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Short's The Magician - Short's Brewing Company

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323 Ratings
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Ratings: 323
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 16.03%
Wants: 7
Gots: 17 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: A very dark red-brown color. A head forms and then disappears almost as quickly.

S: Nose is predominately raisin and fig dark fruitiness. A tiny bit of chocolate is buried in there also.

T: There's a lot going on here. Tea flavors appear on the front end, moving into bready and biscuity sweet malts. Dark fruit is in the background and the trace chocolate notes appear again. Sweet overall.

M: Light body, quite under-carbonated. Slightly dry finish.

O: A quality beer that would be much better with some bubbles. Underrated beer overall in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

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2.41/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

From notes. Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip.

Out of the bottle, my pour has a full amber color with a moderate off-white head.

The aroma is nearly non-existent. What smell does come out of the glass is toasted bread, caramel,

Some sweet caramel or toffee go along with a touch of toasted bread. Unfortunately, this is a very faint flavor and there is a processed, metallic flavor that is almost as noticeable.

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This beer really does nothing for me except encourage me to dump it out.

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Short's The Magician from Short's Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 323 ratings.