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


on tap

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RATINGS: 329   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Made with peat-smoked malt.
Formerly 6.6% ABV. Known in Europe as a Scotch Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zymurgeist2 (1280) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 4, 2014
From bottle to glass at Au General Lafayette. Aroma and flavor are both whisky and smoked peat. Malt and mouthfeel are very light. Not a lot here except the smoked malt. Boring, and a little tough to get through a 12-ouncer, but not terrible. Color is off slightly aged whisky.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Maxbier (699) - Maryland, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Not for craft beer drinkers. Aroma of diluted whiskey and sugar. Can't call this beer, more an alcohol delivery liquid. It tastes like sugar water mixed with cheap blended whisky. The finish is the part that makes you want to run for a tooth brush or mouth wash, artificial in flavor.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
McTapps (5715) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - AUG 4, 2014
Pours out of the bottle in a clear golden-amber colour with low ehad and medium body. Aroma of malt and grains with a hint of peat. Taste of torf, peat, light barley, light malt, mild hops, grains and roast. Hints of woods and bread. Not a nice beer, just too unbalanced and dusty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MichaelAwesome (5676) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 4, 2014
Mit McTapps geteilt und kurz hinter der Grenze geholt. Dumpf, leicht malzig, etwas rauchig mit einer Prise an Getreide und Roggen. Im Abgang unangenehm und muffig, jedoch doch noch irgedwie trinkbar. Kein Zweites bitte.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
peponi (778) - Krakow, POLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Aroma: malty (sweet), there is some smokeness, honey. Appearance: clear golden color, poor white head. Taste: low bitterness, sweet, a little bit smoked (whisky malt), honey. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, sweet finish. Overall: There are some smoked notes, but this beer is too sweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PeatyPete (517) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2014
Golden color with off-white head. Malty aroma equal like many alcohol-free beers. Taste is slightly sweet and has a smoky peaty aftertaste that fairly hangs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
danirock (1) - BARCELONA, SPAIN - JUL 18, 2014 does not count
Sorprendente, no tanto por la malta sino por el sutil toque ahumado de la misma. No para cada día.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
rikstar (1385) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
Op vakantie in Frankrijk gedronken juli 2014. Wat een bocht chemisch zoet.met in de verte een beetje bourbon, te slecht voor woorden. Heeft niets met whisky of met bier te maken

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Calisky (1665) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUL 16, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2014 Couleur brune claire, très légère mousse. Nez leger malt a whisky, sucre, caramel. Gout de malt a whisky, caramel leger. Bonne mais pas mon truc.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
miquelcrush (1785) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 18, 2014
Bona cervesa, equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, equilibrada y sabrosa.

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