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RATINGS: 2114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rodzilla79 (90) - Maryland, USA - AUG 7, 2010
I had this beer while visiting providence. It was a great scottish style ale.


3.4
balloonbuffoon (601) - - NOV 18, 2017
12floz, COD: 10.25.2017, $1.75 unit cost, pint glass. 'Ppears chestnut brown with a mighty foam. T'is here foam leaves its film behind as I consumeth. A lil' aroma gives off a general mild roasted character. Notable features are th' walnut and gently burnt (toasted) bread flavors. D'cent full bodied 'merican scotch ale, though I prefer the creaminess of the nitro. Unfortunately, it ain't been 'round these parts for quite some time. D'pendin' on the mood t'is could be be a l'il more favorable, or much less so like in the summer.

3.1
ogivlado (8097) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 7, 2017
Canned 355ml. -Nearly brown coloured, small to medium sized off-white head, caramel in the nose. Sweet malty, light caramel, toasty notes, touch of hops and odd meaty notes as well. Sweetish finish. There's something that I don't like here.

3.8
ehaak26 (710) - - NOV 5, 2017
Can from Hegedorn's. Aroma of caramel, roasted malts, and chocolate. Taste is sweet with a hint of bitterness.

3.4
Maracuja05 (1629) - Mainz, GERMANY - NOV 5, 2017
24-09-17 // can shared at Zwanze Day 2017 @ Mon Petit Café Stuttgart. Thanks for sharing! Good Scotch ale, some tofee caramel seetness, schotch boozyness, roasted malts.

3.5
josanguapo (1922) - SPAIN - OCT 29, 2017
From 32 Great Power. In Teku glass. Watching Broken Mirrror 2x01. With pok cheese. Typical scotch ale well executed. Toffee with a bit of booze and smoke. However, nothing bothering, instead providing it some character.

3.4
LetsGoState (910) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2017
Aroma has hints of scotch. Taste is scotch balanced well with rich malt. Overall very good.

4
manuelacerdan (4) - - OCT 19, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2017 An absolutely beautiful and smooth beer. Malty, and firm in flavor; an excellent companion to anything beef.

3.9
VDuquerroux (1861) - Airvault, Haut-Poitou, FRANCE - OCT 11, 2017
Can 35.5cL. 8%. Purchase ("Biere-revolution.com", FR). Home. A sparkling black beer with mahogany hues ; big beige foamy head ; good retention ; ok lacing. Roast, light caramel, wood, bourbon?, dried fruity notes, licorice, alcohol. Medium sweet, warming, light dry, bitter note. Medium body, light silky creamy texture, average carbonation, sweet caramel strong finish. Overall, very good ! Reading the description, there are "beechwood-smoked malts" ; yes, surely smoky notes.

3.4
mieszal92 (406) - Gliwice, POLAND - OCT 10, 2017
Poszło w aromacie karmelem, kandyzo outwanymi. Slodkie, gęste, oblepiające. Alkohol świetnie ukryty jak na prawie 9%. Kawka, mnóstwo karmelu. Powinno poleżeć w beczce

3.5
Cybuch (566) - Muszyna, POLAND - OCT 10, 2017
W aromacie karmel i rodzynki. Barwa bursztynowa, piana drobna, utrzymujaca sie. W smaku slodkie, brakuje troche gestosci. Na finiszu troche alkoholowe, ale nie przeszkadza to zbytnio. Goryczka na srednim poziomie. Przyjemne, niczego nie urywa.


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