Brewed by Black Wolf
Style: English Strong Ale
Stirling, Scotland


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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A partnership between the Black Wolf Brewery and Tullibardine distillery has produced something special - a unique beer with a light whisky aroma and clean fresh aftertaste. Once bitten, forever smitten.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pintbypint (2757) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 2, 2009
330ml green bottle. Golden coloured, small white head. Sweet and malty nose with a slight whisky character. Flavour is sweet malts, toffee, noticable whisky, some woody notes. Finish was lingering whisky, some caramel malt. Medium body.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeZasada (296) - Beaumont, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 3, 2009
Pours a cloudy yellow with a dissapearing white head. Smells of oak. Tastes of oak, with minimal hops and malt. Kind of thin. Not really much whiskey taste... a lot like Innis & Gunn but thinner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11096) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2009
Bottle. Frothy white good mostly deminishing head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Whisky not as dominating as expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14388) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 30, 2009
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are sugar, smoke, malt and notes of perfume.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FrankJohansen (3603) - Sabro, DENMARK - APR 30, 2009
Bottle. Clear golden colour with a nice white head. Aroma and taste of malts and fruits with notes of whisky. Nice lasting finish. Well balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GodOfThunder (1248) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 12, 2009
Thanks, Cheeseman! Pours a light golden color with a hint of orange. Aromas are whiskey and malts. Flavor is more of the same. Fairly light tasting with a slight sweetness hitting first and a lingering aftertaste that isn’t too pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerlady (556) - lucerne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 11, 2009
dark golden bronzeish beer with little head smells of whisky malt, some sweet-sourness tasts of whiskymalt, some roastyness, sweetish-sourish, earthy, aftertaste malt, earthy, sweetish-sourish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JMFG (1587) - Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2009
Courtesy TheCheeseMan. Clear light orange color with a very thin soapy head. Sweetish whiskey aroma over toasted grains, not a lot of heavy malts as in a traditional Scotch. Very basic taste - a golden ale with some whiskey tones.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bullit (4029) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2009
Clear golden colour, small white head. Aroma has whisky malts and something woody. Flavour of toasted malts, whisky and wood. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 14, 2009
Courtesy TheCheeseMan. Pours a clear golden color with a small, foamy, off-white layer of foam. A gathering of clear bubbles forms at the edge. Scattered, micro-spot lacing marks the glass. The aroma shows sweet pale malts with hints of butter and graham cracker, with a toasted oak character and a very light touch of residual smokiness. Flavors show sweet whiskey malts, light toffee, and hints of corn. The whiskey character is very faint. Medium bodied and lightly carbonated, with a lightly syrupy mouthfeel. This looks, feels, and tastes like a golden ale aged in twice or thrice used whiskey barrels. It doesn’t even come close to resembling a Scotch ale as I have come to define the style. I’m not impressed.

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