Brewed by Heineken (France)
Style: Scotch Ale
Rueil-Malmaison, France
Serve in Thistle


on tap

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RATINGS: 334   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Made with peat-smoked malt.
Formerly 6.6% ABV. Known in Europe as a Scotch Ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Paskal (146) - La Prairie, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 21, 2005
Bouteille-Ambrée, moussse disspante, odeur skunké mais dissipante elle aussi pour laisser la place ŕ une odeur de malte, de type fumé ou brűlé.--Bottle-Ambered, dissapearinf foam, skunked smell but short, leaving place to a malt odor, fumed or burnt type.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Dixen (1465) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - AUG 19, 2005
Weird smoky nose, some burnt wood, malts, notes of smoked fish. Dark amber body, small white head, Sweet flavor, with notes of some wird smokyness, note of smoked fish, especially of smoked mackerel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joergen (24402) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2005
Bottled. Clear amber coloured with a medium sized off white head. Sweet aroma of honey and grains with notes of smoke. Sweet flavour of honey and malts with notes of smoke. No bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MoritzF (8926) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - AUG 14, 2005
(bottle) Clear and pale copper colour with a medium foamy slightly off-white head. Sweet malty nose with a touch of whisky smokiness (iodine, leather). Sweet malty flavour, medium body, almost lively carbonation. Starts with smoky malty taste and soft sweetness that becomes stronger towards the finish but is restrained a bit by the sharp carbonation. I like it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2005
(Bottle 33 cl) Beautiful, deep amber with a huge, stable head. Smoked aroma, pronounced sweet flavour and notes of whisky-malt (and strangely also of rum). Surprisingly weak body for such a strong beer. 261001

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HermanW (1055) - Coevorden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2005
This is a very special beer. First I thought it could be some breezer. A beer with something added not sweet but smoked malt. I had it on the day my youngest daughter got het driving licence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (4212) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2005
Draught at Pub St Pierre, Toulouse. Light brown colour and served in an oversized whiskey style sipping glass. Odd initially, but actually rather tasty and well done. A delicate blend of caramel smokiness and Irish coffee in a sweet carbonated body. Refreshing, easy to down, but with a lingering quality, which is good. Probably quite complex: I don’t know anything about whiskey, so wouldn’t vouch for the authentic flavour of the content, but this is novel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
OKBeer (1171) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 12, 2005
330 ml bottle. Dark golden colour with a mostly lasting frothy tan head. Strangely sweet peaty aroma. Smokiness is nice, but the sweetness makes it seem very artificial. Flavour is smoky bacon and peperoni with a strange sugary sweetness in the background. Light bodied, oily mouthfeel. Leave out the sugar next time please and thank you.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2419) - California, USA - JUN 7, 2005
On tap somewhere in France. Beer with Whisky? This brewery is retarded. They had another beer with vodka and another with Tequila. Why are they bothering? Just use hops and malt and hope and it’ll come out better than some of these brews. French beers aren’t afraid to try different things, but so far none have worked. This one at least sorta tastes like a beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
KariCupcake (214) - Lenox, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 22, 2005
Ugh. Had this in Paris. It tasted awful, like someone left a wet beer label inside of the tank it was brewed in .

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