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

Short's Pandemonium Pale AleShort's Pandemonium Pale Ale
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Short's Pandemonium Pale AleShort's Pandemonium Pale Ale

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

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

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.35/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: A clear golden pour with a white head. Good rentention

S: A very herbal with some earthy malt tones.

T: Good bitterness - herbal taste.

M: Clean, good carbonation - pretty standard.

O: Nothing special but a solid "everyday" pale ale. Another good product from Shorts.

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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5/5  rDev +38.1%

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2.74/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 fl oz bottle served in a snifter:

A - Pours a murky, non transparent burnt orange/copper color with a thin head of a half finger. Retention is terrible.

S - Smells strongly of citrus fruit and cotton candy. Sweet caramel malts form the foundation. Doesn't have the typical American cascade/centennial nose standard in APA's, which is welcome.

T - Heavy on the caramel malt. Bread and citrus. Noticeably bitter on the finish. Rather simple and watery on the finish, and it's not quite as complex as I would have guessed.

M - Too smooth, too wet.

D - A decent beer, that has potential, but in it's current form is nowhere near great.

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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

Pours a golden orange color, good sized white fluffy head, fades at a decent pace and leaves bits of lacing on the glass.

Smell has a light hop aroma, actually picking up a bit of light fruit like apricot mixed in the citrus, caramel malt melds things over.

Taste starts out citrusy, then a sweetness comes over the beer and finishes with a musty bitterness and a dryness, good carbonation levels.

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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