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Brewed by Kleinbrouwerij De Glazen Toren
Style: Scotch Ale
Erpe-Mere, Belgium
Serve in Thistle

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 412   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Beer brewed following the Carmelite tradition.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (11497) - Sborg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2006 Bottled: Dark brown coloured. Huge brownish head. Sweetness, caramel, light smoke and light spices in the aroma. Flaovur as well is on the sweet side. Yeast, light liqourice, fruits and some spices in the flavour. Medium bodied with a quite dry mouthfeel. Ends on a light caramelly note with good lasting. Nice one as official belgian beer no. 500.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11382) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 6, 2008
A winter warmer. Pours with a huge head. Mild tabacco and smoke aroma. The scotch is a purposeful butterscotch. Lovely after fish.Smooth drinking, though not something for every night.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Canaster Winterscotch Ale
Date: 04/05/2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

dark brown, thin fine beige head, drippy lace, creamy body with lots of lively carbonation, sweet dark fruit aroma, great rich ripe fruit flavor, dates and figs, no bitterness
-------- /> Name: Canaster Winterscotch Ale
Date: 11/10/2006
Mode: bottle

dark muddy brown, pours with a frothy beige head, slightly sweet rich fruity fig aroma, lively carbonated body, rich chocolate and dark fruit flavor,

Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.9/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10707) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2008
Bottle... Murky brown ale with a mid-sized, frothy, off-white head. Never-ending retention. Vinous notes alongside dark fruit and sweet chocolate in the aroma. Full-bodied and meaty with medium carbonation. Sweet chocolate, dark fruits, restrained alcohol and hops. Sweet, dark fruit and chocolate finish. Thanks go out to darkguardian for providing the bottle!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (10442) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 16, 2012
Bottle shared by Matt, thanks! Pours a hazy dirt brown with a gray head that dissipates completely. Aroma has a combination of light fruit, grain and spice with a hint of caramel. Flavor starts with earthy grains and light fruit by a bit of backing spice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10295) - FAROE ISLANDS - APR 8, 2009
Botella. Dark brown hazy colour with a nice big head. Sweet roasty caramel and malty aroma with yeast and dark fruits. Good mouthfeel. The flavour has mildly roasty malt and caramel with yeast, dark fruits, spice and some brown sugar.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (10247) - Bochum, Porř, GERMANY - JAN 28, 2013
Bouteille: Reddish chestnut-amber coloured, stable off-white foamy layer, sweet caramelly-toasty nose, some vinous traces detectable, a bit like a german Doppelbock; moderate sweet-sourish flavour, light to medium bodied, but a bit slim for a beer of 8.7%; some vinous traces, again, in the fruity-caramelly finish. a good brew, not too demanding...

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (10081) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2006
Bottle from Super Saver. Hazy brown pour with subdued off-white head. Aromas of caramel malts, some brown sugar, grapes, nuts, and brown sugary peaty funk. The palate is medium to dense, with a nice complexity of flavor, including notes of caramel malt, raisins, brown sugar, and slight old peaty funk. The whole thing never really gets what I would call sweet, but it is more semi-sweet. Well done.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 15, 2010
@ ZBF 2010. Pours deep hazy amber with floaties. Little retention and no lace. Very malty, sweet, maple candies nose. Taste is similar with doppelbock like sweetness and light spices. A good scotch ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (9626) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2007
(750 ml bottle, thanks oh6gdx!) Labeled 8.7% ABV. Clear dark brown color, lasting tan head. Slightly acidic, a bit roasted scent. Weak raissin mixed with chocolate and vinous taste, also alcohol. Warming alcohol feeling, but not in the bad way it sometimes is. Spritzy mouthfeel, medium bitterness.


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