Brewed by St Peters (UK)
Style: Scotch Ale
Bungay, England
Serve in Thistle


on tap

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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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"Whisky Beer"
A superb balanced beer with ’smokey’ overtones from peated malt. With a measure of English Whisky from St. George’s Distillery in Norfolk, it is rich in flavour.

jercraigs' rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jercraigs (8334) - Toronto, Ontario, - JUN 10, 2013
2013-04-18. Crisp golden body, nice white head. Really strong aroma of peaty iodine. Flavour is similarly powerful peat smoke. Interesting notes of malt and pleasant bitterness in the finish but each new sip brings another wave of intense peaty smoke. Average bodied palate. Intense, not at all to my tastes. Bottle from the LCBO, Toronto

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gurthnar (2796) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 3, 2015
Bottle from Seoul Plaza. Simple malty honeyish aroma, light ambiguous British hops. Then peat comes out. Clear golden to orange colour. Taste is mostly interesting by the peat, which is moderate intensity. Simple, but the peat needs more complex malt bill to accompany it IMO. Still good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (5753) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle from Seoul plaza, Bratislava. Golden color with minimal white head. Aroma of peated malt, smoke, whiskey. Sweet malty taste with whiskey, smoke, caramel, wood. Pleasant beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5889) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours golden amber, nose is peaty, toffee, whisky, taste is smooth whisky, dry peat, light fruit.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
McTapps (5376) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle from Beer - Bier in Düsseldorf. The beer has got a clear deep brown colour with a low head and medium body. Aroma of peat, smoke and acid smoke. Taste of big and heavy smoke, smoked cheese, bread and peat. Smokey-peaty finish. Not my kind of beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
MichaelAwesome (5370) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 28, 2015
There are beers out there being smokey and...well...drinkable. Some of them are even quaffy and you choose to drink a second one because it kept you warm and made you drunk. THIS ONE here is smokey, bitter and every sip tell´s me:"Stop drinking that one." It indeed is disgusting. I cannot even describe what´s most annoying about that one. The smoke, the skunk, that unbalanced and badly suprising bitterness ? Does not matter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hrc_Cro (233) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 9, 2015
0.5l bottle. Clear light orange color with almost no foam. Aroma of smoked ham, wood, leather and fruits. Taste is nicely bitter with smokey flavor that stays for a while. Nice beer, but not that special.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Bottle from Waitrose. Poured a clear copper, with a thin white head. Big aroma of peaty whisky, iodine and sweet malts. Some smoky notes in the flavour, with dried fruit and straw. Finish was earthy, with light vanilla and more peat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gopherfan99 (813) - CROATIA - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle; pours cloudy amber with a thin off white head; aroma smoky with malt and hints of wood and caramel; taste is slightly sweet with smoke, wood, and malt; has a dry bitter finish; a little smokier than I expected but not overpowering; decent beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RW80 (1156) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2014
500ml bottle at home. Appearance: clear ambe, with a medium, off-white head. Aroma: smoked ham, leather Taste: smoke, ham in, leather and the finish is quite bitter and harsh aftertaste. thin body, average carbonation. Aroma is o a good rauchbier, but the problem is the quite harsh inish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BobyFischer (132) - FRANCE - OCT 23, 2014
Belle robe brune ambrée.Nez fumé, boisé, whisky.Bel arôme de biscuit grillé, boisé, caramel et légèrement fumé.Texture onctueuse et bon équilibre général.Bonne Scotch Ale Anglaise.

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