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


on tap

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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   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 (9041) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tdtm82 (1389) - Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2015
Bottle, present from Clayfiish which I’ve finally got around to opening. Thanks, mate! Poured into EurHop! glass. Nice white lacing. Carbonation is really lacking. Golden appearance. Huge Ardbeg whiskey and peated malt aroma as well as TCP. A tad hot too. Taste is citrus, lemons, Ardbeg, some iodine, TCP, some soft biscuity malt, some toffee crisp biscuits, some caramel. Not particularly amazing but interesting for sure!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hetspook (2) - oost souburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 19, 2015 does not count
No head, color amber gold like apple juice. A bit dissapointed for the lack of smokey flavour. Nose caramel barley not much hop. Taste a bit sour some hoppy biterness, a hint of whisky not much but good enough. Still the best whisky beer I had so far.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Milter (513) - Nyborg, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 8, 2015 Ikke nogen stor řl. Tilpas rřget. Ikke med aroma og smag, Fantastisk flot flaske.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
azzie (528) - - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle 0.5l from Konzum supermarket in Pula. Clear dark golden liquid with fluffy off white head. Medium body and carbonation. A hint of smoke in aroma. Taste is nice and balanced at the beginning, long aftertaste with a kick of smoke and sourness. Not bad.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Kauge (941) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle at Frank in Tallinn (€ 4). Nearly no head despite the reckless pour. Rather horrible peaty and grainy on the nose - it’s like some cheap-ass makeshift of a whisky. Tastes disgusting. Skunky bitter, caramelly, peaty. Has this boozy effect without actually being boozy... I love smoked beers. I adore a good whisky. But this here is among the worst things I’ve had the chance of consuming in a long time. Ugh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fajry (1264) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 30, 2015
Fľaša. Zlatá farba, biela pena. Vôňa sladová, jemne oriešková a medová. V chuti sladová sladkosť. Jemne karamel a ovocné tóny. Najmä však zľahka nadymovaná chuť. Stredé telo, vyššia nasýtenosť.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheDog (585) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2015
Bottle. Aroma and taste of roasted malt and rye. Sweet rye mouthfeel. Short watery finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gurthnar (3821) - 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 (6600) - 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 (7810) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours golden amber, nose is peaty, toffee, whisky, taste is smooth whisky, dry peat, light fruit.

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