angrypirate06 (1387) - Texas, USA - SEP 28, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Big shout out to ericandersnavy. Ruby brown pour with off white head. Aroma is quite smoky, caramel, dark fruits. Flavor is smoky, burnt caramel. A very good scotch ale.
Rusty (1543) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - SEP 27, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2009 Bottle courtesy of McBackus. Pours a deep brown with a tan head aroma is smoke malt peat brown sugar pecans roasted with dark sweetners and olestra. flavor is the same. nice scotch ale.
badgerben (4608) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 26, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Skyview Tasting 2.5. Courtesy of Skyview. Brown color with a thin head. Malty aroma with a little wet cardboard. Dry, grain taste, rounded out with an earthy hop/grain and light tobacco.
robinvboyer (3529) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 26, 2009
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
rich roasty malt aromas with lots of caramel, some smoke,and a touch of chocolate. The flavor is very very malty. there is a nice sweet breadiness, with touches of tobacco, and cocoa. A nice scotch ale.
danielcurtis81 (1519) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 25, 2009
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Served from a 750mL bottle acquired via trade with dchmela. Appearance is a rich brown hue. The aromas and the flavors are rich with malts, sweet toffee, brown sugar, maple syrup, coffee, and a rich oak. Mouth is really smooth.
awiseman01 (469) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 25, 2009
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Special thanks to danielecurtis81 for sharing on his wedding week. Pours deep brown/bronze with a fading off-white head. Nose is sweet brown malt and spices with some yeast and is overall a little faint. Taste is a pleasant surprise with rich brown malt, excellent maple syrup, brown sugar and sweet & smooth. Very, very good.
Fratto (2835) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 25, 2009
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Huge thanks to ericandersnavy. Not a strong aroma, but very pleasing. Good malts, coffee, cocoa, biscuit. Aftertaste is warm and malty. Great stuff.
Skyview (5310) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - SEP 24, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled from 750 ml bottle, acquired via trade with dchmela. Pours a semi-clear dark caramel brown colored brew with a thin off-white head that quickly dissipates. Aroma of caramel malt, some peach, roasted nuts, apple and a touch of floral hops. Taste is medium bodied, with flavors of smoked caramel malt, some apple, and just barely a hint of peat. Finish is semi-dry with some caramel malt and floral hop aftertaste that quickly disappears. Average Scotch Ale with a well hidden alcohol presence.
DalzAle (2010) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - SEP 22, 2009
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark brown, little carbonation and a good caramelly/sweet aroma. Flavor was sweet malts, slightly smoky and dry on the finish.
ajm (1066) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 21, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Shared by Shyam - thank you sir. A perfectly average Scotch ale. Nose is slight peat, very thickly caramel malt, Flavor is the same - brown apple, brown sugar, less malt. I just described a competent, standard Scotch ale. That’s what this is.