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Ginger In The Rye (Rye Munich Weizen) - Short's Brewing Company

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Ginger In The Rye (Rye Munich Weizen)Ginger In The Rye (Rye Munich Weizen)

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Reviews: 52
Hads: 161
Avg: 3.78
pDev: 16.4%
Wants: 13
Gots: 10 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  7.85% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: BeerBeing on 10-13-2007

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Photo of Roman5150
2.39/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

bottle into snifter

appearance: cloudy unfiltered orange, looks more like an IPA than a hefe. slight 1 finger white head

smell: heavy ginger, citrus, coriander, and clove, heavy wheat, honestly this smells really funky, not very appetizing

taste: Off the bat, ginger and coriander, with huge citrus notes. The ginger has sort of an odd bitterness, I wouldn't really classify this as a hefeweizen whatsoever. The alcohol is almost accented by the giner. Gave this to my non craft drinking brother and he said it tasted like play-doh.

mouthfeel: average carbonation, pretty thin bodied

overall: I'm glad I tried this, but the amount of ginger in this really is too much. Not my style of beer, have had way better from Shorts. I would say skip this if you're curious, the bitterness from the ginger is not pleasant and completely overtakes everything else in this beer. I ended up drain pouring it.

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Photo of dfillius
2.9/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Remembered the review from BA mag a while back...Purchased one of the bottles while up at Short's in Bellaire, MI a couple weekends ago. They had it in the fridge behind the bar - Yes please! 2007 vintage, enjoyed on 6/5/11 Is it still good? The bartender says it has aged really well.

A: It's still carbonated, that's something at least. 2 fingers of off white head is fizzy and tight with great retention. Hazy orange amber liquid is gorgeous. A tad too much head.
S: Smells tangy - slightly stings the nostrils, in a good way. Ginger simple syrup, orange peel, graham cracker crust, peaches? Something a tad off lurks, almost like a liqueur.
T: Sweetness with a touch of ginger up front, aspirin on the finish. This one has gone a bit sour/astringent. Tastes like it was once great though. Fair tasting, but the aspirin is too dominant.
M: Full and sweet at first with some ginger spice. Astringent finish is unpleasant. Too fizzy.
D: I bomber is enough. I would love to try it fresh if they decide to make it again like most of the other 2007 bombers! Please do!

Here's the review of the fresh one - 12oz bottle from 11/11:

A: Moderate pour yields 1/3 finger of white head with fair retention. Hazy brownish orange/dark amber liquid. Head nearly disappears after one minute. More head please. (3.5)
S: Ginger, orange peel, lemon lime, faint clove. Very heady, dusty even. I like this aroma a lot. Complex (4.5)
T: Medicinal, aspirin is here even though it is fresh. Like tonic water a bit. The flavor does not match the aroma. No citrus, some ginger. Like a wild ale but with no sweetness to balance. Maltiness is better as it warms. (2.5)
M: Dry, astringent even. Not super carbonated. Mouthfeel dominates on this one. Unrelenting dryness and astringency. (2.5)
O: One is enough. Not horrible, but not rewarding! An adventure. I'm glad I tried. Won't buy 6 again and wouldn't order a second. Not psyched to drink the other 5 from this 6-er!

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Photo of xnicknj
3.13/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into tulip - thanks to erikkoppin

Pours a slightly hazed golden color witha fluff of white head. Dissolves into some bubbled film, leaving patchy and spotty lacing on the glass.

Malty and buttery in the nose with some hints of ginger. Bitterness with rye spice and faint sweetness. Light touches of peppery spice.

A little bitter and juicy up front with notes of cracked pepper and ginger root. Hints of citrus peel mix in with the larger ginger flavors, which overpower most of the profile. Bread and straw in the malt backbone, followed by more ginger and citrus juice. Finishes slightly bitter and sweet.

Medium body, higher carbonation, bubbly and lingering on the tongue. Another genre-bending beer from Shorts that has its high and low notes, as usual.

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Photo of warnerry
3.31/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

750 ml bottle

A - Pours a clear copper/orange with a massive three finger of-white head, even following a gentle pour. Head has amazing retention.

S - Subtle aroma of rye, a bit of ginger, some citrus and bread.

T - Taste starts with rye and citrus with a very faint tartness. Nice bready malt. Ginger only apparent on the finish. Some astringency on the finish unfortunately takes taste down a notch.

M - Medium mouthfeel with good carbonation. Again, the astringency on the finish knocks mouthfeel down a bit.

