Patrickctenchi (5663) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 16, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours brown with a small tan head.
Aroma is slightly smoky, peat, chocolate powder.
Taste is caramel, a little pipe tobacco-ness.
shrubber85 (9934) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 28, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft. Light caramel malt aroma. Brown with medium head. Sweet butterscotch malt and hay flavor. Not bad - pretty sweet.
BrewDad (5324) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Beer Bloggers Conference 2012
Ambe rin color, clear with a thin head. Nice scottish ale rich thick malt with a light hops. There is a smoky finish like a nice scotch.
raymundo00 (19) - - MAY 15, 2012
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
Very chewy beer with a lot of carmelized complexities. Barely bitter. A good brew to sip.
JaBier (6412) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at Lafayette. Clear amber/brown pour with a medium tan head. Caramel malt nose with a bit of smoke and peat. Sweet caramel flavor with a dry peaty finish.
kassner (1506) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
scottish ale with nice malts and a little sweet. The hint of smoke is a nice touch.
auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - DEC 30, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brewpub. Aroma is non-existent faint generic malt. Pours a darker amber caramel, with a rim in off-white. Flavor is very, very plain. Not offensive, but not nearly characterful enough. This is plain. Generic malt. Faint, faint smoke and some toasted wheat. A bit of bread and some alcohol. Palate runs a little sweet. Meh. Drinkable, but nothing to get excited about.
jcwattsrugger (11854) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 1, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
on tap-pours an off white head and red color. Aroma is sweet medium malt, coppery/peat. Taste is sweet medium malt-caramel, peat, secondary coppery hops with some bite mid-palate. Mild carbonation.
Block (2062) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - AUG 8, 2008
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Part of a sampler. Brown color with minimal head. Aroma of roasted malts and taste of sweet malts with slight hop finish. Very drinkable brew.
Tmoney99 (12987) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 22, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft sample at LB brewpub. Poured clear brown color with medium creamy off-white head that mostil lasted with good lacing. Medium aroma of roasted smoke malt. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor of malt with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Drinkable brew.