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Ale La Reverend - Short's Brewing Company

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86
very good

133 Ratings
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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.73%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DannyDan on 09-09-2011)
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Reviews by tectactoe:
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tectactoe

Michigan

3.48/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale-straw color, almost Kolsch-looking, very little bit of cloudiness in the middle but still fairly transparent. Very volatile, huge, white, foamy head, even with a modest pour. Aroma has tons of citrus, namely grapefruit and orange peel. Nice perfume-like aromas, very hoppy and floral. Picking up somewhat of a weird aroma as well, very reminiscent of dishwasher soap... Taste is full of dank hop bitterness all the way around. Peppery spice backs things up; leafy, dry - a bit different from the nose, as the citrus flavors barely come out in the taste; I'm getting mostly just florals, here. Slight piney and woody flavor on the end of the tongue with a slightly salty finish. Sad to say, the weird dish soap aroma come out in the flavor a bit, too. It was throwing things off just a bit, though not strong enough to ruin the beer. Pretty thin body with very high carbonation.

Decent IPA, especially for being only 4% ABV. Then again, a low gravity typically emphasizes bitterness, so it's no wonder this beer was still packed with hop flavor. Some weird soapy hints kind of made me scratch my head, but didn't completely kill the vibe. This is similar to a toned down Huma Lupa Licious, in which case, why not just have one of those? And if you're in it for the low ABV, Founder's All Day is the way to go. Still a decent brew, though.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2012 12:38:56 | More by tectactoe
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12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 9/4/2013. Pours slightly hazy golden amber color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big lemon zest, pineapple, orange zest, grapefruit, tangerine, pine, floral, grass, light honey, bread, and floral earthiness. Fantastic aromas with great complexity of hop notes with a fair amount of malt balance; and good strength. Taste of big lemon zest, pineapple, orange zest, grapefruit, tangerine, floral, grass, pine, bread, light honey, and floral earthiness. Large amount of pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, citrus zest, pineapple, floral, grass, pine, bread, light honey, and floral earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic complexity of citrus/tropical hop flavors with a fair amount of malt balance; with no cloying bitterness after the finish. Medium carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 4%. Overall this is a fantastic session IPA! All around great complexity, balance, and robustness of citrus/tropical hop flavors with a fair amount of malt balance; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A highly enjoyable offering.

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Appearance: orange in color. a touch of hazy and a big foamy off white head

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Taste: strong hop bite. resiny, floral and citrus. some slight pale malts

Mouthfeel: extremely strong hop bite with a light body

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Ale La Reverend from Short's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.