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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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What happens when Silver City brewers take a world class beer like Fat Scotch Ale and age it for over a month on American white oak? A completely unique and wonderful beer emerges. The slight peaty, intensely malty scotch ale and the complex vanilla character of the oak meld seamlessly over time to create, what we think is an exceptionally satisfying beer. Alcohol By Volume: 9.2% Hops: Nugget, Cascade Malts: NW Pale, Munich, Caramel, Peated, Black. IBU’s: 25 2008 North American Beer Awards Silver Medal Winner 2006 North American Beer Awards Silver Medal Winner


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4295) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 30, 2012
22oz bomber shared at DC tasting. Toffee amber-brown, oily head. Oaky, interesting brown ale. Lots of whiskey tones, lots of mellow oak tones. Quite nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3331) - Laurel, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2011
22 oz. bottle courtesy of a trade with riversideAK. Pours brown that allows no light to pass through except for the edge with a moderate tan head that barely lasted two sips and left light lace. Pleasant aroma of caramel, malt, peat and some noticeable alcohol vapors. The flavor is caramel, malt, peat, and oak with some moderate alcohol warmth at the finish. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 20, 2011
(22oz bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a medium beige head. Aroma of peat, caramel, toffee, vanilla, earth, and apple. Flavor of roasted malt, peat, caramel, vanilla, oak, nuts, and baked apple.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldGrowth (2612) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 6, 2011
10oz glass at Naked city taphouse. Ok aroma, sweet. Nice oak malt mix. Vanilla, cocoa, fig. Orangy, black color. Sweet flavor, lite body, oily creamy mouthfeel bitterly finish. Nice.,good to run into. Good mix on both aroma and flavor with sweet and oak mix..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (3750) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUL 30, 2011
Bottle courtesy bu11zeye. Pours an amber color with a slight white head. Aroma is slightly smoked with peat moss and wood. Flavor is also woody with big sweet notes. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
msante79 (2210) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - JUL 20, 2011
Bomber from Santa(JCB). Pours hazy brown with some rent tints and a small tan head. Aromas of caramel, toffee, oak, vanilla, and dark sweet malts. Flavors of oak, vanilla, caramel, some sweet dark malts, and bit of chocolate and dark fruit in the finish. Mouthfeel is nice and smooth. Nice sized wee heavy that is not dominated by the barrel. Pretty solid.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2011
bottled, amber colored with a pastey, smoke aroma, flavor is buttery sweet brown sugar, vanilla, maple

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrChopin (3220) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 30, 2011
transparent nut brown, thin beige ring. Sweet malt, bubblegum, dirty roast and cocoa. Moderate sugar and milk body, sugar hangs on palate, apple sugar in the back.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8269) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAY 16, 2011
651mL. Poured a clear, deep red amber with a thin, yellow head with big bubbles and spotty lace. Nose is raisin and date heavy with deep, sweet malt and toffee along with meat and spice. Taste is maple, buttery bourbon, spicy alcohol. Full, spicy, warming palate. Viscous and full. Very nice for style.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9438) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Bottle shared by MrChopin. Pours dark brown with a small, fizzy beige head, short retention with no lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (toffee, cookie, caramel), no hops, light esters (apple/pear) and notes of dates and vanilla. Flavor is heavy malt (toffee, cookie, caramel), no hops, light esters (apple/pear) and notes of dates and vanilla. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation with a sweet finish.


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