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Chatterbox - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

117 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jas45678 on 01-01-2014)
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BEERschlitz

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-13-2014 05:28:07 | More by BEERschlitz
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DanGeo

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-17-2014 10:53:00 | More by DanGeo
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tectactoe

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03-19-2014 12:54:36 | More by tectactoe
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Jennz906

Michigan

3.99/5  rDev +9.6%

Chatterbox has a very cloudy dark-gold appearance with an average full color head. It has a full floral and bitter scent of pine and citrus. The taste has a strong linger of bitter grapefruit and hops. The mouthfeel is great, it has a great taste as well as medium carbonation so it goes down well. Overall this beer is great. I am exited to try it with an American meal such as a burger. Thumbs up.

03-24-2014 07:18:30 | More by Jennz906
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mikerap100

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

01-01-2014 07:13:45 | More by mikerap100
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Zonian1

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02-15-2014 03:29:07 | More by Zonian1
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Brenden

Ohio

3.74/5  rDev +2.7%

A dark burnt orange color, this pale ale is so thick and murky that it's as close as it could be to opaque while managing the slightest translucence. The off-white head shows creamy stick from good retention, and the layer remaining for the entire session drops lace in a sticky ring at the top with spottier cream the rest of the way down.
Good aromatics in this one show lots of tropical fruits, citrus, grassiness and earth with focus on the raw, juicy fruits. Toast and caramel add just enough to let the hops take the lead but balance nicely.
In the taste, there's a raw and briny pith I'm not expecting. Unexpectedly, it'e the earthier aspect that takes the lead, and it's a shame that the juiciness and raw appeal of the nose is lost. Underneath is lots of raw green and leaf, more pith, and some young wood. It's hoppy, but it loses what's offered in the aroma.
Creamy and crisp at once, the mouthfeel keeps lively for the entirety. With the stange dry/salty/pithy finish, it's not as clean at the end as it could be.

02-27-2014 15:30:11 | More by Brenden
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mallesee

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-17-2014 18:09:20 | More by mallesee
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dmorley21

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

08-25-2014 21:11:29 | More by dmorley21
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Beezee

Illinois

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07-19-2014 18:09:17 | More by Beezee
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Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker

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ianpstephens

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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Flopjack

Michigan

3.99/5  rDev +9.6%

Bottle into tulip

Appearance - Pale orange, 1/2 finger white head, slightly transparent.

Smell - Grapefruit and orange zest, floral earthiness, caramel sweetness.

Taste - Floral like bitterness and fullness right at first, then more bitterness and some citrus in the form of grapefruit, orange, tangerine and slight walnut roastiness at the end.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied, medium carbonation, crisp bitterness.

Overall - Good beer. Sometimes you just don't have much to say. Interesting flavors, glad I tried one.

02-13-2014 03:51:03 | More by Flopjack
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Michigan

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Emnmarko

Michigan

4.34/5  rDev +19.2%

A- A bit cloudy, orange in color. Little head disappears quickly with plenty of lingering lacing. (Note- I tipped the bottle over while pouring, which may explain why the head was small.?...)

S- Herbal malts prevail. Maybe a little orange.

T- Slight herbal sweetness with a citrus backbone. however the sweetness is soon overpowered by a mild hoppy character that is pleasing to my tongue. Finishes crisp and clean.

M- This pale ale goes down very easy clean and wet. Real pleasant refreshing feel.

O- Shorts hit the spot with this one for sure! Incredible drinkability, smooth and crisp. Great hop flavors throughout. Also this one doesn't have the "Shorts aftertaste" that some of their beers can have. A great version of a pale ale.

01-09-2014 00:28:15 | More by Emnmarko
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Chatterbox from Short's Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.