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Short's Lil' Wheezy - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

84 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 84
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tectactoe on 07-15-2013)
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Gtg642, Today at 02:18 AM
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4.1/5  rDev +7.9%

Big persistent head, off-white. Beautiful amber with red-ochre tones. Brilliant clarity.

Aggressive hop bitterness, surprising, though the label boasts "highly hopped." High hop aromas, resinous and spicy, only a low sweetness. Med-low malt aroma, primarily biscuity and toasty. Hops are dominant. Hard, minerally water aroma. Very clean and dry.

Hops are restrained in the taste, creating a nice balance with the grain bill. Clean, toasty, and biscuity malt, some sweetness. Hop flavor is medium, mostly bitter. No detectable esters, phenols, or caramels, just a bitter, dry hop and malt bill creating a crisp, if slightly low-bodied flavor.

As mentioned above, the bitterness is med-high, very dry, with a light body, though there's a slight fullness from the malts. Med-low carbonation, though the bitterness creates a some puckering which I initially mistook for carbonation. Alcohol is undetectable except for some warming.

Really a tasty beer, a highly hopped Amber lager that doesn't lose sight of balance even with its unconventional hopping. Too hoppy in the aroma, and a bit too bitter/light in body.

JamesShoemaker, Today at 12:30 AM
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Short's Lil' Wheezy from Short's Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.