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Short's Good Samaritan Ale | Short's Brewing Company

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

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-25-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
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Ratings:
8
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
12.43%
 
 
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3.72/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from friend returning from MI. Not sure why this is listed as a Belgian Strong Dark, but I reviewed it as listed on the bottle (Amber Ale with apple cider).

Pours out a dark amber brown with a dusting of white foam around the glass edges. Aroma is very nice - toasted malts, a bit nutty and a hint of apple. Smell is more like a nut brown ale than your typical amber, which is a good thing in my book. Flavor is very malty with bold toasted and nutty flavors, a bit tannic and slightly fruity, but no obvious cider flavors. Finishes sweet with a bit of yeasty spice. Mouthfeel is somewhat thick and sticky for style, but generally speaking, the body and carbonation are middle of the road and would improve with a little more carbonation.

Overall, I thought this was a step up from most of the bland amber ales out there.

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Short's Good Samaritan Ale from Short's Brewing Company
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