Short's Mystery Stout | Short's Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
374 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good
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Short's Mystery StoutShort's Mystery Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
*12 oz. bottles released in 2009 are 10.8% abv. The original 750 ml bottles from first batch were 12.5% abv.

This beer demands respect and respect it will have. Imperial Oatmeal Stout with cocoa and molasses. It is very strong and possesses rare flavor combinations which can overload even the most experienced beer connoisseur.  Capture every bit of its warmth and wisdom, as it will demand all of your attention.
12.5% ABV

Added by mcallister on 05-24-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
374
Reviews:
206
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
10.71%
 
 
Wants:
111
Gots:
43
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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4.57/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eziel
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thomseye
3.56/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.99/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.32/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4.32/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.82/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev +2%

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a medium size dark brown head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of sweet residual sugars and molasses notes with some dark chocolate notes is pretty intense but not overwhelmingly so. Taste is a great mix between some molasses, residual sugars some black chocolate notes with a light dry bitter finish. Body is quite full but doesn’t have the smooth texture I was expecting. Good carbonation with no apparent alcohol. Very enjoyable imperials stout that is pretty sweet but not overwhelmingly so with a good depth of complexity.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Big_Dave
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -23.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Ohiovania
4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Re-review after 16 months of age on it. Old review was a 3.75

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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Short's Mystery Stout from Short's Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 374 ratings.
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