Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale

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Brewed by Renaissance Brewing
Style: Scotch Ale
Blenheim, New Zealand
Serve in Thistle

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unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is the big, hearty ’red wine’ of our range. Nine malts are blended to produce layers of caramel, coffee, liquorice, chocolate and roasty flavours and these are balanced by a tart, raisiny fruitiness that gradually gives way to a lingering dry finish. Rich, full bodied. warming and moreish. Stonecutter pairs well with venison, roast beef or lamb, or the heartiest casseroles and stews. For dessert try with a creme brulee or, of course, Scottish shortbread.

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2.8
Michael27 (2219) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 21, 2017
Fresh from the tap at Hopfenreich. Dark Redbrown with a thick foam layer. Multi-malty aromes are dominating.

3.8
Idiosynkrasie (7726) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 21, 2017
330ml bottle. Cloudy, reddish brown colour with average, thick, frothy to creamy, moderately lasting and lacing, off-white to beige head. Malty aroma has notes of toffee and nougat, fruity hoppy overtones with hints of red berries, a touch of plum. Taste is fruity hoppy and moderately sweet, slightly toasty and minimally smoky malty, notes of toffee, nougat, plum, red berries, honey, wafers; bitter hoppy finish, minimally sticky palate. Clean, rich, balanced.

3.5
Tjeerd (609) - GERMANY - AUG 26, 2017
Blij deze te kunnen drinken. Een warm, wijnig bier, maar niet barley achtig. Fruitig, koffie/caramelachtig en ook nog een beetje rokerig. Grappig.

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jrh2254 (142) - burton-on-trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2017
From a beer hawk mystery case. Was 7.5% Pours dark brown with a thin head at about 4degrees c. Little aroma. Taste of malt ,chocolate and whisky overtones. Smooth, sweet and very nice for a change. Not a session ale ! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
explosivedog (1420) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 28, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours brown. Biscuit, sherry, apricot, dried apple, pepper, little funk. Fine.

3.2
kermis (14212) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 2, 2017
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Draft at Kaapse Maria. Hazy amber brown with a creamish tan head. Aroma of tart dark fruits, malt, caramel, vinous notes, light smoke, light coco powder and raisins. Flavour is heavy sweet and a little sour. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. [18/06/2017]

3.5
simontomlinson (530) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2017
Frothy beige head stayed well dark oak coloured, still body. Malt & demerara aroma with plum & berries. Medium bodied. Lightly carbonated, thin on back. Sour berries tastes with plum, cherries, brown sugar & raisins.

3.9
metalspice (1023) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - APR 17, 2017
mørk mahogni i fargen med fint skum. Karamell, vanilje noe røykt torv og lett tobakk preger både lukt og smak. Silkemykt

3.8
yngwie (17109) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 17, 2017
Bottle, at Duggfrisk. A dense, pale beige head forms over an unclear brown body. The aroma has lots of sweetish toffee, with dirt and some chocolate and coffee. It’s full-bodied and quite sweet on the palate, smoothly carbonated, and with toffee and dark sugary sweetness dominating. Some chocolate and coffee chiming in, and there’s a good bitterness as well. Lasting sweet, malty finish. A really pleasant scotch. 160820

3.4
thejackpacker (529) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2017
Bottle from beer hawk. It is a red wine of a beer, deeply flavourful and sour. Spicy on the palate. I find it an uncomfortable half way house though of sour and barrel aged. Aroma is very much like port (wine, raisin, molasses). Nice but wouldn’t get again; no doubt exemplary for its style.


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