nboldock (6) - Hull, East Yorkshire, - JAN 6, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
An odd one. Quite unique in taste, "The Saints" is a St Peters ale with English (yes, English) whisky added to the brew. It is also brewed with peated malt and it is this, rather than the whisky, that gives the beer its unusual taste. Quite simply, it tastes like a campfire - burnt wood, heavily smoky. Nice, but something of an acquired taste I think - I would like to try another couple of bottles to allow my tastebuds to adjust. Well worth trying though - it is certainly interesting.
jercraigs (6603) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2013
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
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
Hallstein (54) - Skogn, NORWAY - APR 17, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Peaty smell, nice for a whisky lover like me. Some caramel and sweetness. Nice!
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bhensonb (9093) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Utobeer Market Stall in Borough Market. Pours light copper with a slight white head that was quite transient. Definite smoke aroma. Med body. Flavor is mostly peat. Hints of caramel. Perhaps a little bitter, but it’s really peat in the finish.
Christian (9845) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 13, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Golden with a lasting white head. Aroma of dominated by peat smoke with bready malt. Sweeetish malty flavour with lots of peat smoke and little else
artyom (226) - Osijek, CROATIA - APR 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
0,5l bottle. Whiskey color. Almost no head. Aroma is mostly peated malt. Taste is peated malt, some whiskey and smoke, similar to smoked ham. Medium bitterness. Very interesting and tasty combination.
PeatyPete (115) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2013 Whisky beer. Nose: sweet malty smoke. Taste soft bitter with a smoky aftertaste that lingers. Almost no foam.
Holmen1 (1187) - NORWAY - MAR 4, 2013
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Fra flaske på Cardinaltreff nov-11: iflg Sigmund så var det som å sleike bunnen av et nettopp tømt askebeger. Under tivl verdt et nytt forsøk (min aversjon mot røykmalt tatt i betraktning). Men jeg liker jo Lagavullin...
tmrmwel (520) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours nice clear amber, with an airy head. Nice aroma of caramel malt, toffee, peat and oak barrels. Full body with soft carbonation. Flavour is sweet with burned malt and whisky notes, as well as some butter scotch and notes of diacetyl with a smokey finish.
jfb (2633) - GERMANY - FEB 17, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) pours a slightly hazy golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of heavy ash and campfire smoke, slightly medicinal, with a hint of earth, vanilla and chilli peppers. flavour is mostly the same, with notes of smoked ham, chestnuts, black pepper and a bitter finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.
Grumbo (232) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2013
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle from Woodbridge Wine Company. Pours and mid orange yellow colour, minimal head, soon disappearing. Too strong for my liking on the smoke/peat and the whiskey aspect didn’t work for me.