Local’s Light Rebrand

Today we celebrate the Locals! Short’s has just undergone a beautiful redesign of one of our most beloved beers. Local’s Light has become synonymous with the lifestyle and work ethic we all strive for up here in Northern Michigan and it’s faceliftRead More

8000 batches later…

It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly 10 years since we moved into the Elk Rapids Production Facility. Officially coming online in early 2009, Batch #1 was Pandemonium Pale Ale, quickly followed by some Bellaire Brown and Huma Lupa Licious. Since then,Read More

Uncle Steve’s returns through the spring

While we may be known for some of our more experimental creations, we’ve also taken the time to hone our brewing skills on classic beer styles. Making its first appearance in 2008 at a Brewski Bash party, Uncle Steve’s was brewed atRead More

Battle of the Bands 2018 Schedule

The Battle of the Bands has returned! Join us for the first round of competition over the course of the next six Sundays for some live music and brews to see who might be opening up the 14th Anniversary Party on Saturday,Read More

Hot Loins in time for Valentine’s Day

We’re all about the love here at Short’s. Many romances have begun within the walls of the pub or on a first date with Soft Parade in hand. With so much love, Valentine’s Day is always a special holiday when it comesRead More

Bourbon Ben’s Asthma is here to keep you warm this winter

Cold winter months call for an occasional big beer to keep you warm. Well we’re kicking off the first Private Stache release of 2018 with a monster of a brew. The brain child of our Director of Quality, Tyler, this beer hasRead More

Lip puckering, mouth-watering Critterless is here!

Are you ready for your lips to pucker and your mouth to water? Back by popular demand and much anticipated, Critterless is finally returning to Michigan store shelves, and for the first time ever headed out to the Great Lakes Region. CritterlessRead More

Machu Beechu: A tropical Double IPA to cure the winter blues

We’re big fans of winter here in northern Michigan. You kind of need to be, eh? While winter is beautiful and magical, it can also be tough and unyielding (also why we’re professional beer drinkers), so embracing the season in all itsRead More

S’more Stout is here and flaming marshmallows are highly encouraged

S’mores aren’t just for summertime. We’re a fan of cozying up by a campfire or fireplace year round, roasting a marshmallow, and stacking it with chocolate and graham cracker. Well, nearly 10 years ago this dessert inspired a beer that at theRead More

Variety Pack V.1 2018

Coming soon to a store near you! Chief Hopper: Chief Hopper (9.2% ABV – 82) is a Double IPA hopped with Vic Secret, Simcoe, and Centennial hops inspired by the show “Stranger Things.” Chief Hopper is deep gold in color and has aRead More