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Sheep Shagger Scotch Ale - Tyranena Brewing Company

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Sheep Shagger Scotch AleSheep Shagger Scotch Ale

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

219 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 219
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 9.2%
Wants: 32
Gots: 12 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Atron67 on 02-02-2008)
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Cris4545

Indiana

5/5  rDev +24.4%

02-02-2013 05:52:14 | More by Cris4545
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Gluteus_Maximus

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-02-2013 03:13:55 | More by Gluteus_Maximus
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Brunite

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-27-2013 22:32:17 | More by Brunite
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eschmitt777

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-21-2013 22:26:57 | More by eschmitt777
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gir02021

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

01-19-2013 08:15:30 | More by gir02021
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Jkirk790

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-11-2013 15:21:41 | More by Jkirk790
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mjpolzin

Wisconsin

3.78/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

An interesting tasting scotch ale; a little different than what I expected. My initial sip wasn't as malty and sweet as I come to expect with this style but was actually quite nutty. It was good, don't get me wrong but was just a variation on what I am used to with this style. Since it is a pretty affordable beer with a solid abv, I would probably buy it again but it wouldn't be the first thing I reach for when looking for a Scotch Ale.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2013 04:45:38 | More by mjpolzin
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ObeMaltKinobee

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-03-2013 12:10:10 | More by ObeMaltKinobee
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

4.79/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

12oz bottle poured into a Sprecher snifter glass

Appearance- A leather brown color with a finger of off white head that completly dissipates and leaves no lacing.

Smell- Gobs of carmel, bread malt and brown sugar.

Taste- Carmel with some nuttiness and smoke balance and then a quick flash finish of bitter hops for balance.

Mouthfeel- Best mouthfeel that Ive ever gotten from a Scotch Ale. Thick like oatmeal, yet a nice amount of carbonation for balance.

Overall- I was highly impressed with many aspects of this beer including the smell and mouthfeel. This is definitly a top notch scotch ale and I wish that I had bought a few more.

*As the beer warms coffee makes a big presence in both the smell and taste to add another tasty element to this already complex beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2013 08:06:50 | More by BrownAleMale
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jplopez21

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-30-2012 19:29:54 | More by jplopez21
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AmitC

New York

4.35/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Recommended by my beer store guy. Poured into snifter.

One finger thick tan colored head that dissipates slowly into a thin layer and then a ring. Good lacing that is very sticky. Color is brown with strong ruby hues. Reddish amber appearance in the light. A good amount of bubbles. About clear, with quite less haze. Translucent.

Extremely malty aroma that is full of caramel and toasted malts. Some alcohol comes through along with some sweetness. A good aroma overall.

Taste is much, much better. Caramel and toasted malts dominate with some minor hops on the tail end. Semi-dry finish due some lingering sweetness. Some dry fruits or raisin. Alcohol is not felt though it still is warm. Bitterness almost non existent.

Mouth feel is medium full with some bready chewy quality. Moderate carbonation. Smooth to drink, though not as easy.

This one is malt and caramel forward ale with slight warmth and a nice balance. Definitely a must try. Fits the style to the tee.

Style Rate: 4.5
Personal Rate: 4.0

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2012 23:55:30 | More by AmitC
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ruckus232

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-09-2012 22:17:22 | More by ruckus232
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stortore

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-09-2012 06:33:20 | More by stortore
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mattknueven

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-08-2012 06:16:51 | More by mattknueven
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jakea

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-06-2012 01:26:59 | More by jakea
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brandonandress

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

12-01-2012 04:24:54 | More by brandonandress
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Ri0

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

11-30-2012 22:38:32 | More by Ri0
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

11-25-2012 05:08:11 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

11-13-2012 00:15:25 | More by thinwhiteduke
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Wiscivore


4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-04-2012 01:36:37 | More by Wiscivore
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bzach

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

10-16-2012 09:46:26 | More by bzach
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Christoff


3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

10-05-2012 22:16:22 | More by Christoff
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MikeIN

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-22-2012 04:02:27 | More by MikeIN
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

4.05/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed from tasting notes.

Brownish-amber, a short-lived off-white head but better-than average quantities of lacing are present. I can smell and taste some smoke-laced rich chocolate malt, toffee malt, and toasted malt. Some minor plum essence pops up in the nose but not very much in the flavor, and a garnish of herbal tea and earthen must is also present when the glass warms up for a while. Body is on the thicker side of medium heft, carbonation levels are strong but not overwhelming.

Smells amazing, tastes great. This is one of the Tyranena brews worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2012 20:12:37 | More by WastingFreetime
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elec

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

08-24-2012 01:58:26 | More by elec
Sheep Shagger Scotch Ale from Tyranena Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 219 ratings.