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RATINGS: 409   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Dark brown in color. Candy sugar in used when brewing this beer. Available in September.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Defreni (2649) - Husum, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2014
Flaske: Ravfarvet klar øl med et stort flot skumhoved. Ekstrem maltet duft med en stor maltsmag. Fin øl men lidt ensformig i længden.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (15310) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 2, 2014
8.2% ABV
Brown color, clean, with compact head. Light aroma, some caramel and an impression of bread. Correct body strength; lean mouthfeel; some caramel flavor and correct bitterness.
Just a boring Imperial Amber Ale. This beer didn’t capture the essence of anything.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (4030) - Burgos, SPAIN - APR 30, 2014
Bottle from Whole Foods, Sarasota @ Rooie Dop brewdungeon. Clear copper colour, thin off-white head. Nose is caramel malts, light hoppy, toffee. Flavour is caramel, light hoppy, bit of candied sugar. Slightly dry and sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (3604) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 20, 2014
bottle - Pours dark amber with small suspended yeast particles and a one finger, lasting light tan head. The aroma includes caramel and a touch of dark fruit. It’s sweet with caramel and a nice smoky character. Quite tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VictorStr (1439) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2014
Inte min favorit typ. Hel del sötma, viss om än lite rökighet. Högt fint skum som försvinner snabbt, aningen spretig i smaken. OK kropp

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
stefannilssons (1496) - SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
Nja, det här var inte helt okej. Smaken är obalanserad och nästan fadd med toner av rostad malt, äpple och olja. Kroppen är helt okej men här är något som jag inte riktigt gillar och som jag inte heller kan sätta fingret på.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 10, 2014

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ [ Fastelavn Smagning - Carnival Tasting, Ulfborg ].

[ As Smuttynose Scotch Style Ale ].
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, spicy, dusty malt, light caramel, light malt extract. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light bitter with a average duration, sweet malt, caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140301]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorgeLee (1270) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2014
Tap in Rattle n Hum. Finally a beer that ratebeer deigns to call a Scotch Ale - nothing in Scotland appears Scottish or even Scotch enough to qualify as a true Sweaty! Deep brown in colour, tiny foam. Sweet aroma, toffee, fudge, slight smell of a mash! Soft malty palate, hints of booze coming through. Just enough bitterness to balance it out. Maybe not my favourite type of beer but well executed.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (3051) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2014
Bomber bought @ Systembolaget. Slow gusher. Pours dark brown with a rather big frothy brownish beige head that slowly dissipates while leaving a small trace on the glass. Smell is malty and fruity with old dry dark bread, raisin bran, caramelized apples, oatmeal, biscuits, smoke and hay. Taste is sweet, bitter, malty and tiny fruity with toasted cereal, sweet dark bread, oatmeal, biscuits, caramel, red apples, baked pears, moist soil, red berries, liquorice root, caraway, smoke, wood and hay. Mouthfeel is soft, creamy, round and medium to full bodied. Finish is tiny sweet, bitter, malty and tiny fruity with biscuits, caramelized apples, alcohol, oatmeal, hay, wood, red berries, smoke and hints of toffee. Was rather turned off by the old bread smell but taste and mouthfeel really makes up for it.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tony_gorilla (156) - Fiskum, NORWAY - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle from systembolaget, enjoyed at home. Pours deep brown with a nice withe head that dissapear quickly. Smells malty with a small hint of smoke. Tastes a bit sweet,light caramel,should have more smoke to it. All over nothing special for me. To little of everything.


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