through. The classic IPA bitterness comes through late. Medium bodied that feels pretty coarse, low to medium amounts of carbonation.

O: Highly drinkable, but I feel like I got sick of it midway though the bottle. I thought this was a nice take on the IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 04:51:02 | More by minterro
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-22-2013 17:50:56 | More by BlissJunkie
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Vuaspeliador

Indiana

5/5  rDev +22.9%

07-20-2013 18:17:24 | More by Vuaspeliador
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GRBLUE12

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -14%

07-19-2013 01:27:48 | More by GRBLUE12
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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

07-12-2013 03:55:16 | More by PHBoiler
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-05-2013 23:47:53 | More by ajzy
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librariangela

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-28-2013 21:49:19 | More by jbaker67
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jschott75

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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GJ40

North Carolina

3.76/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sampled from a 12oz bottle in a tulip pint glass. Thanks surge1311!

A - Golden and extremely clear with a small white head that dissipates quickly. A slow but steady rise of small bubbles.

S - Guava, huge at first but then more subtle, with hints of tangerine and pineapple.

T - Follows the smell with guava and tropical fruits. Crisp with a mild bitterness. It's an odd combination but it gets you. I found myself wavering between "that's just too much" and "wow, I like that".

M - Thin with a mild carbonation.

O - An interesting combination of flavors. Not an everyday beer but well worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2013 21:47:37 | More by GJ40
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mzeld

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

06-23-2013 06:39:46 | More by mzeld
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gashmoney

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -38.6%

06-22-2013 15:30:07 | More by gashmoney
Freedom Of '78 from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 368 ratings.