The Liberator | Short's Brewing Company

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491 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
shortsbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jt31914 on 12-18-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
491
Reviews:
202
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
13.16%
 
 
Wants:
54
Gots:
58
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 491 |  Reviews: 202
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3.77/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VeganUndead
3.03/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of king75
4.36/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JustLikeMyDad
1.61/5  rDev -59.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Gemini6
3.86/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tjb14
3.6/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dmorgan310
4.14/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.45/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kramerwtmf
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jackalope1977
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of nmann08
3.08/5  rDev -22%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Junior
3.38/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of red94tt
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jbdpsu82
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Billydoughnuts
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of johnyb
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of robwestcott
4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of C_Adams
3.7/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gear54
4.34/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a 12 oz bottle into a snifter.

Color is hazy orange with lots of carbonation and 1 finger of heavy foam.

Big aroma of citrus peel sociocultural grapefruit and orange.

Taste follows the nose exactly with big hop flavor on top if the grapefruit.

I've had several from shorts now. I continue to be impressed!

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hardysf
3.27/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This beer is just an absolute bitter bomb. Looks nice and orange in the class with appropriate carb. Nose is surprisingly underwhelming for the taste. Taste is bitter and orange zest. Grassy and earthy flavors too. Very little malt sweetness. Completely unbalanced beer.

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3.12/5  rDev -21%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Hutch76
3.57/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

poured from a 12oz bottle.
Look - semi hazy but nothing to be concerned with
Smell - smelled like peanut butter, which i dig, but a little shocked for this beer.
Taste - earthy
Feel - wet earthy
overall - I would drink this again because I love Short's

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4.23/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
4.08/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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The Liberator from Short's Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 491 ratings.
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