Morgantown 80 Shilling Scotch Ale
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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Our Scotch Ale starts with a beautiful off-white head above an intense amber body. A faint peaty aroma compliments a light caramel sweet entrance that gives way to a hint of smokiness and a dry finish. This is an ultra clean, malty beer that will get your bagpipes blazing!

gnoff's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gnoff (9430) - Mölndal, - OCT 13, 2012
At GABF on Thursday October 11, 2012
Clear brown color, tan head. Malty, grainy scent. Malty, berry taste. Youghurt aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (5375) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 12, 2016
Pours tawny brown with an off white head. It’s lightly nutty, toasty and has English slant. It has a medium crisp body with biting carbonation. Had nice nuttiness and scotch and caramel/toffee, but the spice and carbonation is a little too intense. Still nice though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nate (3998) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2016
On tap at the brewery (5/15/15). Mild peaty smoke aroma and some Band-Aid. Light toasted grain. Dark caramel clear with thin head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Starts moderately dry with peat smoke and Band-Aid. Nutty hoppy bitter notes in the finish with moderate sweetness. Band-Aid smoky nutty after.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DCLawyer (2395) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2015
Draft taster at the brewpub. Medium brown with small lite tan head. Smoke, caramel malt, peat, as expected for the style. Not particularly well executed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nuplastikk (5612) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Tap at MBC. Amber caramel brown body. Thin off-white/beige head. Light to medium bodied. The UK yeast sort of takes over. Not so impressive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4777) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2014
GABF 2014. Brown color with a medium head. Light malt aroma. Smokey malt flavor. Very full bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boto (2062) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Draught @ Brewpub: This one pours a clear, very dark copper color. There was a small off white head that didn’t linger or leave any lacing. It has a nice nose. Caramel malts, some peat and smokiness. The taste is also good. A good malt body, but no real sweeetness. A somewhat dry finish. Some peat and smokey notes. A good solid beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aubrey (3508) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Smooth and malty with sugary notes of caramel and toffee. Subtle aspects of roast, toast, peat and light smoke follow. Good, but a little too sweet for my buds.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8019) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 2, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear brown color with a medium tan head. A light smoky and sweet malty nose. The flavor is nutty, light but noticeable smoke, some berries, caramel and toffee. Very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cheap (5113) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Barely any smell. Nice dark brown color. Feels a little watery on the palate. Has a barn like taste in this one, in a barn animal kind of way. Unique fer sure. Overall, quite interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (2075) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Draft on location poured a medium to dark amber with white head. Aroma was of peat mild smoke and some dark malts. The flavor was a nice malty flavor with some sweet from caramel. The peat and smoke were nicely balanced. Decent and drinkable.

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