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


on tap

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
A wee angry scotch ale is part of the Russell Brewmaster Series: a succession of small batch beers that push taste boundaries and explore new styles of beers. This beer has been brewed with a blend of Scottish specialty malts in the style of a 19th century 90 Shilling Scotch Ale - a strong, dark ale with a dominant malt accent that originated in Edinburgh. This batch of beer was brewed by Jack Bensley, Eric Dubuc and Anders McKinnon, Russell Brewing Company 2010.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
exeter (510) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 27, 2015
Pours clear and dark brown but see through. With a 1 inch head that becomes an edge hugger with spotty lacing. The taste is roasted malts, dark fruit, booze, oak and vanilla. A very good mixture, would have again.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
simonblaine (571) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
Its ok. Not a huge fan of this type. Nothing memorable, nothing horrible, its just a mildly sweet scotch ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobBestwick (831) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle. Rich coffee and dark chocolate aroma. Pours dark brown with very little head. Coffee, dark chocolate, brown sugar and a bit of nuts in the flavour. Medium bodied. A touch of bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RD400F (226) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 16, 2015
341ml bottle to tulip glass, the beer pours a dark reddy brown with hardly any head which fades rapidly. Aroma is very faint but has notes of butterscotch, caramel, brown sugar, and a bit of grass. The taste and palate are where this beer really shine as it’s sweet with notes of caramel and toffee but well balanced by grassy and spicy hops. Carb is medium, body medium thin, very drinkable beer. Overall...saving grace? The other beers I tried from these guys weren’t very good but this one is quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markas101 (2295) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 26, 2014
65 cl bottle, Calgary, AB, Canada via coop. Ruby brown, caramel root beer aroma. Sweet, then balanced hops. Medium finish. Quite drinkable, not that memorable though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
NeuroPliny (242) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 25, 2014
Poured from oversized bottle. Clear dark brown with a quickly fading tan head. Notes of toasted malt, bread, and coffee on the nose. Flavour is subtle burnt malts, oak, caramel, coffee, and dark chocolate. Light body. Medium carbonation. Overall too muted for my taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rederic (3256) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2014
660ml bottle, dark brown color, with a beige head, with a mild toasted, bready, caramel, subtle smoked, roasted malty nose, with a toasted bread crumb, faint sugar pie, toffee, barley sugar accent in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with an earthy sweet grainy, toasted, caramel, biscuity, roasted malty, toffee, subtle ashy, faint dark bitter chocolate character, with a brown, barley sugar, sugar pie, caramelized bread crumbs, subtle flowery leafy, grassy hop flavour, leading towards a toasted, caramel, biscuity, roasted maltiness, toffeeish, burnt toast, lingering leafy, grassy hop bitterness finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
AgentAle (1528) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 2, 2014
Aroma is bitter malts, caramel and toffee. Taste is sweet malts which are ?weet with caramel, toffee, molasses and roasty malts. Some basic bitterness on finish. Appearance is a clear dark amber /copper with a thin beige head that retains poorly.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
markschiedon (585) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 18, 2014
Drinking from a 750 ml bottle. Malt in the aroma. The clear red beer had a small white head that disappears fast. Oak, Scotch, chocolate in the taste. Medium carbonated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChewyBeer (256) - SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 10, 2014
Pours good and dark with tan head but that falls away. Neutral aroma. Good chocolate and coffee flavours following through

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