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RATINGS: 2084   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Old Chub is a Scottish style ale brewed with copious amounts of crystal and chocolate malts, and a dash of beechwood-smoked malts. While Dale's Pale Ale ("the best-tasting canned beer I've ever had," according to many brewers and beer experts) is a showcase of both hops and pale malts, Old Chub is a celebration of malts. The cola-colored beer features a dense, tawny head, a creamy mouthful and flavors of caramel, chocolate and lightly roasted malt. Complex and rich, it finishes with a whisper of smokiness that calls to mind a fine single malt scotch. Old Chub weighs in at 8 % alcohol by volume.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scania (188) - Malm, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2006
Can!. Brown, tan head. Malty, nutty aroma. Mouthfeel is medium. Roasted malt flavor with caramel. Bitter finish

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
garretjax (103) - Colorado, USA - NOV 10, 2006
Again the best beer in a can. An odd scottish ale, this beer is big on flavor and a bit sweet for some. Grainy mocha and chocolate flavored malts thoughout. Not as smokey or creamy as they claim. Super rich! Three cans are enough.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (23793) - Malm, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2006
Can. Dark amber/brown colour with a small off-white head. Dry malty hoppy aroma. Has a malty and hoppy flavor with some hints of caramel. Leaving you with a dry bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
PWalk (337) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2006
Tasty with a nice malt character to it. Feels kinda thin on the palate. Finish had a little extra alcohol in it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2006
Can. Pours a dark brown body with ruby tinges on the edge and a large creamy brown head. Superb aroma - caramel, butterscotch, peat, roasted malt, and sugar. Great flavour profile is present too - toasty malts, nuts, a touch of smokiness, and chocolate. Alcohol is well blended. Excellent.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerdedone (3275) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 1, 2006
Can sampled at the Newtown Brewfest with Stegosaurus and The Mad Indian. Pours a bronze with an off-white head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, and chocolate. The flavor is mainly roast, smoke and chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1908) - Earth, Washington, USA - OCT 23, 2006
12 oz can. Pours a lightly ambered brown tone thats fairly dark with a light tanned head. Aroma smells of heavy carmalized malts, toffee, and molasses cookies. The flavor has a rich sense of a lot of what happens with the nose, a very heavy carmalized, and almost smokey malt, backed with chocolate, toffee, and molassesy raisin breads. Near the finish a light, but noticable alcohol presence makes itself known, which gently warms the brain. Hands down the best beer Ive had out of a can, and one damn good scotch ale!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RagallachMC (631) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 21, 2006
12oz can courtesy of CaptainCougar. Aroma: Sweet malt, strong breadiness, light chocolate and smoke. Appearance: Dark reddish-brown in color. Head was light tan, full, and creamy. Good retention and nice lacing. Flavor: Sweet malt with a touch of molasses. Chocolate and toffee. Again with the breadiness. Light anise and smoke. Tasty. Nice sweetness, but doesnt finish super sweet. Palate: Medium bodied. Medium-high carbonation. Light alcohol warming. Overall: I have to agree. The best beer Ive ever had from a can. Good representation of the style and very drinkable. Only issue is that carbonation seemed a little high. Besides that, very nice. Glad I have another of these to look forward to.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2006
Can sampled at the Newtown Brewfest with Beerded_one and the Mad Indian. Pours a deep bronze with an off-white head. Aroma of roasted caramel malts, toffee, and chocolate. The flavor is roast, caramel, and chocolate. Good body, good brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadIndian (2743) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2006
Drank with Stegosaurus and Beereded_one at Newton brew fest. This was just ok for me no real charecter just bland. Roasted malt flavor with caramel. Not a bad brew but nothing great


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