O - Overall, this seems to have held up pretty well, but the finish is a problem. Never had this fresh, but I would try it if they brewed it again. Another interesting one from Short's.

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Photo of auroracrisis
3.33/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle into a tulip.

Pours deep orange with amber highlights. A small head on top until it dissipates into nothing after a few sips. Tiny bubbles can be seen moving up the sides of the glass.

Ginger, cinnamon, pumpkin(?), and banana bubble gum aromatics greet you. A bit more sweetness as the beer arms with more ginger and a bit of spicy rye as well.

Big time ginger up front with some other spices like clover and cinnamon. A touch of breadyness and dessert cake sweetness. The spice is a little bit overbearing though.

Thin medium with a touch of carbonation, a little drying from the spice.

Very spicy with a hint of sweetness. A little over done in my opinion. A 12oz is a bit much for one person.

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Photo of nanobrew
3.37/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - orange, with little slow rising bubbles on the edge up to a small white head

S - sweet malt, lemon, and a lot of ginger, slight butter smell

T - lots of bubble gum, with a little banana. There is a spiciness from the ginger, with a little clove and pepper. There is a lot of flavor from the yeast. This beer is fairly sweet, a little to sweet for my taste

M - Fairly thick, especially for the style. Not much as much carbonation as I would like, which I think would help the sweetness and the body.

O - interesting and fun to try, but not one I am really excited about. I do hope more breweries brew ginger beers because I enjoy them.

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Photo of DMarlinJ
3.39/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I thought I liked this one at first but the ginger taste is just too much. I like ginger too. I guess it depends on the day and my taste buds. I picked up a 6-pak and I just want to get through it.

It looks nice and smells good but the domination of ginger overwhelms my mouth after awhile.
It is a different beer and I like the unusual flavors but I don't think I will try this one again.

Overall it was nice to try once but I won't go out of my way for this one in the future.

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Photo of DrDemento456
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Color is a deep brown hazy with a nice bit of opaque color.

S - Smell doesn't have much hefeweizen notes, didn't even know it was one until now. I do get ginger root and rye with a bit of wheat.

T - Really different I didn't expect the rye to be so balanced with the wheat flavors. It's kind of a bigger beer than I expected but I do get some nice spicy flavors from the rye and ginger. Kind of works.

M - Medium bodied but I didn't expect it to be so close to 8% ABV.

Overall nothing that blew my mind but a very balanced rye beer.

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Photo of airohead2001
3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

What a bizarre old-ass beer from Short's. Love this place. Thanks, glazeman.

Appearance is legit - hazy orange with a nice white fluffy head with lots of retention.

Smell is ginger, funk, clove and cinnamon. Gooodness.

Taste is similar to the smell - juicy and spicy with a bitter finish. Very nice.

Overall, a good, fun beer from Short's. One of their better offerings for sure.

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Photo of kbutler1
3.58/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle. Picked this interesting brew up during my last visit to MI. Pours a clear copper amber color with a slight light tan head. Ginger aroma, some spice, and to me it smells like lemon meringue pie! Medium mouthfeel. Ginger, honey, sweet lemon all in the flavor. No bitterness to speak off. No booze either. An interesting brew. I half like and and half want to move on to something different but I guess that is the allure of these types of beers. Interesting and worth a try.

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Photo of gford217
3.63/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Big thanks to Derek for another rare Shorts beer, 750mL bottle, number 7 of 1104, poured into a tulip.

Pours a slightly hazy bright orange with an enormous three inch head that leaves clumps of lacing on the glass and remains a cap for the duration. There is also a constant stream of bubbles streaming up to the top.

The aroma has a fairly strong ginger presence and plenty of typical hefe aroma hiding behind it - some banana sweetness and cloves. There may be a bit of rye spiciness as well but I'm not sure I can differentiate between that and the clove.

The taste is really interesting and doesn't taste exactly like the aroma. It's a got a zing of ginger up front and the hefe characteristics are certainly less evident as in the nose. Unlike the aroma, the rye really comes out in the finish with a spiciness that lingers between sips.

The mouthfeel is extremely smooth, likely due to the rye, and has a ton of carbonation. Silky.

As with many of the Shorts beers I've had, this one really pushing the limits of styles and the flavors are bold and aggressive, definitely limiting the drinkability. I'm not convinced it all comes together perfectly, but it's a creative effort (as always) from Shorts.

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.65/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: single finger head with nice lacing on a cloudy, crimson and golden body.

S: smells like a malty hefe with lemon and orange peel, almost a belgian yeast and fruitness to it.

