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RATINGS: 356   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.


dalepryor's rating

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dalepryor (305) - Paducah, Kentucky, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Pours a dark amber, aroma is intense with alcohol and mostly raisins and more alcohol and it smells very sweet, The taste is all booze with whisky on the finish, the label doesnt lie this thing is outta kilter, eh i’m not digging this


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 (6938) - 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 (8806) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (10295) - Albertslund, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2016
From tap at Taphouse. Hazy amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel, fruit and alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Simonsen (1050) - NORWAY - DEC 25, 2015
Flaske. Noe uklar, karamellfarget. Lavt karbonert med skum som forsvinner. Smaker karamell, tørket mørk frukt . Meget god


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