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Stache Bender - Short's Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Stache BenderStache Bender

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

81 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 3
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beergorrilla on 04-27-2014)
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Ratings: 81 | Reviews: 12 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by rudzud:
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rudzud

Massachusetts

2.76/5  rDev -33.3%

Received as an extra.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a crystal clear honey hue with some thin head that faded to leave light wisps.

S - Aromas of sweeter malts, faint earthy hops. Caramel, sweet malts meh

T - Taste is malt bomb, caramel, cardboard, bitter. Really mediocre, just a bitter beer, nothing special here.

M - Mouthfeel is really not bad for the beer. Crisper, alcohol hidden.

O - Overall this beer, like most shorts beers, was awful.

05-23-2014 22:02:13 | More by rudzud
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Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.3/5  rDev -20.3%

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pours without much of a head. Small white head. No collar. Just some surface wisps.

Smell - Musty. Lots of caramel malt. A little grapefruit.

Taste - Better, but tastes kinda old. Lots of sweet caramel malt. Grapefruit. Grassy bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Sweet. Medium heavy. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - Not sure about the age on this.

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beergorrilla

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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06-21-2014 21:38:09 | More by heystevec
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Taste: caramel sweetness, citrus, pine, pineapple, strong booze.

Mouthfeel: full body, sticky.

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Aroma is resiny hops and caramel malts. Kind of like a hop-infused caramel syrup. A little bit of a floral note in there too.

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Stache Bender from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.