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Short's Beard Of Zeus - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

118 Ratings
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 6
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A super hopped American pale lager brewed exclusively with Zeus hops. The wet green dank aroma of the Zeus hops pour out of this beer with sweet hints of orange. Pleasant resiny hop essence dominate the flavor profile transitioning quickly to a bold bitterness that seems amplified due to the light clean lager finish

(Beer added by: TheBrewo on 05-15-2013)
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akttr

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -34.6%

06-03-2013 03:24:16 | More by akttr
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gashmoney

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -34.6%

06-22-2013 15:30:49 | More by gashmoney
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mattvandyk

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -34.6%

06-25-2013 22:29:24 | More by mattvandyk
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swtchuck

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -28%

06-04-2013 01:40:45 | More by swtchuck
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DTown

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.5%

07-06-2013 13:22:40 | More by DTown
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speedvagen

Ohio

3/5  rDev -21.5%

06-01-2013 11:21:00 | More by speedvagen
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MichiganderHB

Michigan

3/5  rDev -21.5%

06-04-2013 11:58:23 | More by MichiganderHB
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Pinche_Oso

California

3/5  rDev -21.5%

10-23-2013 03:41:16 | More by Pinche_Oso
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FrankHammer

Michigan

3/5  rDev -21.5%

10-21-2013 15:17:04 | More by FrankHammer
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DanGeo

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

05-18-2013 02:06:43 | More by DanGeo
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HardyA

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

05-25-2013 23:30:10 | More by HardyA
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MallyOMight

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

05-19-2013 12:24:14 | More by MallyOMight
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MMBrew

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

07-14-2013 02:25:53 | More by MMBrew
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GRPunk

Michigan

3.49/5  rDev -8.6%

Bottle poured into a Pilsener glass.

A- 2-finger, pillowy, white head. Slightly hazed, golden-straw body with moderate carbonation. Great retention at 1/4-finger, a little swirl coaxes more. Awesome stick, I'm a sucker for lace.

S- Hmmm. Very IPA-esque. Lots of citrus zest (orange with some lemon or grapefruit). Some pineapple. Light crackery malts.

T- Lots of citrus zest, almost pithy. Grapefruit. More sips and I get a lot of grainy malts. If the alternative is an American Pale Lager, cool, but I don't know. It doesn't really come together.

M- Medium-light feel, verging on thin. A little grainy, all the same.

O- I don't know. These hoppy, "session" beers don't seem to cut it. I love the idea of a session. Give me a malty English mild and I'm good. The hoppy versions don't deliver for me. It's kind of like some friends's first go at all-grain brewing many years ago. It came out like a hop-tea. Don't get me wrong. It's not bad (I'd score lower if that was the case), but I just don't get the new trend of hoppy, low ABV. At the pricing point, give me a Huma Lupa and call it good. The high hops need a better malt base in my estimation.

05-20-2013 02:56:40 | More by GRPunk
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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-26-2013 22:31:33 | More by ScottRansom
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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Michigan

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Colorado

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Florida

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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Short's Beard Of Zeus from Short's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.