jimmie65 (305) - Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Orange-amber pour. Aroma is caramel and fruit. A little bitter, too much sweet. Boring.
BMMillsy (681) - Florida, USA - MAR 5, 2013
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Beer of thr month club twist off bottle. Pours deep amber with small white head. Smells like a cheap sweet amber ale. Flavor is sweet brown sugar with a bit of fruit and a dirty finish. Finished a bit better as I go through it. Medium light mouthfeel. Easy going for 8%. Not a terrible beer, but not getting much scotch ale from this. Taste is similar to a Killians with more body.
samsmith33 (187) - - FEB 4, 2013
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Very light fruit, barley. Dark but clear reddish brown color. A touch of woodyness. Light carbonation. Very tame for a scotch ale. Not bad.
Drake (6491) - Ivy, Virginia, USA - JAN 5, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 ounce bottle from Wegman’s Lake Manassas. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized frothy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of tart fruits, caramel, banana, earthy notes. The taste is similar, tart stone fruits, caramel malts. earthy hops. Medium bodied.
stangger (571) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2012
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle via beer of the month. Light brown. Malty, caramel aroma. Very simple, caramel malt base with slight bitterness. Just a hint of alcohol. Light-bodied. Barely qualifies as a scotch ale.
JDBaker11058 (922) - Maryland, USA - FEB 26, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Appearance: medium amber, one-finger tan head. Aroma: caramel, toffee, hint of smoke. Taste: caramel, brown sugar, bit of dark fruits. Finish: <b/> slightly sweet, smooth, lightly carbonated. Notes: Decent scotch ale. Not great, but not horrible. I don’t get the low rating.
desurfer (1173) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JAN 10, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Ram’s Head in Annapolis. Rich peaty malts with a mild roasty hop character afterwards. Good sipper on a cold winter night.
strongpieman (1156) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JAN 27, 2011
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Copper to light brown color, clear. Almost no head, just wisps of white foam. Aroma is a very pleasant malt with hint of smokiness & peat. Full body, soft carbonation, smooth. Warming beer... good all around.
DavoleBomb (1389) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 12, 2011
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Poured into a snifter.
4.0 A: Rich amber hues for color. Two fingers of thick, frothy head with average retention and plenty of lacing.
3.5 S: Very malty. Caramel, toffee, and a touch of spice.
3.0 T: Caramel comes through again, but also some unpleasantries. It’s really boozy and has a medicinal like quality to it. A little bit of herbal hop flavor.
3.0 M: Good carbonation but a little underbodied. Very smooth however.
3.5 D: Not bad, but nothing I’d want again.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 03-05-2009 22:36:11
kassner (1221) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 6, 2011
0.5 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 1/20
bottle in Baltimore, Copper color and clear, nice head and plenty of malt and burnt sugar in the palate. Finish is actually quite clean with just a slight bitter iron hint