Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster | Short's Brewing Company

Pan Galactic Gargle BlasterPan Galactic Gargle Blaster
BA SCORE
85.5%
Liked This Beer
4.1 w/ 228 ratings
Pan Galactic Gargle BlasterPan Galactic Gargle Blaster
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jale on 12-13-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,721
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
228
Liked:
195
Avg:
4.1/5
pDev:
9.27%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
51
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 228 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of DMarlinJ
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BHansen214
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SanFranJake
4.04/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BigTuna1066
3.92/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tommy5
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of justinp444
4.34/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter it has a orange mango colored body with a 2 and a half in thick slight yellow head. Smell of Belgian yeast, mango, papaya, tropical fruit, slight pine, lemon, citrus, grass, banana, and a good amount of biscuit malt. Taste is light mango, some slight pine, citrus, lemon, grass, some earth, very light sweet biscuit malt, banana, bubblegum, pepper, spice, noticeable alcohol, and a tad bit of floral. Mouth feel is moderate with a good amount of carbonation and a light to moderate body. A nice very bitter and spicy Belgian DIPA.

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Photo of DoctorEvil65
3.85/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Z-man
3.55/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of buzzy
4.16/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tripel_Threat
4.39/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A beautiful fusion. Poured from bottle to tulip. One and a half fingers foamy white head dissipates quickly. Minimal lacing. Aroma is sweet Belgian yeast mingled with citrus and tropical fruits. The taste unravels in similar fashion. Sweet bubblegum/banana upfront on the tongue, followed closely by mango, grapefruit and lemon zest, and finishes with and bitter kick in the back of the mouth. One of my personal favorites, hopefully we'll see this one in bottles again in 2017.

Edit, 2016: goosing the rating up a notch based on the 2016 release. ABV jumped 2%, and the aroma and flavor are bigger as well.

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Photo of jrborchert74
3.71/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mklisz
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MispeledStalion
4.73/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Segnem5
4.04/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of djfrenchy
4.44/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cocomojoe81
4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Scott420
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

boy those galaxy hops are something else. lucky to be in mi.

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Photo of HopasaursRex08
3.67/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DanGeo
4.09/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of entenduintransit
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jmiah22
3.74/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.31/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GrizXTKEX519
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hardtailbrewer
4.49/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 85.5% out of 100 with 228 ratings
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