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Russell 6.26 17th Anniversary Scotch Ale

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Brewed by Russell Brewing Company
Style: Scotch Ale
Surrey, Canada
Serve in Thistle

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Russell Brewing Company celebrates its 17th Anniversary with a limited edition barrel aged Scotch Ale. This strong, dark ale was brewed with Scottish specialty peated malts for a slightly smoky character then skillfully aged in Bourbon barrels. A special Anniversary Ale crafted by our team of brewers to thank everyone for enjoying our unique beers throughout the years.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (3968) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2014
(bottle) hazy reddish-brown colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of light smoked ham, brown sugar and herbal hops, with a hint of cherries and some yeast. flavour is mostly dill and brown sugar, quite sweet, with a hint of caramel, yeast and some coconut. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle @ RBESG 2014 Sunday Tasting. Pours a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty woody caramel aroma. Sweetish malty woody spicy caramel flavor with hints of vanilla. Has a sweetish malty woody caramel finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (3787) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: RBESG 14 not so grand tasting.
Appearance: Hazy brown colour with a small beige head.
Aroma: Malt, caramel, some fruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, caramel, dried fruit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (2163) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle@Craft Clerkenwell (RBESG 10/08/2014) - brown coloured pour with beige head. Aroma and taste holds dark dried fruits, caramel malts, fudge toffee, some wooden bourbon notes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
RBESG 2014 in London, Sunday Tasting at Craft Clerkenwell. Clear Deep amber beer with an offwhite head. Malty caramel aroma, vinous, toffee, vanilla, some fruits. Malty fruity flavor, caramel, vanilla, some grapes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9116) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle at RBESG ’14, day 4 not so grand tasting at Craft Clerko, 10/08/14. Chestnut brown with moderate light beige spotting and edgework. Nose is subtle BA tones, light spice, dark fruits, caramel fudge, cocoa notes. Taste follows in the same vein, woody notes, caramel. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
10th August 2014
RBESG pt 19. Craft Clerkenwell. Grandish Tasting. Light haze on this deep amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is airy and dry. Light caramel malts, tangy fruits underneath. Whisper of spice. Little vanilla. Light dry finish. Over dry but tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (4924) - Utah, USA - AUG 23, 2014
RBESG grand tasting part 2
Dark brown with a medium sized beige head, some lacing. Aroma and flavors are woody, dark fruit, caramel and chocolate
Nice

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13848) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle Craft Clerkenwell tasting RBESG14. dark brown lasting beige head. Sweetish malty. Rather good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (7058) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle at RBESG 2014. It pours red-brown with a small beige head. The nose is toasty, brown bread, dried fruits and earth. The taste is bitter, toffee, dried fruits, twig, watery, mild spice and dirt with a short finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Sticky mouth-feel. Meh. Not much to it.


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