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Cornholio - Short's Brewing Company

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103 Ratings
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 18.54%
Wants: 19
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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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

danwho, Jun 06, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

resistdefy, May 26, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

danp14, May 11, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

gueuzegossage, May 09, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -50.8%

CheapBeerBuzz, May 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

RonnieRotten, Apr 22, 2012
Photo of Rhettroactive
2.05/5  rDev -42.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

From 12oz bottle to Bruges hybrid glass on 4/7/12
*From notes

A: Ashy tree bark brown. A good pour yields a two finger head. Moderate retention. Minor collar and lacing.

S: Rusted metal that has somehow sprouted red fruit.

T: What a shocker: a Short's beer that tastes odd. It's like they were aiming to make a sour without the wild yeast. Der....just do it then. There's a sharp char to the brew, that's met by a wholly unwanted tang on the back end. Not coming together for me. And as it warms, a (not so) lovely mix of tobacco and Carolina BBQ sauce find their way onto my tongue.

M: The carbonation cuts my palate like a street thug yielding a shank. too many bubbles, not nearly enough finesse.

O: If this beer was a person, it'd be the kid in the corner who shat himself, then proceeded to stick his finger in his "Cornholio" and smell it.

I think you get the point.

Rhettroactive, Apr 12, 2012
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2/5  rDev -43.8%

bsuedekum, Apr 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

TimP2115, Mar 20, 2012
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2/5  rDev -43.8%

beerhan, Mar 14, 2012
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3.53/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Black pour with more than two fingers of brown head. The foamy head leaves behind beautiful lacing and retention.

S: Considering everything this beer was brewed with...it really only smells like a baltic porter. Roasted malts, chocolate, and some other misplaced aromas.

T: The taste is not the same story. Baltic porter is definitely the base, but some really strange other flavors are there as well. Fruits and spices mostly. I don't really understand all the random stuff that went into this beer, but I don't hate it. I don't think it's great, but certainly interesting.

MF: Heavy body with a nice amount of carbonation. Drinkability is a tad low.

O: I got this as an extra in a trade and I'm surely glad I tried it. I highly doubt I would jump to get another, but it was interesting. I wish I knew what any of the ingredients of this beer tasted like so I could tell what they lended to the beer.

russwbeck, Mar 10, 2012
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2/5  rDev -43.8%

enelson, Mar 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

MIP229, Mar 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

alamode, Feb 26, 2012
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4.78/5  rDev +34.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A: Dark brown in color with almost no light coming through. One finger light mocha colored head, with good retention and lacing.

S: Plums are very present. Slight chocolate notes and brown sugar. A faint hint of popcorn. And very faint vinegar aroma. Still pretty good, although different, aroma.

T: Slight chocolate upfront with a touch of toffee. Big plums with slight raisin notes in the middle. Finishing with a slight popcorn flavor.

M: Medium light body. Lower carbonation. A touch creamy. Good mouth coating.

O: definitely glad I had it. Pretty damn good

jaysephx69, Feb 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

xnicknj, Feb 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

chrispoint, Feb 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

OldIronLungs, Feb 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

bishocr, Feb 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

trginter, Feb 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

acurtis, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of Hopdaemon39
4.15/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at Lord Hobo.. Poured a black color with a one finger light mocha head; Good retention and lacing.

Smell is not particularly strong- almost like guineas except more robust. Definitely smells of malt and yeast; sweet but a little sharp.

Tastes like an Irish stout- very malty with a little bit if a dry finish. A little smoky.

The mouthfeel is also like a stout- washes over the tongue pretty easily with a tingle of carbonation.

Hopdaemon39, Feb 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

TCJosh, Jan 31, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

ucsbmullet, Jan 29, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

avaldivia, Jan 27, 2012
Cornholio from Short's Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.