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“My favorite brewery”

Short's Brewing Company
Ranked #1 of 22 Restaurants in Bellaire
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Midland, Michigan, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“My favorite brewery”
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I have been to Short's a handful of times over the past few years and they never disappoint. They always have 20 of their beers on tap, and most of them are brewed at the brewpub in Bellaire and not bottled or distributed (all of their other beers that are distributed are brewed at a production facility in Elk Rapids). Most of the beers are created with an "outside the box" thinking and not brewed to the specifications of a particular style. Also, their food is eccentric but very, very good. If you are coming from out of town, do yourself a favor and stay overnight in Bellaire. We have stayed at both the Bellaire Inn and All Seasons Motel because they are walking distance from the brewery.

Visited July 2014
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Terrific Brews & Food ”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

Stopped here after golf. Husband said the Luma Lupa Liscious a specialty IPA was the best he'd had. The wings, a special that night and not always on the menu, were wonderful. They were juicy and meaty with a delicious sauce. If they're on the menu, they are not to be missed.

A couple of nights later we again stopped in after a round of golf and this time Al had Prolonged Enjoyment another IPA which he thoroughly enjoyed. With no wings on the menu, a cup of jambalaya and pizza were the choice for us. Both had bright flavors, obviously made with fresh tomatoes and other ingredients.

The atmosphere is casual and fun with live music 3 or 4 nights a week.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great Michigan craft beers!”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

Been here several times and will continue to visit, great staff always, food is delicious and large portions. Party atmosphere, just a fun place to enjoy the afternoon.

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Great Food Super Great Beers”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

If you are a fan of craft beer and super variety while eating great food and enjoying fantastic service, you will like Short's! The ruebin sandwich was fantastic as was pulled pork. Everyone there seemed to enjoy as much as we did. If you like Bell's Brewery products you will definitely like Short's as well!!

  • Visited June 2014
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53 reviews
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“fun time with friends”
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Nice casual atmosphere. Better than average food. Good beer.
The place was 'seat yourself' and very busy so you had to 'hover' over a table that looked like it may empty soon:(
otherwise a great place.

Visited June 2014
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