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Short's Bellaire Brown Ale - Short's Brewing Company

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85
very good

535 Ratings
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Ratings: 535
Reviews: 247
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 21
Gots: 33 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Exactly what it says, “Brown beer.” This is beer fermented from wort extracted from the hearty pale ale malt, toasted specialties, chocolate and Munich selections resulting in a toasted brown color. Very light hop additions from the Cascade variety allows the sweet malty and caramel notes to shine through for duration of its time on your palette.
15 I.B.U.’s
12.8 deg. Plato
5.2% A.B.V.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-01-2005)
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Avagadro

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3.48/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: mahogany in color and quite clear. Thin frothy head.

S: mild aroma, with hints of toast and nuts.

T: toast, cashews, and grain combine for a hearty brown. On the dry side of browns.

M: thick body with a touch of carbonation.

D: a great example of the brown. Worth a try.

Serving type: on-tap

11-26-2009 00:07:46 | More by Avagadro
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This is a beer from the folks at Short's Brewery in Bellaire, MI

Bellaire Brown is Short's stable Brown Ale. Full flavored, with a carmel and malty taste. The mouthfeel is also very pleasant. It is dark and rich, which is abnormal for most browns, but it really works for this beer. The beer has coffee aftertaste, and lacks any strong notes of hops. This is the type of beer that is perfect for beginning dark craft beer drinkers.

I drank this beer in glass, which poured a hazy brown with medium sized head. This beer tasted a bit better when it is served on the warmer side of cold, around 40 degrees would help bring out the flavors. Drinkability was great, I can always have another Bellaire Brown.

My go to beer when I do not know what else to get!

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14 IBU

Serving type: bottle

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Short's Bellaire Brown Ale from Short's Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 535 ratings.