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Brewed by John Martin
Style: Scotch Ale
Genval, Belgium
Serve in Thistle

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RATINGS: 559   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Gordon Scotch Ale was born in the limpid highlands among isolated lochs and haunting Scottish castles. This brown beer, reminiscent of a dark ruby, is full of contrast - both strong and smooth. Its creamy head is delectation for the palate. This unique nectar can also be discovered under the name of Douglas Scotch Ale. Has been renamed ’Finest Scotch’ in 2006.
Note: ABV at some point from 8.6% to 8%.

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2.7
Wolfbass (1166) - Firenze, ITALY - MAY 8, 2016
Sinceramente non sopporto questo tipo di birre, ma questa almeno un poco, anche se con fatica riesco a finirla...

4
Althaus (13) - Oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 4, 2016
medium body, creamy, average carbonation, astringent, citrus, woody, roasty, brown, clear, white foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness,

3
Pim_zom (11) - NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2016
Reuk oxidatie? Rozijn, caramel, vol gebrand, ijzer, mooi zacht van smaak! Bierrrr

4
bjakk (779) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - APR 22, 2016
Red, clear with white foam that dosnt last. Malt, burned sugar in the aroma. Sweet, raisins, malt, with sweet, raisins in the aftertaste.

4
leduardol (147) - - APR 4, 2016
Mais que a aprendia, ao servi-lo há uma explosão de aromas. Sua cor marrom acobreada, opaca, com creme bege baixo e persistente que ganhe um renda linda no copo. Formado por bolhas assimétricas e carbonatação média para alta. Aroma defumado Apresentou coloração avermelhada, quase chegando ao cobre e com pouca translucidez. Acima do líquido se forma uma creme de coloração bege, formação abundante e uma duração razoável. Aromas de malte dominam (malte whisky e defumado) caramelo, Frutas secas. Na boca textura licorosa, dulçor e malte bem presente justificando o alto corpo, picante e amargor suave (floral) e bem inserido se acentuando no retrogosto . Apesar de esperado, notas de madeira são suaves. Uma cerveja que impressiona. Garrafa de 330ml - Luxemburgo, Luxemburgo (3/4/2016) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
Rugamu (174) - SPAIN - APR 3, 2016
Gran scotch ale con un sabor muy intenso con trazas de chocolate y de café y que entra sola. Repetiré sin dudarlo.

3.5
Gaelic (179) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 1, 2016
Ruby, brown ale. Thick cream head. Toffees, caramel, nice bitter, ripe fruit. Not spectacular, but not bad.

4
josanguapo (1681) - SPAIN - MAR 21, 2016
From 2d2despuma. In Teku glass. Watching True Detective 2x05. Great aroma. Some dark fruits and some caramel in its taste. Pretty enjoyable

3.7
Garrold (5276) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle, picked up in a Brussels supermarket. Clear, dark copper colour. Lasting, light tan head. Nose is nutty. Some squidgy malts. Toffee. Burnt caramel. Booze and yeast. Taste is caramel sweet. Vine fruit dryness. Some burnt bitterness. Bit of booze on the palate. Not overly smooth. Dryish finish.

3.6
Biroholik (1377) - Sosnowiec, Poland, POLAND - FEB 20, 2016
Kolor: Rubinowy. Bardzo lubię ten kolor. Piwo w pełni klarowne.
Piana: Przybrudzona biel, szybko opada , drobne pęcherzyki. Perfekcyjnie oplata ścianki kielicha.
Zapach : Sympatyczny. Generalnie jest słodko-słodowo. Jest tutaj sporo słodkich aromatów: ciemne i czerwone owoce. Najwyraźniej można wyczuć wiśnie i czereśnie. Troszeczkę chmielowych nut również się pojawia.
Smak: Błogi i słodki, ale nie zamulający. Czuć znowu wiśnie i czereśnie, a także karmel i miód. Na koniec rodzynki oraz suszone owoce. Goryczka średnia. 8% alkoholu świetnie zamaskowane.
Wysycenie: Średnie.
Podsumowanie:
Belgijski browar a raczej jego przedstawiciel w osobie Johna Martina stworzył to bardzo dobre Scotch Ale. Piwo ma wiele do zaoferowania : od rodzynek, przez śliwki, wiśnie i czereśnie, skończywszy na karmelu i miodzie. Do powtórzenia na bank! Ciekawy styl i gładkie odczucie w ustach.


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