NikkTwist (3344) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2017 StoutDr (48) - Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is a very nice, smooth, flavorful wee heavy. Easy on the palate. I will drink this one again. I hope they keep it as a regular.
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2017 Draft at Macs. Mostly clear very dark copper pour with soft beige foam. Malty, peaty, and somewhat hoppy. Dark red fruit. Bright citrus peel. Dates. Raisins. Blood oranges. Lingonberries. Marmite. Tobacco. Star Anise. Spruce tips. Enough hop bite in the finish to keep you coming back. Balanced. djd07 (15544) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2017
Bottle thanks to Eric. Pours copper with small beige head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is raisin, licorice, spice, booze. Thin body, caramel, raisin, licorice, boozy finish, very good. kramer (6905) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2017
Bottle. Pours a clear dark ruby body with a minimal ring of beige head that vanished completely. The nose is heavy sweet maltiness with some light alcohol, smoke, a little fruitiness, and a hint of chocolate. The flavor is sweet and fruity with lots of plum and raisin, some minimal smoke, light roastiness and caramel, a hint of alcohol on the back end. Medium bodied, a little chewy, soft fizzy carbonation. Warming finish. Interesting beer, not the best Scotch ale, but I kinda like it. ordybill (1815) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 4, 2017
Poured from the tap into a pint glass at the Distillery in Savannah. The appearance is a dark brown with a reddish tint. The head is a small off-white color. The aroma is all caramel malt. The taste is matches the nose except there is some vanilla in there. stevoj (5571) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 13, 2017
Bottle from Giant. Easy going and smooth Scottish ale Medium brown, mostly opaque, minimal head. Robust arose , nutty, roast grains. very earthy. Taste continues with some sweetness, not out of place, nice bite. well rounded Scottish. tasty.
CH-303 (2362) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - NOV 20, 2016
Appearance: Deep brown, clear. Small light tan head.Chalumeaux (1708) - Middleton, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 20, 2016
Aroma: Malt, roasted, caramel.
Taste: Dark malt, caramel, sweetness, rich, toasted. Prunes?
Bought: Total Wine & More (Sterling), 355 ml, $1.99
Poured from bottle thanks Willrunforbeer ruby brown with a nice off white head. Aromas of caramel dark fruit and toffee. Taste follows with soma vanilla and oak coming through. WillRunForBeer (2766) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 20, 2016
12oz bottle from a locals trade. Pours medium amber brown with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, fruity esters. Flavor is just as malty as the aroma... caramel, toffee, fruity esters here as well. I can see why they made an oak aged version. A little vanilla and tannins from the oak would elevate this. AirForceHops (7806) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 20, 2016
12 oz. bottle thanks to Willrunforbeer. Deep brown/ ruby appearance, thin lasting head. Aroma is layered raisins, toffee, and woody hints. Promising. Slipstream (2702) - USA - APR 26, 2016
The flavor follows with the layered malt depth, follows the aroma. Good dark fruits and wood, hint of smoke. Body is medium with a creamy texture over the palate. This is proper for the style. Good stuff.
A very impressive SA. It is malty with lots of caramel to start. It is fairly sweet and malty in the nose. There is a dash of herbs in the flavor, which is top notch for the style imo. This could be the best thing I’ve tried yet from this brewery (which is now owned by Bud @#%).