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The Bruery Shegöat

Formerly brewed at The Bruery
Style: Weizen Bock
Placentia, California USA


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
Limit: Reserve Society 6 bottles
Limit: Hoarders Society 12 bottles
This beer will see local distribution

Shegöat is a brand new beer to our lineup, based on one of Patrick’s original, multiple award winning homebrew recipes. Based primarily on the traditional weizenbock style of Germany, brewed with both malted barley and wheat, the beer is rich in the flavors of bananas, cloves and caramel with a notes of cake spice hovering in the background. Just like the banana bread that großmutter used to make.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10601) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 4, 2016
Bottle... Hazy dirty-orange pour with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. The aroma features vanilla and winter spices. Full-bodied and creamy with soft carbonation. The flavor is a mélange of rich toffee, vanilla and graham malts, accompanied by seasonal spice rack fun and a nice, acidic/mildly tart component. Finishes tangy, malty and minerally. Bottle shared with the south Florida crew by biggsbowler!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (6324) - Reval, ESTONIA - JAN 20, 2016
750ml bottle (thanks Mart). Cloudy chestnut color. Small size, bubbly white head, stays. Sweet, boozy, caramel, woody or papery in aroma. Sweet, papery, sourish, caramel, berries in taste. Caramel and toffee in aftertaste. Soft carbonation. Feels and tastez boozy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (13867) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 15, 2016
750ml bottle - thanks martjoobolut
Sweet aroma, some banana, but some blackcurrant berries. Blandish taste, just some banana strings. Dry bitter finish. Later some acetone. Sweet, sticky palate. Pleasantish, but nothing particularly special. Alcohol present later. Gimme a Vitus, please, rather than this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (3002) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 15, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark amber-brownish with beige head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is sweet, caramel, banana. Flavor is sweet, caramel, fruits, candy. Alcohol is well covered. Overall: good, but simple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suurjuust (2854) - ESTONIA - JAN 15, 2016
Hazy brown amber beer, small white head. Nose is creamy, fruity, wheaty, caramel, sugar, banana. Flavor is caramel, fruit, banana, malt, candi sugar, raisiny notes. Lingering caramel and plummy notes, some alcohol. Hides the booze well, palate on the lighter side, so it’s dangerously drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainTilven (161) - Nancy, FRANCE - NOV 27, 2015
Tasted at La Capsule (Nancy - France). Dark amber body with mahogany reflections headed by a fine dark beige foam, not lasting. Aroma of malt, caramel, candi, nuts. Taste is similar in addition to banana. Really enjoyable. Well balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2015

Bottle 750ml. @ [ Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2015 (TEODRBSG15) ] - fonefan & Brugmansia House, Denmark.

[ As The Bruery Shegöat ].
Unclear - hazy medium amber color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, wheat, bread, caramel, sugary, moderate yeasty, phenol. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, sugary, bread, phenol, yeast. Body is medium, texture is creamy - watery, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light alcoholic - phenol. [20150829]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kermis (10985) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2015
Bottle at Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2015, Ulfborg. Pours hazy amber brown with a small bubbly off white head. Aroma of light fruits, caramel and banana yeast. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and light bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FlacoAlto (4152) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - SEP 4, 2015
Sampled June 2014
A steady pour into my teku glass produces a two finger thick, creamed amber tinged, tan colored head. The beer is a concentrated amber / brown color that shows a mostly clear rich amber hue when held up to the light. The aroma smells rich and malty up front with a fruity, somewhat berry and plum like character towards the middle and finish of the aroma, and there is also a light spiciness here. If you take a big whiff of the nose you can find a rich, toasted, nutty character underneath the bright fruit aromatics. There is a lightly herbal spiciness that adds some balancing notes to the up front sweet, rich malt and fruity fermentation character.

Sweet, rich, and somewhat chewy textured. The beer lingers on the palate in the finish with a sweet malt viscosity. The finish has some bitterness towards the front of it, and a lingering dark malt astringency that lightly peppers the tongue. There is a solid nutty character here that leans towards toasted hazelnuts that pervasively infuses the flavor of this beer from beginning to end. The fruitiness from the nose is reduced, and it has a burnt edge to it due to the light roasted malt notes that are found in this beer. As the beer warms up the fruity character becomes more noticeable up front; this is wrapped up in the rich, sweet malt character, but still suggest of concentrated plums and raisins. A touch of warming alcohol comes out towards the finish at times.

This has a bit more fruit character from the fermentation than I might have expected. This is really quite enjoyable though, it is like a rich, chewy, dark Bock, but with a fruity edge to it. Definitely serves as a nice way to slowly end a long day. Very satisfying, and I wasn’t expecting to enjoy this as much as I did.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (13147) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2015
Bottle. Frothy off-white good mostly deminishing head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter nice flavor. Long moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

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