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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
Fermented and finished on 100% NW oak this cider has a scotch taste complemented by a very smooth and lingering finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
nimbleprop (5892) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 23, 2015
12oz can pours a clear smokey gold with zero head. Nose has a lot of wood shavings and tons of buttery oak, bad butterscotch candies, some rotting fruit. Flavor is butterscotch, lemon juice and super buttery oak. Buttery finish. Wow, not good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
tsd08460 (225) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2015 Aroma: oak, apple (thinking the Beer Rating Assistance should be expanded to include cider descriptors - or a separate one for ciders created) Appearance: pale gold Taste: light sweetness, oak, apple Palate: light body, slick feel, soft carbonation, long finish, Decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
degbert (1371) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Can. Pours a very light gold with a white head that disappears quickly. Nose is smoke, apple peel, vanilla, and leaves. Huge amounts of vanilla, butter, and oak on the tongue; apple kicks in after, but itís definitely out of balance. This is almost as if it was a hot buttered cider. Finish is oily, long, and buttery. The butter is so dominant that itís hard to taste anything else. Not very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (7663) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 13, 2015
Draft - Woody and buttery notes. Pale clear yellow. Apple, oak, butter, like am Oaked Chardonnay. Interesting and nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DCLawyer (1865) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Can->lager. Palest straw with bare rim of white head, lots of carbonation. A: lite apples, hint of oak. T: apples, caramel, oak. Not getting any Scotch. Not a fan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (7089) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUN 5, 2015
A little fuller on the palate than the dry hopped or ginger versions. The oak is there and adds a touch of complexity, but is pretty weak. Dry and fairly refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjg74 (2824) - Salem, Oregon, USA - APR 27, 2015
Can (6.5%) from LifeSource. Light golden in color. Nose is lightly of apples. Nose seems boozy. Some spiciness and a hint of wood as well. Strong wood notes. A bit of tart apple as well. I like wood aged brew and ciders, but I think this one may be too woody. Not really scotch tasting. This does have some boozy characteristics, which is odd considering itís abv. Pretty complex, with a lot of stuff going on, just sort of muddled.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
seehaferb23 (86) - - APR 9, 2015
This did remind us of a beer but is definitely a cider. This was rated by 5 beer club members.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
iansberg1 (2) - Seattle, USA - APR 9, 2015 does not count
I didnít get much of any "scotch" flavors or aroma. The oak tasted clean, I thought I was drinking a cheap white wine. Iíll stick with the firebarrel cider.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Capa (2307) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Golden. Aroma is light apple with thin caramel booze. Sweet oak notes. Plenty of vinous and booze notes. Interesting but hard to drink more than a few ounces of.

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