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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   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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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrnkMcDermott (2977) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2004
Bomber Bottle. As advertised, a mix of stout and pale ale characteristics. Pours a nice, stoutlike creamy head. Odor is stoutish, too, but with the fruity characteristic of a pale ale. Taste predominates with stout notes; roasty and smoky. But the pale ale side contributes fruity esters, and some sherry and cherry notes. Its description would suggest a porter, but it's not quite one of those. Perhaps needs to be a style of its own.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TATE (400) - Lubec, Maine, USA - JAN 10, 2016
Bottle. Pours a murky dark brown with a thin tan head. Odd smell like glue. The flavor is odd as well, some chocolate notes and burnt maltiness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emeister84 (1945) - 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 (1296) - 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 (4949) - 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. Ain’t bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerathon (1679) - 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 (2528) - 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 (16006) - 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 I’d rush back to mind.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (7180) - New York, 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 (7863) - 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.


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