1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Short's Rich In The Dirt - Short's Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Short's Rich In The Dirt
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
84
good

15 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 15
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 9.19%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: drabmuh on 06-03-2011)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 15 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of drabmuh
drabmuh

Maryland

3.45/5  rDev -6.8%

"Belgian Tripel w/ Belgian candy sugar" -- overall a mediocre tripel but drinkable.

Beer is yellow to golden with a thin white head of small bubbles, completely clear.

Aroma is sweet and yeasty with a mild breadiness to it. Smells good.

Beer is thin and watery with a mild sweetness up front, no hop character and an overall dryness on the finish. I'd definitely have more but a little more bitterness on the end would have made this beer better. Ease up on the sweetness and a little more body. Decent, not great.

06-03-2011 19:32:04 | More by drabmuh
Photo of mothman
mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

12-24-2012 21:50:20 | More by mothman
Photo of Huhzubendah
Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

On draft at Churchkey in D.C.

The beer is a clear, golden hue with a small head that leaves a fair bit of lacing on the snifter.

The aroma brings sweetness, alcohol, light citrus, and yeast.

The flavor is too sweet for my liking, though the beer itself isn't bad, per se. The body is on the thin side as well. This recipe needs a few tweaks before I would try it again. There are many better tripels available, and this one didn't do anything unusual or remarkable for me, as is often the case with Short's.

06-16-2011 22:33:48 | More by Huhzubendah
Photo of warnerry
warnerry

Michigan

3.43/5  rDev -7.3%

Notes from summer 2011

A - Pours a clear orange-tinged golden brown with two fingers of off-white head. Decent retention and some lacing.

S - Smells like rock candy and a bit of Belgian yeast. Sweetness dominates.

T - Very sweet up front, followed by bread and caramel malts and a very faint hop presence.. Sweetness is a bit overwhelming. Some alcohol is apparent.

M - Full, palate-coating mouthfeel is a bit sticky.

O - Some good flavors, but too sweet to really want too much of this.

03-31-2012 23:11:55 | More by warnerry
Photo of david131
david131

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

A- A slightly hazy orange liquid with a thin white head.

S- Bananas, white grapes, bread, apples, and a Belgian kick. Definitely has a sweet aroma to it.

T- Very sweet caramel with some bananas, grapes, bread, apples, and candy. Sweet and boozy.

M- Very sweet and cloying. Leaves some heat. Perhaps a bit undercarbonated.

O- With the intense sweetness, this is a bit of a sipper.

07-01-2011 23:56:09 | More by david131
Photo of WeisGuy
WeisGuy

New York

4/5  rDev +8.1%

12-04-2011 23:31:18 | More by WeisGuy
Photo of JohnnieNepal
JohnnieNepal

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

02-22-2013 21:47:48 | More by JohnnieNepal
Photo of szmnnl99
szmnnl99

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.1%

08-23-2013 23:52:03 | More by szmnnl99
Photo of Drk93TT
Drk93TT

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

01-01-2014 20:35:17 | More by Drk93TT
Photo of Slay40
Slay40

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.1%

08-17-2013 19:53:57 | More by Slay40
Photo of SportsandJorts
SportsandJorts

Virginia

3.14/5  rDev -15.1%

Appearance: orangish yellow color. Good clarity. Small whitish head that fades quickly

Smell: candi-sugar. Belgian yeast. Some fruitiness. Comes off a little strange though

Taste: starts off with some Belgian character. Belgian yeast , wheat mixed with candi sugar. Then comes some odd fruitiness that actually isn't so bad. But the second half of each sip is just loaded with alcohol.

Mouthfeel: fairly astringent alcohol. Otherwise a fairly medium body

Overall: this beer has potential as a off side good trippel but the alcohol just dominates the beer when it should be more subdued

08-23-2013 19:36:01 | More by SportsandJorts
Photo of AlMarzo
AlMarzo

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.1%

02-09-2013 11:46:19 | More by AlMarzo
Photo of Shatter
Shatter

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.1%

09-13-2013 21:41:17 | More by Shatter
Photo of BHansen214
BHansen214

Michigan

3/5  rDev -18.9%

08-22-2012 20:29:18 | More by BHansen214
Photo of bier78
bier78

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

10-15-2012 13:38:53 | More by bier78
Short's Rich In The Dirt from Short's Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.