Scottish Ales often carried a designation of “Shilling” based upon
the strength of the beer, which then translated into the amount of
tax paid on the beer. Most of you are familiar with Boscos
“90 Shilling Ale”, a strong Scottish style ale we brew every winter.
Our 60 Shilling Ale is not as strong and full bodied
but loaded with both malty and roasty flavors.
O.G. 1051 I.B.U. 33
Ray1975 (251) - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 23, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured a hazy brown color with a small off white head. Caramel aroma with a bit of hops. Flavor was heavy on the caramel with a bit of rosted malt and a bit of hops. Medium mouthfeel with good carbonation.
BeerandBlues2 (9461) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 15, 2005
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap. Pours nut brown with a tall creamy tan head and has good thick lacing. Caramel malt aroma with hop notes. Hoppy beginning with a nutty caramel malt end. Creamy medium-bodied warm palate.
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