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

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RATINGS: 318   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Made with peat-smoked malt.
Formerly 6.6% ABV. Known in Europe as a Scotch Ale.


DanBerg's rating

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
DanBerg (59) - Alkmaar, - DEC 1, 2006
Bottle at home, not what I expected. Do you know the Jack Daniels Mixdrinks with about 5% alcohol? It tasted pretty much the same. Weird sweet whiskey malt taste. I think the only positive thing about this beer is the colour.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gorm (1292) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2014
Klar gyllen farve med lyst skum. Lukt av rykt malt. Smak av honning og mild wiskey. St maltpreget ettersmak. En god l til desert. Import.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
nilsas (1535) - Bryne, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2014
Duft av humle, malt og en anelse karamell. Fin gyllen farge. tynt dekkende skum, heng langs kant. Stlig smak av sukker, wiskey og malt. Desverre alt for st ikke noe en kan drikke p. Blir aldri kjpt igjen.

1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
eduardovl (869) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle poured in its own glass (close to a Weizen). A: Clear caramel color with a small head. Small retention and no lacings S: Sweet smell of malts (really smells like Whiskey). Oak. Bit fruity. I could not feel any smoke to a Smoked beer T: Very sweet, first of all. Barley malts and thats it. Artificial plastic taste. No hops, no bitterness M: Medium body and medium to low carb O: Low Drinkability. Just avoid it [ BA Review @ 10/24/2010 ]

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bewyder (35) - FRANCE - OCT 14, 2014
Peu amateur de bieres aromatises, je la bois occasionnellement mais par plaisir trs limit.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2014
Vanilla-heavy in the foam, the aroma and the taste. Coloured like whisky, and the whisky is also strong in the aftertaste. The flavour also includes loads of caramel, and some whisky. I am excited about this beer - this is hard to place and does not compare easily with anything I have tasted before.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Pyobon (943) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 21, 2014
(Bottle) Clear pale brown with loose soapy head. Aroma is vegetables with maybe a hint of whisky. Light and fizzy. Taste is shocking! Sweet, vanilla, caramel. Some smoky hints. Overall nasty.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dfinney23 (1732) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Peat-smoked malt does not a scotch ale make. It does improve an otherwise generic brew slightly. But only slightly.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
SzopPiwosz (155) - - SEP 12, 2014
Zapach z butelki: Słodowy z przyprawową, fenolową nutką. Bardzo delikatny. Piana: Kolor przełamanej bieli, prawie nie oblepia szkła, drobno- i średniopęcherzykowa. Niezbyt obfita, niezbyt trwała, redukuje się do obręczy, po paru minutach znika całkowicie do zera. Kolor: Klarowne ciemnozłote. Zapach: Słodowo-karmelowy ze sporą nutą wanilii. Nuty przypominające rumowy aromat do ciasta, trudna do opisania fenolowość. Po lekkim ogrzaniu mocny zapach, bardzo słodki, miodowo-waniliowo-rumowy. Smak: Bardzo słodkie, słodkość roztworu białego cukru. Nuta biszkoptu, lekka nuta miodowa i wanilia. Bardzo mdłe. Tekstura: Gładkie, średnie ciało, bardzo lepkie, syropowo klejące.. Nasycenie: Bardzo wysokie. Goryczka: Niska. Pijalność: Niska. Wybitnie paskudna porażka. Ulepek i kakofonia smakw. Piwem tym częstowałbym gdybym chciał okazać złośliwość. Nie dałem rady dopić tego wybitnie męczącego tworu. Sztuczność bije po nosie, że aż strach. Syropowa lepkość w zestawieniu z potężnym nasyceniem gazem daje efekt kiepskiej oranżady. Piwo tylko dla odważnych lub szalonych miłośnikw przesłodzonych ulepkw. Nigdy więcej

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (4179) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2014
Can from Carrefour, Nice. Deep amber colour, or whisky coloured for arguments sake. Has no head. Has a small malt-whisky aroma, although probably not a great one if youre a whisky lover. Slightly sweet tasting and the strength is not too evident, but average rather than great.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zymurgeist2 (1054) - 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.


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