Controversius Maximus | Short's Brewing Company

Controversius MaximusControversius Maximus
BA SCORE
85.6%
Liked This Beer
3.96 w/ 90 ratings
Controversius MaximusControversius Maximus
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by tectactoe on 05-06-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
90
Liked:
77
Avg:
3.96/5
pDev:
9.85%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
4
Trade:
2
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from over a year ago, thanks to Dan. Attractive apricot color, cloudy, tiny white head. Smell is sweetness & citrus hops. Taste is bitter citrus notes up-front, also sweet. On the sides of the mouth, bitterness. Going down, more bitterness. Finish is bitter, like grapefruit. Guessing this is a 8-9% IIPA. Mouthfeel light-medium, low carbonation, a little sticky. Overall I like the orangey/grapefruit flavor. But it's a bit of a one-trick pony and wears out its welcome pretty quickly. Its uncomplicated bitterness asks to be paired against something sweet, like a shot of bourbon.

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Controversius Maximus from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 85.6% out of 100 with 90 ratings
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