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Scotch Ale - Ellersick Brewing Company

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Scotch Ale
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ellersick Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: RedDiamond on 02-14-2010)
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Ratings: 5 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by RedDiamond:
Photo of RedDiamond
3.08/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Smoky moreso than peaty with haunted lace on a dark mahogany body and no particular smell. The flavor is a bit awkward with its herbal mulch qualities. Certainly it's not traditional. The taste is dusty, punky, and challenging to warm up to. Not bad, but ambiguous and indifferent.

RedDiamond, Feb 14, 2010
More User Reviews:
Photo of jmccraney
4/5  rDev +7.5%

jmccraney, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of flagmantho
3.63/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this beer on-tap in a pint glass at the brewery.

Appearance: rich dark brown with a finger of super creamy tan foam.

Smell: sweet malty aroma with a nice bready character. A bit on the mild side, though, intensity-wise.

Taste: nutty and caramelly malt character. A bit sweet with low bitterness; this beer is decent but tastes more like a brown ale than a Scotch ale.

Mouthfeel: medium body which is super smooth and creamy. Excellent!

Overall: a decent beer if not particularly to-style. Still, I like it.

flagmantho, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of Monteiro
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Day old growler drank with dungeness crab outside on a miserably hot bay.
Initially, I poured this straight out of the fridge, which was far too cold, maybe half a finger of head. After letting it sit for five minutes, I set in. Tons of walnut and some sour spice I cannot pinpoint. Fairly low carbonation. Very, very drinkable at room temperature.

Monteiro, Aug 15, 2010
Photo of Metaltildeath
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Metaltildeath, Jun 20, 2014
Scotch Ale from Ellersick Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.