Big Shed & Doctor's Orders Dr Shedlove: The Final Chapter

Big Shed Brewing Concern

Released July 1st, 2018

Sweet potatoes, yams and taros, carrots and now, in 2018, beetroots and parsnips. Such is the progression of root vegetables used in the Dr Shedlove collaborations between Big Shed and Darren "Doctor's Orders" Robinson over the years. Doc touched down in Adelaide earlier this year for one last hurrah, with the final chapter featuring 50 kilograms of beetroot and 100 kilograms of parsnips and taking on the the appearance of a white stout, in other words one that's IPA like in appearance except for the slight pinkish hue summoned from the beetroots.

The aromas are dominated by big, earthy tones, balanced by a touch of sweetness. A thick, creamy head lingers on top of what's a super confusing beer given there are so many flavours present. Thus, there's no one dominating factor; instead, your palate is met first by beetroot then treated to a mélange of sweetness, roast, earthiness, something a tad grassy and some bitter coffee before everything merges together to create something not dissimilar to a Monte Carlo raspberry jam and cream filling. Yet, even though there is a noticeable sweetness, The Final Chapter finishes quite dry and has a solid bitterness from the use of Enigma hops.

Matt King

Beetroot & Parsnip White Stout
Big Shed Brewing Concern

13/2 Brandwood Street
Royal Park
SA 5014

(08) 8240 5037
Regular events

Bandshirt Sunday Sunday.
Put on your favourite band shirt, see ol' mate behind the bar, order a burger, get a free fancy of froth and chuck on your favourite track from your favourite band.

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Wednesday: midday to 6pm
Thursday: midday to 9pm
Friday: midday to 10pm Saturday: midday to 8pm
Sunday: midday to 6pm
(Kitchen closes 1 hour beforehand on all days)

Current Crafty Cabal offers

$10 tasting paddle at the Big Shed Brewery Bar

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