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RATINGS: 659   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Robust and strapping, our Scotch Ale takes BIG Beers to a whole new level. Rich malt balances perfectly with delicate hops to provide a concentrated and intense flavor; an ideal companion for hearty foods, or as a meal unto itself. Allow this ale to warm slightly in your glass to enhance its truly bold character. Sharing is encouraged, as this is one beer that lives up to its name! Hey! No peeking! Slaintť!


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 17, 2004
22 oz bottle, tulip glass. Average sized, creamy, off-white, lasting head is on a cloudy, red-brown body. Molasses and caramel malt (M); light alcohol, plume, prune, raspberry, honey aromas. Heavily sweet flavor becomes a moderately sweet finish. Medium-full body, watery/oily texture, soft carbonation, slightly alcoholic. The bottom line is: weird "protien" taste at the end...eggs? green beans? some sweet tea too?

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ZepolK (102) - South Side Montebello, California, USA - JUN 12, 2004
Musty, damp malt, slightly pungnet aroma that pours out dark brown/orange. Small head with strong oily lacing. Flavor is complex, maybe too complex. I donít know if I am just not used to this brew style or I just donít like this beer. Certainly not the best offering from Moylans.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bohica (36) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 8, 2004
Nice aroma, somewhat sweet. Very little head, low carbonation, which fits the style. Deep reddish brown with a coppery tint. Full bodied, somewhat sweet, very lightly hopped, just enough to mask some of the alcohol. Slight esther/phenolic flavor at the finish. Overall, a nice take on a traditional Scotch Strong Ale

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2004
Bottle. Yipes, super sweet and sticky. Kahlua, peat, with a hit of soy. Malty and very sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6784) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 26, 2004
Bottle. Dark ruby brown with almost no head. Sweet malt/caramel aroma. Rich caramel/tofee/brown sugar flavor. This is easy to drink and hides its alcohol well. Low carbonation. Itís not an intense beer, but itís well put together - like a real scotch ale and not your typical American overdone take.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enniskillen (2029) - Salinas, California, USA - MAY 13, 2004
Very slight hop bite, but it is present, very malty, brown sugar and caramel, almost like a brown, very little carbination, color like most scotch ales, nice on the palate, no head on the pour.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19218) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2004
Bottled, thanks hopsrus! Deep copper colour, huge, lively head. Flowery toffee aroma with notes of raspberries. Sweet, fruity and full bodied. Thick and syrupy rather than firm. Grassy bitter finish. A bit raw.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
flutetokill (523) - Fresno, California, USA - APR 25, 2004
Very nice dark ruby brown color with a small off white head. Malt, spice and earthy aroma. Mildly sweet malt, with tea and earthy flavors. Very interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
loweredsixth (946) - Clovis, California, USA - APR 25, 2004
Glowing dark ruby color, clear, with a small off-white head. The aroma was fruity...herbal tea, and a little medicinal. The flavor was very sweet...sugary, fruity, herbal tea. The feel was very soft...not a lot of carbonation here.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - APR 24, 2004
Clear garnet body, creamy medium tan head. The aroma is not very aggressive, some caramel and malt and that is about it. Flavor is medium malt and some caramel. Not much going on here. As is typical with Moylan's this beer is just OK and needs some serious work to to impress me.


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