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Short's Sour Puss - Short's Brewing Company

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Short's Sour Puss
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BA SCORE
83
good

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: crossovert on 01-01-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of crossovert
4.1/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Draft @ Slows. This one is freakin delicous.

It is a clearish dark red with a foamy short-lived head.

Aroma is funky and sour, lots of sour fruits like cherries and lemons.

The flavor is great, a good dose of acidic vinegar to go with a puckering cherry lemon combo. Nice sourness. Sweet but not too sweet.

It has a perfect mouthfeel and it is extremely drinkable.

A solid one.

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.56/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Brew33
3.33/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on-tap at Slow's bbq in Detroit. Served in a pint glass?

It is a very dark red with a very thin ring of off-white bubbles on top. The smell is sour! Big acetic notes. I have no idea if this beer spent anytime in wood but if it did, it wasn't very evident. Acetic more so than lactic sour. Dark malts, Cherries, and a little bit of vinegar. The mouthfeel was heavy for the style and the carbonation was very low.

Overall, not a great beer but not bad. It's great to see more sours out there, especially on tap in a restaurant.

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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2/5  rDev -45.4%

Short's Sour Puss from Short's Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.