Green Flash / Pizza Port / Stone Highway 78 - Scotch Barrel Blend 1

Formerly brewed at Stone Brewing
Style: Scotch Ale
Escondido, California USA
Serve in Thistle


on tap


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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
Unfiltered and aged 16 months in 20% Highland Malt Whisky Barrels, 40% Islay Malt Whisky Barrels, and 40% Lowland Grain Whisky Barrels.
The Chuck / Jeff / Mitch Blend

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnsense (1581) - - APR 23, 2017
Amber pour, virtually no head. Smoky aroma, earthy, ash, scotch. Loads of barrel in the taste, smoke, oak, ash, scotch highlights come through better as it warms. Medium body, lower carbonation, still a touch boozy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (11964) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 23, 2017
big smoke and scotch. dark smoke coloured body. big mouthfeel. big beer a sipper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (5545) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle. Clear reddish brown pour, with a small light tan head. Scotch whiskey, caramel, apple, wood, smoke, peat, and some chemical smoke.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlovakSniper (5514) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 24, 2015
Un liquide assez brun et passablement boueux. Aucune vritable mousse ne se dveloppe. Au nez, caramel et toffee, cerises de Pologne et scotch bien fum. Intressant sans tre rellement renversant. Au got, force active par le ft, bois brl, tourbe qui fume, base malte qui nest pas son plein potentiel et succulents fruits rouges. tonnante, pourrais-je dire. Corps diminu par son vieillissement et bulles de bire imbib de scotch. Acidit et poivre en fin de gorge. Bouteille bue partiellement avec madame ma femme. Merci Ferris pour cette bouteille.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marheb (5705) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 3, 2015
(Pendant le Calm before the sorm Stone Liberty Station): Grande chaleur, tannins et fumes dans un liquide aminci qui respire le caramel brl. Faut aimer lassaut tourb inconditionnellement.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (5554) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Bottle at Liberty Station. Pours ruby copper with a fizzy off white head. Tastes very dry, like scotch, ash, dried fruits, woody. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like booze, ash, smoke, dried fruits, wood.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOLTZ7555 (3027) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle shared by Sparky! Peaty, tart cherry skin, ash, oak, malty, and some mineral. Just not a huge fan!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (11659) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 6, 2014
"Whoa...this is the leel of peaty malty goodness I was hoping for in the base, or even the original whiskey version. While those were adequately malty and fruity, they lacked the peat. Im not looking for a smoke monster, and this was not one. But it is a ridiculously drinkable as balanced beer, especially at 12.5%! Aroma and taste of charred oak, peat, apple and other fruit. Little show of alcohol, though its a sipper. Love this beer. Wish it was a locally available option, and Im VERY curious about the batch 2 blend. Kudos Stone. "

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maddog (526) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle purchased in San Diego. Ive waited over a year to try this beer and it does not disappoint. A strange and different beer. Big, malty, smoky with even a sourness to it. Aromas of whiskey barrel and the pour is cloudy, dark amber. Not sure where the tartness is coming from, but Im liking it especially as it warms.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (14508) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2014
500 ml bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of smoke, toffee, fruitiness, light caramel and light oak. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of toffee, smoke, iodine, light caramel, light fruitiness and light oak with a smooth dry lingering smokey finish.

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