November 30, 2023

Short’s Brewing’s Thirst Mutilator Hop Water

Bottoms Up
By Anna Faller | July 2, 2022

Short’s Brewing Company has just released its first non-alcoholic beverage, and it gives the term “porch pounder” a whole new meaning. Please welcome Thirst Mutilator Hop Water to the stage! Created in collaboration with Michigan’s own Billy Strings (who got his Grammy Award-winning start on the stage at Short’s Bellaire Pub), this sparkly, citrus-y seltzer water is named for a track on his eponymous 2016 EP. Much like Strings himself, Thirst Mutilator abstains from booze; instead, it gets its kicks from a hefty dose of infused hops. It’s also free of carbs and calories and is both natural and gluten-free. Crafted in a crushable lemon-lime flavor, Thirst Mutilator will be distributed in canned six-packs statewide, and, following its June 27 release (along with some limited-edition swag), can be purchased directly via Short’s website. Grab yourself a couple of cans and prepare for your thirst to be thoroughly quenched. For more information and to purchase, visit


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