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Short's Autumn Ale - Short's Brewing Company

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235 Ratings
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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.48%
Wants: 5
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.75% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
A malty amber ale over toned with slight caramel flavors and notable pleasant hoppiness throughout. An international award winning recipe.
30 I.B.U.'s
13 deg. Plato 
5.75 % A.B.V

(Beer added by: proc on 11-01-2004)
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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

03-02-2013 16:19:16 | More by ssimpson89
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SaisonRichBiere

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

03-02-2013 02:02:52 | More by SaisonRichBiere
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

02-22-2013 21:45:37 | More by JohnnieNepal
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PattyMelt

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-21-2013 07:46:14 | More by PattyMelt
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Rons35

Michigan

3/5  rDev -16.4%

02-19-2013 22:47:29 | More by Rons35
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Danielr26

Michigan

3/5  rDev -16.4%

02-18-2013 19:04:48 | More by Danielr26
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schmityl


3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

01-14-2013 00:16:58 | More by schmityl
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

01-13-2013 01:49:06 | More by dmorgan310
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

01-10-2013 21:09:31 | More by BlissJunkie
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t0rin0

California

2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

01-05-2013 04:03:02 | More by t0rin0
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Dope

Massachusetts

3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a dark amber with a good sized, dense and fizzy tan head. Great head retention and lots of fluffy lacing on the glass.

S: Malty, full of stale bread. A little caramel. Some herbal hops floating around.

T: Lots of medicinal, herbal hops up front mixing with a little caramel. Grainy, stale dark bread in the middle with a bit of nuttiness. A flourish of bitterness and more herbal hops in the finish with another brief hint of that caramel and nuts. Lingering drying resinous hops between sips.

M: Medium bodied, drying on the back end.

O: On the hoppy/bitter side for an ESB, definitely "americanized". Pretty plain and simple - largely unspectacular. Drying bitterness actually detracts here from the drinkability of a normal ESB it seems. Pretty decent regardless.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2013 03:41:34 | More by Dope
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visualmartyr

Indiana

3/5  rDev -16.4%

12-25-2012 13:50:46 | More by visualmartyr
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Hoppyman49


4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

12-16-2012 02:39:55 | More by Hoppyman49
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buddyvelt

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

12-05-2012 06:06:28 | More by buddyvelt
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Zonian1

Ohio

3/5  rDev -16.4%

11-23-2012 15:28:27 | More by Zonian1
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mactrail

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Brownish amber in the glass. Plenty of coarse foam. Really pleasant nose of roasted grain and fragrant hops. Quite light bodied with a sudsy mouthfeel.

Pronounced nutty flavor is the best feature at the first sips. It is soon submerged in the bitterness. Thin and sharp, followed by a long bitter aftertaste. It almost tastes like some old cinnamon spice is in the mix, making for a dirty taste in the back of the throat. Still, if you like a more bitter ESB, this one may be appealing.

From the 12 oz bottle bought at Grapevine Liquor in Denver.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2012 00:01:34 | More by mactrail
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larebear


3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

11-20-2012 07:39:21 | More by larebear
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Bierguy5

Ohio

3.53/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Hazy copper color with a decent white head. Head retention is fair, but there is a nice amount of lace on the glass.

Biscuit-like malt up front. Some floral hop notes, a bit earthy as well. Suggestion of stone fruits.

Flavor is very similar to the nose. Biscuit malt, with minimal sweetness. Hop flavor is floral, with a hint of citrus. Bitterness balances things well.

Medium body, with soft carbonation. Easy to drink. Not bad.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2012 02:44:59 | More by Bierguy5
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mikediesel124

Michigan

3/5  rDev -16.4%

11-16-2012 02:48:13 | More by mikediesel124
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Tracker83

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

11-04-2012 02:35:36 | More by Tracker83
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GRG1313

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-24-2012 06:08:52 | More by GRG1313
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CMUbrew

Michigan

3.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into a Sam Adams pint

A: Darker golden in color. White head vanishes quickly. Not much carbonation visible.

S: Light piney hops and a soft maltiness behind that.

T: The light piney hops are there. A pale and slightly caramel maltiness balances pretty well.

M: Mouthfeel is pretty nice. Medium body, soft, with good carbonation.

O: A decent beer. Not really the most exciting style, but I wouldn't mind having several of these to session.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2012 04:49:47 | More by CMUbrew
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Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

10-17-2012 23:28:48 | More by alrhodesjr
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-14-2012 01:56:01 | More by blazinworm
Short's Autumn Ale from Short's Brewing Company
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