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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Full Boar Scotch Ale won First Place Gold in the English and Scottish Strong Ale Category at the 2003 California State Fair Commercial Craft Brewing Competition. This ale is deeply malted and caramel apparent with overtones of chocolate and a slight hint of a mild, smoky flavor.


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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexandersh (196) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle; poured a dark brown/black. Aroma of cocoa, molasses,smoke. Flavor molasses, smoke; overall malty; dark fruit/fig.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
euniceradio (223) - Colton, California, USA - AUG 17, 2015
On tap. Pours black, tan head. Aroma of chocolate, toffee and dark malts. Taste of the same plus some light cinnamon and dried fruit. Like Christmas morning :)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsnicholas (400) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Bottle (22oz $6): Dark brown with nice off white head that disappears fairly quickly. Aroma is roasted malts and some sweetness... Carmel. Taste is the same. Medium to full bodied. Good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1562) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Very nice, all around solid and well balanced Scotch ale. Good malt character.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jaymobrown (1746) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2015
This had a nice but thin approach of roasted malt and a slight bit of hops. Slight sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (1394) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Brown pour, small brown head. Aroma of cookies and nut butter. Flavor is prune, fruit, peanut butter, chocolate, cookie batter,

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobBestwick (677) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 16, 2015
From a can. Rich dark chocolate and roasted coffee aroma. Pours dark red with a small head. Dark chocolate and coffee also in the flavour with some smoky notes. Full bodied with a warm alcohol feel. Sweet malty finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fukito (921) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - MAR 13, 2015
Pours a clear shinny ruby color with some orange golden hues and a beige head. Aroma is sublte ripe fruit with some smoky touches and fruity esthers. Flavors is strong ripe fruits with some dried fruit/ nut notes and a touch of smoke. Nice bittersweet lingering sweet aftertaste. Medium palate, complex and enjoyable scotch ale!

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
toml219 (285) - California, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Pours dark brown with a tan head that quickly disappeared. Sweet Carmel and chocolate notes slightly smoky

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
maddmatt639 (321) - Pacifica, California, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Medium retention and medium lacing. Smells of caramel, smoke and malt. Tastes of smoke, toffee, caramel and light coffee. Light bitter, malty aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dchmela (2848) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2014
From the 16 oz can. Pours black red and oily. Taste is medium bodied malt, peat, caramel and light smoke. Lots of flavor and complex. Aroma is more of the same. Restrained but very easy to drink.


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