Shorts Brewing Co. | Bellaire, Michigan
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Shorts Brewing Co.
World Class based on 52 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

121 N Bridge St
Bellaire, Michigan United States 49615 [ print map ]
231 498 2300

Hours: Every day of the week: 11AM-Midnight

Mayor: bpar73 (37) | Taps: 20 | Bottles: 10-20

Shorts Brewing Co.

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Beer Available At Shorts Brewing Co. (arranged by most recent)
Shortís Black Licorice Lager 93, Shortís Itís About Thyme , Shortís Twist of Cain , Shortís Steely Danzig , Shortís Imperial Abnormal Genius , Shortís Anniversary Ale 2006/2007 Part One 98, Shortís ControversiALE 93, Shortís Iíve Got Five On It , Shortís Shandy , Shortís Imperial Soft Parade 90, Shortís Imperial Black Cherry Porter 97, Shortís Arithmacrut , Shortís Imperial Peaches and Creme , Shortís Woodmaster 90, Shortís Imperial Ginger in the Rye , Shortís Pandemonium Pale Ale 72, Shortís Stache Bender 94, Shortís Gambler 60, Shortís Imperial Aorta Ale , Shortís Imperial Spruce India Pilsner 95
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52 reviews for Shorts Brewing Co.
 Ambiance  86%
 Service  83%
 Selection  90%
 Food  74%
 Value  80%
 Overall  88%
 Rating  97%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
tectactoe  (11) Michigan | July 7, 2014
Iíve only been to Shortís one time so far, & that was for their 10th Anniversary party, in which they blocked off the entire street in front of their brewery & put 100 beers on tap. So my opinion might be skewed. But it was far & away the best beer "event" I have been to. TONS of people everywhere (thousands) but even with all those people - the Shortís crew handled the part perfectly. Plenty of scattered stands with tons of food items, you never had to wait too long for a beer (except for maybe the first 30 minutes, but that quickly died down & things ran smoothly the rest of the time). The brewery itself was still open, but packed (as expected). Nice vibe on the inside... Even being so crowded, we managed to get two orders of (DELICIOUS) duck nachos without much trouble. The tap list is updated on the website - they always have some interesting/cool shit on tap. Thatís just how Joe Short rolls. I would love to visit again during a non-party, & Iím sure it would still be a kickass time in the quaint town of Bellaire.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
pablo951  (72) Chicago, Illinois | May 26, 2014
One of Michiganís best!!! Came up from Chi-Town for a beercation, and this was the highlight for sure. Great beer and good food, nuff said
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
bunker  (6) Michigan | March 30, 2014
great beer. nice atmosphere, wide open spaces, when it gets busy it gets loud and a little chaotic, still one of my favorite places to be
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
hubermi12  (23) , | February 17, 2014| Updated February 26, 2014
The selection is huge and they have so many good beers. Located in Belaire, its hard for me to get up there but Iím really glad I made the trip. The food is really good and everyone was really friendly.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
biertaster1  (3) Michigan | August 16, 2013
Cool place and awesome beer, and fun atmosphere. The only downside is how busy the place always is. Chocolate Wheat Iis good, hazy days awesome and smokey flavor. Servers nice and lots of choices.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
OldMrCrow  (71) Seattle, Washington | July 11, 2013
Michigan never ceases to amaze. In this refurbished hardware store in a little northern MI village is a great brewpub. Wonderful chilled-out vibe, friendly service. Splended selection of 20 beers on tap, additional bottles to be found. Good pub food. Great prices. A great place and well worth the drive over.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
dalekliz  (2) San Diego, California | May 18, 2013
Iíve been trying to stop here for years and finally made it while picking up a keg for a wedding. Excellent brewpub. Spacious, relaxed space, 20 of their beers on tap, a bunch of bottle, and great sandwiches. I had the roast beef sandwich with a sweet tomato and balsamic vinegar paste, and a lot of beer.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
shrubber85  (217) Greenville, Indiana | March 30, 2013
In a quiet little Michigan village sits one of the most incredible brewpubs in the country. I was expecting a nice place but really exceeded my expectations. A selection of 20 taps pretty much guarantees you will find something you like and many of them sessionable. Incredibly friendly service. I was there at lunch time so wasnít too crowded - seemed to be extremely popular among the retired crowd in the area but also family friendly and a selection of locally made soft drinks. Food was very good. Love this part of Michigan anyway, but this is a jewel in the crown.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
574deadzone  (11) North Central, Indiana | October 14, 2012
Stopped in on the honeymoon brew tour. Definitely worth the 45+ min. drive from TC. Bellaire is a cute little town, and Shorts is a cute little brew pub, with nice worn brick and an old-timey kind of feel. Plenty of room in there, but on our particular visit everyone was crammed into the close side near the bar, which is cool. Nice menu selections. Didnít try the pizzas but they sound good. They have at least 20 taps and a wide selection of bottles, which I took a bunch to go. Very friendly and helpful staff and decent prices. Will definitely go back next time Iím up that way, which hopefully wonít be too far into the future.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Silphium  (59) East Lansing, Michigan | August 25, 2012
I finally made it here this summer for the first time, and have now visited a total of five times. Good ambiance, great selection, and always an interesting crowd. A couple recent visits were rewarded by at least eight beers that were not on tap in July, a testament to the diverse, ever-rotating tap offerings. The food selection is somewhat limited, and care must be taken to avoid palate-killing ingredients. The brewpub gets quite busy, and the bar seems to be the place to be for quick service. One of the standout breweries in Michigan, and the brewpub does not disappoint.

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