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RATINGS: 306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2009
Bottle 22fl.oz.
Clear light medium red amber color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, dried fruity, candy, marzipan notes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, a dry finish. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090922]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2009
22 fl bottle. Pours dark brown to orange with a fully gone head. Aroma is mild fruity and slight spiced. Dry and fruity dark malty flavoured. Slight bitter and vague spiced note. Spiced and fruity flavoured into a dry and phenolic note.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2009
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and berries. The flavor is very sweet with strong notes of fruit, caramel and alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2009
Bottle 65 cl. Clear deep amber with a tiny off-white head. Sweet aroma of caramel, fruits and alcohol. Solid body, sweet caramel and fruit. Very discreetly bitter, but ends on a warming alcoholic note. 220909

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (19991) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2010
Bottled@O’Haras, Tampere. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is fruits, some caramel, toffee bitterness and berries. Flavour is fruits, mild nectar and some wooden notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (19639) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2009
Bottle at Papsø. Clear orange coloured with a small white head. Sweet aroma of caramel, dried fruits and marzipan. Sweet flavour of caramel, berries and dried fruits with notes of hops. Sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (15489) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2010
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy copper color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Sweetish malty grainy caramel flavor with some hints of dark fruit. Has a sweetish fruity malty caramel finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 22, 2009
Hazy amber color. Scotch Ale? It’s just a powerful Amber Ale, with sweetish caramel and malt flavor and too much alcohol feeling.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2010
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, yeast, malt and spices. Nice and complex beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2010
Bottle @ Odense Tasting, Feb 2010. Pours amber/reddish with a small off white head. Nose is sweet of alcohol, vanilla, sugar and dark fruit. Flavor adds a bit of caramel. Vinous. Medium and smooth palate.


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