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Short's Key Lime Pie - Short's Brewing Company

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427 Ratings
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Ratings: 427
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 20.58%
Wants: 135
Gots: 41 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jrallen34 on 02-21-2010)
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redleg64

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

09-03-2012 00:51:41 | More by redleg64
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BeerHunter76

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

08-31-2012 20:41:07 | More by BeerHunter76
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev +15.9%

08-30-2012 22:43:31 | More by kjkinsey
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Savearth

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -56.5%

08-29-2012 23:07:02 | More by Savearth
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beergorrilla

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

08-29-2012 20:13:09 | More by beergorrilla
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bsuedekum

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

08-29-2012 00:39:57 | More by bsuedekum
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SirDalton


4/5  rDev +15.9%

08-28-2012 01:19:13 | More by SirDalton
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1Adam12

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

08-27-2012 03:32:30 | More by 1Adam12
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amart80

Missouri

4/5  rDev +15.9%

08-24-2012 20:14:27 | More by amart80
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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.45/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Thanks to MikeTD to sending this beer. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a slightly hazy copper hue with a nice one finger head that fades almost immediately. a couple big, chunky whitish brown particles were floating at the top of, which I scooped out when I poured; marshmallow or graham cracker chunks. No head retention or side lacing.

S - So this EXPLODES with key lime aromas. Its worth noting, when I bury my nose in it I get more of a coppery type beer with grains, however, when I Swirl and take a wiff from a foot or so away I smell key lime pie. Great lime notes, crushed graham crackers, and light marshmallow type sweetness. Dont get any creamy lacto though.

T - This is tough to judge for me. So, theres more of that tasty, tart key lime that fades almost immediately to a strong slightly burnt graham cracker. The fact that theres a very faint lacto creamy tasty in the middle is what bumps this up to a 3.5 for me. Barely.

M - Mouthfeel is nice. Super tart, which is to be expected. Slightly creamy, lowerish carbonation but that keylime sensation keeps this from feeling flat.

O - I really, really wanted to like this beer but that burnt graham cracker on the aroma and especially on the back of the taste kind of ruined it for me.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2012 17:22:10 | More by rudzud
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BHansen214

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

08-22-2012 20:28:35 | More by BHansen214
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Drk93TT

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

08-21-2012 02:27:03 | More by Drk93TT
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birchstick

Colorado

3.43/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - pours a copper, caramel color without much of a head on it

S - the nose has lime, cinnamon pie crust, and vanilla all weaving together, with the lime being the strongest scent

T - starts off with sweet lime flavors up front. The limes hold strong through the palate. A little bit of crust and vanilla show up toward the middle and back, but the lime overpowers it. Interesting beer here.

M - a little watery and medium bodied

D - overall this is an interesting beer. I like trying new concepts, and key lime pie conceptualized as a beer is new to me. I would definitely recommend it as I think Shorts pulled it off well and it is also not your run of the mill style.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2012 00:53:02 | More by birchstick
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mzeld

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

08-19-2012 00:06:16 | More by mzeld
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rjl910953

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

08-18-2012 05:43:06 | More by rjl910953
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Pat316

Michigan

4/5  rDev +15.9%

08-17-2012 12:56:39 | More by Pat316
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MSEGUIN

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

08-03-2012 02:57:27 | More by MSEGUIN
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I traded for a six pack of this because my wife loved it at EBF one year. Review from notes sampled spring 2011.
Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a bone white head that has great retention. Smells of lime, bread, caramel, and tartness. The flavor is tart with the lime dominating the taste. Bready malts and a hint of caramel round out the flavor. Medium to light body with a more than spirited level of carbonation and a tart sugary mouthfeel. I tried this at EBF and thought it was so much better than this bottled version! I swear I could taste meringue when I first tried this, but this bottled version lacks the wow factor of our initial taste of this beer. I'm not sure how fresh these bottles were.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2012 00:58:57 | More by johnnnniee
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GeezLynn

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

07-10-2012 00:12:05 | More by GeezLynn
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks TheSevenDuffs!

Appearance. Pours a cloudy deep gold-amber with 2+ fingers of sticky, bubbly, pale yellow head.

Smell. Sweet graham crackers while I was pouring, but not as much from the glass. Some tart citrus and light grains.

Taste. Tart and sweet limes, some caramel and toast. This isn't bad at all.

Mouthfeel. Medium+ body, medium-strong carbonation.

Overall. What can I say, they made a beer taste like key lime pie. Actually tasted just fine ...as long as you're expecting it to taste like key lime pie anyways.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2012 01:13:56 | More by Rutager
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

06-10-2012 21:33:55 | More by hopsolutely
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

2.23/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Appearance: It has semi-cloudy orange/amber color to it. It has a thick extremely bubbly off-white head that dies down quite fast and leaves minimal lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitly give out hints of lime, lactose, bready notes and vinegar.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a very straight forward sweetness and sourness from the lime and lactose along with some bready notes from the graham cracker and that off putting vinegar taste.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a decent overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with ok flavors and aromas. This one is definitely not for me, I don't even think i'll be able to finish the bottle and that's rare!

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2012 21:22:20 | More by SebD
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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev +15.9%

05-13-2012 21:32:12 | More by klipper
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Skye1024

Indiana

1.5/5  rDev -56.5%

05-12-2012 19:54:11 | More by Skye1024
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Zaphog

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

05-06-2012 02:32:36 | More by Zaphog
Short's Key Lime Pie from Short's Brewing Company
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