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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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A big rich and malty Scotch ale featuring a robust flavor but with a smooth mouth feel. Generous amounts of caramel malts and kettle caramelization contribute to the rich malty flavor balanced out with just the right amount of imported hops.

Fat Scotsman Ale is a tribute to the Scottish Lockhart Clan who emigrated from Scotland to Lake George region in the early 1800’s.

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3.3
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2008
TAP NY 08. Deep reddish brown in color with a medium off white head. Aroma is caramel, a touchof smoke, and mild roast. Taste is caramel, some light fruity esters, with a touch of smoke and some light roast. A bit of alcohol in the finish. not bad.

3.3
Rciesla (5607) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 1, 2008
Draft. scotchy rust appearach, caramel and very sweet finish mild smokiness. i’d put down a few pints.

2.7
jcwattsrugger (12524) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2007
on tap-pours a creamy light tan head that laces and red/copper color. Aroma is sweet medium malt-cherry? Taste is sweet medium malt-cherry?, alcohol, Jack Daniels-oaky. Nice but not my style.

3.3
goldtwins (4319) - Nesconset, New York, USA - AUG 30, 2007
Growler. Poured a hazed dark brown color with an off-white head. The aroma has some roasty malty caramel sweetness with notes of coffee and smoke. The coffee notes came out in the flavor even more. Especially as this warmed. Medium bodied. Not too bad.

3.7
shadey (2152) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 22, 2007
On Tap at Brewery. Dark amber/brown color with a thin head of cream. Aroma is a touch smoky, which is a good sign for me. I like a bit of smoke in my scotch ales. Flavor is a quick burst of sweetness that is quickly tempered by a good dose of smoked peat. Good quality scotch.

0.8
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 24, 2006
Supposed to be the best the pub has to offer. We probably were badlucky because this one was so bad that it became a running gag between the four of us. Indescribable taste. Infected. Draft at brewpub. Lake George is famous for its Water Amusement Park but I didn’t think they would use the soiled water from the children’s pool to brew beer.

3.7
Slinger (91) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 25, 2006
On tap at brew pub- Their best beer on tap the day I was there. Pours a dark reddish-purple with a small tan head. Pretty sweet with tastes of alcohol present. Finishes slightly sour. Better than I expected.

3.2
DYCSoccer17 (3708) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 6, 2005
On tap at the brewpub with a 4-5oz sampler. Funky, off-cheesy aroma. Mildly sweet choco-maltiness is present after the cheesy nose. A small amount of hops also come through in the nose. Transparent amber color with a light tan head. Could and should be a bit darker in color. Mmmm...sweet, caramelly, and a bit peat-like. More sweet syrupy notes to finish. This is a tad cloying, but still relatively tasty. Alcohol hidden pretty well.

4.5
kozzak1 (70) - Florida, USA - SEP 25, 2004
Tatsy ale with a small head. Dark color & nice aftertaste. Seems to be a good brew with foods as well as alone. Good choice for a nice ale.

3.5
CapFlu (5132) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 3, 2004
(Druahgt) Pours a thin, beige head with a mahogany body. Nose of sweet caramel, brown sugar and light scotch. Oily, warm and inviting. Mild, smooth caramel with scotch flavour. A real throat tickler! Yummy!


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