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Short's The Magician - Short's Brewing Company

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78
okay

322 Ratings
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Ratings: 322
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 16.03%
Wants: 7
Gots: 16 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
"A rich lustrous dark red London Ale. Rich malt complexities lending notes of toasted caramel, raisins, toffee, and slight roast chocolate. Very light hop additions let the true malt characters promenade throughout the tasting enjoyment this beer offers."

(Beer added by: CortexBomb on 03-21-2008)
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Bung

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3.98/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. Fairly dark red pour, a minimal amount of off white bubbles.

Malt and musty aroma. Leather and a hint of some hops.

Taste is not at all what I was expecting. Started with red fruit, almost cherry tart, that quickly transitioned into peat and cocoa. Lingers with that roast, nut and cocoa through the finish.

Carbonation was sharp at first, but fades to a smoother almost creaminess.

Not quite sure what to make of this one. Quite interesting. Wouldn't mind having a few more to compare.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2010 01:49:31 | More by Bung
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Short's The Magician from Short's Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 322 ratings.