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Hoppin’ Frog Outta Kilter Wee Heavy Scotch Red Ale

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RATINGS: 358   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rich malty flavors of caramelized and toasted grains dominate this robust Scotch ale. A hint of rye adds a crisp, scotch-like, old-world beer character, reminiscent of a simpler life from centuries ago. It’s a wee-bit heavy.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (1314) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2016
Sampled from tap at ’Beertemple’. Clear, deep red with a frothy, tan head. Sweetish, slightly fruity aroma of caramel, strawberry jam and jelly. Sweetish-malty, slightly fruity taste of caramel, strawberry jam and jelly, followed by a short, slightly bitter, a little spicy finish with notes of juniper. Medium to full body, oily mouthfeel, flat. Nice, but not very deep.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olsvammel (5331) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2016
Sample at CBC 2016. Malty smell with toasted sugar and caramel. Similar taste. Very sweet. For the sweet tooth. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (5020) - FINLAND - MAY 18, 2016
@Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016, RED

coppery clear. Red malty, piney nose. Some sweets, med bodied, bit rubbery doughy, ok tho.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
borre_m (1149) - NORWAY - MAY 17, 2016
Sample at cbc. Pours Clear copper. Aroma is sweet, candy. Taste is balanced, butterscotch.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (5861) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 14, 2016
Tap@ CBC 2016. Amber color, thin white head. Bready, malty, raisins in aroma. Flavor has sweetness, caramel, toffee, raisins. Sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (5306) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 14, 2016
Tap at CBC2016, Copenhagen. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, dry fruits, dryness, some sweetness and malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (4886) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Deep dark color. Malty and sweet aroma. Flavor is of roasted barley, chocolate malt and light hops in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (6941) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 16, 2016
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen (24/02/2016) - dark brown pour with beige head. Medium sweet malty with strong caramel and treacle sweetness, rye, light toasted notes, some dried fruit, nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turboninja (433) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 13, 2016
Tap@WinterWarmer’16, Cleveland, USA. Medium aroma with cherry and some plum. Brown/amber color with small natural white head and hazy liquid. Strong smooth, balanced taste with sweet plum and cherry. Medium taste spectrum and medium aftertaste with cherry. Medium/strong body with light carbonation. Overall, high quality but bit dull and not so sophisticated.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (8807) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2016
Bottle shared with Jeevan. Pours murky amber with a thin white head. Aromas of malty toffee, caramel. Taste is sweet, some herbal bitterness. Sweet, light spicy finish.


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