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RATINGS: 207   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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A gentle mixture of elegance and redolence for any occasion.
Northern Michigan spiced wheat ale. A 50% mixture of premium two-row malted barley and malted white wheat makes golden wheat ale balanced with Ahtanum and Cascade hop varieties. This ale is spiced with fresh grated lemon and orange rind, coriander, and black peppercorns. It’s truly a fermented wonder of the Short’s Brew formula family.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
walleye (1066) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUN 15, 2012
poured a cloudy yellow with no head. aroma, orange ,pepper, meyer lemon straw and some hops. flavor, lightly bitter, and pepper just a hint of the orange and lemon. dry finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Onslow (1130) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Clear yellow brew with white head. Aroma of lemon and citrua. Taste is tart lemon / citrus fruits with a peppery finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Palme (3163) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2012
0.355l bottle from beermerchants.com This one pours a light cloudy honey-colored body, lots of packed unfiltered floaters and a small bubbly and quickly sidesticking white head. It smells fruity. Yeah, really bubblegum and sweet candy fruity. Gummy bears with some spicy tones. Hard to pinpoint, but it smells quite nice. It’s quite different in the flavor. No sweetness what so ever. Not even a hint, and it’s quite zesty and spicy. Almost like a wit gone bad? (Like in wild). It’s really hot outside today, and this is one of those it’s light to drink when it’s quite hot outside. A bit thin and watery texture makes this a easy to drink and thirst quenching alternative to water. A hint of sourness in the finish and a light stingy peppery aftertaste. The aftertaste is actually so stingy that I have to re consider the quenching ability of this beer. Could just have been that I’m really dehydrated now.. 24.05.2012

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hudspart (538) - Byron Center, Michigan, USA - MAR 14, 2012
I have had this several times, but never remember to rate it. Not bad, but a little too spicy to drink more than 1 at a time.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GBZ59 (1061) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - MAR 11, 2012
Botella de 330ml.Copa Tulipa.Saboreada en may´11.Color dorado y apariencia cristalina.Corona blanca y fugaz.Aromas de malteado moderado,piel de naranja y sutil pimienta.Amargor seco y limón al primer sorbo.Sabores de naranja y fruta ligeramente endulzada.Cuerpo lígero y baja carbonatación.Cilantro y amargor en el retrogusto.Cerveza bien equilibrada que resulta , sin embargo,algo sosa.330ml bottle.Tulip glass.Enjoyed on may´11.Golden color.Clear appearance.Brief crown, white in color.Mildy malty,orange zest & subtle peppery aromas.Dry bitter & lemony at first sip.Orange & slightly sweet fruit flavor.Light body,low carbonation.Coriander & hoppy bitterness on the aftertaste.Well balanced beer but quite bland eventhough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (3578) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - FEB 28, 2012
355ml bottle. Slightly cloudy orangey golden colour with small white head. Somewhat dubious aroma; analytically interesting: fresh and spicy notes, orange cest, pepper; not really felicitous as composition. Taste has a coriander note in addition to the orange zest and pepper. The result is a bit to soapy and should be absorbed my more freshness and sweetness (an additional lemon and orange or even banana contingent?)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (5993) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Pour is hazy yellow with white head out of 12 oz bottle, aroma brings notes of orange, coriander, big wheat notes, the grains of paradise come in a bit, touch of pepper as well. Taste is a mix of very sweet fruity orange and lemon, hints of pepper and spice come through with some biscuit, finishing fairly sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
paintedmaple (366) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - JAN 28, 2012
12 oz bottle...Another bold innovation turned commercial sucess for Shorts. The name says it all...a nicely (citrus) spiced (peppercorns) wheat that is subtley complex.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pinball (10686) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2012
shared at ungstrup tasting. cloudy yellow, no head. soursih aroma. infected? flavor is wheat, orange,s chili peppery note. weird.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
justm (164) - Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2012
Bottle. Pour pale orange with a lighter yellow edge and a thin white head. Aroma is peppery fruit, mango and coriander with fresh pineapple dominating. Very thin on the palate and not bitter or dry. White pepper is obvious initially then coriander orange followed by zesty lemon pith bursting through. This fades almost immediately into a subtle citrus aftertaste of pineapple and grapefruit which lingers on the tongue and particularly on the roof of the mouth. An innovative take on a wheat beer that could be too sweet or over-powering for some.

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