TheKegergator (241) - California, USA - APR 19, 2007
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours pretty cloudy and settles out into a medium tan head that faded pretty quick. Smell is pretty goo, a little light, but the fruits and sweetness are there again. Taste is damn good. I guess I love me some scotch ales.
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 19, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draft at Capone’s for the Pliny tasting. Pours deerp bronze with red hues, and a decent size off-white head. Aroma of caramel malts, spices, toffee, and fruit. The flavor is sweet, fruit, very smooth, caramel, spices. Very Nice.
MrBendo (1064) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - APR 14, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. clear ruby/copper color with a small head. Aroma of toffee and brown sugar. Taste is ’teeth hurting ’ sweet; toffee, caramel, nutty with some spicy hops. Medium to heavy body. Sticky with alcohol texture. Long, sweet finish.
lukin013 (215) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 12, 2007
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cloudy reddish brown color with decent off-white head. Sweet, malty aroma of molasses, toffee and dark fruits. Flavor similar to aroma with some added dry nuttiness. Alcohol is slightly more apparent than I would expect.
gunsho (134) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 10, 2007
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
a smoky, roasted, nutty head with a deep amber color and white head. smells great, looks great, tastes great. a fine scotch ale.
lumberjack (178) - Michigan, USA - APR 6, 2007
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Unfiltered, dark brown with big fluffy head. Aroma is malt and alcohol. Taste is caramel, toffee, alcohol, and mainly sweet maltiness. Good carbonation, with a somewhat dry aftertaste. Pretty good altogether.
f351c4v (411) - Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a nice red color with a minimal head. Sweet nose, nothing largely noticable. Highly malted and smooth, sweet, hoppy finish. Small amount of roasted malts detectable. A nice brew.
Cliff (399) - The Land of Milk and Honey, Ohio, USA - MAR 28, 2007
2.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, poured a dark brown with a thin off white head. I honestly think that Scotch ales just aren’t my thing. They seem so bland and boring. No aroma, simple malty taste, medium mouthfeel and a sweet finish. I just don’t get this style...
GriffinAvenue (396) - Winchester, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 25, 2007
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Reddish brown pour. No head. Icy, carbonated froth on top. Looks a lot like a Birch beer. Chocolate, malty, nutty aroma. Overwhelming flavor to tongue and roof of mouth. Malty, wooden taste. More like a brown ale than a scottish ale
JMFG (1587) - Florida, USA - MAR 24, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap. Very dark brown chestnut color with a thin loose white head. Aroma is malt-dominated with a general maple/brown sugar sweetness. Some milder oak and plum-like aromas present. Medium to thick palate, well-carbonated. Sweet, dark, candied fruit taste with some alcohol discernible, but not obtrustive. Dry finish. A very good Scotch, but overall it lacked some characteristics I prefer in Scotch Ales (peat, a little smoke).