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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

263 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 263
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 14.81%
Wants: 139
Gots: 25 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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

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

BEERschlitz, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of richkrull
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
Photo of Paccamacca
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
Photo of jzeilinger
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 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

midlifec, Oct 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

AlMarzo, Oct 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Gtg642, Oct 10, 2013
Photo of CMUbrew
3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Golden to golden-amber in color. Small white head forms for a short time.

S: Fermented peaches and a general fruity aroma smell quite nice.

T: Slightly less than ripe peach, sugary sweetness, and a solid malt backbone. Peach flavor could stand to be more prominent.

M: The high gravity is evident, yet the feel is not heavy. It's quite easy to quaff this one down.

O: A good fruit/dessert beer from Short's.

CMUbrew, Oct 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

EB1, Oct 03, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -54.5%

FrankHammer, Oct 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

st9647v3, Sep 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

BeerBuddy2122, Sep 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

buddha5050, Sep 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

ScottyG, Sep 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Commando, Sep 28, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

pjkelley82, Sep 26, 2013
Peaches & Cream from Short's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.