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Viborg Bryghus
Brewed at Thisted Bryghus

Style: Scottish Ale
Viborg, Denmark

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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Viborg Scottish Ale is true to the style with it’s slightly smoked malty caramel flavor and a buttery after taste that is especially pronounced because it’s brewed using an open fire in the old Scottish tradition. Because of the 7,6% alcohol it’s classified as a Wee heavy. For food Scottish Ale is nice with fish. Top fermented and cellared in 6 weeks.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2006
Bottle. Red brown colour with a medium beige head. Light caramel malty, corn aroma and taste. Medium body with a sweet light dry finish.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
henrikb (1258) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2006
Murky brown, very small beige head; Brown smelling nose, grain or brown bread dough; Very big soft sparkle, in slight bitter, unpleasant textured body; Slight bitter finish, citrus acidy, some length, but I actually wish it would be short!

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2006
Bottled. Hazy red brown color. Yeasty and fruity aroma. Light fruity and malty flavour with some unclean and unpleasant sourness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (10544) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2006
Draught at Bryggedage Den gamle by. Creamy white good mostly deminishing head. Brown colour. Light malty moderate yeasty a bit soapy aroma. OK flavor, slightly smoked. Average finish. Oily palate.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ungstrup (29333) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2006
A hazy dark amber beer with a bubbly orange head. The aroma is dusty, malty, and grainy with a light touch of alcohol - I find the aroma boring. The flavor is acidic malty with notes of straw and fruit. I wonder where the acidity comes from - a brewing flaw? remove the acidityand make it sweeter, like I like the style, and You have a decent beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2007 (Bottle 50 cl) Clear, amber golden with an off-white head. Fresh and fruity nose with lightly nutty accents. Medium body, soft mouthfeel, some roasted malt notes, nuts and a lightly ashy edge. The finish is dry. More of a Brown Ale really. 150907

(Bottle 50 cl) Pours a hazy, orangey brown with a small, off-white head. Slightly tart, malty aroma. Fairly full-bodied, with roasted malts and a vague, underlying burned edge. I wonder if the underlying tartness is fully intentional. Ends rather dry. Unbalanced and unclean - and clearly a virgin brew from this new brewhouse. Love the idea of a Scottish Ale, it just needs a lot of work. 5/2/4/2/10=2.3 290806

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
madsberg (10228) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2006
Bottled. Murky reddish brown coloured. Light brown head. Sweet and fruity aroma with light notes of alcohol. Cocoa, light fruit, sweetness and light herbs in the flavour. Quite thin bodied. Some bitterness in the end trimmed with some sweet alcohol. Thanks to Papsoe for bringing provide a beer from this new danish brewhouse.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hildigöltur (5103) - København, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2006
Bottled. Hazy reddish brown coloured. Yeasty and fruity aroma. Light fruity and malty flavour with sme unclean and unpleasant sourness. Rather light body.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dalle (1145) - Skørping, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2006
Bottle. Unclear brown with small head (thistle shaped galss). Dark fruits, biscuits, touch of chocolate, little yeasty and winey, low bitteness, medium bodied, slightly unclean mouthfeel. An ok scottish ale that could use a clean up and some more body.


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