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Peaches & Cream - Short's Brewing Company

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Peaches & CreamPeaches & Cream

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very good

265 Ratings

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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 14.55%
Wants: 138
Gots: 23 | FT: 2
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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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Lukafer, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of gueuzedreg
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz into a CS snifter.

A- This is definitely the highlight. This beer has a rich apricot look to it. Very little head with thin lacing around.

S- I am getting some funk, but a very good amount of peach. Smelling peach has always been difficult in the peach/apricot sours. I am getting a lot of peach.

T- I get that Short's is doing a sweet take on a peach beer. I would take it down just a notch. I would understand if people disagree with me on this one being that peaches and cream is pretty sweet. I just don't want it this sweet in my beer.

M- Pretty good here. Some carbonation follows down the throat.

O- A good take on a peaches and cream ale. Well done.

gueuzedreg, Jan 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

dfhhead25, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of xnicknj
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

xnicknj, Dec 16, 2013
Photo of BMart
4/5  rDev +3.9%

BMart, Dec 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

sternamagrapha7x, Dec 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Reappropriated, Dec 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

stortore, Nov 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

bevoduz, Nov 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

AnchorDrops, Nov 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

chewy6935, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of MCain04
4.13/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks for the bottle steebo777, this was poured into HF glass, no freshness date on the 12 oz bottle

Fairly clear copper pour with a cream-colored head of half an inch thickness, small and medium bubbles, good retention

Not a lot on the aroma, cream is the main flavor I get, some very subtle peach notes, some butterscotch, candied malts, other than that not a lot going on.

Taste is incredibly unique. This tastes quite literally like a bowl of peaches and cream. It is way too sweet to drink more than several ounces of it, but the flavors burst off the palate. Flavor profile of peaches and cream lingers. Not much bitterness. No alcohol burn.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, soft, smooth, sticky finish, low carbonation.

Overall this was one of the more unique beers I've ever tried. Too sweet and cloying for everyday consumption, but split between a couple people this is a tasty summer dessert beer.

MCain04, Nov 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Broom, Nov 06, 2013
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1.7/5  rDev -55.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

I've gotten really big into microbrews the past year and a half. Being that I'm in Michigan I've been focusing on local brews. I've gotten really big into shorts. With that being said I stumbled across a 6er of this one day and was told it was the last one they had. I decided to give it a shot and didn't like it. Generally I like fruity beers but I feel they missed with this one. My buddy and I both tried it and we felt that it just didn't work. I've tried getting my way through the 6 pack and it just hasn't worked.

YimYoup, Nov 06, 2013
Photo of jemarent
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

jemarent, Oct 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

BEERschlitz, Oct 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

richkrull, Oct 19, 2013
Photo of TreyIsWilson
3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Deep oranger with a thin white head. Nice lacing.

S - Peaches and sweet cream. Some faint spices are present as well.

T - Sweet and tart peaches right up front. Good amount of milk sugar comes through next. Slight alcohol taste in the finish.

M - Heavy mouthfeel with a very smooth finish. Alcohol provides a nice warming feeling.

O - A very unique offering from Short's. Worth trying but can't see myself having more than one.

TreyIsWilson, Oct 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

danwho, Oct 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Paccamacca, Oct 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

cp45, Oct 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

coldmeat23, Oct 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Braden, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of Alieniloquium
3.58/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep hazy copper. Very leggy. Nice lacing and a lopsided head.

Smell - Peach aroma is nice. Smells sweet with some pale malt.

Taste - Sweet right up front. Peach blends in nicely. Creamy is an apt descriptor from the lactose. Slight grain and a mild tang from the fruit.

Mouthfeel - Creamy and kinda heavy. Pretty sweet too. Medium carbonation.

Overall - No idea how fresh this us, but it has no signs of Short's usual off flavors. Tastes pretty good and fits the title.

Alieniloquium, Oct 12, 2013
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3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a golden orange color (aka: "peach color"...go figure), fluffy white head dies to leave very little lacing.

S - Peach extract and alcohol with a small trace of spice.

T - Tart and tangy candy peaches from start to finish, some cream, the fruit also comes through with a dash of acidity. Finishes with a mouth coating of sweet candy peach with some alcohol -but not cloying.

M - Thick medium body without being syrupy.

O - Very sweet and one bottle is enough, sort of in the same category of sweetness as Crème Brulee...more of a dessert beer.

jzeilinger, Oct 12, 2013
Peaches & Cream from Short's Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.