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Tröegs Scratch 60

Tröegs Scratch 60
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   IBU: 39   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Scratch #60 is our harbinger of the coming spring. After reading about the annual German festival - Starkbierzeit - and shuddering at the thought of drinking Trogenator all day long in honor of "strong beer time," we’ve created a Spring Fest designed specifically for "patio time." Measuring in at 5.1% ABV and 39 IBUs, available on tap in the Tasting Room and in Bottles.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (7253) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2012
On draught at WOB Columbus. Pours a clear yellow-amber color with a medium bone white head that diminishes steadily to an outer ring. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of bready malt, fruit and mild hops. Light-bodied with a a grainy malt character and notes of grassy hops and herbs. The finish is short with a mildly bitter herbal hops aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7502) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Draft at Craft, and they indicated that this was the one brewed for Lew Bryson, but sadly misspelled his first name on the beer list. Poured gold with nose of hops, pale malt. Tasted crisp and pale aley, with finishing hops and a front end malty flavor, but doesn’t really pop in any area.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5053) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Bottle - courtesy of GandGKevin. Thanks Kevin! Called the "Spring Fest Lager", according to the label. Amber bodied with a short, foamy tan head. Caramel and noble hops are dominant in the aroma followed by dark bready notes and grass. Taste is hops, grass, caramel, biscuit malts, dark bread, and toasted grains. Body is medium with an effervescent, moderate carbonation. Ends with more biscuit, caramel, hops, floral and grassy notes, and soft grains.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GandGKevin (912) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Light hop and malt aromas. Light hop and malt flavors. Very sessionable lager. Overall it’s ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (4545) - Ohio, USA - MAY 19, 2012
12 oz. bottle shared by brew3crew. Pours a clear orange amber color with a small off white head. The aroma is sweet grainy malt, caramel, grassy with hints of fruit. The flavor was caramel, sweet grains, light fruits and grassy. Nothing bad here, just pretty average stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
coldbrewky (1411) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - MAY 14, 2012
Bottle via UD. Thanks Art. Thin nose of malt. A lovely Amber/Umber in the glass with average head. Thin subdued hop line from start to finish that is surrounded by lightly sweet malts in great abundance. Consumed with my "Freedom Lunch" of Bacon and Scrapple. Lingering caramel/toffee finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (1484) - Near Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 12, 2012
bottle from brewery gift shop. Pours translucent amber, non exsitant head. Nose is bready and a good amout of flower hop aroma. Taste is much of the same with malt adding light caramel and toast. Well balanced, and medium bodied. Solid, but a bit nealy and chewy to have a session with.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (5039) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAY 2, 2012
Draft at rattle with baby streets. Pours a deep amber body with lots of of white creamy lacing. Aroma is light lager, that’s it. Mouthfeel is carbonated and refreshing with notes light grass hops, lagery lager flavors, a slight dry grassiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (1887) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Draft. Pours copper with a finger of white head. Aroma is faint but has some floral notes - but mostly light malts are the forefront. Palate is very full for a Lager. killer example in the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2356) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2012
Really excellent for the style - on draft at Lucky Lab for Troegs tap takeover. The lager pours clear light amber golden with a beige head and decent lacing. The aroma bring subtle wheat like maltiness rounded out with a light sweetness. The same exact flavors come through as in the style, with that light pleasant sweetness hitting nicely on the palate at the end. Truly great pleasance on the whole for the spring drinking time in this style.

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