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Brewed by Batemans
Style: English Strong Ale
Wainfleet, England

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Originating in Einbeck, Germany, the Bavarian pronunciation of the now world famous town is ’billy goat’! Maltier, stronger and darker than you dare! Think Bavaria, clinking steins and merriment as the perfect accompaniment to this homage to Dopplebock!


CJGrip's rating

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CJGrip (19) - Greater London, - SEP 26, 2013
Dark I colour, strong smooth beer. Pretty flat, fairly dull in flavour. Malty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Zita (5356) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2015
light metallic aroma,golden, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, light watery and caramel finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (7351) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2015
Dark amber coloured and clear. Has an off-white head, mostly diminshing. Sweet aroma, light caramel. Sweet flavor, more malts and faint caramel, toasted. Light bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TorbenH (925) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2015
brown, clear, minimal head, tan foam, caramel, roasty, toast, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, bitter, medium sweetness, medium bitterness,

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martin00sr (1465) - Haderslev, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2015
Clear dark amber, small airy offwhite head. Sweet, fruity malty aroma. Flavour has fruity caramel malt with dry, woody notes and hints of red apples.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PeatyPete (481) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 12, 2015
Dark amber colour with off-white head. Aroma of molasses, sugar syrup. Taste is sweet, caramel and liquorice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
canddw (30) - - MAY 1, 2015
Dark amber with creamy off-white head and medium carbonation. Nose is sweety biscuit with a hint of fruit and bubblegum. Taste has liquorice, earth, smoke with a lightly bitter sweet finish. Smooth palate, nice beer.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geiserich (3616) - Linz, AUSTRIA - APR 10, 2015
Bottle: Malty aroma, notes of figs, sugar, caramel. Flavor is malty, sweet, caramelic, some fruitiness, bread, roastiness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (5466) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle from Sainsbury’s, Salford. Reddish-brown with a very thin head. Includes a small winter fruitiness with a sweet nose in this respect.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Camons (7371) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle @ Home. Pours dark brown with a small offwhite head. Aroma of malt, caramel, brown sugar, little nuts. Flavor is sweet, malty, caramel, brown sugar, nuts, licorice. Medium body, lively carbonation. 020315

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
StueyD (1381) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2015
A dark copper brown coloured beer with a weak off white head. A light but rich dark malt aroma, fruit cake, hints of liquorice, coffee and dark caramel. Dry mouthfeel. The taste is bitter sweet, smooth rich malt flavour, sultana and candied peel fruit cake flavour, dark brown sugar, coffee, liquorice and spices that bring in a mild bitterness. The finish is dark malt led and lengthy.


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