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Port 44 Cailleach Scotch Ale

Port 44 Cailleach Scotch Ale
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Formerly brewed at Port 44 Brewpub
Style: Scotch Ale
Newark, New Jersey USA
Serve in Thistle


on tap


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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11613) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 22, 2011
on tap-pours a thin off white head and amber color. Aroma is sweet medium malt, wood. Taste is sweet medium malt-caramel/peat, wood, some spice hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joebudzjoe (671) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 6, 2011
Draft from the Brewery. Served in a pint glass. Scotch ales are usually hit or miss for me, but I liked this one because it was more on the mild side; I cant stand overpowering scotch ales. A sweet, malty beer with bread notes and a medium body. Enjoyable and not overwhelming.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (7250) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 30, 2011
Draft. Pours brownish amber with a beige head. Malty sweet aroma with a light roast and toasted bread. The flavor has toasty and sweet malts, lightly roasted malts, earthy notes, and just a touch of peaty smoke. Solid.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RGDave (113) - Lebanon, New Jersey, USA - JAN 28, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2011 Beer pours a charcoal color, dark, with an off-white head. Aroma is slightly hoppy, slightly toasted caramel with a malty sort of smell as well. Attack is slightly sweet malt with a coffee overtone, but the maltyness minimizes any bitterness - no alcohol overtone here, surprising for such a high-octane winter ale. But make no mistake, its high-octane! Smooth mouthfeel and delicate on the palate, again surprising for 8.4% ABV, and a clean finish. Very unique Scotch Ale, worth a trip to Port 44 by itself.

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