Viborg Bryghus
Brewed at Thisted Bryghus

Style: Scottish Ale
Viborg, Denmark


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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
Viborg Scottish Ale is true to the style with its slightly smoked malty caramel flavor and a buttery after taste that is especially pronounced because its brewed using an open fire in the old Scottish tradition. Because of the 7,6% alcohol its classified as a Wee heavy. For food Scottish Ale is nice with fish. Top fermented and cellared in 6 weeks.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Skinnyviking (9243) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2006
Draught. Small off-white head. Hazy dark red brown body. Vinuous aroma. Spicy hops falvor with a well rounded bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
yngwie (16819) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2006
Bottled. Unclear, reddish brown with a beige head. Some smoked/peaty notes in the aroma, with fruit, malt and hints of coffee. Pear, sourness, fruit and some bitterness. Medium body. Some citricness in the finish. Off? Too much sourness I think. (061012)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2006
Hazy deep reddish colour with a small off white head. Light roasted malty aroma with some fruity notes. Light roasted and fruity sweet flavor with a dry and spicy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
joergen (27011) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2006
Bottle. Hazy brown coloured with an off white ehad. Aroma of malts, caramel and fruits with light acidic notes. Light acidic flavour of caramel.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2006
Bottle. Red brown colour with a medium beige head. Light caramel malty, corn aroma and taste. Medium body with a sweet light dry finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
henrikb (1263) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2006
Murky brown, very small beige head; Brown smelling nose, grain or brown bread dough; Very big soft sparkle, in slight bitter, unpleasant textured body; Slight bitter finish, citrus acidy, some length, but I actually wish it would be short!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (47079) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2006
Bottled. Hazy red brown color. Yeasty and fruity aroma. Light fruity and malty flavour with some unclean and unpleasant sourness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (13739) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2006
Draught at Bryggedage Den gamle by. Creamy white good mostly deminishing head. Brown colour. Light malty moderate yeasty a bit soapy aroma. OK flavor, slightly smoked. Average finish. Oily palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ungstrup (36154) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2006
A hazy dark amber beer with a bubbly orange head. The aroma is dusty, malty, and grainy with a light touch of alcohol - I find the aroma boring. The flavor is acidic malty with notes of straw and fruit. I wonder where the acidity comes from - a brewing flaw? remove the acidityand make it sweeter, like I like the style, and You have a decent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2007 (Bottle 50 cl) Clear, amber golden with an off-white head. Fresh and fruity nose with lightly nutty accents. Medium body, soft mouthfeel, some roasted malt notes, nuts and a lightly ashy edge. The finish is dry. More of a Brown Ale really. 150907

(Bottle 50 cl) Pours a hazy, orangey brown with a small, off-white head. Slightly tart, malty aroma. Fairly full-bodied, with roasted malts and a vague, underlying burned edge. I wonder if the underlying tartness is fully intentional. Ends rather dry. Unbalanced and unclean - and clearly a virgin brew from this new brewhouse. Love the idea of a Scottish Ale, it just needs a lot of work. 5/2/4/2/10=2.3 290806

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