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

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85
very good

546 Ratings
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Ratings: 546
Reviews: 247
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 21
Gots: 35 | 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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marcobrau

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4.1/5  rDev +9%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Chestnut-brown ale with a deep red hue in the right light. Carbonation seems a bit off; not much head is created with the pour. The aroma is outstanding though; with lots of complexity. Roasted coffee might be the predominant smell, but underneath that there's hazelnut and a musty, woody character. The taste is quite complex, too, with vanilla, oak, nuts, caramel -- there's all sorts of stuff going on here -- everything except hops. Overall, a very complex ale that is malt forward without being too sweet; The maltiness is offset by a dry finish. Although this isn't as good as the last glass I had on tap at the brewery, it's still a good beer and I'm enjoying it quite a bit.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2009 01:04:03 | More by marcobrau
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Short's Bellaire Brown Ale from Short's Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 546 ratings.