Captain Fantasy | Short's Brewing Company

Captain FantasyCaptain Fantasy
240 Ratings
Captain FantasyCaptain Fantasy

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by womencantsail on 08-22-2011

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - The beer pours the color of liquid gold. A modest white head clings to the sides of the glass.

Smell - The aroma initially makes me think of banana liquor, but then I get the pear. The saison notes hover between liquor and funk.

Taste - On the initial taste, I detect a bitter wash of farmhouse funk. The bitterness hovers amid the carbonation. I am made to think of soured banana chips or a dry sour candy. The beer finishes a mediciny sour taste.

Mouthfeel - The carbonation is quote present and almost attacks the tongue. It does sweep away the taste rather nicely.

Overall - Shorts eccentric brews are sometimes an adventure. Some are winners and some are not winners. While I love the Elton John reference in the beers namesake (my personal favorite album from Sir Elton), I am not a fan of the beer.

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Captain Fantasy from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 240 ratings
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