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Short's Soft Parade - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

730 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 730
Reviews: 291
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 17.36%
Wants: 52
Gots: 62 | 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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mdvatab

Indiana

3.83/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Received in recent trade w/ cosmonick. (Cheers!)

Poured from 12oz bottle into imperial pint glass.

Aroma: Sweet and fruity strawberry jam. Smells delicious if you like strawberries! Difficult to pick up other aromas.

Appearance: Ruby-amber w/ a haze. One finger, pinkish-red head falls pretty fast; leaves minimal lacing.

Flavor: As the aroma suggested, this one has a mix of strawberry sweetness and tartness up front, a slight bitterness then appears, and finally a pretty dry finish. Based on the aroma, I was anticipating more sweetness. Surprisingly, though, this one is more on the drier side.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body with medium carbonation.

Overall: Not a bad brew! Very tasty fruitiness without being cloying at all. My wife noted that it was a bit too bitter and dry for her liking, but I enjoyed it!

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2011 17:21:09 | More by mdvatab
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Short's Soft Parade from Short's Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 730 ratings.