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Hope & King Scotch Ale - Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

Hope & King Scotch Ale
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87
very good

129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9.51%


Brewed by:
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our interpretation of the classic ale that originated in Glasgow, Scotland. A full-body ale, rich in malt complexity. Brewed with both English and American barley and many, many specialty malts allowing hints of roasted chocolate, caramel and raisins with very little hop presence.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-28-2003)
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BrewMaster

California

4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Dark brown with a red hue. A creamy tan head rests on top. The head is so creamy it nearly forms a skin on top. Very nice lacing anda lively head revived with some swirling.

Smell: Sweet maltiness with dates, raisins, brown sugar, and grape molasses. Rich with dry fruit scents and crisp sugars.

Taste and Mouthfeel: Sweet and malty to open with lots of dry fruit flavors to match the nose. Raisins and molasses build a full body with great sweetness. The beer also has great toasted malt flavors that blend well with the sweetness. Some floral hop flavors round out the ending flavors.

Drinkability: This is a very well done Scotch ale. I like the toastiness balancing with the thick, dry fruit flavors.

Serving type: on-tap

01-28-2006 04:31:01 | More by BrewMaster
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Hope & King Scotch Ale from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.