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Short's Nicie Spicie - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

408 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 408
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 17.27%
Wants: 20
Gots: 35 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Northern Michigan spiced wheat ale. A 50% mixture of premium two-row malted barley and malted white wheat makes golden wheat ale balanced with Ahtanum and Cascade hop varieties. This ale is spiced with fresh zest of lemon and orange rind, coriander, and black peppercorns 
17.5 I.B.U.’s
2.8 deg. Plato
5.2% A.B.V.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 06-14-2004)
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

radiofish, Jul 09, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

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2.8/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

a: Shared with threee others. My three ounces poured into an amber juiice glass which may have distorted the color. Appeared a deep orange with a half finger head.

s: Mildly citrus.

t: Citrus at first, but then the pepper registers and overwhelms, leaving a burning sensation in the back of the throat.

m: Medium with notable carbonation, but that pepper blast keeps any enjoyment from sipping at a minimum.

o: Interesting concept: a beer that is so spicy hot it makes you want to drink more beer, but it does not help. After that, the Curious Traveler Shandy I tried, a style I usually do not like, was a welcome relief.

Give Shorts credit for something unusual and creative. Might appeal to those who like spicy spicy and more spicy. But for me it was not nicie.

scotorum, Jun 28, 2013
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4.85/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Fantastic beer. Wheat-colored, light-bodied and bubbly. The peppercorn flavor is prominent but not overly intense. Wonderful aftertaste. I usually don't like spiced wheat beers and I really dig this guy. Highly recommended. I'm on my second as I write this review and I feel number three on the way.

danreitz, Jun 21, 2013
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Short's Nicie Spicie from Short's Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 408 ratings.