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RATINGS: 1972   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Old Chub is a Scottish style ale brewed with copious amounts of crystal and chocolate malts, and a dash of beechwood-smoked malts. While Dale's Pale Ale ("the best-tasting canned beer I've ever had," according to many brewers and beer experts) is a showcase of both hops and pale malts, Old Chub is a celebration of malts. The cola-colored beer features a dense, tawny head, a creamy mouthful and flavors of caramel, chocolate and lightly roasted malt. Complex and rich, it finishes with a whisper of smokiness that calls to mind a fine single malt scotch. Old Chub weighs in at 8 % alcohol by volume.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (19334) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2006
Can. Dark amber/brown colour with a small off-white head. Dry malty hoppy aroma. Has a malty and hoppy flavor with some hints of caramel. Leaving you with a dry bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
PWalk (337) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2006
Tasty with a nice malt character to it. Feels kinda thin on the palate. Finish had a little extra alcohol in it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2006
Can. Pours a dark brown body with ruby tinges on the edge and a large creamy brown head. Superb aroma - caramel, butterscotch, peat, roasted malt, and sugar. Great flavour profile is present too - toasty malts, nuts, a touch of smokiness, and chocolate. Alcohol is well blended. Excellent.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerdedone (2956) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 1, 2006
Can sampled at the Newtown Brewfest with Stegosaurus and The Mad Indian. Pours a bronze with an off-white head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, and chocolate. The flavor is mainly roast, smoke and chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1845) - Earth, Washington, USA - OCT 23, 2006
12 oz can. Pours a lightly ambered brown tone that’s fairly dark with a light tanned head. Aroma smells of heavy carmalized malts, toffee, and molasses cookies. The flavor has a rich sense of a lot of what happens with the nose, a very heavy carmalized, and almost smokey malt, backed with chocolate, toffee, and molassesy raisin breads. Near the finish a light, but noticable alcohol presence makes itself known, which gently warms the brain. Hands down the best beer I’ve had out of a can, and one damn good scotch ale!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RagallachMC (631) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 21, 2006
12oz can courtesy of CaptainCougar. Aroma: Sweet malt, strong breadiness, light chocolate and smoke. Appearance: Dark reddish-brown in color. Head was light tan, full, and creamy. Good retention and nice lacing. Flavor: Sweet malt with a touch of molasses. Chocolate and toffee. Again with the breadiness. Light anise and smoke. Tasty. Nice sweetness, but doesn’t finish super sweet. Palate: Medium bodied. Medium-high carbonation. Light alcohol warming. Overall: I have to agree. The best beer I’ve ever had from a can. Good representation of the style and very drinkable. Only issue is that carbonation seemed a little high. Besides that, very nice. Glad I have another of these to look forward to.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2006
Can sampled at the Newtown Brewfest with Beerded_one and the Mad Indian. Pours a deep bronze with an off-white head. Aroma of roasted caramel malts, toffee, and chocolate. The flavor is roast, caramel, and chocolate. Good body, good brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadIndian (2606) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2006
Drank with Stegosaurus and Beereded_one at Newton brew fest. This was just ok for me no real charecter just bland. Roasted malt flavor with caramel. Not a bad brew but nothing great

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
black95tt (82) - Doylestown, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2006
Poured a deep ruby brown with a decent frothy head that stuck around for quite while. The aroma is very malty and sweet. Lots of caramel, toffee, and brown sugar peaking through. Super creamy mouthfeel that is smooth as silk. Amazingly creamy actually. The flavors are full and robust with alot of sweet caramal malt, earthy undertones with a hint of smoke. Alcohol was not noticeable. The best can of beer I’ve ever had. BY FAR.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerHound53 (24) - USA - OCT 18, 2006
smokey earthy tasting Scotch ale, still i could taste a tin taste in the back ground (imagination??) But overall nicrly done. Won’t disappoint


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