RateBeer
overall
58
86
style
Serve in Flute, Shaker

bottled
available

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 414   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Liquified laughter from fruit filled disaster.
Simply put: Fruit Rye Ale. A bountiful blend of toasted rye flakes and two row malted barley make wort fermented with 200 pounds of pureed strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries resulting in a sweet fruity delicacy. Intoxicatingly refreshing and brewed special for those ladies who enjoy their wine.

14-15 I.B.U.’s
20 deg. Plato
7.5-9 % A.B.V.


laurenannmcl's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
laurenannmcl (20) - - APR 29, 2013
Pours a clear amber body with a fairly small head. Smells of blueberry and raspberry, not too strong, but a soft malt and fruity aroma. Tastes of berries and malts, Overall a fun drink with plenty of flavor


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thechasm442 (636) - Manhattan, Illinois, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Pours a hazy ruby red. Looks like grapefruit juice. Thin white head. Aroma is raspberries, blackberries, blueberry, and wheat. Taste is strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, and blackberries. Sweet and a bit tart. Wheat and grassy hops as well. Thin to average. Nice and refreshing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brentv (611) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 13, 2016
From bottle. Hazy pink pour with no real head or lacing. Fruity aroma and strong fruity berry taste. The 8 ABV well hidden by the fruit. Not particularly sweet or tart. Medium mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (14834) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 13, 2016
Cloudy, amber. Tartness and lots of berry. Blueberry and strawberry with light tartness and light yeast.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrownALEx (399) - Portland, Michigan, USA - MAY 2, 2016
Nice sour aroma. Strawberry blond pour with a thin white head. Taste is berry all the way, strawberry, raspberry and blackberry seam to be present. Palate is medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, not my cup of beer. A bit too fruity, but it is balanced and drinkable.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsporrer (450) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Pours a clear pinkish red with a thin white ring. Little carbonation and no lacing. Aroma is slightly tart and sweet fruit. With all of the mixed fruits I thought this would be either sweet or sour. It was dry and somewhat harsh. Very disappointing!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scarletfire65 (1284) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2016
On tap at First Draft. Pinkish color with a whitish pink head. Lots of raspberry, strawberry, blackberry over a light, crisp, wheat beer. Fruity and girly, but drinkable. No artificiality at all. Tastes like the berries were steeped for weeks. I dunno, I kind of like it.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MetalNHopHead (1202) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - APR 16, 2016
I’m not sure what a Soft Parade is; to my knowledge, The Doors have never explained. Undoubtedly it’s something gross. Probably scatological. Color is pinkish. Aroma is grainy sweet. Fruity flavor with a lot of berry - as you’d expect - yet it’s not cloying or artificial. Feel is smooth, medium-bodied, and surprisingly warm. This is my introduction to Short’s. I probably should’ve started with some hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arkurzynski (2142) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - APR 15, 2016
Reddish pink. Nose of cherry berry and wet wheat-like malt. Flavor mild, sweet, tart cherry/strawberry with a bit of rye spice and more wheat ale-like backing. Lingering fruit and bitter rye. Pretty good on a hot day.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
b33r (824) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2016
Light cloudy pink with small head and light lacing. Aroma and flavor have nice sweetness and subtle strawberry and tropical fruits. Easy to drink and refreshing!

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
basaywhat (153) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2016
12 oz bottle. A slightly hazy red beer with a huge pinkish head. The aroma has strong notes of strawberries, which is smelled far from the glass. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of berries to start off with, leading to a dry lightly tart finish. Not a fan.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 42


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50