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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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A full bodied dark ale which is a blend of our Berkshire Ale and Drayman's Porter. It combines the caramel malt flavor of the pale ale with the chocolate roasted taste of the porter. Shabadoo is a complete and delicious ale.


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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radarsock (1120) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Purchased from Learyís for $4.34 last night. I havenít had a Black & Tan in a while. Glad Iím going to...RIGHT NOW!!!! Bottle, as opposed to can or a fuckiní growler. I like bottles. Pours blood-red with a sudsy off-white head. You know something, I was getting annoyed with all the rings lately. Oh, yeah. Aromas of hop pellets, ginger ale, leather, minerals and peppercorns. Taste the same. Yeast and moldy clementines by swallow. As many have said, itís easy-drinking, but not something Iíd buy again. Kinda odd to say the least.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emeister84 (1607) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 14, 2015
Aromas of coffee, strawberry preserves, some caramel, slight roast. Hazy dark brown with ruby highlights, and a lasting, rocky beige head. Malty, a little sweet, dominant caramel and bread, somewhat toasty, some toffee. Medium-full bodied, sticky.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tonkun (1209) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle. Copper pour with a big mocha head. Coffee, nuts, toast, caramel. Medium body. Caramel and hop sweetness throughout. Nice finish. Pretty good

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (4196) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Pours murky brown with a beige head. Aroma is light chocolate, mild roast, and some mild hops along ewith hints of caramel. Taste is lighty sweet with a slight bitterness. Very smooth and easy to drink. Ainít bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerathon (1588) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Pretty tasty, exactly what I expected for a black and tan. Nut brown color with nice thick head. Chocolate notes and pale malts play off each other with a hop presence.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
warhawk91 (302) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Bomber. Pour is very dark brown with a light tan head, laces well. Smell is brown sugar, with light coffee notes. Taste is sweet with caramel and a touch of coffee and chocolate, faint note if hops. Very smooth and drinkable, doesn't blow me away, but nothing off with it either. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (2454) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle bought at a pit stop for brunch on my way back from Vermont wit the g/f. Off black color. Beige brown. Malty and a little watery. Secent ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (12860) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2013
Bottle split at Dadsgving, thanks, 24/11/13. Hazed dark amber with a moderate light beige head. Nose is dark malts, toffee, brown bread, light cocoa. Taste comprises toffee, grain, very light roast, fruit cake. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry closure. Ok - kind of a porter light/brown ale hybrid. Nothing Iíd rush back to mind.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (6382) - Manhattan, New York, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle at Dadsgiving 2013. Pours a dark brown body with light off white lacing. Aroma is spice, dirt and malt. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of sweet malt, spice and a light earthy character.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (7070) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours brown with an off white head. Toasted malts, light sweetness, grainy notes, and light toffee. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UDBeernut (2182) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - SEP 5, 2013
another bottle from mrnightshoe. pours copper with a thin cream colored head. taste of roasted malt and citrus. taste is balanced, roast malt continues. body seems thin.


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