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Short's Good Samaritan Ale - Short's Brewing Company

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Short's Good Samaritan Ale
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-25-2007)
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2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

zchops, Apr 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

mzeld, Oct 05, 2012
Photo of GeezLynn
3.7/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from friend returning from MI. Not sure why this is listed as a Belgian Strong Dark, but I reviewed it as listed on the bottle (Amber Ale with apple cider).

Pours out a dark amber brown with a dusting of white foam around the glass edges. Aroma is very nice - toasted malts, a bit nutty and a hint of apple. Smell is more like a nut brown ale than your typical amber, which is a good thing in my book. Flavor is very malty with bold toasted and nutty flavors, a bit tannic and slightly fruity, but no obvious cider flavors. Finishes sweet with a bit of yeasty spice. Mouthfeel is somewhat thick and sticky for style, but generally speaking, the body and carbonation are middle of the road and would improve with a little more carbonation.

Overall, I thought this was a step up from most of the bland amber ales out there.

GeezLynn, Aug 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Slay40, Aug 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

BlissJunkie, Jan 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

zoso1967, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

NSaad23, Jan 07, 2012
Short's Good Samaritan Ale from Short's Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.