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Great Dane Stone of Scone Scotch Ale
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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   ABV: -
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Named for the stone upon which Scottish kings were crowned, our Scoth Ale represents a tradition of brewing excellence. You will enjoy a hint of caramel sweetness, a well-rounded flavor, and superior drinkability.


muzzlehatch's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JAN 1, 2004
Sweet smoked fruitwood nose, malty and tangy, rather light for a scotch ale, but exceptionally drinkable.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (8113) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Sample at the downtown brewpub. Clear dark copper color with a medium light beige head that diminishes steadily to an outer ring. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of malt, toffee and dark fruit. Medium body with flavors of caramel, earthy malt and slight fruity hops. The finish is sweet with a peaty malt aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1381) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 24, 2014
Pours a nice dark brown with off-white head. Sweetness on the nose, candied yams. Caramel, toffee, and a bit of bread on the palate. Finishes sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbaaron (1242) - Arizona, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Kind of a by the numbers homebrewish scotch ale. Too sweet. Sorta one dimensional. Dark brown. Medium to large off white creamy frothy head. A little thin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlbeer (778) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 17, 2013
From a growler filled at the brewpub. Brown pour with an off white head that lingers. Smells of caramel, toffee and slight sour. Taste follows. Very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nuplastikk (4391) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Tap at the downtown location. Unfiltered amber-brown. Thick off-white head. Sweet buttery homebrew shab aroma. Hollow medium body, odd peat smoke. True to style, if the style was a bottom of the barrel budget Scottish beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (6190) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Tap at the brewpub. Orange amber pour with a small clingy head. Lots of caramel sweetness. Some bread. Quite tasty - and very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LeRose (73) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Overall I like this brew. Dark coppery color, little in the way of head, not too carbonated. Aroma s weak in general. Some Hons f sweetness and malt, little hops. Flavor is smooth and sweet, some caramelized malt character. Slightly sticky mouthfeel. A little bitterness reminds me of tea. Tasty and a go to when I am in Madison. On tap at the downtown pub.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
brian60625 (742) - Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Imperial pint at the downtown Dane. Dark red-brown color, bubbles, practically no foam on top. The flavor and texture are the best part of Stone of Scone. The flavor is sweet caramel and still not overpowering. The body is medium and refreshing, extraordinarily drinkable and balanced out with just the right amount of carbonation. I really like this beer and it would get even higher marks if it had a more detectable aroma.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrjaxson (293) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Big enough to take a bite out of. Distinctive caramel on the aroma and sweet taste. A very full body. Could enjoy multiples of this one if I didnít have several sampler glasses in front of me.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dionysus (1448) - Arizona, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Thirsty Troll Brew Fest. Pour is copper/brown with a khaki head. Aroma shows notes of burnt caramel and earth. Flavor shows the same with additional notes of toasted nuts, vanilla, and light brown sugar. Overall body is moderate and finishes with extremely light bitterness.


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