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Brewed by SHS Drinks
Style: Pale Lager
Gloucester, England

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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Drawing inspiration from imagery associated with the pioneers of America, the cornfields of Kentucky and the unusual town names of the Wild West, Dead Crow is a 5.5% bourbon-flavoured premium beer combining a light beer base with a rich bourbon spirit which gives it an aromatic bourbon aroma.


leaparsons' rating

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
leaparsons (8832) - Leicester, Leicestershire, - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle. Golden with a large white head. Aromas are lager shandy with syrup, grain and lemon. Whisky barrel with honey and caramel. Flavours are very sweet honey, sugar and grain with lemon. Some light whisky. Getting a sugar rush headache. The sweetest beer Iíve ever had. Urghhh.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Metalchopz (2605) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 23, 2015
4-pack at the LCBO. Pours a golden colour with big bubble carbonation. Frothy white cap with average retention and some decent thick foam lacing. Sweet candy aromas with hints of pineapples in alcohol. The taste is sweet as well, but not too syrupy. Goes down wet. Vanilla notes with coconut over the sugar based beer. Maybe some ginger. Bourbon from England ? Coming from an American I could understand more, and would probably be better. I donít mind weird sugary commercial beers like this and Desperados, so probably a better note from me.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
BeerDohX (1) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 21, 2015 does not count
I tested this beer with two mates, and the nose was at first indescribable until one of us pointed out that it smells like the result of a diarrhetic misadventure. Itís an extremely awkward and offensive smell (as one can imagine). The taste was dominated by an overwhelming sugary overtone. Iím trying my best not to make this an unfair or totally bias review; but this stuff is ridiculous. I really canít recommend this at all.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
UXO (809) - CANADA - JUL 18, 2015
Appearance: clear straw with one finger of white head diminishing rapidly to a thin skim, patchy lacing. (2/5) Aroma: candi sugar, mild apple, faint whiskey. (4/10) Taste: strong sweet, not much else. (3/10) Palate: light slick body, moderate carbonation, sticky brown apple and slightly boozy finish. (2/5) Cloying sickly sweet with only the faintest of whiskey notes - like drinking a crap cider next to a guy whoís having a shot of bourbon. Sink pour. (6/20)

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
robinvboyer (3529) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle at a family gathering. How is this even a beer? Or on the website? This is truly awful stuff. There are no flavours resembling anything remotly related to beer in this "beverage". This is a cloyingly sweet, sticky, fake bourbon, woody, astringent fín mess of an excuse to get drunk. Jesus god, i wish i could give it a zero. Putrid stuff.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
thanatosti (1135) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle @ home, bought @ van Rooij, Culemborg. Drank straight from the bottle but the colour is pale yellow with a thin white head. Aroma is grainy and sweet. Taste is very sweet with a Bourbon base. Not as bad as some other reviewers rate it but nowhere near good.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
nihtila (1721) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle from cornershop for 50p, still not worth it. Nose is lemon, wood, some really strange artificial notes. Taste is a mixture of sugar, candies and strange notes, also sth which may remind a bit of bourbon. If you want sth like Desperados, still never ever buy this. Couldnt drink it.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
TheKeywork (61) - Sudbury, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 21, 2015
Sugar???? Did it really need sugar. A bourbon flavoured beer can be so good. This is a big fail. A massive fail. If this was ginger ale instead of beer then it would get a pass. Awful.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
CalumScotland (174) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - APR 28, 2015
Cheap and nasty beer very sweet no redeemable features would never buy this again just absolutely rubbish

0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Gethinbeer (2298) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 2, 2015
Disgusting rat piss aroma. Ammonia hit followed by a sweet red bull influence. No head or lacing. Extremely sweet. My teeth hurt as I drink it. Honey, lemonade, Lucozade flavour. Uch y fi. Its like drinking a glass of squeezed rat into a jar of honey. It reminds me of being 18 in a shitty night club drinking an alcopop.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
caesar (5792) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle from Mitra Bunnik, BB 09/10/15, large sample (at least, thatís what Iím starting with). Clear golden color, short frothy head. Aroma of some sweet vanilla like booze, corn, skunky, bit citrussy bitter lemon/lime like. Sweet almost soda pop taste. Flavored stuff, sweet. Itís drinkable, but itís got nothing to do with beer. Drink from the bottle and ice and ice cold, and itís probably a decent thirst quencher.


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