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RATINGS: 755   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Richer than most amber ales, 90 Shilling is smooth & deeply satisfying, with a crisp, clean Colorado taste. The name comes from the old Scottish method of naming a brewery's beer, based on original gravity and resulting tax rating.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (5902) - Billdal, SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2007
Sampled at SBWF, 2007. Hazy, deep golden. Small white head. Sweet and hoppy with fine maltiness and a lot of sweet and dried fruits.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ty5592 (1018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2009 Bottle thanks to BlackForestCO. Clear red/orange color. Weird funky sour stagnet water aroma. The taste is the same with peat and semi sweet malt finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
IrishBoy (3922) - Bakersfield, California, USA - OCT 10, 2007
12 oz bottle from Cheyenne, WY; Nose of taosted nuts, caramel, and some peat; rusty-copper with a medium beige head; flavor of peaty malt, a bit of hop bitterness, and some woody oakiness. My fourth Scottish Ale , but not a real great one!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gregis (1281) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - OCT 6, 2007
Pours a pretty, clear, reddish orange with a three-finger, frothy, beige head that leaves nice patchy lacing. The nose is more like a hoppy amber than a Scottish ale: toasted, bready malts with an earthy hop backing. Fairly light bodied and somewhat slick with no appreciable carbonation on the tongue, the mouthfeel concludes with a clean yet lightly dry finish. The flavor follows suit with the nose: toasted, bready and mildly sweet malt with a slightly peaty and dry finish (with herbal undertones). Iím not sure this is really a Scottish ale, but itís a pretty decent brew whatever you call it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (12381) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2007
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2007) Bottle. Orange/amber color, small head. Maly, milky aroma, sweet fruits, raisins and some hoppy notes. Malty, fruity grassy and bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hoser (370) - Cowtown, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 28, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2007 Canít believe I forgot to rate this beer, thank you DJ Yoga Jam for bringing this back for me. This is an interesting beer but not what I would call a great Scottish Ale. Page 339 OF MJís Great Beer guide and only 187 Classic Brews to go.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JJClark (551) - Roscoe, Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2007
Bottle. Pours a reddish amber color with a small off white head. Aroma of wood, nuts and caramel. Taste is malty, with hops and a woody character being right up front. Has a bit of a hop bitternes as well as some malt undertones. Ends with a dry acidic finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BritAlesRule (214) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 11, 2007
From bottle. Medium brown w/ hints of ruby. Has a small head which diminishes quickly, but decent lacing. Nose is mildly inviting toasted yeastiness. Hits the tongue as slightly sourish bread with hints of citrus and caramel then a little spritz of hoppiness on the back end. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RblWthACoz (964) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2007
Served on-tap. Pours amber red with some head, but not a huge amount. On the taste it has a sweeter edge. Itís full bodied and has a nice froth on the mouth. It might be a bit heavy for some people for a session beer, but for people who enjoy quality, itís a good brew.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keith0718 (408) - Kansas, USA - SEP 6, 2007
Decent ale. Nothing spectacular, but nothing to stick your nose up at. I would drink it again. Sweetness came out more as I got further into the beer. Nice aftertaste.


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