Devil's Lettuce

Michigan
United States
Short's Brewing Devil's Lettuce Beer
Style Family: 
Judges Ratings 
1 Review
95
Aroma:
23 / 24
Flavor:
37 / 40
Appearance:
6 / 6
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20
Description 

A wet-hopped India Pale Lager brewed with fresh hops from Empire Hop Farms in Empire, MI.  The nose is full of hoppy aromatics of citrus zest and subtle spice.  Low malt flavors allow for an array of hoppy attributes ranging from fruity lemon to an earthy grassiness, with an instant bitter impact.  A clean lager finish amplifies the overall bitterness, which resonates across the palate.

Profile

ABV: 
5.7%
IBUs: 
95
Judges Review 
Judges Rating:
95
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10

An inviting cornucopia of hops jumps out of the glass with profound complexity: freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, earthiness comprised of grassiness and onions, and a hint of cannabis. There is a background note of sweet biscuit malt but it plays second fiddle to the loaded hop profile. The...