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RATINGS: 926   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 292   ABV: 9.75%
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For those of you who don’t know who "Scotty Karate" is... He is a local one man band who plays an amazing slurry of honky tonk influenced, punk country songs. His voice is amazing as well as his high energy shows. (Check him out @ www.scottykaratetime.com) So, we decided to make a beer and name it in his honor. This beer is a big, full bodied Scottish ale. It is 9.75% alc. but it is very smooth and balanced. Since Scotty is also very passionate about beer I asked him to write a description for you, so from the man himself... Aroma: Smells like A fresh caramel apple with a hint of cinnamon inside of cranberry shortbread. Or maybe fresh home made hard candy (from home economics class-7th grade). Flavor: Tastes like a smokey chocolate chip cookie, wild roadside cherry-asparagus, woody, crispy leaf on a fall day.

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2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UncleKorm (1337) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 3, 2012
Bottle poured a murky orange-brown hue w/ quickly diminishing tan head. Mild aromas of caramel and toast. Initial flavor is light sweet and finishes w/ a smokey sour. Tastes are lightly roasted malts, ripe apple, dark fruit, toast, and smoke. Medium to full bodied, dry texture, soft carbonation, and a moderate alcoholic feel/warmth. …need to make a ham sandwich go with this one.


4.2
vinivini (3134) - Gomel, BELARUS - DEC 28, 2017
Bottle. Pours foggy chestnut brown. Small off-white well-lacing head. Rich aroma: caramel, nuts, toffee, fruit jam, sherry. Sweet but complex. Medium to full body. Still easy-drinking. Taste: rich malts, subtle fruit, bread, nuts, some hops. Everithing but sticky. Perfectly balanced. Delicious.

3.4
mike_77 (7226) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 16, 2017
Dark brown colour with thin head. Aroma and flavour have a lot of candied red fruits. Some caramel malts too.

3
Turboninja (932) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 1, 2017
[email protected], from Beer Republic. Slightly yeasty and funky nuances of dark fruits like plum and fig, wood and a bit bitter red berries. Averagely balanced with wide taste spectrum and long, nutty and woody aftertaste. Medium body and medium/light carbonation. Overall, a bit home made feeling with too light, watery mouthfeel.

3.7
Mister_Li (1628) - GERMANY - NOV 24, 2017
Klares, dunkles Rotbraun mit relativ wenig Schaum. Malzig, etwas Karamell, dunkle Schokoladen, nussig, leichte Rauchnoten, getrocknete Früchte, sehr süffig.

3.9
GregMooreNH (247) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 15, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2017 Pours a deep chestnut with light head. Aroma is cereal and spice. Taste is at once a cinnamon flavor, opening up to a sweet maltiness with a slight burn on the finish. A very smooth beer that is perfect after a good meal.

3.9
mjmoen (626) - - SEP 25, 2017
C+. Pours a black color with khaki head. Kinda bitter after taste, cookie aroma

3.4
higgsbison (274) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2017
March 2014. Plenty of what makes A scotch ale a scotch ale. Full-bodied, robust,smoky and acidic. Notes of chocolate and toffee. Lots of malts and it hides the high alcohol well. And in-your-face take it or leave it brew. A slightly bitter acidic and long-lasting aftertaste. A fine brew. I enjoyed it and would drink it on tap or at a friends house,but considering it has the same number of calories as a Belgian quad I would have to pass in in favor of the quad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
alex_leit (5246) - Minsk, BELARUS - AUG 16, 2017
Bottle. Bronze color, a little creamy foam. Aroma: sweet malt, dried fruits, raisins, caramel, nuts and halva. Taste: sweetish, dried fruits, light smoked meat, raisins, caramel, bourbon, good balance.

3.7
buddybutch (135) - Nantes, FRANCE - AUG 15, 2017
Bottle. Clear medium to dark red brown color with a average creamy, mostly to fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, smoke - rubber. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, rubber, roasted malt, chocolate.

3.5
jsnicholas (709) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - JUL 24, 2017
Bottle (12oz). Deep red, with off white head. Candy aroma. Taste is quite sweet, carmel, peat, a little smokiness.


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