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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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jmunsters

Michigan

3.35/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewing this "streaming" in order.

A - Light pour yields a deep brown, red, and purple non-transparent brew with a finger and a half head that dissipates slow leaving a fairly nice lacing.

S - Uh oh. Smells like silage just getting near it... It may be a combination of the corn and a chocolate with malts and plums, but it's definitely coming off as a slight garbage smell.

T - Much better than the smell. A lot of chocolate and roasted malt taste. A nice roasted corn taste finishes it off. I'm missing the plums here. Was hoping to top it off sour. Actually reminds me a lot of their Black Licorice Lager in a different way of course.

M - Very smooth and incredibly drinkable. Mild carbonation and a really great balance. Drinks like a lager, feels like a porter.

D - I picked this up as a mix 6 on a visit to the brew pub. I was pretty excited for this and while it didn't live up to all I had hoped and dreamed, I'm still finding it quite enjoyable. Glad I picked up a couple.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2011 00:14:42 | More by jmunsters
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S-dark roasted malt, plums, brown sugar,spices

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

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