Short's Beard Of Zeus India Style Pale Lager | Short's Brewing Company

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Short's Beard Of Zeus India Style Pale LagerShort's Beard Of Zeus India Style Pale Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A super hopped American pale lager brewed exclusively with Zeus hops. The wet green dank aroma of the Zeus hops pour out of this beer with sweet hints of orange. Pleasant resiny hop essence dominate the flavor profile transitioning quickly to a bold bitterness that seems amplified due to the light clean lager finish

Added by TheBrewo on 05-15-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
237
Reviews:
34
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
11.8%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
23
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 237 |  Reviews: 34
Photo of GuyFawkes
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottled 4/14/16; drank 5/7/16 @ the Yarchives.

See-through yellow appearance.

A rough pour yielded a huge white head; a thick curtain of frothy lace.

Lime, fresh cut grass & faint honey notes in the nose.

Medium mouthfeel.

Orange citrus & mild caramel flavors up front; an extremely dry, bitter finish. This was decent up front but the finish was absolutely brutal & unpleasant; I've had my last.

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Photo of Blackop555
3.87/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours hazy gold with thick, medium, white head that lasts a while. Good lacing.

Smells spicey, grassy, dank, pilsner and bready malt and hints of pine.

Tastes citrus, bready malt, flavors on lighter side. Grassy and hints of pine. Dry finish with a light bready and citrus linger. Lighter side of medium body and fizzy medium carbonation.

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Photo of moshea
3.06/5  rDev -18%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Beerhemoth
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy, gold color. 1/3 inch head of a white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of spicy hops, floral hops, slights sweet malt, slight pale malt, a grass. Fits the style of an American Pale Lager. Mouth feel is very sharp, clean, and an average carbonation level. Tastes of zest, strong citrus, spicy hops, floral hops, grass, and slight sweet malt. Overall, good appearance feel, but the blend has too much orange zest.

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Photo of Victory_Sabre1973
3.87/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours a hazy golden color. There is nice carbonation in the beer, and the head was fairly thick and frothy. Some lacing. The nose has a nice citrus hint to it. It has notes of orange to me. The taste is a lot hoppier than I expected. Nice hop bitterness to it. Very slight orange taste. I would say that it has a "dry" feel to it. Delicious brew from Short's.

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Photo of millerbuffoon
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nwhittin
3.66/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jcattey
3.47/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Junichi
3.55/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PA-Michigander
2.5/5  rDev -33%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of rodlavers
4.07/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EtOHMD
4.14/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 57md
3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a straw color with a finger of white head. The nose has strong lemon notes. The body is light as is the flavor. The finish is pleasantly semi- dry and semi-hoppy.

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Photo of imperialking
3.59/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Junior
3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thedifferencemaker
3.1/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Tsar_Riga
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Clear gold body, moderate white head, persistent, and very sticky. Lots of lacing.

S - Pine. A bit of funk. A sharp acidic bite.

T - Following the nose. Orange notes in the middle, subtle but present. Punchy bitter close.

M - Brisk carbonation. Bright. Mild drying in the close.

O - A decent pale lager. Not special, but tasty enough.

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Photo of deebo
1.38/5  rDev -63%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Medicinal off taste. Like the aroma but the band aid flavor ruins it for me. Not to have again. Zeus beard is dirty. This is actually a drain pour. Avoid

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Photo of MikeZ9654
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

F'yeah!

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Photo of Jack74
3.56/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WesMantooth
3.34/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

It smells ripe. Green with orange. Tastes pretty zesty and hoppy. A lot of fresh green hops and sharp orange rind. Strong bitterness. Fairly dry/pithy. Not much in the way of grains here. It really tastes more like a session ipa than an ipl to me.

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Photo of chuckgietzen
3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Knapp85
3.84/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jackalope1977
4.04/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Short's Beard Of Zeus India Style Pale Lager from Short's Brewing Company
3.73 out of 5 based on 237 ratings.
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