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Beach Wheat - Short's Brewing Company

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132 Ratings
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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 14.04%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHobo on 08-03-2009)
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Reviews by Lauthaha:
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Lauthaha

Michigan

2.65/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a tulip glass.

Appearance: Beer is a faded golden colour with absolutely no head. So far, very uninviting.

Smell: Do you remember in high school how you used to make out with drunk girls who just a) drank twelve wine coolers and b) vomited the entire contents of their stomachs into your best friend's bed? That's all I can think of when I smell this. Sour apple and rotting wood. Perhaps a tinge of B.O. Metal? Why, Shorts?

Taste: Well, thankfully it's an improvement over the smell. Some sour apple, apricot, a slight white wine taste, mellow wheatiness, honey. Lots going on, but far too sour for my own personal taste.

Mouthfeel: Light carbonation, bubbles up much like your standard pilsner, then fades away to nothingness finishing daringly dry. The best attribute of this beer.

Overall: Slightly less than average. My fiancee really likes the flavor, I say it's too sour. We'll call this a draw.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2011 04:09:23 | More by Lauthaha
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S - Banana peels, spices, lemon grass.

T - Yeast, wheat, bread, some spices. Light bodied mouthfeel - somewhat flat.

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Beach Wheat from Short's Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.