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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

186 Ratings
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Ratings: 186
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 8
Gots: 13 | 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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle dated 09/24/14

Bottle pours with a beautiful dark golden, almost orange color and a one finger, slowly dissipating white head. The beer leaves solid lacing as well.

Aroma is a healthy dose of clean lager yeast, along with some stale, vague orange/citrus and earthiness.

Taste follows the aroma, joined by the some sweetness from the orange/citrus mid taste. Lager characteristics dominate the finish as it warms.

Mouthfeel is medium (surprising for a lager) and carbonation is on the medium-high end. Bitterness is on the high end. This beer is crisp.

Overall, I was disappointed in this Short's offering, especially after the high bar they had set with Alien Einstein and MMMKay. The lager aspects of this beer really outshined the hops, and the orange addition did not help matters in this case.

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Short's Beard Of Zeus from Short's Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 186 ratings.