Short's Sour Puss | Short's Brewing Company

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by crossovert on 01-01-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 18 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Zaphog
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Eziel
4.37/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brew33
3.31/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on-tap at Slow's bbq in Detroit. Served in a pint glass?

It is a very dark red with a very thin ring of off-white bubbles on top. The smell is sour! Big acetic notes. I have no idea if this beer spent anytime in wood but if it did, it wasn't very evident. Acetic more so than lactic sour. Dark malts, Cherries, and a little bit of vinegar. The mouthfeel was heavy for the style and the carbonation was very low.

Overall, not a great beer but not bad. It's great to see more sours out there, especially on tap in a restaurant.

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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of MacStinson
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of midlifec
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of crossovert
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Draft @ Slows. This one is freakin delicous.

It is a clearish dark red with a foamy short-lived head.

Aroma is funky and sour, lots of sour fruits like cherries and lemons.

The flavor is great, a good dose of acidic vinegar to go with a puckering cherry lemon combo. Nice sourness. Sweet but not too sweet.

It has a perfect mouthfeel and it is extremely drinkable.

A solid one.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of klipper
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of zoso1967
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of tarheels4life23
3.56/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of salinasa
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of buddyvelt
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of MMBrew
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of Brad7132
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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2/5  rDev -45.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Short's Sour Puss from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 18 ratings
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