RateBeer
overall
72
46
style
Serve in Thistle

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 682   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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! Slainté!


Fatehunter's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (1537) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Into a large glass mug. Half finger of head, copper colored body. Smells like ripe fruits, bananas and wet hay. Sweet and fruity taste. Ripe dark fruits. Long and sweet finish. Sticky texture, low carbonation. Did I mention it is sweet? That’s the style but it’s too sweet for my taste.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swanmann (656) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - APR 20, 2015
Dark iced tea color with amber orange hue, pale tan foam dissipating fairly quickly, a bit of pine in the nose along with intense caramel, toffee, chocolate, tastes of chocolate, coffee (not espresso), roasty, almost lactic, buttery, some pine, a touch of syrup and gently acidic in the finish, creamy mouthfeel, heavier side of medium bodied, I likey.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ngejo (481) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - APR 19, 2015
Tap. Clear, amber, frothy, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & abrupt finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
caesar (5595) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2015
Bottle @ WWT IV, small sample. Slight hazy amber color, short head. Aroma of whole grain cookie, toffee, bit vegetable. Bit sweet in taste, slight bitter. Bit thin. Meh.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maakun (1199) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle at WWT tasting. Amber with small white head. Light grains and nuts, honey, curry, some herbs. Medium sweet with light herbal bitter finish. Medium bodied. Nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (6247) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Sample at WWT IV. Thin white head. Hazy amber pour. A decent scotch beer but nothing special

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrHangover (3062) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle @ WWT IV, courtesy of Benzai. Pours a clear amberish pour with a medium sized off white head on top. Aroma is very buttery, malty, sirupy and not very appealing. Flavor is basically the same, a bit buttery and very malty and sweet. Mouthfeel is a bit dry.. not so nice overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (6422) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle shared at WWT IV. Pours hazy amber brown with a ring white head. Aroma of caramel, malt, overripe dark fruit, light raisin. Flavour is over moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (9653) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle @ WWT IV. Clear dark copper color, average sized off-white head. Smell and taste malts, sweetish, a touch of caramel, a touch of leaves. Decent body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tognetta (197) - Campinas, BRAZIL - APR 15, 2015
Coloração ambar escura, quase marrom, turva. Espuma bege, se desfez rapidamente no copo. Aroma misto de caramelo, pinho, levemente amadeirado. Paladar com dulçor médio, trouxe notas de gramínea, um sabor ainda novo para mim em uma cerveja . Corpo médio, na minha percepção intensificado pelo teor alcoólico. Aftertaste trás um leve amargor, mas o dulçor se destaca. Um sabor bem diferente do que já havia provado, agradável!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5531) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - APR 14, 2015
Draft at Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a hazy reddish brown with a thin broken white head. The aroma is sweet malt, rich fruit. The flavour is moderate sweet with a big warm resin woody hop, sweet cherry trifle palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 69


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50