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Cornholio - Short's Brewing Company

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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 18.77%
Wants: 21
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DannyDan on 07-10-2011)
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Reviews by SammyDavisJrJrJr:
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SammyDavisJrJrJr

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle held at refrigerated temperatures since July, into the old Sam Adams perfect pint glass. Listening to Cave songs on YouTube...

A - Rich dark brown body with amber tints, topped by two solid fingers of tan head. Good retention and lacing.

S - Hops, sweeter coffee and slightly astringent roasted malts are quite dominating in the nose, making me have to work to pick up the various additives. The plums and horehound really do add a nice minty-sweetness, complimenting the slowly emerging almond notes.

T - Overall, this beer manages a pretty good balance on the palate, considering how aggressive the roasted malt and resin/spicey hops are. Almond nuttiness, dark chocolate, and dark fruit notes account for the sweetening flavors. The finish is quite clean for a beer of this size, minerally with a slight tang.

D - Definitely one that needs to be served at around 50F. When it was all said and done, I found myself enjoying this beer, but at the same time surprised by how straightforward it ended up tasting.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2011 22:15:06 | More by SammyDavisJrJrJr
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3.46/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-darl brown color with a nice light tan head with some lacing

S-dark roasted malt, plums, brown sugar,spices

T-dark roasted malt, brown sugar, chocolate, tart grapes, slight bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth, but a little tart and astringent

O-certainly different, not bad, but would not seek it out

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2.04/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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Smells like flat, warm root beer mixed with a touch of red wine. Not so appealing. The nice thing is the aroma isn't too strong.

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Mouthfeel a little thin.

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Michigan

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Michigan

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Excited to have a Shorts/DFH/FFF collaboration beer! Poured into a pint glass

A: Aggressive pour yields 1/2 finger of brown head with poor retention - better retention please. Nearly opaque DARK brown.
S: Clean roasted grain, slight fruity sweet edge. Interesting, but not terribly complex.
T: Interesting. Fruity, a bit tart and slightly wild. Improves with warmth/time and grows on me. Dark chocolate notes in aftertaste. Quite nice and unique. Slight cough syrup flavor is a negative. A bit medicinally bitter, like aspirin.
M: Opens and closes dry. A bit tart or wild, brett? A tad thin.
O: Enjoyable. I wouldn't buy 6, but I might order a second. Proof that a collaboration between three great brewers doesn't always produce beer that is equal to or 3x greater than those produced by the brewers working alone.

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The cornholio is a good beer....got to try thank to my bro-in-law friend....Bill....Thanks Bill!!! The beer poured a dark opaque with thin offwhite head that is not leaving much lace. A nice roast scent. The taste is what is interesting....the body is light with smooth carbonation. There is a dark fruit hoppyness at the start and then a mild malt/roast finish. Overall it is a tasty beer and the 7%abv is un-noticable....which means danger.

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4.1/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled 7/2/2011. Pours an almost pitch black hazy dark brown color with a nice 2 finger dense tan head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Some nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big plum, chocolate, peppercorn, caramel, molasses, herbal, floral, roasted malt, toast, bread, and earthy spiciness. Very nice and unique aromas; with good balance and complexity. Taste of big chocolate, roasted malt, toast, pepper, biscuit, caramel, raisin, floral, plum, herbal, and earthy spices. Fair amount of peppery bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of chocolate, roasted malt, pepper, toast, dark fruit, caramel, and herbal spiciness. Great balance and complexity of flavors; very pleasant and enjoyable, given the unique ingredients used. Medium carbonation and body; with a fairly creamy and slightly slick mouthfeel. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming after the finish noticed. Overall this is a great Baltic porter! Nice robust and balanced flavors, with good complexity; and very smooth to drink. Really enjoyed this one, and I am glad I got a chance to try it.

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Cornholio from Short's Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.