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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (804) - California, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Pours an amber brown with an off white head. Malt, toffee, caramel, toast and alcohol aroma. Caramel, toffee, toast, biscuit, smoke, malt and chocolate flavors. Medium full body with a very creamy mouthfeel. Malt, toffee and chocolate finish. Nitro can.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1615) - Varberg, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2014
Burk @ Bishops Arms, GA Malmö. Mörkbrunröd med smutsat vitt skum. Dofter av karamell, bourbon, brunt socker och trä. Smakinslag av karamell, bröd, lätt rökighet, nötter och frukt. Mjuk munkänsla, medelstor kropp. Den förhållandevis höga alkoholhalten anas mer än framträder med stor kraft.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Criz (96) - - AUG 10, 2014
***16 oz Nitro Can*** Poured aggressively into a point glass. Huge light tan head full of foamy bubbles. Head sticks with the beer as you consume. Nose is full of toasty malts of toffee, chocolate, and caramel. Flavor profile matches the nose. Mouthfeel is medium body. Words cannot describe how creamy this beer is, it is definitely a high note! Well done Dale.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fitwitchik (331) - USA - AUG 8, 2014
Poured from a tall boy can into a Oskar Blues pint glass deep dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet saintly caramel malts. Subtle smoke tho others tasting with me disagree. Flavor is flat out Scotch ale like a job. Roasty ,malted delicious. So well done sweet. One of the smoothest scotch ales EVER. And in a can. What not to like. Do feel the "nitro" version is more creamy than the non nitro version. Maybe its a mind meld of sorts but like this so much.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanLaursen (3140) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2014
Dåse. Klar rubinrødbrun med et lyst beige skum. Heftig duft af karamel, toffee, brødnoter, brændt sukker, grillet ananas, milde røgnoter. Malten har hovedrollen, men hold da kæft, hvor er der power og krudt i smagen. Lang, let boozy finish. Tak, Gisle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patrickctenchi (3718) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Nitro Can: Deep, rubied-brown with a finely whipped, tan, nitro head. Chocolate, caramel malt aroma. Taste is smoky, roasted chocolate and cream.....toasted caramel malt. Sweet, rich and chewy...Wonderful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jh773 (134) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 4, 2014
16oz Nitro can. Very dark, almost opaque brown/black with plenty of the signature nitro upside-down bubbles and a beautiful head about one finger thick. Smells dark, bready, warm, good hop character; some toffee and wood. Very creamy mouthfeel. Dark oak character, smooth hops, bread, some yeast, chocolate, a touch of coffee, plenty of peat and smoke. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopmelt (195) - Painesville TWP, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2014
***NITRO CAN*** Pours dark brown, reddish hues, huge cascading head, settles to finger thick creamy, thick lacing. Aroma sweet doughy, toffee, burnt sugar, slightly earthy and roasty. Taste toffee, caramel, fresh dough, boozy up front, earthy, slight fruity esters and some roast mid mouth, boozy and caramel, toffee and burnt sugar into long finish. Mouthfeel nitro smooth creaminess, full body, high alcohol warming, sweet finish. Overall very good, adds a new element to a fantastic beer, nitro 16oz can, presentation doesn’t get much better!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sudomorph (619) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2014
355ml bottle. Pours a clear dark amber/caramel with a thin, tan head. Aroma has good notes caramel, dark fruits, and a touch of candy sugar. Taste is sweeter. Caramel, dark fruits, and a bit of candy sugar. Medium-full with a medium carbonation. Slightly syrupy but still pretty clean. Overall tasty. Caramel, dark fruits, and a nice warmth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (1793) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Can from Hazel's beverage world. Light brown color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, nuts, malts, hops and toffee. Bitter finish with citrus, nuts and roasted malts. Very nice scotch ale.

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