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Short's The Magician - Short's Brewing Company

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333 Ratings
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Ratings: 333
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 16.28%
Wants: 7
Gots: 20 | 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  rDev -12.8%

07-27-2013 15:41:38 | More by alexanf
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District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

07-23-2013 23:51:21 | More by nmann08
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Vuaspeliador

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +9%

07-20-2013 18:32:44 | More by Vuaspeliador
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MMBrew

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12.8%

07-14-2013 02:30:15 | More by MMBrew
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radiofish

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

07-09-2013 22:23:23 | More by radiofish
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bernardo06

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +9%

07-06-2013 03:01:47 | More by bernardo06
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Michigan

4/5  rDev +16.3%

07-05-2013 23:02:22 | More by smalenberg
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CMUbrew

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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.

07-04-2013 04:13:48 | More by CMUbrew
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KickInTheChalice

Illinois

2.41/5  rDev -29.9%

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.

The Magician has a very light body and medium carbonation.

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

07-02-2013 01:19:35 | More by KickInTheChalice
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Trent

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

06-27-2013 23:01:18 | More by Trent
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jschott75

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

06-27-2013 18:48:45 | More by jschott75
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Ohio

3.51/5  rDev +2%

I got a half finger of tan head over a ruby body. Head disappeared in seconds, with no lacing on the glass.

Malty, with bread and caramel notes.

The taste is to the nose, only a little more complex. It adds a good earthiness at the end.

Mouthfeel is on the light side of medium bodied. It washes down rather quickly. It leaves a faint coat near the back of the tongue, and finishes slightly dry.

06-27-2013 16:57:46 | More by CFHMagnet
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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

06-16-2013 19:39:01 | More by MgoJohnStamos
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Michigan

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Virginia

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Maryland

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Maryland

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Wisconsin

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

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Maryland

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Maryland

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Michigan

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Tennessee

3/5  rDev -12.8%

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Short's The Magician from Short's Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 333 ratings.