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Short's The Magician - Short's Brewing Company

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78
okay

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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jschott75

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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

Ohio

3.51/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +2%

06-16-2013 19:39:01 | More by MgoJohnStamos
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marcb105

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

06-14-2013 02:08:02 | More by marcb105
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

06-08-2013 03:15:34 | More by ygtbsm94
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DRBiser

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

06-05-2013 01:06:22 | More by DRBiser
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +2%

06-04-2013 13:18:59 | More by mendvicdog
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ajzy

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

06-01-2013 15:23:39 | More by ajzy
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laxer8811

New York

4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

05-31-2013 01:42:28 | More by laxer8811
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wrightst

Maryland

3/5  rDev -12.5%

05-30-2013 02:39:45 | More by wrightst
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duceswild

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +2%

05-19-2013 22:06:47 | More by duceswild
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NJB145

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

05-19-2013 01:40:24 | More by NJB145
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Photekut

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -12.5%

05-19-2013 01:16:18 | More by Photekut
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allisonastra

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +2%

05-16-2013 17:02:21 | More by allisonastra
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GinsuDave

Michigan

3/5  rDev -12.5%

05-15-2013 10:26:26 | More by GinsuDave
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sirsteve42

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

05-15-2013 03:10:04 | More by sirsteve42
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Slay40

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

05-10-2013 19:02:07 | More by Slay40
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AnnArborJoe

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +2%

05-10-2013 16:48:07 | More by AnnArborJoe
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brudz2134

Michigan

4/5  rDev +16.6%

05-04-2013 04:56:52 | More by brudz2134
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blknikon

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

04-30-2013 19:47:58 | More by blknikon
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

3.68/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: dark, brownish red. near opaque. almost nonexistent tannish head. leaves a slight lacing on the sides.

Smell: bready, caramel malts, some fruits

Taste: strong bread and caramel malts upfront, slight notes of fruit. backside is taken over by bitter chocolate. I am bigger fan of it up until the chocolate

Mouthfeel: pretty light and smooth, slight lingering chocolate bitterness.

Overall: This is a decent one. not overwhelmed by it. I think it would improve with out the chocolate taste at the end.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2013 22:40:07 | More by SportsandJorts
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RayOhioFelton

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

04-16-2013 15:42:43 | More by RayOhioFelton
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avschmitt

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +2%

04-09-2013 15:17:02 | More by avschmitt
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devinmah

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

04-06-2013 15:30:58 | More by devinmah
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Sparky44

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

03-24-2013 23:32:44 | More by Sparky44
Short's The Magician from Short's Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 323 ratings.