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Simple Malt Scottish Spéciale

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Brewed by Brasseurs Illimités
Style: Scottish Ale
St Eustache, Canada

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Notre Scottish Spéciale est une «Ale écossaise» bien riche offrant une généreuse personnalité caramélisée produite par l’utilisation des meilleurs malts du monde.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fhoublon (312) - Lachine, Quebec, CANADA - APR 27, 2014
Bouteille de 500 ml. Dégustée le 4 septembre 2012 (pint). Bière brune foncée quasi opaque. Col moyen beige crème foncé, peu durable. Peu effervescente, bulles fines à moyennes. Odeur de bois, de chocolat. Très douce, assez sucrée, très amère. Goût de chocolat bien présent, de caramel en finale. Alcool bien dissimulé. Bien équilibrée, pas trop sucrée, se boit bien.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoR (484) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 15, 2014
500 ml bottle from SAQ. Pours a dark amber colour with a thin head. Aroma is malts, bread. Taste is malts, bread, cereal. Will be easily forgotten.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (3605) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Ok. Pours murky brown with big initial head but no lacing. Light barrel and some slightly sour malt. A little caramel syrup too, with some peat. Bottle from SAQ.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HeistAlmighty (1111) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 11, 2013
500ml bottle. Mahogany body, good tan head and lacing. Aroma is like a peaty Scotch mixed drink. Peaty, malty, slightly boozy taste. Warming body and fullness despite (relatively) low ABV. A sipping beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gethinbeer (2114) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - NOV 3, 2013
Mahogany pour with a frothy white head. Astrigent malt aroma. Malt, spice flavour. Bitter texture. Settles to a smooth toffee sweetness. Unpleasant finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
plaugher (157) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 30, 2013
500ml bottle into an English pint. Pours a deep reddish-brown with a fluffy tan head and some lacing. Caramel nose with a hint of dried fruit. Kind of sticky on the palate, but with a little bit of carbonation on the tongue. Warming.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mathieuc (1145) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2013
Pours a dark (clear) brown with a quickly dissipating head that leaves minimal lacing. Aroma is of dark fruits, mostly raisins with a slight green apple afterthought. Not really smoky, but maybe slightly peaty. Taste is sweet but less than expected with again some raisins and caramelized sugar. Carbonation level is medium, body a bit light (but that’s just me). Not bad, not great, A good effort by B.Ill.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Atheist_Peace (927) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 22, 2013
Very deep red/mahogany pour with an average tan head. Deeply malty nose with stewed fruit, nuts and brown sugar. A little muted on the palate and overly warm for only 6.8%ABV.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arcanor (58) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 16, 2013
Source : SAQ Appearance : Dark amber with a fast disappearing head. Aroma : Light scotch and light sugar. Taste : Same as aroma with alcohol finish. Palate : Full mouth but dull. Overall : Not bad and not that good. NEXT !!!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BiereLuc (861) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 22, 2013
Bière brune, rougeâtre, voilée et très mousseuse. Le nez est bien malté, on anticipe du sucré. En bouche, du caramel, du pétillement, du raisin et une finale douce-amère. Une belle bière.


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