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Against the Grain Shart Pants: Another Tribute


Brewed by Against the Grain Brewery
Louisville, Kentucky USA
Style: Imperial/Double IPA | Ratings: 62 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 9.12%
Brewing this beer is not only science its a shart.
For the most part a double strength Belgian IPA aged with toasted American oak. This ale has a base of pale ale, aromatic, and caramel malts, upon which is set an American hop triumvirate of Columbus, Centennial, and Cascade. The addition of Belgian Abbey ale yeast provides a spicy, earthy, breadlike character that is truly unique. Lemon and grapefruit zest enhance the citrusy and piney American hop character, and the oak dries the beer out and adds aromatic qualities. 21

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caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

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alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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