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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: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Cask; Special. Has been brewed at various strengths.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Satyroneto (108) - - 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

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
roxtersoxter (320) - 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

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer (1680) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kristall-König (2257) - 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.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerenberger (1475) - Fischer, Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2013
The aroma reminds me of mince meat pie. Meaty, raisins, with some sweetness. There are also notes of vanilla and alcohol. Pours a translucent brownish black with no head or lacing. The taste is decidedly bitter. Dark roasted malts, wood, whiskey, coffee bittness, chocolate, peat, and vanilla, with hints of pepper in the finish. Rewardingly complex. Full body with medium carbonatin. Oveall, an excellently brewed beer. Want to experience it again.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (12260) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Cask handpull in the colonies - Churchkey in Washington, DC, just a kilometer from Mr. Obama’s house. Very dark clear brown color, tan edge head. Aroma of chocolate and vanilla covered licorice (American spelling). Taste is smooth, slightly boozy milk chocolate and vanilla. Very tasty, in an adolescent sort of way.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansalon (1486) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 10, 2013
Pitch black. Very nice aroma of vanilla, caramel, muscovado sugar and some smokiness. Very nicely balanced taste of sugars, vanilla, plum and some oily tar in the background. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Carpenter (5) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAR 16, 2013 does not count
Bottle #25045, Bottled on July 2009, Tasting March 2013. Pours a caramel meringue head that quickly dissapates to thin oily sheet with small ring. Black Brown clear color. Swirling aroma of vanilla, Toffee, light roasted coffee. Old Humidor even. Slick and Oily with Alcohol on the edges not to direct, slightly salty at the start with sweet filler throughout. This beer has a long pleasent finish I hope to experiance again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (1430) - SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2012
Pours black with low quite thick off white head Aromas of whisky cask, wood, dark roasted malts, hints of chocolate Creamy start but a bit to low bodied ending. Nice whisky cask taste, medim bitter, nice sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (2082) - SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2012
Pours dark brown, clear, with about a thumb of tan head. Aroma of whisky barrel, light peat, roasted malt, brown sugar and figs. Taste is boozy sweet with almost a port like character at first before a distinct whisky finish. Somewhat abrupt finish. Medium bodied and creamy with fairly low carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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