Formerly brewed at Cutters Brewing Company
Style: Scotch Ale
Avon, Indiana USA
Serve in Thistle


on tap


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
The life of an old-time cutter? Well, it wasn’t always long but it could be just long enough to benefit generations. Floyd McCoy is a fine example. He cut around central Indiana until injured by a limestone slab in 1959. And while he finally succumbed to his wounds, it wasn’t before starting a fine legacy of his own, by grandfathering one of the founders of Cutters Brewing Co. Our salute is a Scotch Ale worthy of his name. Floyd’s Folly pours a nice amber color with a light tan head and boasts of full-roasted malt and caramel flavors. One taste and you’ll be thanking old Floyd, too.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jethro6191 (508) - Indiana, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Purchased a growler at the brewery. Pours a deep amber with good clarity. The off-white head slowly disipates to a thin ring. The aroma is earthy with malt, cola, peat, and a mild fruitiness. Malty flavor with a low hop bitterness. Medium body with low carbonation. The finish is fairly dry. Very nice Scottish ale.

Dorkenstein (564) - - OCT 7, 2015
Aromas of mixed berries and malt. Taste is berries, vanilla, caramel, a little char.

GranvilleTim (1857) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Mahogany pour with a light beige head. Aroma is smoked malt. Taste is creamy, light smoke, little sweet. OK tasting. Not full bodied. blah lacing.

Carlisle (865) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Draft. Brown color with a touch of red. Thin tan head dissipates quickly; some minimal lacing. Malt in the nose. Malt up front with caramel and a touch of chocolate and smoke; some alcohol present as well. Medium-long finish of malt with some alcohol. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

telric (1) - pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2014 does not count
Dark red pour with frothy light tan head that dissipated quickly. Sweet with hint of chocolate and caramel with a slightly bitter malty aftertaste. Decent scottish ale.

DrSilverworm (10000) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 5, 2014
16oz can, from Big Red in Indianapolis. Canned on 4/18/14. Mostly clear very dark red color. Finger of khaki head. Leaves good, thicker sheets of lace. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, kind of crisp, lighter carbonation. Good full mouthfeel, with a creamy texture. Lightly dry finish. Good vanilla, caramel, dark fruit aromas. Moderate bitter taste, moderate sweet, kind of earthy. Just a light bit of alcohol warmth. Good chocolate aromas. Impressive scotch ale. Good to enjoy with my dinner.

thedm (6320) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 21, 2014
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a head of foamy with a frothy top finely sized tan colored bubbles that were very quickly diminishing and left behind a no visible carbonation semi-hazy dark cola brown colored body and a fair lacing. The mild aroma was malty bready and dough. The mouth feel was tingly at the start with a mediumly tingly finish with a lingering malty aftertaste. The sharp flavor contained notes of bitter sweet hops malt and bread dough. An OK brew just nothing special.

Dogbrick (14326) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2014
Clear brown color with a thin beige head that dissipates quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing. Aroma of roast malt, caramel and hops. Medium-bodied with flavors of earthy malt, sweet caramel and mild floral hops. The finish is sweet with a short grainy malt aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

beastiefan2k (4191) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - MAR 14, 2014
12oz bottle. Pretty sure there is an infection setting in. Aroma has a faint acetic twang, a loss of other elements and a light musk. Flavor not as bad. Still lots of caramel coming out but it’s more like sweetness and emptiness after that. Would like to retry a fresh better bottle.

patrick767 (4474) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 9, 2014
tap at Three Fires Sep 13, 2013 - Pours dark amber with minimal head and a malty aroma with some alcohol and a touch of fruit. The flavor is sweet with caramel and some mild hops bitterness that carries into the finish. It’s medium bodied. Pretty good.

wlajwl (7212) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - FEB 1, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2014 Aroma is fruit, spices and a rather odd tangy twang. The flavor is fruit, garden vegetables/salad, spices and a tangy/tart/sourish finish.

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