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Preservation Series: Shegöat - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
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158 Ratings
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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 10.54%
Wants: 3
Gots: 20 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Shegöat is a brand new beer to our lineup, based on one of Patrick's original, multiple award winning homebrew recipes. Based primarily on the traditional weizenbock style of Germany, brewed with both malted barley and wheat, the beer is rich in the flavors of bananas, cloves and caramel with a notes of cake spice hovering in the background. Just like the banana bread that großmutter used to make.

(Beer added by: CheapBeerBuzz on 12-10-2013)
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Denzo

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-12-2014 16:59:04 | More by Denzo
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EliotRosewater

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

04-11-2014 02:35:10 | More by EliotRosewater
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-09-2014 14:53:58 | More by BMart
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petty_crimes

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-08-2014 04:04:20 | More by petty_crimes
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cooch69

Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This was the second beer of our Snobs United Tasting.

It poured a murky, dirty medium brown with a small foamy head. Surprisingly not too big of a head on this one.

Nose is really spicy, cloves, nutmeg and the sort with some chocolate and starch fruit such as plantain and banana.

Taste pretty similar to Aventinus. Far form being as perfect as Aventinus, but still lots of good flavors. Chocolate, banana, cloves, a heavy dose of wheaty malts and some nice yeast to support the flavor and the body. Medium bodies with a nice creamy carbonation and a decent amount of sediment.

Good job Mr. Rue

This is why we love you so much!!!

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2014 19:40:27 | More by cooch69
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rollncalguy78

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-05-2014 00:16:12 | More by rollncalguy78
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -18.9%

04-03-2014 17:13:54 | More by chippo33
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cburns48

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

03-30-2014 00:30:41 | More by cburns48
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HoldenDurden

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

03-27-2014 21:18:03 | More by HoldenDurden
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mdfb79

New York

3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From 03/26/14 notes. Poured from a 750ml bottle into my Bruery tulip.

a - Pours a deep brown color with a light reddish tint, one finger of light tan head and moderate carbonation evident. Spotty lacing on the glass.

s - Smells of bready malts, grains, bananas, dough, wheat, yeast, spices, and light sour fruits. Quite nice, ther light sourness is pretyt good.

t - Tastes of bready malts, bananas, yeast, spices, biscuit, toasted malts, caramel malts, cloves, and wheat. More bananas as it warms and than the nose had. Better than the nose in my opinion.

m - Medium body and moderate to high carbonation. Slightly too carbonated.

o - Overall an interesting German style beer and pretty nice. Nothing mind blowing but quite good. Worth checking out.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2014 13:35:58 | More by mdfb79
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Reappropriated

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

03-24-2014 20:41:51 | More by Reappropriated
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grom111

California

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-24-2014 01:19:27 | More by grom111
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-23-2014 17:35:40 | More by SebD
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-23-2014 15:56:54 | More by greenspointexas
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750mL acquired through the Reserve Society. Bottled 11/14/13. Served in a Bruery snifter.

Pours dark, muddy brown with a thick, fluffy three fingers of vanilla-hued head. The froth lingers before settling to a thin cap that leaves very little lace.

Smells earthy and dry with burnt sugar glaze, faint yeasty clove and mild bannana peel. A bit muted overall.

Taste is luckily quite a bit livelier than the nose and reminds of a doppelbock. Caramel, bananna bread, faint toffee, clove, hints of raisin, butterscotch, wheat toast and a little nip of booze. This is a fairly hearty beer with some good flavor going on and easy enough to drink.

Medium body with carbonation that is active without overpowering . Bananna, clove and caramel are present in a clean finish.

I think this may be the first weizenbock I've had but it is strikingly similar to doppelbocks with the notable addition of banana and clove flavors. All-in-all a tasty enough brew that makes me think I may want to delve a little deeper into the style at some point in the future.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 17:42:08 | More by ThickNStout
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JRod1969

New York

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-22-2014 02:53:44 | More by JRod1969
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dcloeren

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

03-20-2014 15:40:58 | More by dcloeren
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SHODriver

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: poured into a tulip to a deep brown with a finger of off white head that slowly fades to a small collar
S: smells of bananas, spice and caramel
T: taste is caramel, banana, some spice notes, very malty, and some dark fruits. swallow is more dark fruits, some banana and spice notes
M: pretty full in the mouth with soft but adequate carbonation. finish is refreshing
O: Not a bad beer at all. I'm not familiar with the style but it tastes pretty good to me.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2014 05:21:30 | More by SHODriver
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IvoryFoxhole

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-17-2014 21:12:55 | More by IvoryFoxhole
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Tyrus

California

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

03-17-2014 20:29:26 | More by Tyrus
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FrankHammer

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-17-2014 14:54:59 | More by FrankHammer
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-17-2014 02:15:40 | More by lupercmda
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.76/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-Deep amber in the glass, one finger off white head.

S-Dark fruits, plums and grapes. Some orange. Tad bit of wheat.

T-Dark fruits, plums, rather sweet. No bitterness, some bubblegum.

M-Medium bodied, nice carbonation.

O-I was expecting better, other weizenbocks I've had were wonderfully fruity but this one was lacking.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 22:22:32 | More by rlee1390
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

03-16-2014 04:21:22 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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MickeyHops

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-16-2014 02:06:08 | More by MickeyHops
Preservation Series: Shegöat from The Bruery
84 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.