Tmoney99 (9634) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 10, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft sample at brewpub. Poured dark brown color with an moderate rocky off-white head that was mostly lasting with fair lacing. Good toasted malty aroma. Medium body with sticky texture. Medium sweet flavor with a spicy sweet finish of average duration. Enjoyable brew.
jercraigs (7182) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 23, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown small tan head. (3+) Surprisingly roasty with some sweet dark malt in the aroma. Flavour mirrors the aroma, with more sweet malt, long lingering but mild roast. Average to medium palate. (3+) Bit dull but not bad.
HogTownHarry (5912) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2006 Draught. At 2006 Michigan Brewersí Guild Festival. Opaque ruby-brown with a nice large creamy tan head. Boozy aroma, rich sweet toasty malt, nutty. Taste really appealed to me (sue me, I love scotch ales), nice and boozy, really thick sweet caramelized roast malt, sweet fresh grain and dry hops. Thick bodied, boozy and nicely carbonated mouthfeel, medium-long linger - really good, boozy, but not too boozy.
blankboy (5625) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at 2006 MBG Summer Festival. Pours a very bubbly dark ruby-brown with an average size diminishing creamy tan head. Malty aroma with some mild smoke, dark fruit and alcohol. Sweet malty flavour with some faint smoke and dark fruit with alcohol and hops in the finish. Medium to full bodied. Well done, this is pretty good Scotch Ale.
esjaygee (3844) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 19, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Schmohz Brewing Company. Dark brown with ruby highlights with a medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and toffee with a touch of chocolate and smoke. Flavors include malt, toffee, roasted dark malts and some mild nuts. Mildly dry on the finish. Pretty decent and itís fun to say Kiss my Scottish Arse.
patrick767 (3235) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 8, 2011
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
tap at the brewpub last summer - Pours near black with a small head and a mild aroma of malt and dark fruit. The flavor is malty and... whatís this? It tastes off, sour... this beer is infected. It hasnít overwhelmed the other flavors in the beer yet, but itís working on it. Tap. From the brewpub. Unbelievable.
Silphium (3111) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 27, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled at the Michigan Winter Beer Fest, Lansing. Dark brown body, thin creamy off-white head. Muddled, unrefined malt aroma with hints of brown sugar and toast in addition to alcohol. Started with dark fruits and a pleasant hint of "twigs and berries," but these characteristics faded away into a rather undefined malt sweetness and alcohol tones.
auerbrau (3082) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - AUG 11, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2009 12oz Bottle. Thanks Sean! Flickr(http://www.flickr.com/photos/26049401@N0 Aroma is a pretzel-like bread, crust, and grain. A touch of wet, mineral-laden chocolate. Maybe some faint smoke. Pours a dark, dark mahogany brown, with a nice soft creamy head laying in khaki above. Flavor is underwhelming. A thin, watery mix of ashy-smoked beer and bland brown ale. Mineral imbalances. Alcohol is fairly well integrated, but thereís little sugar to bounce off. Some dense, terse, hard caramels. Tangy. Maybe just slightly infected. A touch of gummy hops. Definitely on the front end of lacto infection. I dunno, this is terrible, but itís not captivating.
HonkeyBra (2873) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - MAR 10, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown pour . . . almost black, with a tan rim around with glass. Aroma of smokey peat, roasty malt, some smokey sweatness. Flavor is smokey, very meaty, strong fruitiness. Mouthfeel is almost syrupy. Like a meat syrup. I keep burping and it feels like bacon. Lots fo carbonation for the style. Finishes overly smokey. Good for this brewery.
GregClow (2801) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 27, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught sample at MBG 2006 Summer Festival. Dark brown with a small tan head - looks like a porter. Sweet, smoky, malty nose with a chocolate finish - nice! Flavour is mildly boozy, sweet and woody, with a subtle smokiness. Yeah, I can dig this...