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Bludgeon Yer Eye PA - Short's Brewing Company

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Bludgeon Yer Eye PABludgeon Yer Eye PA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

222 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 222
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.47%
Wants: 6
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dudecandle on 10-19-2010)
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TreyIsWilson

Michigan

3.91/5  rDev +1.3%

A - Pours a very dark brown with a two-finger oamy white head. Heavy lacing.

S - Big scent of citrus and roasted malts. Awesome smelling beer.

T - Citrus is right upfront. Dark roasted malt follow. Hops come through in the finish producing a nice earthiness.

M - Medium bodied with high carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel with a dry finish.

O - Very nice beer. One of the most balanced black IPAs I've had. Very drinkable with some nice bold flavors.

01-05-2014 05:17:58 | More by TreyIsWilson
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BHansen214

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

01-04-2014 23:11:42 | More by BHansen214
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dirtydisk

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

01-03-2014 04:35:40 | More by dirtydisk
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dfillius

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

01-02-2014 03:38:17 | More by dfillius
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TasteTester

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-02-2014 00:51:52 | More by TasteTester
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HopHeadHerman

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-30-2013 17:59:33 | More by HopHeadHerman
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amishbooze

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-30-2013 01:48:39 | More by amishbooze
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core42

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

12-29-2013 01:43:24 | More by core42
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MichPaul

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-27-2013 04:56:41 | More by MichPaul
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Ohiovania

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-26-2013 19:49:11 | More by Ohiovania
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.68/5  rDev -4.7%

Jet black in color and no light is going to get through. A minimal wisp of beige foam. The hops are dominant in the aroma but there's almost a bit of a sweetness as opposed to bitterness. The taste is pretty sweet from the dark malt at the front of the palate and then followed quickly with an intense bitterness from the hops. That has some true staying power. The mouthfeel is pretty smooth with the bitterness really prickling your tongue.

12-23-2013 03:56:33 | More by Franziskaner
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Ri0

Wisconsin

3.93/5  rDev +1.8%

poured 12oz bottle into snifter.

A - Pours a dark coffee color with some brown mixed in and big 3 finger tan head. The head fades and leaves behind rings of lacing.

S - Juicy, citrus, and earthy hops mixed with a nice roasted malt aroma.

T - Starts off with citrus hops, grapefruit bitter and earthy hop notes. Roasted and smoked malts blend in nicely. Finish is a fruity bitter.

M - Medium-full bodied with good carbonation. Feels smooth, bitter and dry.

O - Very nice Black IPA from Shorts that is on par with some of the better offerings in WI.

12-21-2013 02:02:02 | More by Ri0
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MaddGeneral

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

12-16-2013 06:37:02 | More by MaddGeneral
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Brewsed

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-13-2013 18:46:42 | More by Brewsed
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gashmoney

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

12-11-2013 01:41:55 | More by gashmoney
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Alextricity

Michigan

4.11/5  rDev +6.5%

Bottled 11/08/13 (?) and poured into a shaker pint. Part of a $10 Mix-a-Six at Fairway Sav-Mor in Eastpointe, Michigan.

Appearance: Crystal clear ruby black with a creamy sand colored head on top. Incredible sip-for-sip lacing. Perfect in my book.

Smell: Holy hops, they aren't fooling around with this beer. Massive pine and earthy notes, with citrus undertones. A slight roastiness, but that super hoppy smell doesn't match its dark color.

Taste/feel: More of those hops. Tastes nothing like a black ale to me until the beer reaches the middle of the mouth and on the finish, when the roasty bitterness couples with the hops. A pretty damn bitter beer, so prepare yourself. Very dry, resinous, pleasant lingering hoppiness on the finish. Medium body with a medium carbonation, making this a pretty easy drinking beer, even with the lack of balance. Tasty stuff. Additionally, is this beer seriously 5%? It feels like it could easily be about 7%. I find it incredible that this beer's ABV is what it is.

12-10-2013 16:43:31 | More by Alextricity
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kyle86

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-05-2013 22:16:16 | More by kyle86
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miwestcoaster

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-02-2013 03:16:43 | More by miwestcoaster
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EtOHMD

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-01-2013 00:22:56 | More by EtOHMD
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Kerrie

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.3%

11-29-2013 06:54:31 | More by Kerrie
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Moses_Malone

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-27-2013 22:57:31 | More by Moses_Malone
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bob_d_j

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-27-2013 20:47:47 | More by bob_d_j
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Tracker83

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

11-27-2013 12:26:18 | More by Tracker83
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alelover

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-27-2013 04:45:30 | More by alelover
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HardyA

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-27-2013 00:43:27 | More by HardyA
Bludgeon Yer Eye PA from Short's Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 222 ratings.