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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

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

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

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle dated 09/24/14

Bottle pours with a beautiful dark golden, almost orange color and a one finger, slowly dissipating white head. The beer leaves solid lacing as well.

Aroma is a healthy dose of clean lager yeast, along with some stale, vague orange/citrus and earthiness.

Taste follows the aroma, joined by the some sweetness from the orange/citrus mid taste. Lager characteristics dominate the finish as it warms.

Mouthfeel is medium (surprising for a lager) and carbonation is on the medium-high end. Bitterness is on the high end. This beer is crisp.

Overall, I was disappointed in this Short's offering, especially after the high bar they had set with Alien Einstein and MMMKay. The lager aspects of this beer really outshined the hops, and the orange addition did not help matters in this case.

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Short's Beard Of Zeus India Style Pale Lager from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 238 ratings
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