CourageBest (51) - Maidstone, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2002
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice beer, a lot like Caffrey’s or John Smith’s in a can. While it is a little bit weak, it’s still tasty. Nice to linger over a can or two during a movie or a ballgame.
Drew (2413) - Kent, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2002
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
slightly thicker and a little more flavorful than boddingtons. More on the sweet malt side, low hops. Very thin finnish as with most widgets.
bluemeow76 (693) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - APR 22, 2002
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nice creamy head - good color - but nothing great about this beer.
Bov (8989) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - APR 22, 2002
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
reddish colour, dense creamy head, floral and buttery aroma, very smooth, sweet, light-bodied, short watery finish
Dogbrick (7145) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2002
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Similar to Boddington’s or Caffrey’s, but thinner and with a lingering aftertaste. There are much better widget offerings out there. Nice cascade during the pour but the head is weak and short-lived. I expected better.
gpolice99 (32) - Arizona, USA - APR 18, 2002
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
I like the taste of this beer ALOT! I tried it cold,and warm...at $11 a sixer its kinda pricey, but VERY tasty!!! the only downfall here is the head of the beer, it didnt have much of one..or last long enough for me to tell! but the flavor makes this a winner! the more I drink it, the more I like it!!
this is tops for me! if its Not scottish its crrrrrrrrrap!
Sickboy282 (1115) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 17, 2002
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
A decent brew and the first ’scottish ale’ I have tried. Very caramely and light coffee.
Gregory (357) - Pullman, Washington, USA - APR 1, 2002
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very nice flavors, of toffee, nuts, and even a hint of coffee. The aroma is malty, which definately comes out in the flavor. A rather tasty beer.
Merc (313) - Pullman, Washington, USA - APR 1, 2002
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Just when I had convinced myself that I didn’t really like Scottish ales, I tried this one. Maybe its the virtual absence of bitterness except on the very end of the finish that sells me. Caramel sweet and easy to drink.
maxhits (172) - Pico Rivera, California, USA - MAR 29, 2002
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Malty and nutty, pouring with a deep caramel/ruby color with lively carbonation and a modest head. The nose has a buttery/hazelnut/malt aroma. The first taste is full-bodied, malted, and finishes with a slightly-sweet flavor and a very gentle hop bite. A light ale with an ABV of only 3.9%.