Peaches & Cream | Short's Brewing Company

Peaches & CreamPeaches & Cream
BA SCORE
68%
Liked This Beer
3.85 w/ 278 ratings
Peaches & CreamPeaches & Cream
BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by hoppymeal on 06-11-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,640
Reviews:
80
Ratings:
278
Liked:
189
Avg:
3.85/5
pDev:
14.55%
Alströms:
4.52
 
 
Wants:
172
Gots:
26
Trade:
2
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of SPLITGRIN
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from notes dated 8-3-09.

Head isn't a problem for this beer as four fingers of biscuity tan fluff is easily achieved. Fades slowly and turns rocky leaving waves and dots of lace. Body is a murky copper color. Nose brings with it zesty yet creamy peach notes that is attractive without being ridiculous. The smell really is very nice. The first thing you get with this one is that initial bite of peach with slightly tart peach skin and a dry fruit feel. Peaches continue to dance across the tongue when they are joined with a soft hop fel that adds just the right amount of balance. Creaminess does start to develop as the beer warms bit, it becomes almost sweet bread like on the mouthfeel. Mouthfeel is really big. This is a super drinkable beer, oh so fresh and unique. Shorts shows again what a cool, fun thing beer can be.

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of hopdog
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle acquired in trade with hoppymeal (thanks!). Bottle # 155 / 820.

Poured a lighter and cloudy golden / amber color with a smaller sized white head. Aromas of peaches, lactose, caramel, and just like a peach pie. Tastes of peaches, lactose, and vanilla. Had a nice sweetness to it. I usually don't like peaches, but this beer rocked (I found myself wanting more and more with every sip)!

Notes from 3/14/08

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.49/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of pwoods
4.47/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks again to FtownThrowDown for sharing this.

A: Murky dark amber. Good head with some decent retention. Nice lacing.

S: Peaches and cream, big time and amazing. Pleasant sweetness but not over done.

T/M: Peaches and cream, obviously. Delicious. Sweet, juicy peaches at first with a rich cream coming in at the back. More of the pleasant sweetness. A bit of richer malts in the back. Body is medium full and smoothand creamy as he'll.

D: Too damn smooth for 9.5%. Awesome.

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Photo of shand
4.47/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Short's Peaches and Creme pours out a hazy golden color with a tiny head. The aroma is peachy and milky, with some malts and a bit of booziness. The taste is excellent, this beer has a strong, real peach taste that pairs nicely with the sweet milky base flavors. There's also a tiny amount of grassy hops that really pull everything together. The mouthfeel is full and lightly carbonated, and the drinkability is great. This is really a superb dessert beer that really pulls off what it says on the label.

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Photo of Deuane
4.42/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to corby112 for cracking out this one.

A-Hazy copper kissed orange with a thick and foamy off-white head that slowly reduced to a dense cap and left thick swaths of lace behind.

S-Who let me loose in the orchard? Massive, ripe peach goodness melds with creamy sweet lactose and vanilla syrup topping. How can this with years of age on it retain so much aroma?

T-BAM! More of the same on the palate with a James and the GIANT peach pounding your tongue! Sweet cream and vanilla adds complexity and balance with just a hint of lactic twang in the background.

M-Medium bodied (more than I had anticipated) with a semi-syrupy, ooey gooey sticky texture, akin to a liquefied peach cobbler. Juicy and rich without becoming overwhelming.

D-Damn! Joe does it again with a crazy combo and comes out on top! This one has some serious age on it and it still is amazing. I can only imagine how awesome this one would have been fresher. Peaches and Creme is a no holds barred, lactose laden, fruit barrage that takes no prisoners!

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Photo of orangesol
4.42/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Deuane yet again for this one. A 750ml bottle, #290/820 from 2007

A - Pours hazy copper orange with a nice pillow of one finger tall off-white head leaving spotty lacing down the glass.

S - Smells of tons of ripe peaches, creamy milk, vanilla, and some lactic sweetness. How there is this much peach aroma after five years is beyond me.

T - Starts off with a big peachy kick in the teeth slowly giving way to a creamy smooth core with hints of vanilla and even more lactic sweetness. A tiny bit of oxidation creeps in at the very last moment but it is to be expected here. The alcohol is hidden VERY well, I had no idea this was 9.5% at all. The finish is pretty sweet with a tiny hint of dryness, lingering for a short period of time.

M - Medium body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Smooth, juicy, goodness in the feel with a slight bit of oxidation creeping in toward the end.

O - This is five years old? Could have fooled me. There is still PLENTY of peaches lurking inside this one. I have had some bad experiences with Short's beers recently that have really turned me off them but when you try something like this one it all seems to make sense again. Great beer, thanks again Deuane!

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Photo of ffejherb
4.42/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to corby112 for bringing this 750ml bottle to our tasting on 1/23/11.

A - Poured a hazy coppery orange with a mammoth three-finger wall of beige foam that retained quite well and deposited plenty of frothy, sticky lacing around the glass.

S - Mmmm... fresh, juicy ripe peaches abound with a hint of vanilla/lactose. My first whiff of this beer reminded me of walking into a local "head" shop, only to be greeted by the aroma of incense and patchouli.

T - There's that fresh, juicy peach character again. The pairing peaches and vanilla works extremely well here, creating an intensely flavorful beer that makes the detection of alcohol virtually impossible. This is a sweet beer for sure, but there is just a smidgen of tartness in the backend that adds some depth and prevents this from becoming too overly sweet.

M - Medium bodied that's pushing toward full-figured with a syrupy texture that is actually kind of sticky and juicy. Texture is pretty smooth and creamy overall, though. Finishes with a hint of bitterness and a pleasant wash of tartness on the palate.

D - I was surprised to find that the ABV for this beer was 9.5%! Wow! Peaches & Creme is a delicious fruit beer with an authentic peach flavor and aroma. Melt down a creamsicle, add alcohol, bottle it, and that's what this beer replicates!

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Peaches & Cream from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 68% out of 100 with 278 ratings
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