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Adirondack Fat Scotsman Ale
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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A big rich and malty Scotch ale featuring a robust flavor but with a smooth mouth feel. Generous amounts of caramel malts and kettle caramelization contribute to the rich malty flavor balanced out with just the right amount of imported hops.

Fat Scotsman Ale is a tribute to the Scottish Lockhart Clan who emigrated from Scotland to Lake George region in the early 1800’s.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kozzak1 (70) - Florida, USA - SEP 25, 2004
Tatsy ale with a small head. Dark color & nice aftertaste. Seems to be a good brew with foods as well as alone. Good choice for a nice ale.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (9544) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 21, 2011
Bottle courtesy of Doodler poured a clear reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of toffee, carmel, molasses, whiskey, vanilla and oak. Palate was medium bodied anmd smooth. Flavors of toffee, carmel, whiskey, light molasses, light vanilla and a hint of oak with a smooth lingering carmel finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 19, 2010
Draught at the brewpub. Pours brown with a tan head. Smells of some light smoke, caramel, some sweet malty undertones. Tastes full bodied with some light peaty hints, sweet caramel, and a nice spicy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (5839) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 26, 2011
12 ounce bottle. Pours a dark brown color with hints of red, a small off-white head. The aroma is sweet berries and caramel, alcohol heat hits you. The aroma is very robust almost pushing toward some of the fruity malt driven Belgian Ales or a Barley Wine. The flavor is very nice; sweet nutty and fruity malts, toffee, loads of sweetness here, hefty, a big brew! This is a hell of a Summer seasonal. Very much dominated by sweet sugars and dark fruity malts. Very good. Quite hot.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slinger (91) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 25, 2006
On tap at brew pub- Their best beer on tap the day I was there. Pours a dark reddish-purple with a small tan head. Pretty sweet with tastes of alcohol present. Finishes slightly sour. Better than I expected.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shadey (1879) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 22, 2007
On Tap at Brewery. Dark amber/brown color with a thin head of cream. Aroma is a touch smoky, which is a good sign for me. I like a bit of smoke in my scotch ales. Flavor is a quick burst of sweetness that is quickly tempered by a good dose of smoked peat. Good quality scotch.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - APR 26, 2004
Sample at the brewpub. Dark walnut, clear, little head. Thick caramel/brown sugar nose, with some eddies of vanilla, butterscotch and whiskey swirling through. Huge malty flavor mostly duplicates the nose, with some nice herbal/earthy qualities towards the end. Far and away the best sample from this brewpub.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapFlu (4482) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 3, 2004
(Druahgt) Pours a thin, beige head with a mahogany body. Nose of sweet caramel, brown sugar and light scotch. Oily, warm and inviting. Mild, smooth caramel with scotch flavour. A real throat tickler! Yummy!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yobdoog (1888) - Woodridge NY, New York, USA - JUN 5, 2008
TAP NY 2008. Dark in color with a little head. Aroma is very sweet initailly leading me to talk to the brewery. They caramelize the malt without liquid before the boiling. Brings out nice sweetness in aroma and taste. Some mellow smoke and the aldohol is hidden well. Great 1st beer of the day.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
adamhorror (82) - USA - JAN 17, 2014
Plum and raisin scents, sweet malty overtones. Deep black in color. Small head poured from 12 oz bottle. Initial taste is burnt sugar and caramel which quickly subsides into a malty whiskey aftertaste that clings to the tongue. The lingering effects of sip after sip leaves a tingle on the tongue similar to scotch whiskey. Very different mouthfeel and very welcomed during colder months. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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