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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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Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -34.6%

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

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-18-2013 22:13:47 | More by FlyingHellfish
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Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

06-17-2013 01:23:30 | More by MgoJohnStamos
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Lare453

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-17-2013 00:16:14 | More by Lare453
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Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-17-2013 00:12:36 | More by Drk93TT
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GinsuDave

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-14-2013 21:31:55 | More by GinsuDave
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-14-2013 02:46:50 | More by SSchus87
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andrewjraab

Michigan

3.69/5  rDev -3.4%

A - Straw color, not much head, lots of carbonation.
S - Citrus, piney, dank, grass.
T - Citrus and piney hop smack, resin, bitter all the way through and not really balanced.
O - Decent, but not really digging the category much. Give me a IPA or give me a lager.

06-14-2013 02:46:16 | More by andrewjraab
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marcb105

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-14-2013 02:06:41 | More by marcb105
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Tlab3

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-12-2013 00:42:24 | More by Tlab3
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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-11-2013 18:36:34 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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IndyDad

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-11-2013 01:53:27 | More by IndyDad
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DRBiser

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-10-2013 17:25:33 | More by DRBiser
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-10-2013 17:24:52 | More by TheRuss9585
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superspak

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.7%

12 ounce bottle into lager glass, bottled on 5/3/2013. Pours slightly hazy golden amber color with a 1 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass; with some moderate streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of lemon zest, orange zest, grapefruit, tangerine, orange rind, floral, pine, grass, light honey, and floral earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of hop and orange rind notes; with a fair amount of malt balance and good strength. Taste of lemon, orange rind, orange zest, tangerine, floral, pine, grapefruit, grass, light honey, and floral earthiness. Good amount of earthy pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, citrus zest, citrus rind, floral, pine, grass, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of hop and orange rind flavors; with a light malt balance and light lingering bitterness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a crisp and very sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with no warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice session IPL. All around nice balance and complexity of hop and rind flavors; with plenty of flavor for 4.5% and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

06-10-2013 04:39:44 | More by superspak
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-09-2013 05:22:16 | More by TreyIsWilson
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szmnnl99

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-07-2013 22:53:34 | More by szmnnl99
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Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-07-2013 21:17:14 | More by Jas45678
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Missouri

4/5  rDev +4.7%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-05-2013 12:03:30 | More by BMart
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MichiganderHB

Michigan

3/5  rDev -21.5%

06-04-2013 11:58:23 | More by MichiganderHB
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srv33

Michigan

3.6/5  rDev -5.8%

A slightly cloudy golden pour with little lacing and a few larger bubles. Scent of very fragrant hops, grapefruit, orange, and a hint of lavender. Taste is predominately of a rather earthy hops, a bit of sweet citrus, and little else - which strikes me as unbalanced. I feel like this is predominately a brew that showcases the specific Zeus hops used in it and is therefore lacking in balance. I feel it would have been much better balanced with a bit more of a malt component. Mouthfeel has a bite from the beginning, but doesn't linger long and the carbonation is very light and fine. Overall an interesting brew, considering the hops, but I believe could use a second revision with better balance.

06-04-2013 02:31:19 | More by srv33
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-04-2013 02:02:58 | More by mjw1200
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Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -28%

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Virginia

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