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Black Isle Small Batch Export Scotch Ale (7.9%)

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Brewed by Black Isle
Style: Scotch Ale
Munlochy, Rosshire, Scotland
Serve in Thistle

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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Bottled, Occasional;


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4166) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle thx to Ingo, how picked it up at the brewery - cons 2014-08-23 Göteborg AR: roasted malt, heavy coffey AP: dark brown body, frothy cream beigr stouthy head F: grainy, dry, fizzy, dusty chocolate milk bar, caramel fudge

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7780) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle 33 cl thanks to Ingo! Sampled on August 23, 2014. Bottle no 352 of 1481.
Black color, tan head. Minty, herbal, spicy, alcohol scent. Malty, sweet, grainy, raisin taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Some wet tobacco.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2014
25th May 2014
Tasting at the ever gracious ChrisO’s. Light haze on this deep red - amber beer. Good pale cream colour head. Palate is light and airy with fine carbonation. Creamy malt, light lactose. Little caramel. Whisper of dark malt character. Light dry finish. Okay.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (3217) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2014
At FdB 2014. Poured deep dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of sweet fruit, candy and toasted malt. Medium to full body, flavour as the aroma, a bit funky.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (1550) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle @ Chriso May 14 tasting. Pours dark brown with sweet aroma, some dark treacle coming through in the taste, hints of sourness with raisins, dark fruits and muddy chocolate. Alright.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13598) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2014
Chriso May 2014 tasting. It’s ok a little stale. Some chocolate some heat. Some toffee. Ok. Some heat.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (3110) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: omh tasting, 2014-04-11.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Sour, fruit, hops, grapefruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, malt, dried fruit, some alcohol.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2014
Dark brown. Aroma is mostly malty - mainly a light caramel. Toffeeish taste, decent malt character, lots of sugars. Not overly complex, but an ok scotch ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (762) - California, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Pours a dark amber brown color with a khaki head. Malt, caramel, peat, cherry and earthy hop aroma. Malt, caramel, toffee, peat, oak, raisin, chocolate, earth, smoke and meat flavors. Medium body and mild carbonation. Some sweetness with a smokey malt finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Matarrayos (4) - SPAIN - FEB 27, 2014 does not count
Botella 217 de 760. Color marrón oscuro casi negro, con reflejos castańos y sin sedimentos, espuma fina de color beige que se pierde a los pocos sorbos, muy poco carbonatada (la botella marca 2013). Aroma a malta y caramelo, no muy intenso. Dulce de entrada y con final amargo persistente como el chocolate negro. Textura oleosa con cuerpo tirando a ligero.


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