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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djensen47 (11) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 6, 2009
Condensed review: ----- Appearance. Full Boar has a deep dark amber color with a tan-colored head remained which didn’t last long. ----- Smell. This beer has a very dark malty aroma with a nice strong roasty sensation. ----- Taste. Full Boar has a warm roasted flavor and with a hint of toasted malts. It is very malty and slightly sweetFull Boar has a great Scotch ale taste. ----- Mouthfeel. A creamy sensation from the carbonation manifests nicely as a medium-bodied beer that is full of flavor. ----- Drinkability. This is a pleasant and easy to drink scotch ale that gives you a nice warm feeling on a chilly evening. ----- Full review: http://beer47.com/2009/02/devils-canyon-f type: on-tap

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (6913) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 23, 2015
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours almost clear deep mahogany with a small creamy beige head. Musty malty aroma, tobacco, sugars and some chocolate. Taste is more tobaccoish malty, dirty dark sugars, on the sweet side overall with a light smooth mouthfeel, nice enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
monk191 (1459) - California, USA - SEP 22, 2015
Just an ok scotch ale, nothing memorable. Pours a deep red color with a tan head. Smells of malts, melon. Taste is pretty much just malty, with a hint of vanilla and melon. Had in the bottle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MohaBeer (115) - Lima, PERU - SEP 22, 2015
Rojizo oscuro con claridad, buena espuma con retención. Malta maltoso ahumado moderado, lúpulo bajo especiado-floral, ésteres frutos secos bajo, licoroso. En boca malta maltoso ahumado alto, lúpulo moderado, éster a cereza bajo, tibieza alcohólica, sin astringencia. Final maltoso caramelo-ahumado prolongado. Carbonatación moderada, cuerpo medio. Muy Buena cerveza.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
euniceradio (271) - 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 :)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsnicholas (432) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Very nice, all around solid and well balanced Scotch ale. Good malt character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jaymobrown (1782) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2015
This had a nice but thin approach of roasted malt and a slight bit of hops. Slight sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (1495) - 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,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobBestwick (704) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fukito (976) - Santiago, CHILE - 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!

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