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RATINGS: 408   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
A collaboration ale. Brewers:Chuck Silva of Green Flash Brewing Co., San Diego, Jeff Bagby of Pizza Port Carlsbad, Carlsbad and Mitch Steele of Stone Brewing Co., San Diego

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (2049) - Granollers, SPAIN - APR 22, 2014
Cervesa presa al Hoppy Loft del Delirium Cafe, molt recomanable, tocs dolços i a fusta. Cerveza tomada en el Hoppy Loft del Delirium Cafe, muy recomendable, toques dulces y a madera.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lothore (621) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A- Pours a deep mahogany with a thin, off white head. S- Caramel, fig, dark fruit, raisin. T- Lots of fig and raisin, grainy undertones, more of a bitter finish than i am used to with scotch ales but it rounds the sweetness out nicely. M- Thick with medium carbonation. D- I enjoyed this beer a lot. Usually i’m not a fan of scotch ales (although I can definitely appreciate them) but I think this was one of the better ones in recent memory.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle on 03/21/2011 from Charleston Beer Exchange. Dark amber body with ruby highlights and a medium creamy tan head. Sweet earthy malt aroma with some caramel, peat and floral hops. Sweet earthy malt flavor, some caramel, floral hops and a dry bitter finish. Medium full body with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (3069) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 18, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2014 TAP at Chez Moeder Lambic during "Moeder Lambic Vs. Stone". Only found back scores, not ratings. Update drank this again. APPEARANCE: clear very dark blond beer, small unstable off white head. NOSE: caramel, alcohol, little fruity. TASTE: caramel, alcohol, rather sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ManvsCity (183) - Redmond, Washington, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Pours a deep red/brown with thin off-white head that rapidly dissipates. Aroma of mesquite, raisins, a sweet smelling Scotch. A burst of flavor up front, rich malts, slight sweet smokiness, and a bit of alcohol. No detectible hop presence, but finishes a tad dry. A pretty serious Scotch Ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rederic (3253) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 6, 2013
12oz bottle, deep ruby-mahogany color, with a tan-colored head, with a nice sweet grainy toasted, bready, caramel, biscuity malty, caramel bran muffin nose, with some light muesli cereal, toffee, brown sugar accents, with some faint sugar pie, date square, fruity dried raisin, date, caramel pudding, soft granola bar, crust pie notes in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a warmth yeastym sweet grainy toasted, bready, caramelized, biscuity, pale cerealic malty, barley sugar, brown sugar character, with some bran muffin, faint granola bar, toffeeish, All Bran cereal, brown chocolate bar, caramel soft oat cookie flavours, leading towards a warming, sweet grainy toasty, bready, caramel, biscuity maltiness, bran muffin, dark dried fruit, brown sugar finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
princevassago (7) - Poway, California, USA - SEP 1, 2013 does not count
Tastes just like scotch. The best $26 I’ve ever spent, got it for my buddies first fathers day.super worth it

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shigadeyo (3633) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2013

3/20/2011: Green Flash / Pizza Port Carlsbad / Stone Highway 78 Scotch Ale... Aroma: Really nice caramelized maltiness with undertones of coffee, cacao nibs, and milk chocolate; just a touch smoky, too. Appearance: Burnished deep red-orange color with a large, frothy beige-colored head that quickly gathers from the generous carbonation; nearly opaque with nice, shiny highlihgts. Flavor: Sweet, syrupy maltiness infused with heavily caramelized goodness along with some roasted malts, molasses, tobacco, and chocolate nibs; rum-bourbony booze in the finish with just a splash of bitterness to round everything out and keep the sweetness in check. Palate: Medium-full body; smooth texture; slightly syrupy body; really nice mouthfeel with some heft to it. Overall: Delicious! This is an impressive Scotch Ale that definitely fits what I like and expect from a good one!

12 fl. oz. bottle (8.8% Alc/Vol) from Dutch’s in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rating #392 for this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerFlavoredBeer (254) - New Hampshire, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Forgot I even had this. 2011 collab bottle. Nutty and sweet with a bit of booze and a range of toasted caramel and toffee flavors. Very nice. Never had a chance to try it when it was younger, though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamP01 (658) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Pours a cloudy brown amber with a small short lived beige head. Aroma and Taste of sweet dark caramel malt, raisins, a bit of dry dark fruit figs, plums with some yeast, brown sugar, mild bitterness and sweet alcohol esters. Palate is medium to full body, smooth and a sweet sticky mouth feel. Finishes with sweet caramel malt, raisins, dark fruit, plums, sweet sour flavor, yeast, ending is mildly bitter with a dry alcohol. Lingering notes of caramel and raisin sweetness. Overall I found this to be a very well made and tasty brew.

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