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RATINGS: 2048   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (1954) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 13, 2016
Dark in color with a medium head. The beer has a medium intensive aroma of obviously toffee, dark fruits, dried fruits, chocolate, burned cake and some little alcohol. Creamy with delicate carbonation in mouth. Medium sweet with burned cake delicate bitterness. Well rounded and perfectly balanced Scotch Ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Msdrbeat (284) - Darnestown, Maryland, USA - MAR 11, 2016
On nitro on tap. Very smooth. Dark pour. Lovely scotch ale malted taste. Thick creamy head.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
peponi (1258) - Mainz, GERMANY - FEB 28, 2016
Aroma: roasted notes and roasted caramel. Appearance: clear amber color and thin creamy head. Taste:caramel, roasted malts, scotch fuggy, warming alcohol, semi-dry. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation. Overall: Average beer, nothing interesting.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ebone1988 (1013) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - FEB 26, 2016
Aroma is caramel, toffee, butterscotch, candy, malt, slight booze, very good. Appearance is quite dark, dark brown with a light brown head, missing that ruby I look for. Taste is caramel and toffee, nice malt, dark fruit, delicious. Mouthfeel is medium body, light carbonation, not as nice as Dirty Bastard but enjoyable. Overall, this is worth the purchase, and one of the few really good Scotch Ales.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (15750) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 26, 2016
Weich, malzig alkoholischer Antrunk mit leicht bitteren Noten. Geringe Karbonisierung, die Malzigkeit ist angenehm, dahinter allerdings leicht alkoholisch. Nett. 11/10/11/10//11

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (2077) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 20, 2016
On tap at Au Cheval. Poured amber brown with thick beige head. Aroma sweet malty beery fruits. Light carb med bod. Taste light sweet raspberry malts.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jandd1983 (3603) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - FEB 15, 2016
On tap at the Wine Barrel. It poured a dark brown color with a tan head. The aroma was of malts, toffee and chocolate. The taste was similar to the aroma with more malts, chocolate and a touch of wood. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maersk (94) - MOLDOVA - FEB 13, 2016
On tap in Brewdog Soho. Pours dark red, very dark. No head. Smells cinnamon. Tastes toasted bread, some yeast. Appears to be very light despite of the alcohol in it. Mostly bread in the aftertaste

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anthony850 (451) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2016
In tap very smooth with hints of Chocolate and caramel. With a smokey taste at the end ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rand (1470) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 3, 2016
Can 355 ml from Bier-Bienne (CH). Red garnet beer with a short beige head. Malted aromas, generously caramelized and with some molasses and smoked. The taste is soft, voluptuous and sugary, with a malt coated by caramel roasted-molasses, candied fruits nuances and noice smoked. Unctuous beer with notes of chocolate and alcohol.


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