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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Ale La Reverend is a distinctively dry and light bodied Indian Pale Ale with an appealing golden hue. It has a thirst-quenching crispness and is laden with citrus and spruce hop aromas. Semi-sweet malt provides a backdrop for mild earthy flavors and slight grassy notes. Double dry-hop additions allows for a lower alcohol level while still providing the entire hop effect expected of a classic IPA.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tectactoe (1851) - Michigan, USA - APR 28, 2014
Bottle: Pale straw, a bit of cloudiness with a huge, volatile, chunky white foam on top. Aroma with tons of grapefruit, orange, & citrus peel with a backing of perfume & floral notes. Back-end with some strange scent of dishwasher soap. Dank hop flavor, peppery spice, leaves, floral notes, & relatively abrasive bitterness. Not as much citrus on the palate, finishing dry as hell. I also get that strange dishwasher soap note in the flavor. It doesn’t completely kill things for me, but it turns what could be a good or great session IPA into something that’s merely decent.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Campy877 (170) - Michigan, USA - NOV 4, 2013
Bottle. Was excited to try something new from Shorts as I was not a big fan of most of their stuff. Poured a pale, hazy golden coke with a quickly dissolving head with almost non lacing. Smells strong citrus. Initial flavor is very potent grapefruit with hints of flower pedals but is quickly crushed by an overpowering aspirin tongue burner. Severely disappointed ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 19/20
SpongeRuiner (710) - Michigan, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Nice clean crisp hop flavors and feel upfront. It had a weird after taste. Not sure of what. It turned me off a little bit on it but still a good beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Homer321 (1886) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle thanks to mike. String pungent citra hop nose. Fairly clear, golden color. Minimal head. Flavor is full of hops but not bitter. A touch thin and lacking complexity. Good but not grate. ---Rated via intercellular device

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (2602) - Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2013
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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jbrana (449) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Very light and very hoppy with flavors of tropical fruit, pine, and citrus. Overall kind if boring. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fattybladdy (553) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Bottle, pours a clear golden. Tropical fruity/citrus aroma with some spicy herb. Taste is more fruit,citrus and herbal hops, very drinkable. This is a quality session ale.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (7594) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle. Tangerine malt and orange peel aroma. Cloudy golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet orange malt and moderately bitter orange peel/pine flavor. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpar73 (470) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow/gold color with a small white head. Citrus, resin, and grass. Nice session ale with a well balanced bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikem409 (1482) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - AUG 14, 2013
bottle. pours crisp clear light yellow with pillow white head. big citrus aroma. taste is very light but ton of floral and orange hop flavor.


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