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Short's The Woodmaster - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

247 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 247
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 15.79%
Wants: 46
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Specialty Double Brown Ale.

(Beer added by: BelgianAleSlut on 06-29-2007)
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

4.13/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter.

3.5 A: Murky dark brown color. One and a half fingers of tan head with average retention given the ABV and some spotty lacing.

4.5 S: Wonderful! All the best aspects of a brown are here - plenty of nuts, toasty, caramel, toffee, and brown sugar. Raisin fruitiness and tobacco. Then the maple syrup kicks in making this unique and the pecans kicks the nuttiness into overdrive. Booze is well hidden. Very well done.

4.0 T: The taste is sweeter than the nose suggests. The caramel comes out to play and brings the toffee with it. Nuttiness is there is ample amounts again with brown sugar, toastiness, raisin, fig, and tobacco. I don't know if it is partially due to the maple syrup, but there's a sourish sweetness in this. It isn't off-putting or anything bad though.

3.5 M: Medium body. A bit lighter than I would prefer for this beer. Good moderate carbonation. A bit chewy. Reasonably creamy and smooth.

4.0 D: I like me some brown ales and this is a good one. All the best qualities of a brown and some interesting additives to keep it fresh.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2011 01:20:09 | More by DavoleBomb
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Short's The Woodmaster from Short's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 247 ratings.