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RATINGS: 819   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Richer than most amber ales, 90 Shilling is smooth & deeply satisfying, with a crisp, clean Colorado taste. The name comes from the old Scottish method of naming a brewery's beer, based on original gravity and resulting tax rating.

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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
paulmetzger (154) - Pocatello, Idaho, USA - JUN 4, 2006
Mountain Brewers Beer Fest 2006. Lack of appearance judging reflects opaque plastic sampling cup. Only average brown ale, a style Im not a huge fan of to begin with.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zombywoof (466) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - MAY 24, 2006
This is a Scottish Ale? I would have pegged this as an American Pale, certainly not an Amber Ale which is what it states on the label. Piney hops and light on the malt. A little fruit and spruce in the nose. I like it better than their wheat beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 8, 2006
On tap at their tasting room. They call this a Scottish? Def. thought it was more of an Amber....pretty light in taste. Decent beer, though one of the weakest I tried at Odell.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
waolsen (1376) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - MAY 8, 2006
tap at tasting room. darker amber pour with thin tiny bubble off white head. lemongrass, hops and malty aroma. very lively on the pallet. orange and malts that tones down with malts and grains.. very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElGaucho (2400) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - APR 17, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2012 Re-rate: 10/22/12: wow I had no idea I had this beerbefell before it was available in the Twin Cities market. And from my original rating it appears its a good thing Im re-rating it. Plain, roasted malt aroma. 4/17/06: MN Ratebeer Winter Gathering 06. Bland, blah flavor. Cardboard consistency. Not good, amateurish, flavorless. Im guessing I had a bad one. Dark amber body. Malty but with a hop profile a little stronger than typical for the style. A very good Scottish ale with moderat sweetness and great drinkability.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vyvvy (6354) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 31, 2006
Nice brown pour, beige head - takes a while to go down. Aroma is light, but has a sweet creaminess with toffee and a hint of chocolate. Taste is not as rich as the aroma - more of a dry taste with a grassy hop finish. Further down the glass the beer smooths out with more of the toffee flavor coming to the front. An interesting interpretation. This would make a nice session beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rastacouere (6177) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 30, 2006
Clear and copper body wears a delicately laced off-white head, clinging completely to the glass sides while resuming to a thin lasting cover. Rather earthy flavor profile shows soft leafy and citrusy hops in the nose, paired with a relatively dark malt taste compared to the color, closing on meatiness. Little fruitiness is at stakes here, but you can dream of orange hints with an effort, while most of the aromas hang around a buttered hazelnut and cerealic, bready and bordering worty range. Rather easy to drink, but pretty plain and more fruits would be enjoyed. Watery texture, very thin bodied yet with a strong carbonation, well distributed that gives a sense of amplitude.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - MAR 20, 2006
Dark amber body with a creamy off-white head. The aroma is light, caramel, cookie dough and dark fruits. Flavor is semi-sweet, caramel, light citrus hops, a touch of roast comes at the end. Mouthfeel is thin but smooth.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fiulijn (20284) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 20, 2006
Beautiful amber color. Simple aroma of maiz flour. Simple taste, with some caramel. A failure. Boring.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JK (6061) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - MAR 13, 2006
Heavily carbonated. A light brown beer, nothing about it stands out as good or bad. Some hops in the aroma and flavor; a little bitter. Simple but good.


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