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Brewed by Amphora
Style: Scotch Ale
Póvoa de Lanhoso, Braga, Portugal
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Strong Scotch Ale. A mais complexa e inebriante variedade da AMPHORA, repleta de misticismo com os seus toques de caramelo e florais. A companheira ideal para pratos de peixe, aves, ou então para aquele momento a dois num belo pôr-do sol.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (1558) - Lisbon, - JUN 9, 2013
Got a 50cl bottle from the brewer himself, João Palmeira. This is a really interesting beer. Dark copper color with thin head. Taste is a bit of all, light sweet, light bitter and light sour. Nice and balanced. Body is medium and texture is lightly sticky. Carbonation is medium and the finish and long and bitter. Nice! Aroma is medium malty, light caramel, herbs, spices, pepper, some alcohol, some wood, cellar. Very good!


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hansen (6873) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2014
Amber coloured and hazy. Has an off-white head, medium duration. Sweet aroma, a bit sharp too. Sweet toasted flavor. Creamy textur.e

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zita (4915) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
light sweet malty nutts aroma,amber, cloudy, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, dry light hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10771) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle. Frothy White fair mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Nutty notes. Moderate bitter flavor. caramel and nuts. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle @ Assentoft tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, malt, fruits, hops and has a nice sweet malty finish.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mR_fr0g (3925) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle shared at Chrisso’s May 2014 tasting 25/05/2014. Thanks to Paul the portugal pusher. Aroma is subdued light orange , lemon and grains. Light hazed golden coloured pour with a light white head. Flavour is apple, banana, stale malts. Palate is flabby, somewhat thin, and grainy. Pretty bad.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Leighton (11841) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle at the chriso May 2014 tasting - London. Pours lightly hazy gold with a white cream topping. The nose has dry wheat and light citrus rind. Medium sweet flavor with some leaves, dry bread, orange and yeast. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish with more wheat bread and bitter leaves. Meh.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ads135 (3077) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - AUG 18, 2014
A mediocre Scotch as far as Scotch ales go, but pretty decent as a Portuguese beer. Picked it up in a store in Braga with Kent and Nick in 2014. Light amber colored, musty aroma with a too sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (8264) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle from andregoncalves, many thanks! Ins Glas ergießt sich ein leicht trübes orangebraunes Bier mit geringer beiger Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, fruchtig, würzig, reife Früchte. Geschmack röstmalzig süß, Karamell, reife Früchte, Gewürze.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (16098) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2014
25th May 2014
Tasting at the ever gracious ChrisO’s. Lightly hazy gold beer, tidy off white head. Palate is airy and dry. Fine carbonation. Light tangy dried fruits. Airy floralness. Light dry finish. Fresh air beer, inoffensive.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
minutemat (1878) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle @ Chriso May 14 tasting. Not a wee heavy or scotch ale by any stretch. Pours hazy amber, some light citrus, white wine, thin sweetness, light bitterness. A little weak, but alright I guess.


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