440. Short’s Brewing Rye Not

Short's Brewing Rye NotThis one came from a trade and was from a brewery I had not tried before. Short’s is a brewpub in Northwest Lower Michigan and it looks like the only distribute in Michigan.

The Rye Not? is a rye IPA and part of their specialty bottle release program. Appearance is a nice unfiltered orange with a thin white head. The rye dominates the aroma with some citrus and floral hops coming through. Lots of rye spiciness in the flavor with a fair amount of bitterness. Overall this was an enjoyable rye beer but nothing too exciting.
Very drinkable and good rye character
Alcohol Content: 6.5% ABV
Calories: ???
IBU (Bitterness): 84
Brewers Website: Short’s Brewing
Brewers Description: Rye Not? has massive floral hop qualities, amplified by notable rye characteristics that blend together perfectly and offer ample citrus and subtle pine fragrances, creating a truly memorable nose. The rye-based theme continues as the distinctive flavors of this grain stand out as the distinguishable malt characteristics. The focus from rye to an intense bitterness shifts quickly and lingers well into the finish, transitioning into a heavy dryness during prolonged tastes.

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