Short's Noble Chaos Oktoberfest | Short's Brewing Company

Short's Noble Chaos OktoberfestShort's Noble Chaos Oktoberfest
BA SCORE
3.73/5
255 Ratings
Short's Noble Chaos OktoberfestShort's Noble Chaos Oktoberfest
BEER INFO

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

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our new fall seasonal which is a Northern Michigan version of a German style Marzen or Oktoberfest, done the Short's Brew way. This beer is well balanced with Noble hop additions which provide a subtle bouquet and pleasant flavor which melds well with the malt profile consisting of 2 row, chocolate, special roast, caramel and Munich malts.  It's a brand new addition to the Short's Brew family of beer.
40 I.B.U.'s

Added by jimbotrost on 09-14-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#24,266
Reviews:
80
Ratings:
255
pDev:
11.53%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
31
Trade:
1
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Photo of Sparty1224
3.89/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Serving: 12 oz. bottle poured into a Founder's Harvest Party pint. Bottled on 8/30/17, making this about 1.5 months old.

A: Pours a pretty dark amber color.

S: Lots of malts, grape, almond.

T: Some plum, barley, lots of nutty flavors.

M: Medium body. Good carbonation. Not super crisp.

O: This is an oddball Oktoberfest beer. Unusual name and label that bucks the trend. Flavor is pretty bland, mild, not super crisp and lacking a hop presence. It's a serviceable Fall beer, but there's better offerings out there, especially in the state of Michigan.

Recommendation: About average for an Oktoberfest, you're probably better off with some other versions out there.

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3.77/5  rDev +1.1%
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I purchased a single of this yesterday,It poured a clear very dark copper(?) color with a small biscuity white head that was minimal . Smells very good , Robust Dark grains , roasted malts, a sweetness, Bready, and familiar Oktoberfest marzen smell. Tasted Like the smell, not many beers in general do this . This is a full bodied Oktoberfest, huge roasted tones, Nice marzen bready feel and taste. Has a hop kick but , not really a over powering taste. Which accounts for a slight dry characteristic that to me brought all the flavors together at once. This bready full bodied roasted beer looks intimidating for an Oktoberfest but its rather good. I would Purchase a sixer of this .

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Short's Noble Chaos Oktoberfest from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 255 ratings
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