Darkmagus82 (560) - - MAY 25, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Transfer from BA review on 4-3-12 -
Served in a 10 oz chalice glass
Appearance – Served a mahogany color with a small just off white head. The head faded fast to give very little lacing.
Smell – The smell is largely of roasted malt mixed with an ever so light sweeter dark fruit.
Taste – The taste matches the nose quite well. A very nice roasted malt base is upfront and present throughout the taste. More towards the middle, a sweeter cherry flavor begins to develop and at the very end the malt and cherry flavors mix with very light spicy and earthy flavors.
Mouthfeel – Medium bodied with a medium carbonation level. A little thinner then desired, but not off putting in any way.
Overall – This was an aright brew. On the positive side, it has a very nice color with a great malt flavor and smell. While the malty flavor and smell are very nice, they make for a rather uni-dimensional taste, as the other flavors are really quite light in comparison to the malt flavor.
argo0 (11353) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 21, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft, RBSG bus trip. Clear red-brown body, medium beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, light smoke. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some smoke, light bread. Medium body, some stickiness.
pineypower (2492) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours out a mostly clear light cola color. Aroma is of some earthy malt notes, and some light caramel. Body is slightly thin with some notes of caramel, earth, toffee and some sweetness in there also.
DialSquare (2555) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Fermentation Lounge. roasty malts, brown sugar, rauch-like vibe, caramel, bread, clove. definitely not my thing - brown sugar issues.
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 25, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Draught) Pours a deep amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, cherry cough syrup, enchilada sauce, tomatillo, and subtle peat/smoke. Flavor of tomatillo, green peppers, brown sugar, earth, smoked anaheims, and caramel. Odd.
dmac (3924) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle shared by EZ given to him by..........Poured a mahogany brown with a small till nil foamy beige head. Aroma is loaded with alcohol, I know shocking for a Weyerbacher, slight hint of smoke, peat, grapes, raisin bread dough. Flavor is weak and watered down especially compared to the aroma, some caramel, bread and yeast follow. Thinner body which comes off almost as watery and soft carbonation. This beer sucks.
patrickfannon (1236) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2011
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at Capone’s with Sean and Vinnie. 5 oz flight. Pours a light amberish brown with zero head; though this may be due to the small size of the sample. The aroma is almost notexistent; very, very subtle traces of soft rye, musty wood, and tons of sweet and slightly roasty malts. Slight bodied with a rather lifeless palate. This beer has a very odd, but very distinct, flavor of bell pepper upon first sip, but slowly fades to sweet, bready malt flavors. This is billed as a "session scotch ale," but I won’t likely be sessioning this beer any time soon. Sub par for a brewery of Weyerbacher’s caliber.
PhillyCraft (3148) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2012
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
On tap, pours a light bodied amber color. No lacing or head. Aromas are light as can be and almost undetectable. Taste is jalapeno, wood, pepper malts. Weak bodied and flavored. Not my favorite scottish ale.