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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Golden Ale brewed with fresh strawberries and milk sugar


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tom10101 (2218) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 8, 2014
Bottle (12 oz). Extra from Mark, thanks! Slightly hazy copper/reddish brown with a small beige head and no lacing. Aroma of strawberries, vanilla, light rotten notes and sugar. Taste is moderately sweet with strawberries, vanilla and sugar. Light to medium body. Moderate carbonation. Kind of creamy mouthfeel. The beer fits the description, but that doesnít mean itís a good beer. Too sugary and the strawberries, while being really present, arenít bright like some other strawberry beers (those who come to my mind are Upland Strawberry Lambic or Hanssens Oudbeitje, though itís not the same style of beer).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (3408) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 10, 2013
12oz bottle in a tulip. Pours ruby/amber with a small, off-white head. Aroma of strawberries, light lactose, some light spices, pale and light caramel malts, and hints of hops. Flavor the same with a nice blend. Average texture. A decent and interesting fruit beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
umich03jm (1577) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Bottle, thanks Mike! Pours a light copper color with a small head that quickly fades to a ring. Aroma is a slightly tart strawberry milk. Taste is weird. Strawberries obviously but not fresh juicy strawberries, more like overripe, tart, dry ones. Not as sweet as I expected either. Kinda disappointed with this one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (5025) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 1, 2013
12oz bottle, shared by beerpig317. Mildly hazy orange color. Thin off-white head. Couple loose bits of lace. Very nice strawberry and creme aroma. Medium-plus body. Smooth, crisp lighter carbonation. Yogurty, light lactose flavors. More dry finish. Moderate sweet, light tart taste. Finishes dry, which is nice. Flavor is spot-on for a strawberry shortcake beer, pretty impressive, really. Awesome stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (783) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Bottle at bottle share at the Sybarite Pig in Boca. Small snifter. Pours an amber-red copper with a thin, pinkish white head. Well it smells like strawberry short cake. Strawberries, whipped cream, and vanilla. And it tasted like it. Not much explanation needed. They hit the nail on the head with the flavors. I found it too sweet but I guess a strawberry shortcake is sweet. Just not my type of desert.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpongeRuiner (568) - Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Spot on beer for Shorts. Fresh strawberry sauce flavor. Even whipped cream and sugar flavors. Literally every aspect of a strawberry short cake is in there.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - OCT 5, 2013
$2 bottle purchased at Fairway Sav-Mor... Iím glad I managed a couple bottles of this, as I wanted it last year but was too late. Bottled 15 days ago on July 26th. Appearance: A red-amber color with a slight haze. A super fizzy two-finger head bubbles away quickly. Very little lacingís left on the glass. Smell: Initially I was getting a mostly roasted malt quality that kind of confused me a bit, with strawberries in the back. After a few more whiffs, the strawberries definitely took over, though the malt is still there. Definitely smells like strawberry shortcake. Taste/feel: An excellent sweet, tart strawberry flavor hits the front, and then the "cake" part of the beer comes through in the finish. Itís really not all that complex -- it is essentially what it says it is... a strawberry shortcake beer. Super thirst quenching, which I donít say for too many beers, and very refreshing. Not overly sweet at all. The aftertaste also has a bit of that cream flavor thanks to the lactose thatís infused in this beer, just adding more to the illusion that youíre having yourself some shortcake. This is just about what I was expecting. My initial smell and taste wasnít awesome, but it grew on me a little bit. Itís a shame Shortís doesnít make more of this stuff, because itís really a unique, tasty beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1378) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 2013
12 oz bottle from a 6 pack purchased in Ann Arbor as it came in off the delivery truck. Served in a snifter. An interesting fruit beer, with a bitter/sweet/tart taste tha leans a bit toward the sweet side, but leaving all 3 components apparent. The strawberry smell and taste more like preserves than fresh berries and, while obvious, are nearly matched by the flavor of light malts. O: A fun and refreshing beer thatís certainly worth trying.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukaduke (1742) - Portland, Maine, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Pours a pinkish copper color with a white finger of fizzy foam. I have to say this beer does smell like strawberry shortcake... Some sweet strawberry syrup, breads cake notes and some vanilla creaminess. The palate follows the nose... Fucking right. If your gonna call a beer strawberry shortcake, this taste like strawberry shortcake. There is a touch of seltzer like background that cuts through the sweetness a touch but Iím pretty impressed by this.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HisBoyElroy (107) - Michigan, USA - SEP 11, 2013
If Iím rating to style then this hit the nail on the head. It tastes just like a strawberry shortcake.


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