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Jolly Scot Scottish Ale - Appalachian Brewing Company

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Ratings: 278
Reviews: 136
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 9
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Appalachian Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-10-2002)
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

yergermeister, Apr 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

hardcor33, Apr 15, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Gatordaddy, Apr 14, 2012
Photo of yankeefan287
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

yankeefan287, Mar 18, 2012
Photo of robieobie1
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

robieobie1, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of bubseymour
3.08/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Appearance - murky iced tea look to this one. No head or retention

Smell - Some sweetness and malt

Taste - Nicely flavored but too light in flavor. No hop presence or crispness.

Mouthfeel - tastes very flat and watery

Overall - This was very average and easily forgetable. Drinkable but boring.

bubseymour, Feb 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

Mudawg, Feb 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

testch09, Feb 26, 2012
Photo of iparules
4/5  rDev +12.4%

iparules, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of DarthKostrizer
2.98/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Look: Dark reddish brown with more red than brown. 1/4 inch tan head which disappears really quickly

Smell: Rich malt with lots of raisin and smells a bit dirty

Taste: Very malty and sweet upfront with quite a bit of dark fruit throughout especially raisin

Mouthfeel: Medium body and ample carbonation and a bit prickly

Overall: Not a bad scotch ale not sure if I will be seeking this one out again however

DarthKostrizer, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of StoryOfTheGhost
2.88/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

A- Amber- white head that completely dissipates

S- very faint. A bit grainy. Caramel hops, vanilla

T- Grainy, malty, some sweetness. Don't know if my palate is just shot, but it just does not have any real flavor that is noticeable

M- carbonated, light body, flavor quickly evaporates

O- just not a very good beer. Will not drink again

StoryOfTheGhost, Feb 09, 2012
Photo of thekevlarkid
3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Out of a chilled bottle the beer was a clear amber color with lots and lots of rising carbonation. The khaki colored head retained well and left spots of lacing down to the end. The aroma was of slightly toasted malt, nuts, a little earth and bread along with a slightly musty note. The flavors were nice, a blend of sweet malt, citrus, apricot, a touch of figs and a caramel malt finish. The mouthfeel was smooth, the body medium and the carbonation frothy. Very easy to drink and quite pleasant though not as assertive as many beers of the same ilk.

thekevlarkid, Feb 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

chasmandocharles, Feb 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

rydev24, Feb 05, 2012
Photo of VonRoll
2.95/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Rich deep Red/Honey Amber in color. Poured creamy off white head 1/2" thick, quite bubbly.

Smell: Both hop and malty notes, slightly smokey smell.

Taste: Tastes of light hop notes and smooth malt finish.

Mouthfeel: Very smooth on the palate, light on tongue, heavier on sides and back of mouth.

Overall: This beer is on the lighter side of the Scottish Red Ale style. Not as smooth as a Killians per say. Reminded me more of a Lager with red coloring with a hint of smoked malt. Definitely a beer to try. Just a tad more carbonation bite than most Red Scot Ales.

VonRoll, Feb 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

AndrewMichael, Feb 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

lccrunchy, Jan 11, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

bonbini26, Jan 11, 2012
Photo of Pencible
3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: This poured a clear dark copper with moderate light tan head.
S: It smelled like copper hops and nutty malt, with some caramel and oak and a bit of butterscotch.
T: It tasted like nutty malt with copper hops and sweet earthy caramel and butterscotch. It had a very clean and mild bittersweet aftertaste.
M: It was fairly thick with moderate carbonation. Nice full body.
D: This was a decent Scottish ale, but not in the top tier. The scent and taste were good not great. The body was great and it was easy to drink. Not bad but not memorable.

Pencible, Dec 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

MrBlueShirt, Dec 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Bdel34, Dec 24, 2011
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5/5  rDev +40.4%

troegaarden, Dec 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Ecolello87, Dec 19, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

fester71, Dec 19, 2011
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

JimmytheSaintPSU, Dec 15, 2011
Jolly Scot Scottish Ale from Appalachian Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 278 ratings.