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Short's Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.77/5
Based on:
167 Beers
19,080 Ratings
Place Score: 100
Ratings: 210
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: n/a
Taps: 20
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

121 N. Bridge Street
Bellaire, Michigan, 49615
United States
phone: (231) 498-2300

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Reviews by AylwinForbes:
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2.95/5  rDev -35.6%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2 | selection: 4 | food: 1.5

Dulcie and Aylwin's Big Beer Adventure Volume V targeted Shorts as our northernmost destination in Michigan. Have had the Huma Lupa prior and many have spoken highly; so the visit was one of those high-anticipation things.

The long and the Short, so to speak, disappointed. To be clear, and perhaps this is what really matters, the disappointment lay not in the beer, which is good, but in everything else, which was not. It's one of those things where you wonder what the place is trying to be: a real beer place or a ChuckeCheese catering to vacationing families.

When we arrived the bedlam was awful with kids and brats everywhere. We persevered and endured the rather annoying tradition of ordering everything at the bar. So there is a huge line for everyone except the lucky few who have seats at the bar - hotly contested.

I will commend the beer selection; besides the Huma Lupa that needs no introduction, there was a broad selection of variously-hopped pales of different hue, along with an impressive Bourbon Barrel Sustenance black lager. Some may enjoy the various essays in fruit, but we avoided those like the plague. Dulcie's fav was Stellar. No, not Artois.

Food very disappointing; the kitchen must be something like a fridge and a microwave. Anyone who makes a claim that this is good is violently misled.

I would like to return, out of season, to capture it in a more tranquil mode, where perhaps the true colors can be shown.

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4.43/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

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vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

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vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

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This is why i love that i live in the mitten.

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Short's Brewing Company in Bellaire, MI
100 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.