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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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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2008
Bottle 50cl. @ home.
Clear dark brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. (150808)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2008
RBESG2008: 50 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a lacing tan head. Chocolate malt and roasted aroma, coffee too. Flavour is roasted and chocolate malt. Smooth and roasted into a nice roasted acidic finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29286) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2008
(Bottle 50 cl) Hazy dark brown with a small off-white head. Distinct burned coffee aroma. Light-bodied with hard roasted malts and a dry finish with a subdued bitterness. 290608

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20322) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2008
Bottled. Deep amber colour, small brown head. Aroma is coffee, some malts, mild roast. Flavour is malts, some acidic fruits, roasted notes as well as old coffee. Quite nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19372) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2008
Bottled at RBESG. Very dark brown. Coffee aroma. Dry and solidly malty. Heavily rosaty with light body and a föavour of rain on hot dusty asphalt. Salty finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 19, 2008
Bottle at home ... Thanks to FIn for pointing me at this one ... Deep solid black with short lived head ... roast coffee with hint of tobacco ... Ohh bitter roast coffee malts ... bit too bitter for me ... Very solid stout ... behind the bitterness is lots of smooth roast malts ... good body ... and a simple but rounded stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13711) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2008
500ml bottle, big thanks to Fin and Loz for this one as I’ve been after it for some time. Black colour with very dark brown edges and a thin beige head. Attractive charcoal choc, grainy aroma. Little bit of liquorice. Fine, bit watery in mouth. Decent stout. No bad or poor flavours. Decent choccy stout. I suppose I was expecting a bit more from it from the previous reviews. I have 2 more bottles at home to take to RBESG in Plzen, so will try it again then.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12547) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2008
Bottled@RBESG Grand Tasting 2008
Black almost pitch black, some off-white head. Strong chocolaty, coffeish aroma. A bit watery, but nicely balanced, coffeish and roasted flavor. Roasted aftertaste. Very good light stout.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11184) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2008
Bottle @ the RBESG08 Grand Tasting.
Pours deep, almost black with a small, creamy, beige head. Aroma is slightly smoky with roasted malts and good chocolate. Quite thin, but with a fine balance. Pleasant flavour, lightly smoky with a good dose of dark chocolate. Nice.


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