Short's The Magician - Short's Brewing Company
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Reviews by tubacharlie:
3.63/5 rDev +5.8%
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
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