carlb (107) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 13, 2010
Poured a beautiful silky black with a 6-inch dense tan-colored creamy head that settled ever so slowly. The nose suggests dark roast and sour notes with a strong hint of peanuts and oatmeal cookies. If I had tasted this blind, I would have suggested it was a medium-bodied farm-house ale with a snappy finish. This is tasty and fun; Unexpected but delicious. Very well-developed Belgian lace forms and stays put. The stout lingers with definite peanut, oatmeal and chocolate notes. Excellent at cellar temperature. Chilling further would restrain the expressive nature of this stout. Shorts Brewing is brewing some interesting beer. Must get back to the store to see what else they have made . . . dimenhetfield (2554) - , Florida, USA - JAN 10, 2011
Aroma was full of peanuts, big salty nuts with a hint of roasted malts. Black syrupy pour. Thick with no head or lacing. Taste was slightly salty, a lot of the peanut aroma really came through in the flavor. It was incredible. markwise (5450) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2011
Huge thanks to the kind soul that shared this at the So Long Sea Bass Tasting (jdub? fogdog?). Pours dark brown with a tan head. Nose is roast, peanut, peanut shells, chocolate, caramel, and a hint of sweetness. Flavor is similar: slightly peanut-forward but the chocolate shines right behind it to make it a nice team effort instead of a peanut party. Very nice. Ibrew2or3 (8912) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 3, 2011
Courtesy of markwise. Thanks! Pours a pretty dark mahogany with thin mocha like head. The aroma is just about like opening a fresh jar of car trunk warmed peanut butter. I really don’t get much else beyond the legume-ness. The taste isn’t as all encompassing ‘peanut’ as the nose with peanut butter, some mild chocolate, nutty maltiness and malts. It has a mild level of spicy hops that seems to reside around the edges of the flavor. lampeno420 (320) - Zeeland, Michigan, USA - FEB 24, 2008
Actual peanuts used huh? Great. This kind of comes out like a Reese’s with peanuts that linger with you for a bit longer than when the beer is gone. Roasty and creamy. I only wish it had a higher alcohol bill to toast this peanut butter sammy.
cmillward (497) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 6, 2009
Graciously shared by GodOfThunder! From the growler, pours black with a thin tan head. The nose is PEANUT BUTTER CUP! Peanut butter in the nose, chocolate, roasty, slightly sweet, wow. In flavor roast malt, bitter dark chocolate, peanuts come through more as peanuts and less as PB. Medium thickness, low carb, a little chalky in the mouth. Very impressive. johnnyoski (445) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - JAN 11, 2011
Bottle. Pours very dark brown with only a trace of a light brown head. Roasted peanuts with a faint sour aroma. Nice components of a traditional dry stout up front with lots of roasted malt and a hint of tart coffee. Big dry roasted peanut flavor in the finish with a peanut butter sweetness lingering on the lips. Creamy and slightly dry in texture. Perfectly carbonated despite its flat appearance. Nice, easy drinking stout from the good folks at Shorts! bpar73 (1199) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - NOV 30, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pour dark brown with a thin tan head. Peanuts, caramel and malt in the aroma and taste. Nice. tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Tap @ Shorts: Black, black, black, only a mild brown hue near the very top with a fine-bubbled, micro mocha foam that hangs around on top. Smells like lightly charred peanuts over an open flame; seriously dry roasted, peanut goodness filling your nostrils with a faint undercurrent of dense chocolate malt & a hint of creamy sweetness. Taste includes all of the aforementioned goodness... Dry roasted peanut character with a peanut butter-like sweetness aspect, dry cocoa dust, faint char, chocolate, & hints of cream. Leaves your palate coated with roasted peanut butter & toasted peanuts, like you just got done munching a spoonful of Skippy’s Super Chunk. The upper echelon of peanut infused stouts, no question. Downright delicious.