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Short's Brewing Company

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Short's Brewing CompanyShort's Brewing Company

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 204
Beer Ratings: 17,502
Beer Avg: 3.75

Taps: 20 / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y

147 Ratings
Ratings: 147
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 8.59%
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

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

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Reviews by Mitchster:
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4.45/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Not having ever been to Bellaire, I had no idea where this place was, but I found it within about 20 seconds because it's right off the main strip.

The atmosphere is quite cool. I went there at about 6:00 on a friday night and there were 10 other people there, with about 20 there when I left at 7:30. The building is divided into the smoking section, which has an elevated stage and room for a dance floor and tables, and then the other side (the bar side) is non-smoking. That's forward thinking in my book. On the bar side, they have perhaps room for 15-20 at the bar, and comfy couches which would seat about 50-75 more. Everything except the furniture is wood and provides a nice natural decor.

Chad, the barkeep was exceptionally nice, calling us by our first name and chatting with us for a while. Met Joe, the owner and brewer and he was intrigued by my methodological dissection of his beer:) Nice guy...shot the shit about beer and life for a while. Told him about BA.

We tried 2 sandwiches, one was greek style, and the other was italian style. The breads are awesome and quite memorable.

I had 4 beers...The Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA, which was a great representation of the style...the Nicie Spicie, which is a wit hybrid fermented with ale yeast and brewed with tons of lemon and orange rind, pepper and coriander...The chocolate wheat was wonderful, which is kinda like a porter brewed with wheat and fermented with standard ale yeast...I also had the seasonal Double Chocolate Wheat, which is the chocolate wheat brewed with a shitload of cocoa...Quite rich and wonderful, reminding me of something between a Sam Adams Chocolate Bock and a Rogue Chocolate Stout.

I believe they had 9 brews on tap at this visit. All of the beers were excellent, including the sample of "The Soft Parade" which is brewed with 200 lbs of mixed berries. They were all cleanly fermented and unfiltered.

An excellent brewery with a very cool laid-back and friendly atmosphere make this a place that I will frequent again and would highly recommend to my friends.

06-05-2004 14:29:26 | More by Mitchster
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Short's Brewing Company in Bellaire, MI
100 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.