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Superfluid - Short's Brewing Company

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127 Ratings
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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.47%
Wants: 6
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zaphog on 06-14-2013)
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webmanspidey

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-05-2014 14:50:21 | More by webmanspidey
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QuadriderMX

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-28-2014 02:42:49 | More by QuadriderMX
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mikerap100

Michigan

5/5  rDev +21.4%

06-23-2014 07:04:24 | More by mikerap100
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BeerMeBro720

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-18-2014 01:51:14 | More by BeerMeBro720
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andreizm

California

4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

06-14-2014 16:45:45 | More by andreizm
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mtomlins

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-06-2014 18:35:20 | More by mtomlins
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JamesShoemaker

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-05-2014 11:55:17 | More by JamesShoemaker
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-31-2014 16:42:22 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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andrewjraab

Michigan

3.94/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear golden yellow with good clarity. Some wispy lace, but zero head retention. Smells amazing - huge bouquet of flowers, fruity, resinous, malty. Taste follows - big bitter hop forward bruising the palate. Balanced with some malts, but the astringent drying mouth feel takes over. Overall, this is a solid DIPA from Shorts.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2014 03:10:07 | More by andrewjraab
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astronautjones

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-29-2014 23:55:40 | More by astronautjones
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Agentveba

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-26-2014 20:15:37 | More by Agentveba
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rjcoy06

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

05-25-2014 17:35:12 | More by rjcoy06
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-23-2014 23:48:59 | More by jbaker67
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15%

05-23-2014 23:25:40 | More by dfhhead25
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jiggidy

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

05-22-2014 02:20:20 | More by jiggidy
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-19-2014 20:52:40 | More by PA-Michigander
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.95/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - pours a golden orange glowing hazed color with a nice finger of white head with steady yet thin lacing.

S - Delicious citrus mix with sweet malty caramel. Definitely some resinous orange and lemon rinds.

T - Wow. Big resinous and mango flavor. Lots of sweet alcohol astringency. Odd sweetness that I presume to be a combination of the alcohol and the malt sweetness (honey like). Overall quite good but the alcoho/honey sweetness at the finish is a bit offputting.

M - mediumish bodied with fairly song carbonation. Overall quite drinkable (aside from that alcohol)

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 23:01:13 | More by MacQ32
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

3.33/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: a deep but dull golden orange. completely hazy and opaque. a small white head that fades quickly and leaves nothing behind

Smell: mango, papaya, and other juicy tropical fruits. pine and resiny hops. a fair amount of sweetness but not much too it.

Taste: opens with papaya quickly cut by hop resin. lots of tropical fruits including mango, and pine. backend has some sweetness, maybe some honey. super resiny hops. some alcohol.

Mouthfeel: medium body, lots of lingering resiny bitterness. and a fairly bit of warmth

Overall: lots of great tropical fruits but a bit too much of an intense hop resin for me. also the alcohol and associated heat for me in the style

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2014 22:54:45 | More by SportsandJorts
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elliott1184

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-17-2014 21:28:22 | More by elliott1184
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DanGeo

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -9%

05-17-2014 10:58:09 | More by DanGeo
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CMUbrew

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-17-2014 02:42:48 | More by CMUbrew
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bozodogbreath

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-11-2014 03:53:08 | More by bozodogbreath
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-11-2014 02:29:34 | More by Sammy
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maximum12

Minnesota

3.65/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's Short's time, which means another bottle from the fast-vanishing pile sent me by tectactoe. 12 oz. bottle of stuff I wish I'd had when my car starting gushing oil from a punctured oil pan last week. But I digress. Nastily.

The pour is thoroughbred IPA orange, plenty of zizazz. Nose is fruity without being offensive to the style: orange juice, lemon, citrus with a bite. I like the bus schedule, so let's hop on.

Superfluid is dripping. Taste aside, the brew is leaking wet hops all over my man cave floor (covered, of course, in tastefully neutral carpeting). No dankness....but it's a mystery. How can a beery liquid feel more wet than the previous beery liquid? I'll be thinking about that at 4AM. Taste hews to more standard IIPA territory: hops bring a handful of mild earthiness, moderate bitterness, mixed gift basket of sweet tropical fruits, ending with a solid bite of pine. One bottle? Keine problem.

Stabbing bitterness cut with sweet light fruits make for a good beer that I'm sucking down in a hurry. Hop wetness is the high point here.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 02:25:08 | More by maximum12
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mattvandyk

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-08-2014 23:47:26 | More by mattvandyk
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Superfluid from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.