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Wagtail Black Shuck

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Brewed by Wagtail
Style: Stout
Attleborough, England

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned; Regular. Previoulsy available in cask.
The Black Shuck has roamed East Anglia since Viking times, regular sightings of this red eyed dog help keep the legend alive.Brewed using Branthills legendary malt. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (1236) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2014
Bottle from Ringstead Village Stores, North Norfolk. As dark as they come. Thin halo of tan coloured head. Liquorice. Roast malt. Hint of coffee. Taste is red fruit, tangy, dry. Slightly watery body. Dry, light bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swooper (1248) - Cambridge and Kladno(Czech Rep.), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2012
bottle from Farm ale shop Wells-next-to-Sea. full roast malt aroma, totaly dark, almost no foam, medium bitterness/dryness with light to medium sweetness, medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, long dry finish, very nice stout

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
berkshirejohn (4462) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2012
50cl bottle, BBE August 2009, from a clear out at the Rose & Crown, Sandhurst. Deep magohany with a cherry glow and a thin ring of translucent head; pleasant vinous aroma; rather thin in the mouth with some fruit, smoke and dry chocolate malts; and lacking finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (6504) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 31, 2012
bottle, rbesg08 grand tasting in sunny pilsen. very close to black with a thin beige head; watery texture; aroma of trail mix, cocoa powder; some molasses and burnt bitterness but nothing special

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shoulderbroken (1991) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 20, 2012
Bottle from Kris Wines. Dark chocolate brown colour with very little head, some golden bubbles. Aroma is chcolate, lots of malt, ovaltine, touch of smoke. Taste is roasty, more smoke, bit of wood and some slight coffee bitterness. No carbonation at all, and is quite a smooth drink. Medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
planky84 (2103) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2011
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Black pour with a beige head. Smoke, wood and coffee aroma. Coffee, smoke and chocolate flavour. Light bitterness. Dry, malt finish.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
shrubber85 (7555) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 5, 2011
Bottle. Sweet molasses malt and wood/charcoal aroma. Opaque brown-black color with no head. Sweet dark chocolate and lightly bitter/smoky herbal hops flavor. Very light palate. Flavor is okay but incredibly light.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7142) - NUNEATON, Top 23, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2009
Bottle at The Penguin Beer Bobbing/13 Beers of Halloween tasting. Mahogany with red tints and a thinning tan halo. Cocoa dusted coal aroma; plums, coffee, burnt wood in the mouth. Dry and lingering with a good ashy afterglow. Lacks body for a stout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2009
Bottled at RBESG 2008. A black beer with a thin tan head. The aroma is sweet with notes of straw and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, sweet malt, and roasted malt, leading to a slightly acidic and roasted finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11056) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2009
Dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of coffee and roast malt. Dry and roasted flavour with a little fruit. Charcoal-like roasted notes in the finish.


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