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MacGregor’s Spilly’s Scotch Ale

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MacGregor’s Spilly’s Scotch Ale
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Formerly brewed at Ithaca Beer Company
Style: Scotch Ale
Ithaca, New York USA
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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lubiere (10147) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 13, 2006
Dark amber with copper hues, and a thin white head. Sweet caramel aroma with strong diacetyl notes. In mouth, very sweet unfermented worth, with little hops, thin and short in mouth. A boring offering, on tap at McGregors in Henrietta, Feb. 4, 2006.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
CapFlu (4548) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 6, 2006
(Draught) Pours a thin, white, dissipating head with a deep brown body. Nose is mildly oaky and eggie. Flavour is a tad bland - flat cola, scotch from the distiller spill pond.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (2577) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 15, 2006
Thanks for the draft Chaz. (yea, at McGregor’s) Dark brown with a head that hung arond. Sweet aroma as was the flavor. Very smooth and drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jb (2227) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 12, 2006
On tap at McGregor’s Henrietta. Dark brown with a nice head. Malty grainy palate, nice lush mouthfeel. Nice aroma of mostly malt came out as it warmed. I liked this better than the usual Scotch as there was a wee bit of hops in there for me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (3502) - Henrietta, New York, USA - OCT 6, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2008 [draft at MacGregor’s - Rochester, NY] Reddish color with a tan head. Very light aroma, mostly of malts with a hint of grains and toffee. The flavor doesn’t have much of the flavor I associate with a scotch ale, but it isn’t bad. It begins with a nice malt and toffee/caramel taste and goes to a crisp and slightly bitter hop finish. A little watery but it hides the alcohol well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElJefe (553) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 20, 2005
Growler from the brewery. Pours chestnut brown with a small tan head. Aroma is toffee sweetness with some cherry. Flavor is earthy and sweet, with just a bit of roasted flavor in the background. You can detect the alcohol if you try, but it remains well hidden throughout. Medium bodied, maybe a tad light bodied for the style. Very smooth and drinkable scotch ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IPFreely (1470) - Sanborn, New York, USA - FEB 12, 2005
On tap at MacGregors in Henrietta. Ruby brown color, tan head. Sweet malty aroma, a bit of caramel and some molasses. Pretty sweet, but not incredibly, light fruitiness. Smoother medium body. Tasty.


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