Daily Archives: September 30, 2014

Short’s Brewing Company – Kolsch 45 (Kölsch)

  • 6.50% ABV
  • While I do like the 80’s reference in the title it doesnt really make up for the lack of a good beer. Its a Kolsch for gods sake, how do you screw that up? I know, I know… I just had and LOVED a Short’s ESB that tasted nothing like an ESB. Welp, it didnt work here. It doesnt have that anything that reminds me of a Kolsch. To sweet, to muddled.
  • – Dont buy

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Short’s Brewing Company – Autumn Ale (Extra Special)

  • 5.75% ABV
  • This is, no question, the best ESB I have ever had. It is fucking magic in my mouth, and I dont mean like stage magician magic. This magic is fucking real! If Gandalf peed in a glass and then cast a spell on it I am pretty sure it would taste like this. Magical pee, which I know realize after typing is a pretty shitty analogy. The only thing that gives me pause is that it doenst taste like any other ESB I have tried. It kind of makes me wonder if Short’s didnt just make an awesome beer and then were like “Ehh… fuck it. Its an ESB”. What ever… Magic pee!
  • + Buy again

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