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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

230 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 14
Gots: 20 | 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.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-03-2002)
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

JTomczak, Jun 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

doremite, Jun 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

Emkehr, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

mlefebvre7, May 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

rab53, May 21, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -28%

woodchipper, Apr 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Celtics76, Mar 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

whatsgoody, Mar 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

DCav, Feb 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Wishdiak, Feb 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

vonnegut21, Jan 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

slyons16, Dec 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Horbar, Dec 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

rlcnmeyer, Dec 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

braican, Nov 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

nquigley16, Oct 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

NOLANDMAN, Oct 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Mikeynas, Oct 20, 2012
Photo of VelvetExtract
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.

VelvetExtract, Oct 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

rderedin, Sep 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Jeffreytmoore, Sep 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

RMoeNay, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of Gatch
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.

Gatch, Aug 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Yallnumbskulls, Jul 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Jduperre, Jul 28, 2012
"Shabadoo" Black & Tan Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.