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Sheep Shagger Scotch Ale - Tyranena Brewing Company

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259 Ratings
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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 9.23%
Wants: 35
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Atron67 on 02-02-2008

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Ratings: 259 | Reviews: 97
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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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3.87/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Acquired from pochman courtesy of Secret Santa ‘09, so a big “Thank You” goes out to him. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light brown color, with a thin off-white head that fades quickly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains butterscotch, vanilla, bourbon, caramelized malts and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with very sweet flavors of caramel, butterscotch and vanilla. Then a hearty malt character comes in followed by some background smokiness and bourbon flavor. The hops presence is mild but complementary and creates some balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a solid Scotch Ale to drink for a long time.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of NuclearDolphin
3.99/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Pint Glass

Appearance - Dark brown with a significant cloudy look to it. For some odd reason this beer looks "Thick"

Smell - Caramel, Vanilla, Roasted Malts, Scotch, Toffee and Maple Syrup.

Taste - Maple Syrup, Vanilla and Caramel backed up with some strong malty flavors and slight floral hops. Not simple, but not what I would call complex. Regardless, it comes together very well.

Mouthfeel - It's pretty thick bodied but the carbonation is subdued so it's easy to drink and it feels creamy as well!

Overall - It's got a good flavor to and its very easy to drink. It's good to have when you're thristy and is perfect for any occasion. Definitely will be buying this again in the future!

Photo of JackieTH
4.27/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Carmelly brown pour with short lived head, no lacing. Smell is rich werther's-like toffee malts. Taste is toffee and brown sugar, molasses, and roasted malt, perhaps even some chocolate notes. Earthy hop appears at the end to refresh palate. Medium-smooth and velvety mouthfeel, with a bit of carbonation to tickle. Quite delicious.

Photo of Lawl3ss
3.67/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Lightly chilled 12 oz. twist-off stubby poured into a stemless tulip. Bottling date 12.15.11.

Look- Pours a rich honey color. Three fingers of pilowy off-white head that falls slowly to a half-inch floating cap. There's a decent amount of suspended particulate, but it's fairly clear nonetheless. Not much lacing.

Smell- Caramel, dark whole grain toast, and strong maple. Woody undertones. Sweet, nutty, I'd guess that there were some oats in the mash.

Taste- Interesting. Predominantly maple and vanilla, not as sweet as I was expecting. Reminiscent of cream soda. Very mild nondescript hop bite towards the start. Distinct peat-y flavor hits halfway through the swallow, but it doesn't have an aggressive feel like some smoked malt beers. Mellow and tasty throughout, aftertaste is yet more toasted grains and a touch of hard water. No hint of alcohol whatsoever.

Mouthfeel- Medium body and smoo-ooth. Hint of drying afterwards. Nondescript but pleasant.

Overall- Very good, but doesn't put forth anything particularly memorable. Mild for the style, but hits the right notes. Extremely well-balanced and tasty, ABV is deceptive. I'd definitely pick it up again if I had the opportunity, but probably not as a regular thing.

Photo of WoodBrew
3.88/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sheep Shagger ale not only has a funny name but is relatively decent. The beer poors a rich amber with thin off white head that is not lacing. The smell is mostly hints of caramel malt. The taste follows suit. The mouthfeel is medium body with subtle carbonaiton. Overall it is a good scotch style ale.

Photo of samie85
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a rich copper color with two and a half fingers of thick off-white head.

Smells of chocolate and Munich malt notes with some earthy hops.

Follows the nose with Munich malt, chocolate and caramel and a delicate bitterness.

Rich and full side of medium-bodied with low, prickly carbonation.

I really enjoyed this beer, even though it departs from all examples of the style that I've had.

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of nickapalooza86
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From notes Jan 14 2012

Pours a clear dark amber almost brown.

Smell is spicy malt, toffee, and a little sweet

Taste is very smooth. It is a malt bomb all the way, sweet toffee, caramel and even a little bitter at the end but not a hop bitter.

Very decent scotch ale I am glad to have tried it.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Sheep Shagger Scotch Ale from Tyranena Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.