Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year Old) (Cask)
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Brewed by Harviestoun
Style: Old Ale
Alva, Central, Scotland


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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Cask; Special. Has been brewed at various strengths.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tbopslt (354) - New York, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Dark, dark pour, no head to speak of. Slight chocolate aroma. Smoky, chocolate taste. Sweet finish, roasty, toasted flavor. Not my cup of tea but not bad.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (10826) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Cask at SRAF. Pours black, nose is smoky, meaty, chocolate, liquorice, spicy whisky, taste is sweet, dry chocolate, rich, whisky, vinous fruits.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (9528) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Cask at The Scottish Real Ale Festival 2014. Pours black, no head. Flat, in fact. Still, good oak, chocolate, ash, liquorice aromas and taste. Whisky coming through at the back. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
simonblaine (571) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 4, 2014
Pours dark, minimal head. Malty , dark caramel whiskey aromas, taste is sweet, malty, tasty. Like this one, the whiskey flavours are nice and subtle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
giancarloh (75) - - MAY 12, 2014
Don't like the dark beers but this is the exception the Whiskey idea is very good loved it and would reccomend.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MWalkerAU (6) - Homewood, Alabama, USA - APR 23, 2014 does not count
This is a special brew. Super malty with major scotch overtones. Rare beer that should be enjoyed whenever you see it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Satyroneto (320) - BRAZIL - MAR 10, 2014
Cor negra com espuma marrom quase amarela de baixa/média formação e baixa persistência com bom lacing; Aroma licoroso e complexo de baunilha, frutas vermelhas, chocolate, café, madeira e tons sutis de uísque; Sabor de início doce de frutas vermelhas e baunilha que evolui para amadeirado e torrado com um final leve de uísque e que aquece boca; retrogosto amadeirado; Corpo licoroso. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
roxtersoxter (358) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Pours dark black with little to no head out of bottle. Aroma of oak and chocolate. Burned oak flavor with a chocolate finish. No alcohol taste detected. Good beer overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - DEC 11, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2014 Had in Oxford, at Chequers pub I believe, or something like that. Slight to no head. Very dark brown to black. Aroma is slight vanilla peat slight roast slight burnt caramel. Flavor was nice. Slight chocolate. Slight vanilla. Very smooth. No alcohol noticeable. Medium to thinner bodied finishes very dry. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kristall-König (2726) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - NOV 2, 2013
Geruch dunkelmalzig mit leichten Holznoten, Eiche. Start dunkelmalzig. Mitte malzschokoladig, Röstnoten, wirkt eher moderat im Geschmack. Erst im Abgang starkes Einsetzen von Whiskyaromen, Bitterschokolade, Röstnoten. Bitter auslaufend. Gut.

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