Juicy Tree | Short's Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.10%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Experimental India Pale Ale made with blue spruce tips, juniper berries, and cranberries

Added by madeofsteel on 02-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
232
Reviews:
28
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
17.55%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
44
For Trade:
0
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Photo of BHansen214
1/5  rDev -73.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Not a cranberry fan but figured it may be in the background so I grabbed a bottle. I don't think the spruce was the turnoff for me, it was the combination of everything. Tasted terrible. After a forced 3rd sip I dumped it. Love Short's, not Juicy Tree.

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1/5  rDev -73.4%

Photo of wheezlelump
1.08/5  rDev -71.3%

Intrigued by the cranberries and juniper, but tastebuds diverted with the spruce tops. Tastes like earth. Tastes like a graveyard. It's entirely unique, but so are Bertie Bott's Beans.

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1.75/5  rDev -53.5%

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2/5  rDev -46.8%

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2/5  rDev -46.8%

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2/5  rDev -46.8%

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2/5  rDev -46.8%

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2/5  rDev -46.8%

Photo of Beerguy1969
2.03/5  rDev -46%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Spruce and juniper not a good mix in my opinion. Would not recommend.

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Photo of Vogie
2.41/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

The combination of spruce and juniper didn't work for me. I wish the cranberries would have come through more. Sorry Shorts but this was a drain pour...

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Photo of Raime
2.45/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Two drain pours in a row. This thing straight up tastes like drinking a tree.

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2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

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2.58/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of pagriley
2.63/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Very odd set of flavors

I get the juniper and spruce tips are going to add some level of astringency, but this is over the top. Gum receding levels of astringent tannin. Not very nice to drink

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2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

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Juicy Tree from Short's Brewing Company
3.76 out of 5 based on 232 ratings.
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