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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Plaid Ferret is low in bitterness. This beer is all about malt and has hints of caramel and a slightly sweet character. Moderate in alcoholic strength, Plaid Ferret is an easy drinking medium bodied ale.

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2.8
djd07 (14508) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2016
Tap at GABF. Pours a cloudy brown with medium beige head that lasts. The aroma is caramel, rye, licorice, bread. Medium body, caramel, bready malt, light finish, decent.

3.4
crossovert (12934) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2016
Draft. Brown amber pour. Nice toffee earthiness, caramel, succulent but not too decadent.

2.5
FROTHINGSLOSH (7796) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2015
Sampled on draft at the brewpub this beer poured a medium brown color with orange highlights and a medium sized beige head that left decent lacing. The aroma was dry and toasty with a bit of tobacco. The flavor was dry, roasty and woody with hints of fruit and caramel underneath. Medium length finish. Medium body. Meh.

3.3
rondphoto (4448) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - AUG 7, 2015
on tap @ Weasel Boy / Zanesville OH --- Nearly clear mahogany brown, beige rim head, dots of lace. Taste is malt and toffee that grows sweeter as it moves to a carbonated swallow. Then, it sweeps easily to a finish with a hint of bittering. Has balance as a caramel malt kind of brew. Big flavor for 4.5% abv. Good lighter side brew.

1.9
nathan30533 (1020) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Not my style. Had on draft at CBC brew pub Columbus Ohio. Dark malty complex. English malt.

3
RRistow12 (866) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Tasted from draft. Pours a clear ruby amber with off white head. Aroma is sweet caramel malt and some dark fruit. Taste is moderately sweet with minimal bitterness. Flavors of caramel, toffee, plums, raisins. Tastes a little thin overall for a scotch. Sticky mouthfeel. Average to sub par scotch ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
Drake (13737) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Draft at West End Ciderhouse, Athens, 7/14/14. Pours a clear dark brown color with a medium sized frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of toffee, dark fruit, caramel and a hint of chocolate. The taste is toffee, burnt sugar, chocolate, caramel, dark fruits. Medium bodied, low carbonation.

3.1
Shot (533) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2014
On tap at Columbus Brewing. Dark brown with a thin head. Aroma of sweet malt and biscuit. Malty flavors with toasty, bready notes. Bone-dry finish with muted hop flavors. An interesting departure from typical malty sweet Scottish ales. Malty, yet dry and crisp. Medium to light mouthfeel. Good, but not great.

3
DialSquare (5029) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2014
On tap at the Daily Growler, UA. Dark brown, tan head. Aroma of roasty caramel, little butter. Tastes are toffee malt, toasted, earthy. 6.0

3
phaleslu (10264) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 27, 2014
Draft at Columbus Brewing Company. Pours a clear amber with a small white head. Notes of toffee, brown sugar, butterscotch, and leaves. Starts a bit on the cloyingly sweet sides but gets blander as it warms. Light-bodied, with a malty, clean mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Doesn’t leave much of an impression.


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