CapFlu (4713) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 8, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Draught) Sampled at Big Time Brewpub in Seattle on March 2, 2007. Lasting white head with a light mahogany body. Another milky smell with strong malt basis. Initial scotch flavour with a heavy malt finish. Average beer.
ontario102 (794) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 27, 2004
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
My impression of this was that it tastes like they threw a few bottles of cheap whiskey into a pale ale. I like Scottish ales alot, too, and this one was just so one dimensional. No body, too pale and dry, and really just not a very good example of the style, if nothing else.
TimE (3818) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 18, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A good peaty, malty, earthy scottish ale with a slightly nutty finish. Slightly thin
BillKismet (3412) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 20, 2003
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Amber appearance with mild, inoffensive scotch malt notes in aroma and flavor. An easy drinking, lightly flavorful, medium to light-bodied brew.
prpplague (247) - Euless, Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2003
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
draft.dark clear red color with very little head or lace. extremely fine carbonation.grapy sweet aroma, thick consistancy but doesn't have the flavor the aroma hints of. the finish was of a smoky grape texture. i had the odd image of drinking carbonated red wine.
Suttree (5376) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 27, 2003
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2003 This is odd.Almost perfect texture in mouth - chewy, heavy viscous - but lacking in flavors. Tastes almost like an English brown.
baobubba (455) - Starkville, Mississippi, USA - APR 9, 2003
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cloudy brown with an off-white-yellow head. Sweet floral/fruity aroma. Semi-sweet favor with quite a bitter kick (for a scottish ale anyhow). Mouthfeel somewhat on the thin side, but smooth. Good brew.
KingPinHead (390) - Des Moines, Washington, USA - JUN 27, 2002
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
This cola-brown ale was a little disappointing at first sight: slightly hazy with a fairly light, fuzzy head---aroma slightly sweet, slightly fruity, but the watchword here is ’slight.’ As for flavor, the keyword is ’subtle.’ Malt is detected mostly in the body, and contributes to a very nice mouthfeel. Hops, meanwhile, stand out most in the medium dry finish, which fills the back of the palate. There is nothing wrong with this ale--but it is almost annoyingly plain...Smooth and full-bodied it is, but somehow the character of this ’Scottish’ ale got lost in the transporter beam and landed somewhere else--unfortunately, far from the land of kilts and cabers.