Short's Pandemonium Pale Ale | Short's Brewing Company

Short's Pandemonium Pale AleShort's Pandemonium Pale Ale
BA SCORE
46%
Liked This Beer
3.62 w/ 543 ratings
Short's Pandemonium Pale AleShort's Pandemonium Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This blessed, coppered colored ale lends it’s hue to hearty pale ale malts and hand selected specialty grains. Glacier hops balance the wort resulting in  hoppy, and earthy flavors which compliment the core beer base.
49 I.B.U.’s
12.8 deg.  Plato
5.4% A.B.V.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-19-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,478
Reviews:
229
Ratings:
543
Liked:
250
Avg:
3.62/5
pDev:
12.43%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
67
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 543 |  Reviews: 229
Photo of Gravewalker
3.81/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tripel_Threat
3.92/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

One of my favorite pale ales. I was sad to see this one go as a year round offering (although Space Rock, its replacement, is no slouch). Available again in the recent variety pack, this pale ale is a malty and slightly fruity quaffer that would welcome anytime. Pour is a hazy gold with a finger of white foam. Despite the label's warning, there isn't too much bitterness at all, and would probably be acceptable to most people who won't drink APAs or IPAs because they're "too hoppy".

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Photo of DanGeo
3.49/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of esimonoff
3.73/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jschott75
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jackalope1977
3.74/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of red94tt
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Billydoughnuts
3.7/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigleague
3.52/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed at Joe Short's 37th birthday party at HopCat GR 12/16/15

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Photo of Mpeter
3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rapayn01
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Part of a flight at the brewpub. It wasn't especially memorable, but it was a solid example of the style. I'd drink it again if given the opportunity as it had enough hop to suit my tastes.

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Photo of pat61
4.21/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours hazy gold under a ½” white foam collar. S: Light fruit, light malt. T: Fruit up front with peach and plum over a mellow malt backbone and a balancing hop bitterness. F: Medium body and carbonation. O: A very pleasant pale ale.

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Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.14/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aratcliffe
3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MIbeer27
3.72/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eziel
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DeThCo
4.2/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChrisMon02
3.29/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rhoadsrage
3.7/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

(Served in a Nonic)
A- This beer pours a crystal clear toffee color with strands of microbubbles supporting a beige head that is a touch sticky.

S- The toasted biscuit malt notes are dry with a green cinnamon hop finish and some field corn hints in the finish.

T- The toasted biscuit malt blends with a citrus hop notes and some green herbal pungent hops linger after each sip. The finish is slightly dry.

M- The medium-light mouthfeel has a good fizz that compliments the pungency of the hops.

O- The toasted biscuit malt is nice but it is really big and doesn't have much support from other malt so it gets to be to much after half a glass.

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Photo of jamesod
3.35/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gotweid
3.34/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brianbud
3.28/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.19/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ctbrewer227
3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Monsta-beer-drinker
3.92/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Short's Pandemonium Pale Ale from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 46% out of 100 with 543 ratings
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