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Barrel House Dechagas Scotch Ale

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
evan3216 (2) - Ohio, USA - DEC 22, 2006 does not count
A flavorful, robust beer with little after taste. Just discovered the 8.5% content. Never would have guessed it. I enjoyed several pints at Bostonís in Dayton, OH.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ehhdayton (1188) - USA - DEC 22, 2006
Pours orangish-brown wtih a white head. The aroma is malty with caramel and toffee. Flavor is full with maltiness, caramel, toffee, and the finish is full bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BelgianGirl (89) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2005
Golden amber color with a creamy white head. This was a sweet beer with a caramel flavor and aroma. Pretty good overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Silphium (3158) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 14, 2005
Clearish orange-red body, thin off-white head. Big butterscotchy aroma that carries over into the flavor. Bready, caramely body with a touch of peat. The butterscotch component makes this beer taste like a Werthers candy. Medium-bodied, light carbonation. A pretty solid beer shared by John (JCW).

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldGrowth (2484) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 13, 2005
Bottle, from trade with JCW. Good nose, Little maple, molasses, toffee. Reminds me of a barley pop or the smell of mash. Clean orangy red color, nice head that faded. Sweet flavors, like the aromas little coffee in there, alot like mash. Little metallic bite in there. Medium body, oily creamy mouthfeel, sweet, some bitter bite, sticky finish. Man thatís a great beer. Unlike any Scotch ale Iíve had. None of that peaty earthy funk I associate with the catagory. Damn good. If this is 8.5% i canít notice. Thanks JCW

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Beer Guy99 (250) - Maineville, Ohio, USA - FEB 11, 2003
Mmmmm. This is a big ale in every way. Very nice. This one warms you up from deep down inside and has a nice kick. Great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCW (1274) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 8, 2002
I agree with Dogbrick on this one. I go to Barrel House a fair amount and Iíve never been too impress. Scotchish Ales in general arenít my style, but I really liked this one. It was sweet with a heavy taste of barley. Big in alcohol, but I could in no why taste it. Excellent beer!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluemeow76 (693) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - NOV 14, 2002
STRONG - wow. Thick consistency and flavor. A tough drink - high on the alcohol flavor.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick (7253) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 13, 2002
Tasted at the Barrelhouse Brewing Company Microbrew Fest on November 9. Got this one out of the cask and it was excellent, one of the best BarrelHouse has to offer. Warm, flavorful presence. Rich and malty with a beautiful color.


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