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Shackmeister Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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66 Ratings
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Douglas14 on 09-01-2008

When our friends at Shake Shack asked us to make a beer to match their legendary burger, we were excited. After much "research" (aka ShackBurgers), we bring you Shackmeister Ale® - a zippy pale ale with just the right malt flavors to complement the beef, and bright hops to refresh the palate.
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Tried on-tap at Shake Shack in Covent Garden, London. A pint in a thin plastic cup. I believe I probably had this beer before at Shake Shack in NYC as well, but I didn't take any notes on it last time.

Pours fairly clear, with a faint haze to it, and deep golden in hue. Head is a frothy and persistent off-white crest. Lacing is solid, carbonation is fine. Looks pretty decent.

Nose is fair: clean malt underpinning with a touch of nuttiness. Very mild hops make an appearance, although they're fairly neutral—it's "hops" without much in the way of character. There's not a lot going on, but it's not bad either.

Taste is a little better. There's a tang of ginger or something spicy on the front, backed with some clean faint malt supporting it. Hop character is muted but pleasant leading to a slight sting of herbs or spice on the back. It's decent stuff.

Feel is pretty smooth but a bit lightweight overall.

Overall, it's pretty drinkable without being really interesting. It works fine with the smokestack burger I had, which I guess is the point, right?

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Shackmeister Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.