Short's Autumn Ale | Short's Brewing Company

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348 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.75%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
A malty amber ale over toned with slight caramel flavors and notable pleasant hoppiness throughout. An international award winning recipe.
30 I.B.U.'s
13 deg. Plato 
5.75 % A.B.V

Added by proc on 11-01-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
348
Reviews:
109
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
13.09%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
48
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 348 |  Reviews: 109
Photo of johnklotter
3.7/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vogie
3.32/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MIbeer27
4.05/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ajjje37
3.94/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of entenduintransit
3.03/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of justinp444
3.38/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a tulip it has a inch and a half thick off white head and a orange brown body. Smell of light earthy hops, some grass, a little bit of citrus, grapefruit, sweet bread-y malt, and maybe something like tree bark. Taste is a light, bread-y malt, sweet, slightly bitter with a bit of piney bite to it, good amount of citrus, metallic, dry, bit of earth, and something tea like in the back. It has a moderate mouth feel with a light to moderate body and a good amount of carbonation.

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Photo of rapayn01
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eziel
3.48/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Segnem5
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joe12pk
3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mchegash
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - 4/5
A deep red-orange-amber. A small amount of slightly beige head. Fairly clear. Can see very tiny particles in the beer.

Smell - 3.25/5
Sweet malts, a bit of citrus, hops. The aroma wasn't particularly strong, so it was hard to discern the flavors.

Taste - 3.5/5
Sweet malts, resinous hops, caramelized sugar. Perhaps a bit of spices. The flavor is fairly bitter, as one would expect in an ESB. Not a terrible flavor, but I'm not terribly impressed either. It's drinkable, but I probably wouldn't buy this again.

Mouthfeel - 4/5
Medium-full bodied. Carbonation is medium. The feel is slightly syrupy, but not too much. Overall a good feel

Overall - 3.5/5
This is a decent brew but nothing special

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Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chefhatt
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice carmel color,
Good malty flavor
very tasty

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Photo of Monsta-beer-drinker
3.62/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chewy6935
3.46/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of outsider
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zachraymer
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Jared326
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Senorblues
3.88/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Inglewood
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of irish6174
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of jamesod
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Mflanaga
3.8/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of Gemini6
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of DrBobPierce
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Short's Autumn Ale from Short's Brewing Company
3.59 out of 5 based on 348 ratings.
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