T: initially malt and breads which quickly transitions to a very tart and lemony finish with a lingering sourness. Ginger notes throughout.

M: moderate to high carbonation and light to medium bodied.

Overall this one is different. The ginger is noticable but the tartness and sourness may be a turn off for some. I didn;t mind it.

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Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.67/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Beer review from BA Mag Dec 2007.

American brewers have no problem at all with making styles their own, blending styles or coming up with a new style all together. Ginger in the Rye is a Rye Ale that uses rye malt and Munich malt, flavored with rye and fermented with the Weihenstephan yeast strain. So a slight hybrid of styles that drops deep into extreme beer land.

Frothing action is not shy and rises quickly to the top of the mug. Head retention is out of this world, dense rocky formations mimic thunderheads. Semi-clear shiny-brass color. The aroma of fresh ginger, spicy rye and a mildly phenolic yeast with hints of clove and bubble gum actually work when all together. Solid yet semi-fluffy medium body dons a big smoothness. Ginger comes in modest yet with each sip it grows a little bit more. Rye drops a bag of spice as does the yeast with a long trail of medicinal phenols. A hint of bubble gum and band-aid that feign a bitterness to balance the bit of sweetness on the palate. Finishes with yeasty undertones and a linger of rye and ginger.

Complex is not enough to describe the depth this beer has, a great beer before the main course of a long dinner or an appetite arouser to get the palate ready. This one is far into the depths of extreme beer.

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Photo of hopdog
3.67/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle acquired in trade with hoppymeal (thanks Derek!). Bottle # 87 of 1104.

Poured a medum golden colol with a rather large sized off white head. Aromas of ginger, toasty, citrus, and yeasty. Tastes of ginger, citrus rinds, caramel, and had a peppery finish. If you like ginger, seek this one out.

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Photo of tectactoe
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to Jeff for picking some of this up for me, wasn't able to find any in stores. Pours a somewhat muddy, orange-ish amber with copper highlights near the bottom of the glass. Mostly opaque with a slight translucency that clings to only the very edges of the glass. Even with a straight-down pour, the head is nothing but a tiny white skin that recedes quickly to a ring - somewhat strange considering the style is typically carbonated heavier.

Lots of ginger on the nose. Quite a bit more than I was even expecting, actually, despite the name of the beer and everything. Ginger is a pretty potent spice, however, so maybe I shouldn't be so surprised. The use of hefewiezen yeast is also very apparent from the aroma - it's got that nice and warming "peppery-clove" combo. From an aromatic standpoint, the amount of fruit or sweetness detectable is pretty low, aside from maybe a touch thanks to the malt.

Hah, I thought the aroma was packed with ginger, but it's nothing compared to the taste. Almost like sucking on a ginger root. Ginger to the brim, and there's no doubt about that. Luckily the ginger isn't overly spicy or abrasive - something that almost always is a drawback of over-usage. It's heavy, but rather smooth and mellow as far as "spiciness" goes. The hefe yeast is back with a vengeance also - more clove and white pepper. The taste is giving me a fruity sweetness midway through that I wasn't picking up before - maybe bananas? It's got a light sugary element to it, too. Bitterness is low and I was shocked to find out that this was almost 8% ABV - barely detectable, drinks more like 4-5%. Medium mouth feel, the yeast adds a feigned "thickness" with a palate-coating finish.

Definitely a unique beer. Although I'm sure ginger has been used before, I can't think of many other ginger-infused hefeweizens. The capacity may have been a bit much - a little bit of ginger goes a long way, and by the end of the glass, it certainly takes a toll on your palate. Still goes down easy, and overall pretty tasty and different.

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Photo of TheBrewo
3.72/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

