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Short's The Magician - Short's Brewing Company

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314 Ratings
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Ratings: 314
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 16.08%


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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tubacharlie

Michigan

3.63/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light hop scent. Poured aggressively it yields a four-finger head of an off-white color with a slightly ruddy complexion. Good retention, with some lacing stuck to the sides of the glass.

The slightly hazy, coppery red colored brew has a good hop presence up front, yielding to a middle-palate bitterness with a lightly malted backdrop. Lingering woodiness in the aftertaste with a bit of wild carrot astringency.

Not being familiar with the "Dark Red London Style", it seems decent enough to wash down some fish & chips, but not what I would order with a gourmet dinner.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2010 01:29:36 | More by tubacharlie
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Short's The Magician from Short's Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 314 ratings.