Brewed by John Martin
Style: Scotch Ale
Genval, Belgium
Serve in Thistle


on tap

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RATINGS: 482   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Gordon Scotch Ale was born in the limpid highlands among isolated lochs and haunting Scottish castles. This brown beer, reminiscent of a dark ruby, is full of contrast - both strong and smooth. Its creamy head is delectation for the palate. This unique nectar can also be discovered under the name of Douglas Scotch Ale. Has been renamed ’Finest Scotch’ in 2006.
Note: ABV at some point from 8.6% to 8%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
luisfelizola (113) - Campinas, BRAZIL - NOV 16, 2014
Cor marrom (vermelho escuro) com espuma abundante e persistente de coloração bege. Aroma de caramelo, malte whisky. Na boca o malte whisky predomina com boa acidez e carbonatação. Final com amargor e ervas. Encorpada.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Diabobale (273) - Vallata, SUD ITALIA, ITALY - NOV 12, 2014
Bevuta alla spina qualche anno fa. la Mc Douglas è una scotch ale tradizionale con tutte le caratteristiche dello classiche dello stile, senza nessuna di particolare rilevanza

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Icedwarf (612) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2014
Donker bruin bier zonder schuim. Smaak is zoet en licht zuur, fruitig ananas. Caramel en lichte rook en anijssmaak. Blijft niet erg lang hangen. Fles heeft ander etiket.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
zvsn (929) - ISRAEL - OCT 30, 2014
On-tap on Porter & Sons. Clear reddish-brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, dried fruits, raisins. Very sweet with prunes, caramel, brown sugar and alcoholic flavors. Medium-full bodied, syrupy and strongly carbonated. Sweet and boozy, but clean. Kinda OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rikstar (1230) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2014
0,33l fles, donker bruin met een witte kraag. Geur is biscuit met cederhout. Smaak is roggebrood zoetig met abrikozen jam. Body is vol, mondgevoel is tikkeltje wrang met alcohol.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vidmidia (70) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - OCT 25, 2014
Marrom avermelhada, límpida. Espuma bege abundante, de média duração. Aroma de café, cereja e caramelo, com álcool muito forte. Sabor pouco complexo, adocicado, de café e caramelo. Retrogosto amargo no final, duração média.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bosbouw (1678) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2014
Cola uiterlijk met dito kraag. Ruikt fruitig, zoetig, drop . Smaakt zoetig, kruiden, stroop. Smaakt naar zoete snoep.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ulysse (282) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 13, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2014 Gassing almost absent. Sloppy foam. Caramel sweetness which might be due to some melasse. Alcohol finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mainuh_man (258) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2014
0.33L bottle. Pours clear mahoganey with a forthy, off-white head. Aromas of overripe fruit, herby hop, leather, caramel. Flavor is quite sweet, with lots of caramel and cereal grain flavors. Mellows out in the middle, then transitions to mild, herby hop linger that numbs the tongue with some hints of wood / vanilla. Full body with a sticky mouthfeel and active carbonation. Overall, although on the sweeter side, it manages to balance out into a pretty tasty, drinkable beer. Not complex, but emphasizes malt well.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Daanminator (250) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2014
Zeer donker bier, tegen het zwart aan. Kleine schuimkraag. Bouquette van chocolade. Smaak van zoete drop en chocolade.

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