We pour a brew of shimmering sunset orange. It holds a half finger tall head of quickly dissipating white bubbles, leaving minimal flecks of lacing around the glass. A chill haze permeates clarity, and no sediment is noted. Carbonation appears to be highly active. The nose is bright, vegetal, and fresh, with raw and earthen ginger rootiness, biting lemony hops, pale and crystal malts, toasted and buttered rye breadiness, light grassiness, eucalyptus, fresh honey, pear juiciness, sweet banana esters, and even sweeter gumdrop candy sugariness. Our first impression is that flavoring is nicely “German” in its malty base, with generous booze and big ginger twang to match. As we sip, the taste opens with authentic ginger spiciness, parsnip and carrot root greenness and dirtiness, gravel and earth, mineral, juicy yeastiness, sourdough breadiness, basil, sugary banana esters, and wet, salty toasted barley. Moving to the peak is citric hop bite, continued ginger burn, lemongrass, cherry cough syrup, rye breadiness, and a dusty, musty cheddar cheesiness. The finish comes with peppery booze, honeys, candied banana, greened strawberries, rye graininess, pale and wet wheaty toast, floral and grassy hops, and whipped buttercream smoothness. The aftertaste breathes of lemon rind, ground ginger, black pepper, nutmeg, Elmer’s paste, herbal hops, bubblegum and banana esters, green grassiness, raw blueberries, and pumpernickel bread. The body is medium, and the carbonation is medium to high, with significant froth on the swirl around the mouth. Slurp, cream, and froth are okay, with nicer smack and finishing pop. The mouth is left a bit puckered, with light wheaty and boozy astringency to dry. The abv is bigger and more warming than expected, but the beer drinks well.

Overall, what we found to be the best thing about this beer was how well it kept to what was advertised. The ginger through both the nose and the taste was authentic and bright, keeping things fresh and spicy simultaneously. The malt bill was decently strong enough to match and meet, but we were expecting more punch and bite from the rye, which would have helped cut the sweetness of esters and the general “fruitiness” of the ginger flesh itself. This was an interesting beer, and while it may not be the best beer they’ve ever made, it makes us happy that we’re in the same state as these guys.

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Photo of maximum12
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to tectactoe for this beer...giving Short's another shot after the uncharacteristic disappointment wrapped up a few minutes ago. 12 oz. bottle.

Pop the cap & the first thing I notice is the cap. There's a brownish goo on it that looks like a mix of foundation makeup & the stuff you pick out of your sink drain. Yes, I tasted it. Go pick at it yourself if you want to know. Dense orange with close to zero carbonation. Nose is an assault of ginger. Straining just to be heard is a bit of the hefe yeast, clovey, bananaey.

Ginger in the Rye is a beer in line with general Short's weirdness. Ginger suffuses the teeth & gums & just like the smell, is praised faintly by the cloves, bananas in the yeast. There might be a touch of rye spiciness hiding in the ginger patch, but there might not be. Slight bitterness tags the throat right at the end. Only complaint is that there's almost no carbonation, so the beer drinks much heavier than its ABV, more like a meal than a happy ginger smile.

Like ginger? You'll like this. Was looking forward to seeing how the rye & ginger danced, but one of them has been drowned in the sink by the other. Good beer.

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Photo of orbitalr0x
3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle. #6 of 1104

Pours into my glass a deep, hazy amber orange and brings a big creamy massive foamy head. Tons of carbonation, maybe a bit too much. Head sticks around as I wait for it to fall a bit. Aromas start off with spicy rye grain notes alongside yeasty notes of clove, pepper and mellow banana. The ginger is there in the background although it seems to have faded a bit. Touch of bready, caramel almost. Pretty nice, though it's showing its age.

First sip brings a dry, crisp spicy rye malt upfront with accents of caramel sweetness and bread. It flows into weizen yeast accents of clove, pepper and mild fruity banana accents. Spicy/sweet ginger hits as the brew flows down the back of the palate. The brew finishes dry with a lingering spiciness. Just a touch of heat from the ginger. Quite an interesting, tasty brew.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and dry with a rush of fast moving carbonation that comes with every sip. Goes down fairly easily, but this one is showing its age at this stage. I wish I could have had it fresh as I'm guessing the ginger flavor would have been brighter. Still, it's a tasty treat in a series of brews that I have really enjoyed so far.

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Photo of ClockworkOrange
3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Much thanks to Deuane for hauling this back from MI for me. A capped 750ml bottle # 199 of 1104. Poured into my nonic Imperial pint glass. The weizen appears a hazed deep yellow - amber color with at least n inch of dense off white head. Nose and flavor consist of that spicy , peppery bite associated with rye malt, fresh ginger root, hints of citrus such as lemon and orange, a good amount of caramel malt sweetness. Quite zippy and tingling on the tongue and back of the mouth and throat throughout the finish. Decent carbonation and body for the style. Another tasty and unique offering from the Shorts Imperial Series.

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Photo of 33nickadams
3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Golden amber color with very little head at the sides of the glass. Slight lacing. Smell has ginger and lemon notes. I also sense a spicy, yeasty, piney smell. It has a very fresh and zesty smell. I really like it. I taste ginger and the banana and cloves. Finishes dry. Creamy, medium mouthfeel that's well carbonated. Overall, its good and I'm glad I got to try it.

