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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 46   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Prominent chocolate nuttiness on the nose with full flavor on the palate. Creamy oatmeal fused with peanut puree compliments rich caramel and roasted malts. Uniquely satisfying


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DalzAle (1904) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Growler thanks to Stfun!! Dark black pour, rich brown head and a wonderful aroma of fresh homemade peanut butter and a little chocolate. Flavor is sweet vanilla, lactose, sweet milk chocolate and creamy peanut butter all the way through with little bitterness on the finish. Very unique beer, and something I really dug (admittedly, I love peanut butter.) Surprised to see so many lower rates on this one, I’m guessing the consistency must be pretty spotty out of the bottle and much better off the tap.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 2, 2010
bottle thanks to StFun, opens with a loud hiss and a dark brown head shooting out of the bottle. The head leaves a black body, this stuff is lively. Aroma is roasted barley, burnt sugar, red wine. Flavor is sour red wine and peanut shells, bitter and vinous, a very strange mix.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 5, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2011 bottle shared by nbutler on 1/2/10. orange tinted brownish black capped by a tan head. a big blast of peanut butter slams the nose at first... it is followed by roast, ash, vegetal coffee-like nuttiness and ground mustard. the flavor shows peanut butter, roast, ash and a touch of chocolate before a 9 volt battery-like sourness takes a hold... it just sneaks up to throw the whole thing off. big sour flaw...booo. i wanted this to be great. 6/4/3/2/6 over carbonation makes it feel very uncomfortable on the tongue... dang!

bottle on 1/2/11... almost exactly a year since the last one! this one is full of roasted salty peanuts, high roast and caramel. finally, i got a good one! 8/4/8/3/15

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (5346) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 18, 2011 This is a re-review. I have left the original review with the original scores at the bottom of this review. Thanks to RBlaszak for sending this bottle my way. Unlike the last time I had this beer, this beer is not a gusher. It pours a very dark brown color with a tan head. The aroma is pretty nice. I get some peanut butter and chocolate, as well as a little bit of roasted malt. The flavor is more of the same. The nutty flavor from the peanut butter goes very well with the chocolate and roasted malt. There is also a little bit of fruity tartness in the flavor which may be early signs of infection - but I can’t be sure because this is the only bottle I had. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.


4-4-3-2-6 = 1.9

Thanks to TasteTester for sending this beer to me. The beer opens as a huge gusher. Looks like this one is infected. The beer pours a dark brown to black color with a huge tan head. The aroma is peanuts with tartness. It also smells like the rum balls we used to make around Christmas time. The flavor starts off normal with some roasted malts and light peanuts before giving way to an extremely sour cherry character which is not appealing. Medium mouthfeel and prickly carbonation. I want to like Shorts, but until they get their sanitation under control I won’t be trading for any more of their beers.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
danielcurtis81 (1517) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 27, 2010
Served from a 12 oz bottle bonus from a trade with awiseman01. This sweet stout pours an amber toned brown with a colossal frothy khaki head. The aromas are sweet with singed candy sugars, chunky peanut butter, reminds me of the Do-Si-Dos Girl Scot cookies. Flavors are not for me (perhaps a bad beer). Very metallic, peanut shells, hint of chocolate. Mouth is over carbonated and distracting.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 9, 2010
12 oz. bottle; pours thin, oily black with foamy dark tan head fading quickly; first nose is almost like paint thinner but as it goes deeper into your nose it’s obviously chocolate nuts, peanut brittle, caramel and oatmeal; smells pretty nice, but was very strange at first; first sip is quite sour and astringent; spoiled oranges, chocolate, stale nuts; ugh, something is definitely wrong here; herbal, sour and quite disgusting; what a disappointment!! I’ve got one more bottle from a different source, so hope they’re not all like this; tried this beer twice from two different sources in two different states, but with the same result; I’m sure they will figure this out and it will be better next time b/c it still sounds like a yummy beer to me

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (7940) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2010
12 ounce bottle cracked open by some new and old friends. Thanks! I guess this is an infected bottle, but for me, it worked very well. Pours a very dark brown color with a medium tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, peanuts and cherries. The taste is quite tart, with notes of green apple and cherry, as well as peanuts, butterscotch and chocolate. Smooth, medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomthompson89 (1864) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2010
OK well i think i have one of the off bottles but was still interesting , nose is malts and peanuts. pours pretty black with some nice choc foam. flavor is malty, some peanut and definite sour but still funky. Am interested to try a fresh bottle

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (5556) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 14, 2010
Bottle thanks to Tim. We were warned that this was probably off, and it was, but in a nice way I thought. Anyway, pours a dark black color with a medium brown head- looks appealing. The aroma is nutty, coffee, toasted malts. The flavor was loads of coffee, rich nutty flavors, lots of unintended sourness, rich caramel. I liked it. I need to try it uninfected for sure.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (4113) - Utah, USA - MAR 14, 2010
Thanks to Timbo for sharing this beer.
This was the 3rd Shorts beer we had and was told that Shorts had a large amount of infected Uber Goobers. Unfortunately this beer was infected and I hate to say it, but a drain pour.....
Appearance: It poured a dark brown with very little head or lacing
Not sure if I should even rate this, but I hope to try another one and rerate it. The other Shorts beers were great, looking forward to trying more.


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