Black Chai | Short's Brewing Company

Black ChaiBlack Chai
BA SCORE
3.48/5
94 Ratings
Black ChaiBlack Chai
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
shortsbrewing.com

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Black Chai is a sumptuous black ale that immediately entices the senses with aromas of dark specialty malts, cardamon, nutmeg, and ginger. The brew has a delicious creamy mouthfeel. Chocolate and roasted malt characteristics resonate throughout this black ale. The finish is playfully spicy and bitter.

Added by Zaphog on 02-08-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,362
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
94
pDev:
13.22%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
20
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 94 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of red94tt
3.02/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
2.9/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of TRIPPYAFTERNOON
4.63/5  rDev +33%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I will definitely be trying this one again

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Photo of midlifec
3.33/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KAF
3.58/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TurboBrew
3.1/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of BEER88
3.52/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stadmo1
3.72/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Giggy
3.71/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of msromberg
2.67/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

On tap at The Raven, Port Huron, MI. Very dark and spicey. Bitter finish. Not to my taste

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Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.26/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beerasaurus
3.94/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of deebo
3.05/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This tastes like a dirty dark beer. Nothing to see here. The chai comes out for sure.

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Photo of lochef81
3.46/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tommy5
3.69/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerguy1969
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DruC4
3.79/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of emerge077
3.93/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of km02600
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gjl75
3.22/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beardown
2.88/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of seangibbs60
3.99/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.17/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Near black body with a thick beige head. Roasted malt, chocolate, spruce, how was your spice, tea leaves, earth. Smoke and char with chai tea. Mild to moderate sweetness. Bitter, ashy smoke in the finish. Interesting and creative, as expected with Short's. Fun to try once.

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Photo of jp32
3.83/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Good, but not outstanding. And more interesting than "good" necessarily. Looks beautiful poured into the glass. Very dark, very nice head. Smells nice, you do notice some slight chai spices in its aroma.

Toasted/roasted tasting with chai tea notes. At first sip I didnt notice them much, but definitely did by the end of the glass. Flavorful, but not quite as flavorful as it looks. Its worth a try if you're into chai tea.

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Photo of bigleague
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Black Chai from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.48 out of 5 with 94 ratings
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