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Peaches & Cream - Short's Brewing Company

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Peaches & CreamPeaches & Cream

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BA SCORE
86
very good

255 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 255
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 14.55%
Wants: 135
Gots: 24 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hoppymeal on 06-11-2007)
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3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 8/14/13. Poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint.

Appearance: A slightly hazed orange/peach color. Two and a half fingers of a rich, creamy off-white head. Lacing is pretty good at the start, but then disappears. Not too shabby.

Smell: Faint. It's not as face walloping as I was expecting. Sweet peaches and cream, with maybe a slight spice character.

Taste/feel: Silky as all hell. That's the first thing I notice. Unbelievable smooth drinking beer... like peach fuzz on your tongue. But... in liquid form. And... not unpleasant. Peach is obviously there, with a creamy milk sweetness. Coats the tongue nicely. Aftertaste is peach with a slight spice, and a very, VERY slight alcohol flavor and warmth. It's hard to believe this is about 9%. I could sip on this all day if it weren't so sweet. Truthfully, probably the sweetest beer I've ever had. I'm not shocked at all by that fact, as it's what I figured. A 12oz bottle is almost too much for me to handle due to its sweetness, but this beer does what it wants to do, and does it well. As silky as the mouthfeel is, and as sweet as the beer is, I don't ever find that it becomes cloying in a syrupy way -- it just has a huge amount of sweetness.

An awesome dessert beer, but it's a specialty beer and a limited release for a reason, I think. I'm glad I didn't buy a six-pack, but instead got two singles. A very tasty beer, but not one I could have often. Get your hands on this, especially if you have a sweet tooth -- I tend to not generally care much for sweets.

UPDATE 9/22/13: Having just aged this beer a month, the sweetness has toned down quite a lot, making this an easier-to-drink beer. It's still very sweet, but it's mellowed out very nicely. Changing my taste rating from 3.75 to a 4.

Serving type: bottle

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

We crack the top and pour a brew of pure golden orange coloring. It throws a two finger head of creamy, soapy pumpkin colored bubbles, showing great retention. No haze or sediment is noted, and carbonation appears to be light. The aroma is as if you just popped the top on a can of picked peaches in syrup. This holds notes of sweaty saltiness, white and cane sugars, vanilla extract, biscuity and pale maltiness, gritty dog food graininess, chalked yeastiness, plastic phenols, tin, and fusel booze with warmth. Our first impression is that the flavoring is extremely peachy, but the balance is a bit to the cloying, sugary side at first, with dissolution into a surprisingly musty, bittered ending note. As we sip, the taste opens with toffee, candied apples, fresh roadside Georgia peach juiciness, pale and wheat maltiness, aluminum metallics, nectary honeys, hints of florals, and raw cubed sugar. The middle comes to a peak with much of the same, giving genuine peach fruitiness, liquid sugar syrups, strawberry candy chews, Schnapps booziness, nail polish remover, black pepper, and musk. The end washes with alcohol, light leathers, biting plastics foaminess, floral and lightly citric hoppiness, pseudo oak woodiness, cardboard, dust, tree nuttiness, oily green leafiness, and peach flesh and pit. The aftertaste breathes of piney hops, peach pits, white flour, gravel, mineral, those same sugary peaches, rubbery phenols, lighter fluid, fusel booziness, sulfurs, wheat, and dried grassiness. The body is full and thick, and the carbonation is medium. Each sip gives decent slurp, smack, cream, and froth, with cloying and biting finishing pop. The mouth is left oily and coated, eventually giving way to astringency, metallic stickiness. The abv is big for the style, but appropriate, and it sips the night away.

Overall, what we enjoyed most about this beer was its aroma. Here we received genuinely fruity notes of peach, with the advertised sugars to back it, and a sturdy enough malt bill of bittered grain and full paleness to maintain it all. The nose was mostly fruity, and mostly sugary, however, with the latter balancing coming only through the flavoring. That was interesting in and of itself, however, with a nice fruitiness to start, but with strong fusel booziness, and bitterness of both hops and booze. This is a nice fruit beer, but it does sit a little heavy by the end of the tasting. Either way, it is an interesting offering, and the first beer we’ve found to really pound the promised peaches into something that is recognizable and authentically noticeable.

Serving type: bottle

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Peaches & Cream from Short's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 255 ratings.