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Short's Raisin Apollo - Short's Brewing Company

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107 Ratings
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 21.28%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 05-31-2011)
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Ratings: 107 | Reviews: 33 | Display Reviews Only:
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jmich24

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

11-30-2012 04:44:56 | More by jmich24
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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2%

10-29-2012 00:42:29 | More by ssimpson89
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LaChupacabra

California

2/5  rDev -41.7%

10-27-2012 04:54:11 | More by LaChupacabra
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rolandboy

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

10-20-2012 03:33:31 | More by rolandboy
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TCgoalie

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

10-18-2012 01:34:28 | More by TCgoalie
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev +2%

10-15-2012 23:47:49 | More by ROGUE16
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bsuedekum

Missouri

3/5  rDev -12.5%

10-12-2012 01:04:32 | More by bsuedekum
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Gtg642

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +2%

09-21-2012 22:48:34 | More by Gtg642
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kawilliams81

Illinois

2.6/5  rDev -24.2%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Half Acre tulip.

A- Pours a dark copper with a 1 finger light tan head. Small blotches and bubbles on the glass.

S- Citrus, pine and grape juice.

T- Sweet caramel malts, citrus and pine bitterness, plum and grape juice.

M- Medium body and carbonation. Slight dry with a astringent after taste that lingers.

O- Raisins in a IPA doesn't sound good and it isn't. Take the raisins out and this is probably a good dipa.

09-13-2012 01:27:25 | More by kawilliams81
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BrkfstOfChmpns

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

09-11-2012 21:42:01 | More by BrkfstOfChmpns
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birchstick

Colorado

3.6/5  rDev +5%

A - pours an orangish amber caramel color with a nice looking fluffy white head

S - nose consists of lots of floral, piney hops with a little bit of earthy onions in the mix

T - starts off with sweet raisin and grape flavors. These move on to a little bit of grain and cookie malts, but are quickly overtaken by bitter onion, pine, and juicy citrus hops. Ends with bitter hops and a little bit of hot booziness.

M - Full bodied and smooth; goes down well

D - overall, another unique, interesting beer by Shorts. The reasons weren't as noticeable as I had anticipated, but they worked well in the DIPA style, which I feel is a hard style to add anything to. Recommended if you can find it.

08-22-2012 22:18:46 | More by birchstick
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otto251068

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

07-14-2012 23:27:07 | More by otto251068
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RoamingGnome

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -12.5%

Thanks to Dr. K for the bottle. Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass. Served slightly chilled.

A) Deep amber with 2 fingers of off white head. This had good retention and decent lacing too. This was a pretty attractive beer.

S) Pine, light tropical fruit, and a sweet boozy aroma. Not bad...

T) I'm not sure about the golden raisin here. There is a different sweetness to this, which I assume is the raisin. This has a light tropical fruit mix in the flavor, and then punches you with booze, and a very unpleasant finish, and aftertaste. The nose had some pine, but the hops just wasn't as evident in the taste. This just does not come together from a taste standpoint for me personally.

M) Medium body, maybe heavier. Moderate amount of carbonation. This has an uncomfortable sting, along with a poor aftertaste, that stays around like an unwelcome guest.

O) This was not the beer for me. While not quite drain poor territory, it was dangerously close. Sorry, but I would not recommend.

06-30-2012 13:04:22 | More by RoamingGnome
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Dontcounttoday

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

06-09-2012 23:45:21 | More by Dontcounttoday
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GrindFatherBob

New York

4/5  rDev +16.6%

05-20-2012 15:25:56 | More by GrindFatherBob
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craytonic

District of Columbia

2.53/5  rDev -26.2%

Appearance: copper-brown pour, small head, little lacing
Smell: raisins and weird hops, as well as some off notes
Taste: possibly infected, very boozy with only a touch of raisins.
Mouthfeel: very boozy
Overall: Not enjoyable, these things are hit or miss.

05-15-2012 19:07:17 | More by craytonic
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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev +16.6%

05-13-2012 21:33:37 | More by klipper
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danp14

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +2%

05-11-2012 17:41:28 | More by danp14
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Mark000

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

05-11-2012 00:32:19 | More by Mark000
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zonker17

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

05-06-2012 01:01:14 | More by zonker17
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JDizzle

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

05-03-2012 21:56:09 | More by JDizzle
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mugsy62388

Georgia

4/5  rDev +16.6%

05-03-2012 01:01:04 | More by mugsy62388
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abanton

Michigan

4/5  rDev +16.6%

04-29-2012 22:42:34 | More by abanton
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atoulouk

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

04-27-2012 14:33:40 | More by atoulouk
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dtx00

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

04-26-2012 18:15:21 | More by dtx00
Short's Raisin Apollo from Short's Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.