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Short's Soft Parade - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

725 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 725
Reviews: 291
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 17.36%
Wants: 52
Gots: 60 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Simply put: Fruit Rye Ale. A bountiful blend of toasted rye flakes and two row malted barley make wort fermented with 200 pounds of pureed strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries resulting in a sweet fruity delicacy. Intoxicatingly refreshing and brewed special for those ladies who enjoy their wine. 

(Beer added by: fantome on 06-18-2004)
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Reviews by jmarsh123:
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jmarsh123

Indiana

4.08/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours amber with some sharper red berry hue. About a finger of white head and good lacing down the glass.

Tart fruit aroma. Most raspberry and blackberry with a hint of strawberry. This one is all about the fruit.

Some tart fruit hits at first. I get mostly raspberry although other tart fruits come through as well. Some earthy almost gueuze like flavors come through in the middle. It finishes dry and slightly tart.

Mouthfeel is a tad light, but not detracting. Carbonation levels are good.

By far the best beer I've had from Short's. Their yeast strain works much better with a beer like this than traditional offerings.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2011 23:14:02 | More by jmarsh123
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Short's Soft Parade from Short's Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 725 ratings.