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Shag Boss

Brewery: Holdens

Holdens brew this 4.2% beer. Shag Boss is brewed near Dudley, W. Mids. Active - 01/02/2010

Totally bling in colour with a positive aromatic nose, the combination of Wye Northdown hops and Maris Otter malt gives a dominant fruity sweetness, which leads to a crescendo, which is sweet and full yet long and satisfying. A beer that really hits the spot! Mines do not only produce the required material - be it coal or metal ore. Invariably a percentage of material mined is "useless" rock which still needs to be transported to the surface and disposed of. The management of this process is not as unimportant as may at first appear, requiring as it does a level of integrity and vigilance to ensure that the miners are not misusing the opportunity to smuggle valuable coal or ore from the mine for accomplices to then remove it from the spoil heaps. It was usually a foreman who was made responsible for managing the waste (or shag, as it was called) and his title was, not unreasonably, The Shag Boss!

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Beer Name Shag Boss
Brewery Holdens
Brewery Location Dudley, W. Mids.
Strength (Alcohol by Volume) 4.2%
Active 01/02/2010
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