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Short’s Abnormal Genius


Brewed by Short’s Brewing Company
Bellaire, Michigan USA
Style: American Strong Ale | Ratings: 89 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 8.3%
An Imperial English Golden Ale brewed with honey and sunflower seeds. A distinct aroma of peanut butter emits from this deep golden caramel colored ale, undoubtedly the result of the unique combination of ingredients used. Enjoyable honey flavors dominate the simple malt profile with a bright sweetness that flows pleasantly into a unique nuttiness. This perfect blend of flavors lead into a finish that’s not overly sweet, bitter, or dry, but a wonderful balance of all three qualities.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

Malt
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

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resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

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alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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