Strawberry Short's Cake | Short's Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Strawberry Short’s Cake is a Golden Ale brewed with the addition of strawberries and milk sugar. The flavors of shortcake and fresh strawberries transform this beer into rose-colored party nectar that is pleasingly sweet with hints of cream. Biscuit flavors and aromas arise from the use of large amounts of Victory malt.

Added by akorsak on 07-20-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
533
Reviews:
163
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
16.89%
 
 
Wants:
129
Gots:
69
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 533 |  Reviews: 163
Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance of strawberry puree and golden ale mixed together. 1/2 finger of slick head.

Well, this smells like a PB&J sandwich (strawberry jam of course). Spot on. I know that's not what they were going for, but impressive nonetheless.

Flavors of strawberry jam, white bread, golden malts, and a slight dirt quality. (whatever you do, don't drink this from the bottle)

Feel is light to medium bodied, crisp, with mild carbonation.

Overall, I think if this were rebranded a PB&J Ale, it would do wonderfully. I didn't taste shortcake or any sort of dessert. I got total PB&J made with strawberry jam dropped on the playground.

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Photo of sweemzander
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rjd722
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wasted_Youth
4.24/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AMCimpi
3.33/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gritz147
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tone77
4.05/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has an amber/copper color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of strawberries, cream. Taste is damn good! Strawberry jelly, cream, light malts, a touch of sweetness. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a tasty and unique beer worth trying.

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Photo of MuFugga
3.33/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The nose is of sweet strawberries and sugar and the taste follows. You can definitely pick up on the strawberry shortcake flavor. Other than that though, this beer is basic AF which is what I've come to expect from Short's with no complexity and leaves much to be desired. I suppose it's worth a try if you can buy a single and are a Short's fan, but not work getting a sixer.

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Photo of bgold86
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigMike
3.63/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.29/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jackalope1977
3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of skaboom420
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brittanylicious
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of heysuz
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BigTuna1066
4.32/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ChloeJMK
4.85/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I bought a six-pack and it was amazing, but when I got it on draft it was super malty and it was actually kinda bad. I LOVED it when it was bottled

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Photo of M1A2
2.23/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Photo of scott2269
4.02/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DangerDawg
3.37/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stofko1992
3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Waveoff
3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Strawberry Short's Cake from Short's Brewing Company
3.67 out of 5 based on 533 ratings.
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