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Shorts Brewing Company in Michigan, USA, offer some great beers, including The Magician and the Anniversary Ale.
Shorts Brewing Company in Michigan, USA, offer some great beers, including The Magician and the Anniversary Ale. Anna Trier

THIS last week I was in Michigan with my sister and soon to be brother in law/beer aficionado.

We trotted around the micro-breweries of northern MI and our merry little band of travelers (one gets fairly merry when you are tasting flights of 6-8 beers at every pub) found Shorts Brewing Company to be the best of the best.

Having tasted about half of the beer list, I was impressed that every brew tried was approved of, which was a first ever for Jon, the beer aficionado.

Personal favorites were the Huma-Lupa-Licious, the tastiest best balance IPA to ever pass my lips; The Magician, the best London Red I have had inside or outside of London; and the Anniversary Ale, a special blend that changes every year.

Beer lovers everywhere look out for Shorts, they are all over MI right now, so keep your fingers crossed for regional and, dare I say, national expansion.

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