Cinnabilly | Short's Brewing Company

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136 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
This clear, caramel colored gem emits a soft potpourri of cinnamon sticks, brown sugar, and hints of vanilla. Sweet malt flavors allow for an array of sensations, ranging from toasted almonds to cinnamon graham crackers. The pleasant addition of cinnamon creates wonderful accents throughout the beer that are never overwhelming.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-11-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
136
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
17.46%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
9
For Trade:
1
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3.64/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.21/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Eziel
4.16/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on draft last summer, updating from untappd. Was one of the better ones I had there last year.

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3.46/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JC333
3.37/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.18/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

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3.97/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of EuphonicHops
3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.6/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of superspak
3.8/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled in 5/2014. Pours slightly hazy deep reddish copper color with a 1-2 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass, with a light amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big caramel, cinnamon, brown sugar, toast, toffee, biscuit, nuttiness, light vanilla, herbal, and toast/yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt and cinnamon spice notes; with good strength. Taste of big caramel, cinnamon, toast, toffee, brown sugar, biscuit, nuttiness, light vanilla, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Light amount of cinnamon spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, cinnamon, brown sugar, toast, toffee, biscuit, nuttiness, light vanilla, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Nice complexity and robustness of dark/bready malts and cinnamon spice flavors; with a good malt/spice balance and no cloying flavors after the finish. A bit strong on cinnamon in the flavors, but not too overdone. Light-medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a smooth and fairly slick/sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good spiced doppelbock. All around good complexity and balance of dark/bready malt and cinnamon spice flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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3.38/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2/5  rDev -43.7%

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Cinnabilly from Short's Brewing Company
3.55 out of 5 based on 136 ratings.
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