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Short's Chocolate Wheat - Short's Brewing Company

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Short's Chocolate WheatShort's Chocolate Wheat

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BA SCORE
87
very good

194 Ratings
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Ratings: 194
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 17
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Wheat stout ale. Chocolate malt, wheat malt and carefully chosen specialty grains provide deep, black wort balanced with the Nugget and Fuggle hop varieties. Top fermenting ale yeast completes this beer resulting in full flavored, full bodied toasted/burnt chocolate wheat ale.
35 I.B.U.’s
13.8 deg. Plato
5.4% A.B.V.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 06-14-2004)
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LilBeerDoctor

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3.38/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reviewed on 6/29/2010. On tap at Shorts. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of rich chocolate malt and roasted malt. Flavor of lots of bitter chocolate and roasted malt with a hint of wheat. It does get a bit sweet in the mouth as you continue to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

12-24-2010 01:31:02 | More by LilBeerDoctor
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Short's Chocolate Wheat from Short's Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 194 ratings.