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Kettle House Cold Smoke Scotch Ale

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Cold Smoke Scotch Ale earned a silver medal in 2002 and a gold medal in the 2007 NABA brewfest. Formulated with Montana grown 2-row barley, northwest Goldings hops, and lotsa love, this hearty ale drinks very smooth. Not bitter at all and not too sweet either. Novice beer drinkers have been known to take a taste and then say, “WOW! That’s not what I expected… that’s GOOD!” A hint of roasted barley lends a slight coffee-like smoky finish. It packs a 6.5% abv punch. Perfect after a day of rippin’ lines on area or your favorite back country getaway. Available in 16 oz aluminum cans. 6.5 % abv (alcohol by volume); 11 IBUs (International Bittering Units)


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ha1ag (701) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2014
Thanks C!! Dark brown amber color with a average tan head. Roasted nose. Aroma is roasted malts with caramel and citrus and some spices. Flavor is the same with roasted malts and sweet caramel finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Artichoke (60) - California, USA - JUN 15, 2014
From the tap, two finger head. Not much on the nose, semi sweet, but I was expecting something richer and sweeter from a Scottish ale.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rproff78 (79) - - MAR 1, 2014
Great scotch ale from Missoula, MT. Only available in Missoula due to such high demand.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Salmoniform (465) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Poured from tallboy to glass. Aroma is caramel, smoke, sugar, plums, citrus, malt. Mouthfeel is really nice with light medium body and moderate carbonation. Taste is sweet initially with a slight okay atringent bitter following and dry finish. Overall, this is a great Scotch Ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (1853) - Silver Spring, USA - FEB 10, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2014 On tap at the Slippery Otter in West Yellowstone, MT. Opaque, brown-black with a khaki head and excellent lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and nuts. Taste of chocolate, roasted malt, coffee and nuts. Medium body and medium/high carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3041) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2014
On draft at Montana Ale Works in Bozeman. Pours a clear cola with an off white head. Malty nose. Sweet nutty flavor. Medium bodied. Smooth mouthfeel with high carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2730) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Dark brown pour with an aroma of smoke, caramel, dark fruit, and roasted malt. Smoke flavor with dark fruit and caramel sweetness. A bit on the think side, but very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lhns03 (68) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Absolutely one of my favorite Montana brews. Pours a dark, almost opaque brown/copper with a thin tan head. Aroma’s of firm maltiness some toasty and almost light smoked notes as well. Beer is sweet but I like it. Good fit for the style. Some mild bittering to clean up the sweet toasty malt. Mouthfeel is rich and luscious. Medium-full bodied. Delicious!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (1995) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - AUG 3, 2013
16 oz can purchased at a gas station in Montana. Enjoyed from the can. The aroma is scotch, caramel malts, wood and light smoke. Similar flavor with a medium body and a creamy feel. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerandhockey8 (220) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - JUL 2, 2013
On tap, Land of Magic, Logan MT. Pours a dark dark amber, looks black but is barely transparent. Thick white head with heavy lacing. Nose is coffee, malt, barley. Taste is think, not as heavy as it appears to be. Awesome beer here out of Missoula.


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