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Good Humans Ale (Dry Hopped Double Brown Ale) | Short's Brewing Company

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Good Humans Ale (Dry Hopped Double Brown Ale)Good Humans Ale (Dry Hopped Double Brown Ale)
BA SCORE
3.79/5
Very Good
567 Ratings
Good Humans Ale (Dry Hopped Double Brown Ale)Good Humans Ale (Dry Hopped Double Brown Ale)
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.15%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Good Humans was originally created to showcase one of Briess Malting Company’s new malt varieties. Originally planned as a one-off beer, it quickly became a favorite brew. Good Humans is a Double Brown Ale made with Carabrown Malt and dry hopped with Simcoe and Golding hops. The brew has sweet malty esters that are met by huge toasted caramel and toffee flavors. The finish is dry with a bouquet of hops.

40 IBU

Added by webmanspidey on 12-20-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,875
Reviews:
192
Ratings:
567
pDev:
13.46%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
107
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 567 |  Reviews: 192
Photo of Mightyspan
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Loudog1411
3.41/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bmeGT
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerBeast
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Billydoughnuts
4.19/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of PicoPapa
4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle. Pours a very dark, deep brown color with a thin layer of head. Lots of lacing. The aroma is sweet pine and citrus hops. Hoppy but with some caramel and earthiness as well. The taste is some piney hops mixed with caramel malts, brown sugar and a hit of chocolate. Hazelnut comes out more towards the end. Nutty finish with some more of the piney hops. Velvety mouthfeel. Mild alcohol presence. Overall, a very solid hoppy Brown Ale. I'd buy this one again, given the chance.

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Photo of AdamSteve
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of schnjac
4.13/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ghbishop
4.36/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I know someone will deny this, but it's better than last year. Very good. Doesn't seem like a high ABV brew. Went back and bought more. This is too good to not share.

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Photo of Raime
4.06/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of KAF
3.33/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gardmark59
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of gulli
3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Huma Lupa licious Brown ???

Very hoppy smell and taste right off the bat.
Brownish reddish color.
2 finger head, which reduces but never leaves.
Good lacing, staying all the way down to the bottom of a pilsner glass.
Very good carbonation.
As it warms up the taste feels more brown ale , but still kicks back with the hops.
Different, combo of brown, ipa, and amber ale.

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Photo of NSXAG
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tdm168
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Forest_Feighner
4.7/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Actually a fan of Short's actually liking them more than, cough cough, Bell's. Very good brew without getting into the particulars...

I just want to know who the middle man is? Briess? ;)

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Photo of entenduintransit
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tripel_Threat
4.22/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle to tulip. Revisiting this one again, loved it each time it's out and somehow have neglected to review. Pour produces several fingers fluffy off white/tannish head that dissolves to a thin cap, leaving thin traces of lacing on the way down. Aroma is nutty and bready, chocolate, with floral and citrus undertones. Feel is creamy smooth, and the taste is also nutty/ bready/caramel/cocoa/brown sugar with some sweet raisin in the aftertaste. Bit of a bitter bite, but not too much to be distracting.

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

Photo of Maish
3.72/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mpeter
3.44/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ethanmc12
3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikus
3.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into the snifter as a standard-looking brown ale with a 1/2 finger of khaki head and nice ruby highlights in the light. BIG chocolate nose, with roasted malts, some light citrus (definite orange), and a hint of hop bitterness. Punch of sweet orange and bitterness, over top of a background of delicious roasted and chocolate malts. Surprisingly balanced for all of that going on. Nicely carbonated, medium mouthfeel with nice creaminess to add to the enjoyment. Excellent brown, or maybe according to the new BJCP style guidelines a brown IPA? I would say it is borderline at least. Great stuff, and looking forward to more Shorts.

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Photo of BcOneSeven
2.75/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Good Humans Ale (Dry Hopped Double Brown Ale) from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 567 ratings
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