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Short's Brewing Company

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Short's Brewing CompanyShort's Brewing Company
BA SCORE
100
world-class

169 Ratings
Ratings: 169
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.53%
Active Beers: 208
Beer Ratings: 18,556
Beer Avg: 3.76
Taps: 20
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

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

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @shortsbrewing

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Reviews by Mark1125:
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Mark1125

Michigan

4.9/5  rDev +7.2%

I stand by my statement that Michigan has outstanding breweries. Short's is no different. A little off the beaten path, but definately worth the trip. My girlfriend and I were on vacation in Traverse City and took the 45 minute drive to visit Short's.

We walked in around 4:00 on a Thursday afternoon and it was pretty empty. They have a walk up counter for you to place your order. I went up planning to order my usual Huma Lupa, but the bartender offered up some samples (free) of other beers she thought I might like. One of them was Kind Ale which I thought was a phenomanal beer. I ordered a pint of that while I perused the other options. Next was a sampler including Huma Bourbon, key lime, and some other ones. Short's is never shy about trying unique beers. not all of them hit, but more often than not, I like what they do.

If you are looking for a large menu, don't. They are limited to sandwhiches, salads, and pizza. I had a sandhwhich and it was very good. Lets face it though...you come here for the beer.

The service was first rate. From the knowledgeable and very friendly bartenders, to the attentive busstaff who was always around to clean up the table, to the manager who took us through for a tour of the brewery. We felt welcome.

The prices are also very reasonable with most pints available for $3. A little more for premium pours.

We left as the brewery got pretty busy towards the evening hours. I left with a full belly, drank some very good beers, and had a great time. Even left with t-shirts and a few 6 packs for home.

I was very impressed on all fronts.

11-05-2011 19:34:05 | More by Mark1125
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If you're in the area it's a place you definitely need to visit, by far the best atmosphere, food, and beer combination in a brew pub.

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Short's Brewing Company in Bellaire, MI
100 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.