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RATINGS: 2129   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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scotch4281 (39) - Hollywood, Florida, USA - JUL 22, 2008
Awesome, Awesome, Awesome! What a great beer! I really enjoyed trying this one. In fact, I wanted another as soon as I finished. I was really surprised to get such a great flavored, nice body beer out of a can!

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cbreville (5) - Thornton, Colorado, USA - FEB 21, 2009 does not count
Definite unique smoke flavor, heavy body, no noticeable alcohol overtone as I’ve often had with American made Scotch Ales. Probably the most enjoyable beer I’ve had in or out of a can.

5
Patpat20 (2) - USA - DEC 12, 2010 does not count
Great malty perfect for winter. High abv but you would never know. Darker then most scott style ales.

5
mkel07 (5978) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 5, 2013
355ml can from The Beer Cellar. Scotch ale in a can, how good is that. Dark copper colour, light brown head and a strong caramel nutty aroma. The flavour hits all parts of the mouth and is quite rich and smooth.

5
bRUskerDude (4) - Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2013 does not count
Love the appearance, the aroma, the full, creamy flavor yet medium-heavy body. Overall, an excellent beer. The chocolate, the malt and caramel flavors are so perfectly balanced.

5
miscyn57 (3) - Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA - JUN 23, 2014 does not count
Best tasting beer! Malty goodness! Have tried it cold and warmed with brown sugar, butter and spices. Delicious both ways! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
tsd08460 (1167) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAR 6, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2016 Can from Whole Foods Market Fair Lakes Aroma: smoke, alchohol. roasty Appearance: rubyred Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, Body: full body, thick feel,

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dongerna (1) - - DEC 13, 2015 does not count
This was the first Scottish Ale I ever tasted and remains my favorite. It is what I rate other Scottish Ales against. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
shanoknowsfood (95) - Hawaii, USA - JUN 23, 2016
"Can @ Barnacle Bills - Pours a reddish-brown with medium head. Minimal lacing. Aroma of bittersweet cocoa, caramel, malts, figs, nuts, dates, anise, nutmeg, and allspice. Taste the same. Palate of sweetness and chocolate and plums. Thick, choco deliciousness! Mmmm, yum! Loved every drop."

4.9
starfireming (309) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2006
Beautiful, oh, my yes. Some sediment; been aged a month or four. Lovely opaque espresso colour, tan head. Chocolate toffee coffee scent, very nice. As it warms it gets better. Rich palate, alcohol is well-hidden, some carbonation matched with substantial malt flavours. Tops.


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