dnicolaescu (738) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUN 2, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Look: clear ruby, beige-orange small frothy head with poor retention.
Aroma: mostly alcohol and sweet caramel liquor, malt, glue and other spicy aging notes - leather? ripe fruit notes.
Taste: sweet with alcohol spice providing the dry balance, quite a bit of warming alcohol, low phenolic bitterness, quite clean - not much fruity notes.
Mjp12 (335) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Very deep fruity flavours in this, with a sweet malt finish. I’m too much of a hop head to really like this, but I can see why some would love it .
lillmuffin (72) - Haugesund, NORWAY - MAY 27, 2014
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
from bottle to glass. Smells remind me somehow of burnt. basement aromas, caramel, bread, coffee.... roasty. Light Cola colour.
Not a big fan of the taste. Grass, Citrus, Vegetables. My first Scotch Ale. Not sure if ill buy so much more of those.
boozedude (1752) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAY 26, 2014
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
bottle shared with hakes drive at club wakonda in Norwalk, pours brown with white head,and had a pretty dam incredible smooth flavor and overall taste, normally Im not a fan of this style, but thins is good shiz
BigFatOgre (13) - Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA - MAY 23, 2014
4.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Very smooth and light with a sour fruity scent. Light taste that goes down easily.
jsnicholas (119) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - MAY 23, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: I like Scotch ales, but prefer the ones that are more ale and less scotch. This one has a little too much of the Scotch taste for me. It has a nice one figure head. It also a little syrupy, sweet and sticky..
Cybion (61) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 330 ml. Pours deep ruby with a small amount of light tan head. Aroma of bready malts, honey and molasses, with some alcohol. Alcohol is more prevalent in the taste, as is the molasses character as well as some spices. Not really getting many hops although there is bitterness present on the back end. Good overall but the alcohol is a bit too overpowering I think.
Raesmama (22) - - MAY 20, 2014
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
I really disliked this beer. This was rumored to be a classic by my crew... I disagreed. Tasted like something died in the bottle. Sorry but true...
Calisky (617) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAY 10, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Couleur ambrée-sombre, très peu de mousse. Nez doux de caramel, malt et note alcool. Gout leger de caramel un peu grillé, fruits noirs. Texture huileuse. Petite amertume en fin de bouche.
csaso (1350) - Missouri, USA - APR 29, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - small foamy head, medium copper color, balanced but strong malty aroma and flavor, mild alcohol notes, mild dark fruit notes - pretty good overall