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"Shabadoo" Black & Tan Ale - Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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"Shabadoo" Black & Tan Ale"Shabadoo" Black & Tan Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

228 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 228
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 13
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Black & Tan |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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Emkehr

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -21.5%

05-26-2013 16:54:53 | More by Emkehr
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mlefebvre7

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-25-2013 01:42:44 | More by mlefebvre7
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rab53

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-21-2013 01:17:08 | More by rab53
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woodchipper

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -28%

04-16-2013 16:31:34 | More by woodchipper
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

03-18-2013 17:51:48 | More by Celtics76
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whatsgoody

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

03-06-2013 03:45:21 | More by whatsgoody
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DCav


3/5  rDev -21.5%

02-28-2013 01:49:49 | More by DCav
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Wishdiak

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.7%

02-02-2013 03:29:15 | More by Wishdiak
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vonnegut21

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

01-10-2013 14:46:30 | More by vonnegut21
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slyons16


4/5  rDev +4.7%

12-17-2012 04:24:25 | More by slyons16
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Horbar

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

12-13-2012 04:14:24 | More by Horbar
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rlcnmeyer

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

12-02-2012 22:17:30 | More by rlcnmeyer
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braican

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

11-28-2012 02:16:02 | More by braican
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nquigley16

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.7%

10-28-2012 16:09:00 | More by nquigley16
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NOLANDMAN

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

10-27-2012 04:56:42 | More by NOLANDMAN
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

10-20-2012 23:40:16 | More by Mikeynas
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.33/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A-Pours brown with crimson highlights. Head is tan and doughy. Head retains very well too. Light strings of lacing are left by the dense head. Body is also quite clear.

S-Nose is surprisingly smoky. The Pale Ale and Porter both come out in the nose as well. Lightly chalky with plenty of breadiness and darker tastiness. Virtually no hoppiness. Well fruited. Sweet all the way.

T-Pleasant. Starts off Porter then the Pale kicks in. Also there is a light, airy grassy hoppiness Lightly chalky and sweet with a hint of smoke. Toasted bread with more residual sweetness. Toffee and coffee. I think the Porter shows up a bit more in the aroma.

M-Medium bodied with a softer, buzzing carbonation. A bit syrupy. Drinks easily enough. Very light bitterness.

O/D-Decent. As far as a Black & Tan goes, this one is pretty legit. But its still nothing to fawn over. Just a mostly sweet brew with both Porter and Pale characteristics. Wouldn't buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2012 23:45:49 | More by VelvetExtract
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rderedin

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

09-22-2012 21:53:08 | More by rderedin
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Jeffreytmoore

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-10-2012 01:16:41 | More by Jeffreytmoore
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RMoeNay

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

09-01-2012 12:37:21 | More by RMoeNay
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Gatch

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Nice ruby red-brown with a big, foamy, off-white head. Good lace and retention.

S: Malty, smoky, fruity, with a hint of hops.

T: Everything I expected from reading the description on the bottle. The best of their Pale Ale and Porter. Great hop presence up front with a slightly sweet, malty finish.

M: Highly delicious and drinkable.

O: My first of the style but I imagine it's at the top of the list. Well done beer that's fresh, fun and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2012 21:49:16 | More by Gatch
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Yallnumbskulls

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-28-2012 02:43:18 | More by Yallnumbskulls
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Jduperre


4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-28-2012 01:32:11 | More by Jduperre
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gleeky99

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-27-2012 21:09:58 | More by gleeky99
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-21-2012 02:14:35 | More by DrunkinYogi
"Shabadoo" Black & Tan Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 228 ratings.