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Honey Badger - Short's Brewing Company

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85 Ratings
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.12%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Double India Black Ale brewed with orange blossom honey

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-11-2013)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to tectactoe Short's has been constantly on-deck for the past couple weeks as I've thinned the ranks. Time for another reaping. 12 oz. bottle with a cultural reference I keep seeing but I'm never going to bother to look up.

Pour is the love child between black & ladybug red. Attendant carbonation is low. The nose is a cup of coffee that's been spilled into the top of the Christmas tree & just dripped onto the neutral carpet. Interesting.

Honey Badger is damn aggressive & if that's the reference, it's hit the target. Coffee claws its way through the roof of my mouth & right up into my upper nasal cavity: damn. Piney hops get fifth or sixth fiddle. Plinky sweetness right at the end. Lack of complexity & the finishing sweet (honey?) makes this a nice sipper I could drink through a straw.

Simple, direct, tasty. Not earth-shaking, but a good, solid beer.

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Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass

Appearance is a very dark brown with a small amount of tan head that dissipates quickly.

Smell is delicious, a nice mix of floral and citrus hops, sweet notes of honey, as well as roasted malts.

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Honey Badger from Short's Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.