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Short’s Controversius Maximus


Brewed by Short’s Brewing Company
Bellaire, Michigan USA
Style: Imperial/Double IPA | Ratings: 32 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 8.5%
Controversius Maximus is a clear, copper colored double version of our beloved ControversiAle: American India Pale Ale. Brewed exclusively with Simcoe hops, a fresh citrus blast and evergreen aromas flood the senses. Sweet fruit flavors of apricot and nectarine combine with the toasted biscuit qualities from the addition of special roasted malt. The nature of the Simcoe hops provides a marveling combination of intense aromatic pleasures and a striking bitterness that cuts the palate with a piney finish.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

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

Hops
resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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