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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

252 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 252
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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Bartos

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

01-19-2014 19:52:48 | More by Bartos
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Lukafer

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

01-13-2014 06:40:50 | More by Lukafer
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gueuzedreg

Colorado

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2014 01:11:38 | More by gueuzedreg
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

12-23-2013 03:18:58 | More by dfhhead25
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

12-16-2013 14:18:04 | More by xnicknj
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

12-09-2013 14:57:58 | More by BMart
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sternamagrapha7x

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

12-05-2013 20:37:15 | More by sternamagrapha7x
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Reappropriated

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

12-01-2013 00:14:31 | More by Reappropriated
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stortore

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-30-2013 03:33:06 | More by stortore
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bevoduz

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-23-2013 01:01:19 | More by bevoduz
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AnchorDrops

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

11-13-2013 01:41:14 | More by AnchorDrops
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chewy6935

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

11-12-2013 03:40:30 | More by chewy6935
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MCain04

Illinois

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2013 21:55:06 | More by MCain04
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Broom

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

11-06-2013 05:04:00 | More by Broom
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YimYoup

Michigan

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2013 03:38:20 | More by YimYoup
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jemarent

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

10-24-2013 23:21:34 | More by jemarent
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BEERschlitz

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-24-2013 18:11:23 | More by BEERschlitz
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-19-2013 20:14:43 | More by richkrull
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TreyIsWilson

Michigan

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.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2013 01:20:52 | More by TreyIsWilson
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danwho

California

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

10-15-2013 03:04:31 | More by danwho
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Paccamacca

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

10-13-2013 17:07:48 | More by Paccamacca
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cp45

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-13-2013 02:46:37 | More by cp45
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coldmeat23

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +3.9%

10-12-2013 20:40:35 | More by coldmeat23
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Braden

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

10-12-2013 04:15:42 | More by Braden
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Alieniloquium

Florida

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.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2013 00:41:51 | More by Alieniloquium
Peaches & Cream from Short's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.