Viborg Bryghus
Brewed at Thisted Bryghus

Style: Scottish Ale
Viborg, Denmark


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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (44143) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2007
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy amber and with a dense light brown head. Slight fruity aroma and with a solid level of brittish aroma hops, slight spiced. Flavour is slight smoked, caramel malt and with a slight acidity. Ends slight acidic, infection?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ungstrup (34690) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2006
Bottle. Hazy brown coloured with an off white ehad. Aroma of malts, caramel and fruits with light acidic notes. Light acidic flavour of caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2013
Bottled (backlog, bought during my cartrip to Jylland). Nutbrown colour with some amber hints, mediumsized creamy off-white head. Aroma is toffee, some leathery notes along with mild toasted things. Flavour has a similar base, but also there’s some ripe fruits, mild toffee, toasted nuts and a bit resiny notes. Alcohol is well hidden.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25063) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (23725) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2007
Bottled. Clear mahogany colour, minimal head. Syrupy, lightly woody nose. Sweet with caramel and molasses. Medium bodied with hard mouthfeel. Low bitterness. Simplistic and rough.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rlgk (18323) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2008
(EBF 2008) Amber color, small head. Somewhat smoky aroma, dry hoppy. Hoppy sourish flavor, fruity and with a sourish finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (17823) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2011
Clear reddish brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, a little roasted malt and caramel. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish. 270811

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (16989) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2007
Bottle. Nice big head with good duration. Color is dark amber. Aroma is sour with caramel and malt. Taste is likewise.

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