Sheep Shagger Scotch Ale | Tyranena Brewing Company

Sheep Shagger Scotch AleSheep Shagger Scotch Ale
BA SCORE
84.4%
Liked This Beer
4 w/ 301 ratings
Sheep Shagger Scotch AleSheep Shagger Scotch Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
tyranena.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Atron67 on 02-02-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,211
Reviews:
104
Ratings:
301
Liked:
254
Avg:
4/5
pDev:
9.75%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
32
Trade:
2
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Photo of NilocRellim
3.15/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer was poured out of a bottle and into a pint glass. It had a dark amber colour to it; almost caramel. Ale had a sweet malt nose with hints of oak and scotch. It also had a slight scotch taste to it, along with malts and a very slight roasted taste, but not by much. No significant lingering flavours or after tastes.

Would I buy this beer again? Maybe.

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Photo of bsp77
4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Imperial Pint.

Appearance: Dark reddish-orange with thin, sustained, off-white head.

Smell: Peat, toffee and dark fruit. Simple but nice.

Taste: Along with the light peat, there are fruity and spicy notes that are almost Belgian-like. Lots of toffee, some nuttiness, and a finish that includes some floral hops, but remains mostly sweet.

Feel: Medium-full body with moderately low carbonation. Finish is not as dry as I would prefer.

Overall: A very tasty, and fairly big, everyday Scotch Ale. If the finish dried up a little more and played against the core sweetness, this would be sublime.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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Photo of mjpolzin
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
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.

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4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

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4.33/5  rDev +8.3%
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

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Sheep Shagger Scotch Ale from Tyranena Brewing Company
Beer rating: 84.4% out of 100 with 301 ratings
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