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Brewed by Russell Brewing Company
Style: Scotch Ale
Surrey, Canada
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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SHIG (3667) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAY 5, 2012
Bottle: Poured a brown with a red edge hint, head was off white. Aroma was off white with strong roasted/caramel malt. Taste was sweet malts slight roastiness, and hints of vanilla bean as well. Very yummy!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenryXXX (201) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 2, 2012
Pours a rusty brown with a fluffy off white head. Smells of malt. The flavor starts with a lot of malty characteristic and subtle butter scotch. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (2707) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 28, 2012
650ml brown bottle. Deep red brown pour, clear. Long lasting creamy head, light tan in colour, decent glass coating sticky lace. Nose has toffee, light roast, wood, nut and grain. Taste sweet caramel malts, earth, roasted barley. Malty and earthy finish with some toffee. Late hops bring some nice finishing bitterness. Medium bodied, creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation, smooth. A good dark ale, mellow in spots but flavourful enough to keep me drinking it. Would not mind drinking this one again which is more than I can say for a handful of Russell’s beers. This one is well done and has some depth.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
v1rgil (151) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 14, 2012
Pours oil black with medium carbonation, medium head that dissipates to thin. Aroma: Roasted caramel malty and sweet almost like caramel apple without the apple. Just caramel then First sip is sweet coffee with a bit of peat smokiness After is sweet and lingering peat.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAR 14, 2012
Bottle 650 ml
Aroma: hops with cola , caramel , clean fresh combination. 7+
Appearance: pours as dark brown liquid with lighter tanned beige cap. Fairly low carbonation. 3-
Body , Flavour , Palate and Final Notes: medium bodied. Earthy sides with slight nutty accents with roasted like caramel feel on top. Enough heft to be substantial. I like this rendering of style. Good brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever (6265) - Brier, Washington, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Draft at carderos. Hazy dark brown with a dense and rocky tan mousse on top. Mild peat and brown bread nose. Creamy medium body with soft wooly carb. Brown bread, light peat, and a bit of molasses on the mid palate. Subdued and likable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stantheman (675) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 14, 2012
UPDATED: APR 28, 2012 On tap at Biercraft. Very dark, with beige head. Taste is very malty, reminiscent of chocolate. Not much complexity. Pleasant.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2012
Dark brown. Nutty with a little caramel as well. Caramel accent on the palate, and a little nutty. It’s consistent, I’ll give it that. It is actually a more interesting beer than I expected it to be.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sseb69 (1562) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 12, 2011
Bouteille 650 ml. 6.5%. Vancouver. Couleur brune foncé, reflet roux, mousse beige. Arôme de malt, un peu de caramel, de bois. En bouche, un peu de fumée, alcool, malt, caramel. Finale un peu houblon, fumée, alcool. Excellente...j’ai vraiment aimé cette bière, pas trop froide. Du bonbon !

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2011
Bomber poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of cocoa, carmel and toffee. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, cocoa and lkight toffee with a crisp lingering malty finish.


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