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

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Short's Bellaire Brown AleShort's Bellaire Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
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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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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WillKorn

Michigan

4.18/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a very classic american ale with flavor, body, and taste. I really like this in the winter because of its darker flavor components, but it is still smooth and light enough to have a couple. The flavor is really well balanced and nothing is overpowering in this beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2014 19:37:19 | More by WillKorn
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Jho3325

Indiana

4/5  rDev +6.4%

04-26-2014 01:03:21 | More by Jho3325
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New York

1.5/5  rDev -60.1%

04-25-2014 13:46:43 | More by ThatsThatDude
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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gogreen99

Michigan

3.05/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This beer has a hearty malt flavor and exactly as the label states BROWN. A medium brown color. There is a hint of chocolate flavor with minimal presence of hops. a hint of light roast coffee and a mild bitterness in aroma. not one of my favorite beers but also not the worst.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2014 21:13:04 | More by gogreen99
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RyanCFriedrich

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

04-17-2014 01:43:30 | More by mvanwoerm
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myelo

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I had not heard of this brewery until a buddy of mine from Michigan brought me a few bottles.

Appearance is --- shockingly --- brown; with a tan medium head and persistent lacing. Held up to bright light, it's a dense ruby red.

Aroma is chocolate, caramel and toasted malt with a whiff of floral hops.

Taste is a lot of toasted malt followed by a mild, caramel sweetness. Very mild hop bitterness and just a hint of ethanol. Smooth as Billy Dee.

Medium body with light carbonation.

Overall, this is a fantastic brown ale. Smooth malty goodness.

Serving type: bottle

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Texas

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New York

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Illinois

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Michigan

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