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The Bruery Shegöat

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 91   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (5978) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 31, 2015
750 ml bottle poured into a Spiegelau tulip. Ruby brown with 1.5 fingers of beige head. Aromas of dark fruit, caramel, spice. Tastes of dark fruit, caramel, malt, spice, wheat bread. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (6466) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Backlog rating. 75cl bottle at the Chriso’s May tasting, London. It pours a rich copper color with small tan head. Aroma is fruity and estery, with notes of banana, orange skin, vanilla, biscuit. Taste is light yeasty spices, vanilla, dried leaves, orange leaves, banana esters. Medium bodied with ok carbonation. Overall, decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (5281) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 9, 2014
750ml bottle in a tulip. Pours deep brown with a beige head. Aroma of some chocolate and darker malts, some wheat, banana and clove-like notes, light spices, notes of nuttiness. Flavor the same with a decent blend. Average texture. A pretty good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (9007) - Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2014
750 ml bottle shared with the group. Pours a hazy copper brown color with a small bubbly off white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet malts, light fruit, banana, caramel, cloves additional spices, sweet bread, maybe too sweet for what it is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured clear brown color with an average frothy tan head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate complex toasted malt and banana aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium complex sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (9380) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2014
750 ml bottle shared by alexsdad06- thanks again, Brad! Pours a cloudy orange-amber with plenty of bubbles that form an off-white ring. Aroma of caramel, banana, wheat, leaves, chocolate, clove, and brown sugar. The flavor is the same, but earthier and leafier. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sweet, dry, earthy mouthfeel. Didn’t do much for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 8, 2014
750ml bottle, thanks to alexsdad06 for sharing. More hazy dark red color. Thin bubbly off-white head, some splotches of lace. Dark fruit, mild musty banana, some spiciness, good wheat and german yeast. Bigger sweet taste, light tart, lightly spicy. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, kind of slick, lighter carbonation. Solid weizenbock. Kind of sweet, lightly tart, but solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (2245) - New York, TURKEY - SEP 30, 2014
Drought. Opaque dark brown with very small beige foamy head, very little berry-like aroma, low carbonation, thin body, slightly sour roasted malt-cherry taste, medium finish with fruity aftertaste. Interesting brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (6557) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle and served in my Aventinus glass: Ruddy burnt copper, deep amber into brown hues topped by a creamy beige head but surprisingly minimal lace. The aroma has lots of dark bready notes of Vienna and Munich malts along with aromatic pils. Strange plum and vinous dark fruit esters more commonly found with Quads and Balltic Porters. Just a bit of the expected banana and clove aspect. Also some medicinal vapours that do slowly subside as it warms. The taste is pretty much what the nose previews with tons of caramelized malts and near vinous dark fruits. Again just a touch of the "weizen" flavors on the perimeter. A hint of vanilla bean as well. The mouthfeel is aggressively carbonated and a bit of the biting spicy finish. Yeah... Very much a hybrid IMO and despite the boozy nature is still nicely drinkable but is far below the upper echelon of the genre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jredmond (7460) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Draft at gingerdad. Pours a hazy brown body with thick off white lacing. Aroma is caramel, vanilla and sweet malt. Mouthfeel is medium with lots of vanilla and shoe polish coming through first, followed by notes of oak, caramel, spice and sweet malt.

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