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RATINGS: 2122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alteregoo (1338) - Kalisz, POLAND - MAR 21, 2017
Obfita, średnio trwała piana. Barwa brązowo herbaciana, klarowna. Aromat delikatny, karmelowy, orzechowy, delikatnie wędzony w ogniskowy sposb. W smaku płsłodkie, karmelowe, z nutkami Werthers Original, kakao i orzechw laskowych, wędzonka daleko w tyle. Goryczka nieduża, tytoniowa, lekko palona. Lekko cierpkie, średnio wysycone, nie gęste i nieźle pijalne w odbiorze.
Całkiem ciekawa odskocznia od RISw czy IPA, aczkolwiek dość mdłe na dłuższą metę, do najlepszych w mojej opinii piw w tym stylu wciąż daleko (Dark Horse Scotty Karate i Blue Mountain - MacHaydens Wee Heavy).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewBrain (168) - Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2017
Can to tulip glass. Delicious caramel, molasses, mild smoky aroma. Dark brown/burgundy color with small brown head. Flavor is caramel, butterscotch, prune, smoke. Moderate carbonation, thick mouthfeel. Sweet and mild tangy aftertaste. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nasty3939 (26) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 4, 2017
On tap at the Boardroom in FWB. They didnt have a Porter or a Stout on tap so James recommended the Old Chub. Excellent beer with everything you look for in a dark beer. Reminded me of some great RIS.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dervock (1253) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 3, 2017
Can - pours dark brown with a short lived thin tan head. Aroma is burnt sugar, caramel, dried friit and generally sweet. Taste is sweet burnt sugar, rum and dried fruit. Finish is sweet and lingering with a rummy bitter taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlazerT (1048) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - FEB 16, 2017
Bottle. Teku. Deep brown with moderate, light brown, semi-thick, frothy head. Good head retention and lacing. Moderate to heavy malty aroma - some burnt caramel, roasted, chocolate, notes of smokiness. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet an slight to moderate bitter - average to long duration. Medium body, oily texture, soft to average carbonation, finish is malty, sugarish. In overall not the best scotch ale I had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bergstaden (2872) - Rros, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2017
Brown with off white head - Malt aroma with hints of roasted malt - Malt body with some roasted notes and a fruity hop in the back - The malt and fruity hops goes into the finish - This was good

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mjmoen (494) - - JAN 24, 2017
A-. Pours a clear brown color with khaki head. Not harsh like i was expecting. Good flavor

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gephross100 (904) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - JAN 20, 2017
On draft at the source. Pours dark reddish brown with a small off white head. Caramel, beachwood, very bitter dark chocolate. Average carbonation light mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Satyroneto (373) - BRAZIL - JAN 14, 2017
Cor marrom escura com leve brilho rubi; presena de bom perlage mas pouco visvel pela cor escura da cerveja; espuma bege de baixa/mdia formao com alta persistncia e formao de bom lacing. Aroma maltado de chocolate, frutas secas e nozes, alm de um toque de madeira. Sabor inicial de chocolate e frutas secas evoluindo para um final de levssimo amargor amadeirado; retrogosto de madeira lembrando usque escocs. Corpo mdio e baixa carbonatao.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beer_rookie (545) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 10, 2017
Pours a very dark brown color. About one finger or so tan colored head. Poor retention, slight lacing.

Aroma is strong, almost winey. Dark fruits, chocolate, wine.

Taste is winey. Very malty. Sticky sweet. Brown sugar. Caramel. A little alcohol burn.

Mouthfeel is heavy/full bodied. Sticky mouthfeel. Its also slick and oily, almost like Nyquil. It costs the mouth and throat with stickiness. Alcohol burn. Interesting.

Overall, its pretty good. Its good, but a little difficult to drink because if is so heavy. I like it, but it isnt very drinkable. Its a one and done. Or two and through. Id probably recommend it, and Id probably buy it again

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