RateBeer
overall
65
36
style
Brewed by Cannery Brewing Company
Style: Scotch Ale
Penticton, Canada
Serve in Thistle

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
For decades the Country Squire was a fine dining restaurant in Naramata. Following its fine example and carrying its name, Squire Scotch Ale is rich in both flavour and tradition. This variety of pale ale is defined by malt flavours that are strong and smoky with a touch of sweetness. The deep caramel colour and gentle hop profile round out this classic style ale.


2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
chris__hartley (274) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 29, 2012
It pours copper with this unpleasant greyish tint; the head is off-white and soapy (quickly disappearing). The aroma has notes of: prunes, oak, wood-smoke, alcohol, and sweet malt. The taste is light sweet that finishes light umami; there are notes of: soy, wood-smoke, peat, and sweet malts. The palate is light bodied, aqueous, low-carbonation, and a short finish. Overall, it’s so watery - damnit.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lukin (446) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 28, 2012
bottle. Pours reddish colour, small off-white head. Strong aroma of malts, some roast, caramel. Taste is also very malty, a little on the sweet side. Decent, too sweet.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Canmoore (255) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 25, 2012
Slightly hazy, deep amber colour. Nice 1 inch bubbly head that quickly dissipates to a soapy thin layer with great lacing. Strong smoked aroma that has notes of wood, earth, and some butterscotch. Nice thick malty taste that includes notes of vanilla, caramel, coffee, peat. The peat notes reminds me of the tang from a good scotch..this is an awesome brew. As the beer warms up I get more butterscotch, banana, and more of that great peat taste! Very slight hops taste brings up the rear in this fantastic brew. I am very much enjoying this beer, quite drinkable!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (4688) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2012
Bottle: Poured a dark burgundy color ale with a medium size foamy head with medium retention and some lacing. Aroma of deep caramel malt with light toffee notes is good. Taste is a enjoyable mix of sweet caramel malt with light toffee notes with maybe a tad too much of residual sugar. Boyd is about average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Not bad but a bit too much sugar for my own personal taste.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
vadie (669) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 19, 2012
Un scotch très faible. Pas trop de substance. Je ne sais pas pourquoi c’est un scotch, il est selon moi plutôt une bière blonde foncé bizzare.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (1734) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 9, 2012
650 ml bottle. Pours a slightly cloudy light brown with medium head that dissipates quickly. Aromas of biscuit, malts, and very light smoke. Flavors of peat smoke, light toffee, pitted fruit, and light malt

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rederic (2911) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 6, 2012
650ml bottle, dark amber color, with a beige head, mild toasted, bready, biscuity, caramel, smoked malt, toffee nose, with a nutty, cookie dough, french toast accent, and a light dried fruity note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a light smoked, toasted, caramelized, biscuity, bready malt character, with some toffee, caramel candy taffy, fruity dried raisin, french toast, smoked gouda cheese flavours, and with a nutty, bran muffin, subtle flowery leafy hop undertone, leading towards a smokey, caramel, toasty maltiness, faint lingering leafy hop bitterness finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rob6239 (621) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 5, 2012
Pours deep amber with very little head from bottle. Aroma has slight smokiness and slght hoppiness that when combined make for a medicinal aroma. Taste has the smokiness come through better but only mild at front with some malt and the smoke lingers after.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DerWeg (1493) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2012
Gold with a hint or orange or red. Good whiff of peaty smoke and sweetness, taste balanced sweetness and fine noble hop center with nice plays of peat smoke, fruit, light toffee - extremely poised palate. Quaffable and satisfying.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gorbalev (2916) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2012
Bottle, LCBO. Amber pour, huge fluffy white head with orange tints. Dusty malt aroma - really reminded me of a grain silo (don’t asked - I played a lot in grain silo’s on a farm when I was a kid). For that it gets extra points for helping me reconnect with my youth :) . Hint of smoke in there as well. Grainy, smokey taste. A bit sweet, no hint of the warming alcohol I expect in a Scotch Ale. Actually, that smoke really kicks in the the lingering finish - lasts a long time. A bit thin and not complex but better than I was lead to believe - solid brewery from my limited exposure so far.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2  3 4 5 6


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50