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RATINGS: 1978   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tatinek (45) - South Dakota, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Dark brown pour. Small but lasting tan head. Smooth sweet rich taste. Aroma lacking. Mild hop taste. Very enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (10805) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUN 20, 2015
Orange braunes Bier mit einer ordentlichen beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch schokoladig, Karamell, würzig, leicht alkoholisch. Geschmack sehr Schokoladig, süß, sehr malzig, Karamell, Vanille, klasse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HourGlass13 (328) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 20, 2015
From draft, on nitro. Poured a murky dark brown, nearly black with a thin tan head. The aroma is strong malts. Taste was like molasses, rich with toffee malts, very smooth from the nitro and sweet finish. Very smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
78samh (228) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 14, 2015
12 oz can pours dark semi translucent brown with a tan head. Aroma is toasty and smokey sweet malts. Flavor is similar with lots of caramel. Smooth finish, not much after taste. Good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Augdraught1981 (201) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Low aroma on a dark pour with some ruby highlights in the color. Surprisingly smooth, roasted & chocolate flavors with some stout like qualities. Very high drinkability & well hidden ABV even when drinking this at cellar temperature.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Clarkdvm (288) - Florida, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Draft at brewery- nitro. Shockingly good. Much better than canned version. No aroma but who cares when tastes this smooth. Ultra creamy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jackafholmes (704) - - JUN 5, 2015
Can from hop hideout, sheffield. Dark red brown, short lived head. Aroma of strong malt and bready honey cereal. Taste is sweet with savoury and slightly sour notes. Slightly prickly with a medium body. Didn’t really enjoy this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peter_L (1130) - SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2015
Burk från privatimport. Mörkt kopparfärgad vätska med tjockt kaffefärgat skum. Doftar av kola, choklad och lite cigarr. Ljuvliga smaker av kaffe, choklad och karamellkola. Längst bak återfinns även en bra beska så sötman aldrig dominerar, välbalanserat. Värmande munkänsla, gräddig och med lång eftersmak. Sade jag att den var god också.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Handypaul (325) - - MAY 30, 2015
Can. Pours dark mahogany with a good sized creamy beige somewhat lasting head that leaves good lacing. Weak aroma of roasted malt. Medium to heavy sweet, medium body, oily texture, medium bitter, soft carbonation, lots of rich malt and smoke leading to a lightly bitter and sugary sweet finish. Hides the alcohol very well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
raoul_duke (176) - - MAY 28, 2015
On tap at Hubbard Inn. On nitro. Not much aroma to speak of, but it may just be me. Very smooth, outrageously malty. Chocolate and toffee. Very smooth. This is very good. I like the nitro. Like the beer too.

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