unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - FEB 1, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle. Rusty brown color. Thin white ring. Heavy booze smell. Sweet aromas, vanilla, scotch, peat smoke. Tastes strong. Hearty malt body. Some wood, loads of toffee, light peat, very malt forward. (3598*)
mfhennig (276) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - JAN 18, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Quite surprised that the ratings are so low. This beer stands with Robert the Bruce, Dirty Bastard and Bellhavens Wee Heavy. It’s terrific! I will guess that this is the base for Commando. Thanks to Jerry in Minnesota for making my afternoon just a Wee bit better.
arnold931 (1229) - Iowa, USA - AUG 5, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Sprechers. Pours brown with no head. Nose is caramel, toffee and a strange bandaid aroma. Taste has some smoky flavor. Overall not that good.
ads135 (4011) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 6, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
A pretty solid scotch ale. Creamy, rich, with a sweet malty backbone. Tried with Brandon in 2015.
wedgie9 (2588) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 8, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tasted on 1/31/12 from a bottle. Pours clear amber with an average khaki head that leaves thin lace. The nose is lightly smokey caramel malt with toasted nuts and a hint of bitterness. The flavor is lightly smokey caramel, toffee, and maple, with some bread and light bitterness. The body is medium plus with lively carbonation and a long smoked toffee finish.
koleminer20 (2115) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - DEC 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle. The pour is a muddy brown with a small ring of head that vanishes quickly. The aroma is very malty. There is a strong toffee presence and there isn't a whole lot going on there. Strong dark fruits all throughout. I love the aroma. The flavor mimics this. There is the sweetness and the dark fruits. The mouth feel is thicker and syrupy and with a light carbonation gives it a little velvety feel. The aftertaste is lingeringly malty and smooth. This is a very good scotch
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beer_thirty (2) - - DEC 11, 2014 does not count
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark brown almost red, a thin layer of head. An almost smokey aroma and taste. Slight hop as well Overall a decent scotch ale
FestDecBeet (412) - - DEC 3, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Look: pours a dark red almost brown. White head. Slightly cloudy beer.
Smell: very malty. Bread. Bandaid
Taste: bandaid. Bread. Slight scotch
Feel: medium carbonation. Not dry but defiantly not sweet.
Overall: not a big fan of the bandaid aroma o flavor.
First drank: home 12/3/14
ttoadee (1205) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 25, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Light brown pour, off white head. Nose is smoked malt. Sweet. Middle is smoked meat and caramel malt. Finish is warming alcohol and smoky hop spice.
jrob21 (3367) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Single from total wine. Smoke and peat and unfortunately I can’t get much past that. This one is not for me but I’m sure the smoke guys will get all over it.
bigben873 (189) - Virginia, USA - JUN 22, 2014
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
The beer that taught me the difference between a Scottish ale and a scotch ale. Dark amber full bodied beer. I am rating it a 5 simply to try to counter the ridiculously low rating that it has on this website