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Short's Nicie Spicie - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

372 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 372
Reviews: 146
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 16.39%
Wants: 18
Gots: 26 | FT: 1
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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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-29-2013 20:46:20 | More by bumchilly25
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alexanf

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +11.1%

07-27-2013 15:40:05 | More by alexanf
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king75

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.1%

07-25-2013 23:50:50 | More by king75
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Roman5150

Spain

3.93/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

bottle into tulip

appearance: pale slightly cloudy golden yellow, half finger white head, not much lacing

smell: lemon, highly citric, lot's of peppercorn, grapefruit juice, coriander

taste: grapefruit juice, peppercorn, coriander comes through mid palate, basically everything from the nose but to a slightly lesser extent, wheat backbone is spicy and smooth, a lot of spices and fruitiness, but I must admit it is very refreshing when had cold

mouthfeel: medium to high carbonation, thin bodied

overall: Not a huge fan of the style, but a huge fan of Short's, and for what it is, this is a damn good beer. Very refreshing on a hot day,

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 07:29:08 | More by Roman5150
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mikerap100

Michigan

3/5  rDev -16.7%

07-24-2013 04:35:14 | More by mikerap100
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parrotdead

Michigan

3/5  rDev -16.7%

07-21-2013 22:54:44 | More by parrotdead
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Kori

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

07-21-2013 09:40:44 | More by Kori
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Vuaspeliador

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-20-2013 18:30:32 | More by Vuaspeliador
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FortKnox15

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

07-19-2013 14:12:20 | More by FortKnox15
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ianpstephens

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-17-2013 06:13:11 | More by ianpstephens
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cb8282

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.1%

07-16-2013 00:34:29 | More by cb8282
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tswater

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-15-2013 20:16:56 | More by tswater
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MMBrew

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

07-14-2013 02:28:24 | More by MMBrew
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drbenderdo

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-10-2013 22:14:56 | More by drbenderdo
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radiofish

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

07-09-2013 01:31:48 | More by radiofish
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krl2112

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

07-08-2013 00:30:15 | More by krl2112
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Boverhof3

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

07-04-2013 23:12:24 | More by Boverhof3
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scotorum

Massachusetts

2.8/5  rDev -22.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 21:54:28 | More by scotorum
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jschott75

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.1%

06-27-2013 18:48:06 | More by jschott75
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FlyingHellfish

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.1%

06-24-2013 16:41:35 | More by FlyingHellfish
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.7%

06-23-2013 22:10:13 | More by smartassboiler
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danreitz

New York

4.85/5  rDev +34.7%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

06-21-2013 21:17:26 | More by danreitz
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marcb105

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

06-19-2013 00:50:40 | More by marcb105
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ryand14

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.1%

06-17-2013 12:56:13 | More by ryand14
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Imperial_Sapient_Groat

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

06-16-2013 03:36:18 | More by Imperial_Sapient_Groat
Short's Nicie Spicie from Short's Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 372 ratings.