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Brewed by Brasserie de Silly
Style: Scotch Ale
Silly, Belgium
Serve in Thistle

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 763   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It offers a finely wooded nose hinting at hazelnut, and is therefore distinct from traditional British scotches. It has a more rounded taste letting a discreetly full-bodied bitterness come to the fore, and will naturally seduce you.
Ingredients: Water, pale ale malt, caramel malt, aromatic malt, sugar, yeast, Kent hop, hallertau hop.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5602) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2011 One of my wife’s favorites though we have not seen it around in quite a while. +++Sampled from an 11.2 oz brown bottle the beer poured an opaque mahogany color with a large tan head. The aroma was sweet with strong elements of caramel and molasses and just a hint of ripe fruit. The flavor was malty and sweet with noted molasses and caramel elements. A bit of toasted roasty malt flavor on the finish. A nice Scotch Ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crosling (1864) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2004
Dark Ruby. A Belgian Wee Heavy...How neat for a belgian brewer to take a chance on a style that is rare in Belgium. The aroma is primarily malty providing scents of sweet malts, caramel and molasses. The hops are flowery and there is a distant yeast character in the nose. Very fruity with chocolate, brown sugar, maple, red licorice, spices, molasses and gingerbread cookies. Mostly malt notes which is normal for the style but this Belgian twist with the unique yeast strain is what makes this so enjoyable. Earthy palate. A very complex, very well made, remarkable beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere (6161) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 12, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2004 Chestnut brown, large off-white head, very foamy. Big malty and yeasty aroma although straightforward. Concentrated toffee, light earth flavors, mild alcohol. Extremely sweet on the tongue. Plenti of candi sugar, chocolate flavors, smoky plums, something vegetable reminiscent provides a leafy bitterness that doesn’t manage to balance the beer. Very lively carbonation, medium body. A bit overcarbonated to my liking and hard to take in big quantities I feel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimmack (1223) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2004
Brown with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and molasses. Sweet malt and caramel flavors that dries out on the finish. Warming alcohol finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rgrep (156) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 10, 2004
(11 Apr 04) Big, sweet, malty and alcoholic aroma, like fine scotch whisky. It iis dark brown and hazy with a fizzy off-white head that laces well. It begins moderately sweet and syrupy with a little bitterness and metallic flavour developing in the long finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
igel (196) - New Mexico, USA - SEP 1, 2004
This beer has pleasant malty smell that becomes more distinctively caramel. . Earthy ? and you can really smell the alcohol. The color is a dark hazy brown. It poured nice head that died quickly; but the lace held up all the way to the end. It has a very sweet taste on the front end; with a tart finish and a little bite. Somewhat smooth and creamy mouth feel. It has an interesting flavor, but lacked a well-rounded character.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vanvenlo (1468) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 29, 2004
9 May 2004 - Caramel malt aroma. Cloudy brown colour with sudsy lacing. Sweet hoppy caramel with metallic notes. Short flavour, spiritous, with a fizzy hop finish, medium mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2004
Murky! Far better take on a Scotch than most, that’s for sure. Unusual in it’s big yeastiness; I mean this thing is pungently kind of sour from the yeast. Not only spicy. Some real woodiness to the flavor, peaty (almost - you can tell the alch is prety high here as it’s taking a bit of control over the flavor) - very nice beer. Sweet, but still crisp enough...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 24, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2004 The nose is sweet and sour, but in a good way. The head and lace is thick full and lasting. The palate drinks light for the beers strength, but there is a nice sweetness. Long warm finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TBone (14267) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2004
Bottled
Dark nut brown, small tanned head. Aroma has toffee, butterscotch, sourness, caramel - complex. Very sweet toffee flavor, like cream liquer. Short finish.


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