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Photo of Sammy
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from the brewery. This grew on me. Drinkable enough ginger, with the rye a little edgey and coming through mid-sip, with a softening hefe mouthfeel. Different tastes came through with different parts of lunch and the bottle was completely drained. Big head.

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Photo of akorsak
3.82/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle 243 (of 1,104) from the 2007 bottle project. Purchased at the Bellaire brewpub in July 2009. Shared with ksak.

A: The weizen has held up nicely. It's brown amber color obscured by a general haziness. A thick white head, eggshell is more appropriate, is billowy and laces in spades.

S: Ginger is strong, dominant still after all these years. It's shy sweetness screams out for a wasabi dose. After the ginger, caramel and rye, along with phenolic fruits. Most everything struggles to stand out against the ginger.

T: More ginger, enough to leave its mark on the ale. After the initial dose (don't get me wrong, it never really subsides; rather it ebbs and flows), the maltiness, caramel and rye come through. The rye brings subtle carraway seeds and darker spices. Some wheat tart manages to get mixed up with the ginger. Mild phenols linger throughout, a little clove that pairs with the rye. An interesting ale - on first take I called it too old but that definitely isn't the case.

M: Lush, although often one-dimensional, the ale hasn't lost a step. The ginger is strong; the subtle rye a pleasant accompaniment.

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Photo of portia99
3.82/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle received as a great extra from pocwolf in a recent trade. Poured into a Dogfish Head signature glass.

A - Pours a darker shade of orangey amber with little to no head forming...basically only a thin collar of white bubbles appears and there is a slight trace of lacing on the glass. Can't say this much looks like a Hefeweizen.

S - Smells quite wheaty, sweet with some spiciness - especially cloves...a little bit of coolness, some rye, trace of ginger. Expected to find more ginger character here...hoping the flavors more than make up for the lack of ginger in the aroma.

T - Ahh, here is some ginger. Up front I'm getting mostly standard hefeweizen flavors with the bubblegum and clovey yeast character I expect to find in a hefe. There is a bit of a spicy ginger tingle on the lips for each sip and as the standard hefe flavors fade away, a big hit of spicy ginger steps in. Rye isn't that prominant either, but kicks in an extra bit of distinctive spicy flavors. Towards the end the hefe'y sweetness and bubblegummy aspects return.

M - Ligthish medium body with a strong carbonation. Mixture of sweet hefe, wheaty, yeasty base and spicy ginger and rye. Actually blend together nicely.

O - Overall, not as gingery as I had hoped (really love intense ginger flavors), but definitely enough there to make me happy. Spicy aspects of the ginger play alongside the complementary spiciness of the hefe yeast. Nice beer.

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Photo of tpd975
3.82/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Huge thanks to jdubfl for bringing all the Short's beers in for a tasting.

A: Pours a cloudy orange he with a nice tight head. Lots of small bubbles in the glass. Light retention with no lace.

S: Light yeast aroma with subtle ginger, and the aromas you would find in a good Hefe.

T: Subtle ginger in the flavor as well. Wheaty, yeasty, with a nice blend of spices.

M: On the lighter side of medium, zippy carbonation.

D: Not bad, unique and pretty tasty.

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Photo of GRPunk
3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I was a little surprised by the category of this beer before opening.

Bottle poured into a weizen glass.

A- It gave the lightest fizz upon popping the cap. Clean, deep golden body clouds slightly with a yeast swirl. 1-finger, khaki-tan head leaves wonderful rings on the glass. Moderate carbonation. Not quite the head retention, carbonation, or cloudy nature of most hefes.

S- Lots of banana in the bottle. After the pour, it gives off some lemon and ginger. Rye is unmistakeable, yet not overwhelming. With warmth it almost gets some trippel-like qualities.

T- Full banana and candied ginger at first. Lighter clove and black pepper in the finish. Another sip and I notice the rye along with the black pepper. It stays a touch sweet with something of honey and herbs. It's almost like a jasmine tea sweetened with honey.

M- Full bodied. Moderate carbonation. Smooth. Sweetness leaves a sticky quality.

O- This is a really solid beer and very drinkable. I don't have a ton of experience with experimental hefes as most of them are pretty straight forward and within the guidelines. I like what Short's did here. It's a potential crowd pleaser to boot. From what I remember, it's a lot like Wolaver's Wild Flower Wheat, the sweet flavors are bit of an adjustment.

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Ginger In The Rye (Rye Munich Weizen) from Short's Brewing Company
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