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Brewed by Kleinbrouwerij De Glazen Toren
Style: Scotch Ale
Erpe-Mere, Belgium
Serve in Thistle

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 357   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Beer brewed following the Carmelite tradition.


ChillCoat's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChillCoat (1029) - Concord, California, USA - DEC 18, 2007
Bottle. Pours a brown color with an persistent ivory head. Dark fruits and sweet malt in the aroma. An earthy smokiness kind of fills out the background of caramel and toffee. Tons of malt in this beer, I don’t perceive any hops. Dry finish with a lingering, and somewhat astringent, candy aftertaste.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
glennmastrange (2205) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle. Moderate aromas all aroung, with roasted and cereal for the malt, cooked orange for the hops, dough for the yeast, with raisin, toffee and brown sugar. Head is small, frothy, off-white with no lacing and is almost fully diminshing. Color is murky brown. Flavor starts moderately sweet and acidic, then finishes lightly sweet and bitter. Palate is on the fuller side of medium, slick with a fizzy carbonation. This Scotch Ale is full of dark fruit with just the right amount of sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (3584) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 21, 2014
750ml bottle. Murky brown colour with huge, foamy, half-way lasting, off-white to beige head. Fruity, yeasty aroma, hints of red berries, caramel malty background. Taste is minimally sweet caramel malty, notes of toffee, hints of red fruit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (3586) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 7, 2014
Initial aroma of smoked peat. Pours cloudy brown with ok head and lacing. Wasn’t quite what I expected but still good. Finished sweet and sour. Tap at Churchkey.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2006) - New York, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Tap at The Jeffrey. Pours ruby brown with nose of dark fruits. Tastes of prunes, apricots, malty, bready, Christmas spices, and caramel. Creamy mouth feel and lingering fruit finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3163) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 9, 2014
Large beige head strong carbonation misty red brown pour aromas toffee caramel nuts chocolate grain malt the flavours berries caramel toffee grain malt honey is that truffles an earthy note good tasting ale crisp hearty the finish sweet rich tastes are good malts very good ale to drink

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Buongiorgio00 (718) - - JAN 30, 2014
Bella pesantella, ma all’aspetto dolce e alcolico si contrappone un gustoso carattere fruttato e speziato che la rende più piacevole e bevibile. Birra da fine serata e da inverni freddi e implacabili!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoltonDK (556) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle at home. Hay muddy light brown color, light brown head. Strong nose, spicey, prunes, sugar, alcohol. Medium body, sharp bubbles, sweet, fruity, prunes, pepper, herps. Very nice. :) Bolton Brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rauchbierlover (588) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 16, 2014
Dark ruby body with a minimal white head. Aroma is wild cherries, cinnamon. Taste is complex like a xmas beer should be: fruity, spicy, warm. Medium body, texture a bit oily, soft carbonation

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wolfbass (882) - Firenze, ITALY - JAN 4, 2014
L’aspetto è davvero meraviglioso, un ambrato carico tendente al marrone, con sciuma compatta. Il naso è molto belga, ma con più carattere e potenza alcolica. In bocca nonostante un buon corpo, va giù piacevolmente.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Sample at Blue monk. Dark red Brown body with little to no head. Nose is nutmeg, clove, Xmas spice. Taste is the same.


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