Aww Jeah | Short's Brewing Company

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141 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by GoldenChild on 04-29-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
141
Reviews:
26
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
9.58%
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
13
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 141 |  Reviews: 26
Reviews by JohnnyHopps:
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3.77/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had this one fresh at the brewery in August, but just decided to crack open a bottle and review it. I remember when I had it on tap, I was not overly impressed.

Appearance - Poured into a snifter, the beer was the standard copper of a DIPA with very modest white bubbles floating at the top.

Smell - I do not get much in the aroma. There is more malt than hops or citrus.

Taste - The resin is at the front. It is like the most bitter lemon I have ever had. Any fruit presence is mild and toward the sides of the tongue. There is also a certain peppery spiciness to this one. The bitterness continues in the aftertaste. This fits the definition of what I would call a "hop bomb".

Mouthfeel - For a double, this seems a little thin to me. The relative thickness allows the bitterness to linger, I am waiting for a hidden aspect that never seems to happen.

Overall - I have had better DIPAs. I probably wouldn't seek this one.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DanGeo
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of warlock_with_a_backpack
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of supa0525
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of mikerap100
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of TCJosh
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of chuckgietzen
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of king75
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dmorley21
3.5/5  rDev -14%

Photo of Sammy
3.8/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Small bottle from Steve. Pours light grapefruit body with generous retained head. Mild hop aroma. A good drinkable bitterness, high IBU but not a palate shredder, fuller mouthfeel. Surprised at the high level of alcohol, it was well hid. Bottled in April, received in May. Good 1.5X IPA.

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Photo of danp14
5/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.8/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

I got a bottle of this from the hoppy holiday mixed 12pck from Meijer's. It poured a clear copper with white head that is not leaving much lace. The scent had tangerine hint mixed with spruce tip. The taste was nicely balanced between malt pine resin hop. The Mouthfeel is fuller in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a solid beer.

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Photo of 33nickadams
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The color is a translucent amber-orange with a finger of head. Smells of citrus and floral hop tones. I smell some caramel and malt as well. Maybe even some chocolate? Mainly a floral hop experience when tasted, but the citrus doesn't lack. The malty backbone is well-represented, and supports the heavy hop presence. It's bitter, and it leaves the mouth dry as expected. No aftertaste. Just a nice hop experience through and through. Mouthfeel is somewhat on the heavy side, and it's well-carbonated. Overall, I bought a case at the Anniversary party and I'm looking forward in seeing how it plays out in the future. I'm thinking this won't be a one time brew and they'll brew this again. We're lucky to live in Michigan with not only great beer, but some of the best DIPA's in the country. Hopheads-don't miss out on this one.

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Photo of beergorrilla
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Gardmark59
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of dexterk1
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of redleg64
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of SpdKilz
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of RDQueena
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of alfie
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of emerge077
4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jegross2
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewing the Aww Jeah from Short's Brewing Company out of Bellaire, Michigan.

Score: 90

Bottle code "1193C21658." Served in a generic snifter glass and enjoyed on 08/19/13.

Appearance: Pours an orange copper with a half finger of off-white head that settles to a thin ring around the glass. Good lacing and retention. 4/5

Smell: Caramel malt, honey and fruity/grassy hops. A little spiciness too. As it warms, some tropical citrus comes through, but it is not juicy-fresh. 4/5

Taste: Bready malt, caramel malt, grapefruit, and floral hop flavor. Bitter grassiness towards the finish with a residual bitterness that lingers nicely. The hoppiness has a little dirty spiciness to it too, but this character is not very prominent. As this beer warms and layers, it becomes palate wreckingly bitter/hoppy. 4/5

Mouthfeel: Very light in body for an imperial IPA, low carbonation. The bitterness really sits and layers on the tongue, slightly singeing while the brew sits on the palate. 4/5

Overall: A total hop bomb palate killer. Nothing special, but well done. Cheers.

Cost: $15 for a six pack.

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Photo of Grupatre
4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Aww Jeah from Short's Brewing Company
4.07 out of 5 based on 141 ratings.
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