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Shortís Anniversary Ale Part Deux Dry Hop Version

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Double IPA bourbon barrel aged with dry hop for nine months.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (4814) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - APR 29, 2014
On tap: The aroma consists of moderate-heavy citrus, grapefruit, with light caramel. Itís a slightly hazy amber with almost no head. The flavor starts with a quick dose of fruit with a hint of caramel. The finish has moderate grapefruit. I donít get any bourbon. Itís medium bodied with minimal carbonation. Itís basically flat.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tectactoe (1863) - Michigan, USA - APR 28, 2014
Tap @ Shorts: Swampy brown, just like the original Part Deux, only thereís no head on this one at all. Boozy caramel & wood, the barrel aging seems much more present here. Bourbon, toffee, spicy vanillin, back-end with some ashy hops. Little bit of citrusy notes, but this isnít as hoppy on the nose or palate as Iíd expect from a dry hopped beer, barrel aged or not. Itís not bad, but itís merely decent. Quite boozy for huge pours... Itís also not an IPA, rather a barley wine.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2012
10th July 2010
Cloudy orange - brown beer. Caramel and hops on the nose. Slight soft palate, semi dry with low carbonation. Rich caramel malt with deep rich hops underneath, not that fruity but providing good bitterness. Carries on with more creamy caramel and a little sour note. Aniseed alohol at the end. Full on! A barleywine all the way!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 23, 2011
Tasted 3/10/11. 12oz bottle. Hazy with a mucky honey brown hue. Bubbled bone white head. Hoppy aromas of bitter grapefruit rind and resin. Full bodied with a huge bitterness. The bitter hops are cut with a mild citrus candy flavor. Overt grapefruit flavors with a resinous stickiness in the finish. Well done!

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
jrallen34 (3483) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 30, 2011
Alex dumped this on this!...Pours an ugly apple cider color, murky medium brown, not much carbonation...The aroma is terrible, generic wood, rotting pears, and vanilla. Canít stand this...The taste is dry hopped wood; a piece of wood that was drenched in dry hopped water. This is ugly, and smells and tastes terrible. SKIP

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (6633) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 29, 2010
Big thanks to Kyle for sharing this one! Poured a clear deep amer with a white head that dissipated quickly to the edge. Aroma was full of grape fruit with some pine, a bit of yeast and a bit of a booze/bourbon kick. Flavor was a strong combination of pine and grapefruit with a good amount of bourbon coming out in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9161) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2010
BottleÖRBSG 2010Ö Pours murky and golden with a small, fat-bubbled, white head. Smells like it has some age on it Ė woody notes, dried apricot, dried plum and dried peach. Full-bodied with a milky mouthfeel and kicked-back carbonation. Nice caramel backbone, but lacks any real sweetness Ė just a solid leg for the big, bad, juicy citrus hops to stand on. Bitter, abrasive, dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
paultheguru (644) - Parker, Colorado, USA - AUG 29, 2010
A: snifter. opaque/murky dark orange color. nice light tan head. low retention level. good lacing. S: huge hop aroma. with a lot of Indian food spice, like curry. some nice sweet malt aromas. very unique. T: wow. it has such an ethnic food flavor, curry, lemon grass. huge hops, but a nice malt backbone to match them. insense-like. M: big, bold and beefy. interesting palate...the most so far. good, low carbonation level. D: exceptional, so unique. would love to get this again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angrypirate06 (1387) - Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2009
Bottle from Floydster at Stone Sourfest 09. Hazy yellow color. Aroma is yeasty, citrusy, dust. Flavor is bourbon, hops, and caramel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 8, 2009
( 12oz bottle ) Pours a hazy amber body with a small white head. Aroma of grapefruit, bread, wood, and earth. Flavor of breadiness, grapefruit, caramel, and florals with a bitter finish.


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