1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Bourbon Carrot Cake - Short's Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Bourbon Carrot Cake
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
87
very good

59 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 59
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 10
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bourbon Carrot Cake is an experimental dessert ale made with carrots, marshmallow, vanilla, maple syrup, orange zest, walnuts, pecans and spices and then aged in bourbon barrels. The aroma is enticing, emitting fragrances that literally recreate a slice of carrot cake that has been soaked in bourbon, right down to the cream cheese frosting. Incredibly complex, yet surprisingly balanced, the flavor of each specialty ingredient seems to take its turn. Pleasant flavors of spice and cream resonate on the pallet causing an uncontrollable craving to taste more.

(Beer added by: Todd on 02-24-2014)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Bourbon Carrot Cake Alström Bros
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 59 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of domfreego
domfreego

Michigan

5/5  rDev +28.2%

08-19-2014 21:14:01 | More by domfreego
Photo of Mike
Mike

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

03-21-2014 22:34:27 | More by Mike
Photo of waiting4lunch
waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

03-23-2014 16:10:09 | More by waiting4lunch
Photo of Slay40
Slay40

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

03-03-2014 03:46:44 | More by Slay40
Photo of vinny21bal
vinny21bal

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

03-29-2014 22:07:01 | More by vinny21bal
Photo of dbc5
dbc5

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

03-07-2014 02:01:20 | More by dbc5
Photo of robwestcott
robwestcott

Indiana

4.35/5  rDev +11.5%

big thanks to JerryM1984 for this one !

poured cold from the howler about a week and a half after fill at the brewery. poured to a three floyd's teku semi-opaque and mahogany brown with a full finger, short lasting tan head leaving a ring around the surface.

aroma of cinnamon and spice with a hint of bourbon in the way back.

big bodied, just this side of syrupy (in a good way), medium carbonation, sweet to the tongue.

carrot cake, precisely as advertised ! big bourbon and vanilla, oak, cinnamon, buttery cream cheese icing, and brown sugar.

nice !

03-14-2014 23:25:41 | More by robwestcott
Photo of tectactoe
tectactoe

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9%

03-02-2014 20:24:37 | More by tectactoe
Photo of StoutHunter
StoutHunter

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9%

03-16-2014 22:45:04 | More by StoutHunter
Photo of jmich24
jmich24

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-19-2014 22:48:45 | More by jmich24
Photo of JArmour15
JArmour15

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9%

03-08-2014 12:24:44 | More by JArmour15
Photo of jemarent
jemarent

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-18-2014 22:50:04 | More by jemarent
Photo of imfrommichigan
imfrommichigan

Utah

4.25/5  rDev +9%

02-25-2014 06:08:24 | More by imfrommichigan
Photo of CTJman
CTJman

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-22-2014 21:01:25 | More by CTJman
Photo of adamant1912
adamant1912

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-06-2014 04:07:22 | More by adamant1912
Photo of Jason
Jason

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-25-2014 16:31:15 | More by Jason
Photo of king75
king75

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-28-2014 17:38:26 | More by king75
Photo of Kegatron
Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-25-2014 19:56:11 | More by Kegatron
Photo of beergorrilla
beergorrilla

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-27-2014 17:43:50 | More by beergorrilla
Photo of CraftEyeDoc
CraftEyeDoc

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-25-2014 12:06:05 | More by CraftEyeDoc
Photo of Zaphog
Zaphog

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-28-2014 17:50:57 | More by Zaphog
Photo of LinzBrit
LinzBrit

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-23-2014 14:11:05 | More by LinzBrit
Photo of alelover
alelover

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-03-2014 03:43:47 | More by alelover
Photo of tobelerone
tobelerone

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-23-2014 05:04:46 | More by tobelerone
Photo of mrebeka
mrebeka

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-02-2014 18:02:07 | More by mrebeka
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Bourbon Carrot Cake from Short's Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.