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Short’s Uncle Steve’s Irish Stout

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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Uncle Steve’s Irish Stout is Short’s version of the classic Irish Stout, complete with a dark color, soft head, and smooth full flavor typical of this lighter bodied beer. A simple grist formula provides a base of roasted malt flavors, while the infusion of nitrogen adds the creamy drinkability everyone loves.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tectactoe (2944) - Michigan, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Bottle: Nearly black, outlined with deep brown & ruby edges. Fine bubbled, tan colored layer of foam sifts across the top. Nose has hints of roasted coffee beans, roasted malts, a hint of char, & some bittersweet dark chocolate. Flavor kicks up the roast another notch. Heavy roasted malts, burnt coffee bean (think French or Italian roast), mild char, & even a light hint of smoke. Very dry, as an Irish stout should be. Dry cacao powder lingering in the finish. Low carbonation, thin-medium bodied with a bit of creaminess to it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChiGuy68 (440) - Illinois, USA - NOV 3, 2014
Tasted from a 12oz. bottle. It poured an opaque black with a brown head that didn’t last and left no lacing. Aroma of chocolaty malt and coffee. A roasted malt taste that is not as heavy as you would think based on its appearance.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RespertFTW (521) - Michigan, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown with tan head. chocolate, malty, toasty... standard stout stuff but pretty light.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fattybladdy (628) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAR 16, 2014
12oz bottle, pours black with creamy tan head. Light aroma of roasted malt. Taste is roasty and dry, pretty true to the style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlowOffTube (499) - Michigan, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Not bad. Light body light carbonation. Silky mouth feel but very light. Black pour. Coffee and cream with some roastyness. Decent lighter stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpongeRuiner (881) - Michigan, USA - MAR 11, 2014
A big coffee smell. A dark brown color with a dark nice looking head. Not a ton of flavor. But still not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (5030) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with a small tan head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is raisin, roast, and coffee. Thin mouthfeel with light roastiness and smoke finish. Good dry stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - DEC 7, 2013
On tap at brewery. Aroma is classic Irish stout. Good roasted malts with some peat and smoke. Black hue with a small head that left little lace. Medium sweet and bitter. Medium bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
koleminer20 (871) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 24, 2013
HopCat in East Lansing. Nitro Infused. The pour is quite dark, with a thin head and some minor lacing. The aroma is a sweet coffee, almost overwhelmed with vanilla and the subtlety of cocoa. A roasted malt tone joins late, and adds a nice complexity. The taste is surprisingly, not necessarily good, sweet. The vanilla and cocoa take a back seat to a sweet coffee that is less than ideal. The mouth feel is thin for a stout, and even though I might not want this particular flavor to last too long, some longevity would help its cause I believe.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
strongpieman (1572) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Bottle. Black, almost no head, medium body. Moderate flavors, nothing too prominent. Finish lingers a bit. Okay stout


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