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Jolly Scot Scottish Ale - Appalachian Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

262 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 262
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.39%
Wants: 8
Gots: 12 | 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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Ratings: 262 | Reviews: 134 | Display Reviews Only:
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lccrunchy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

01-11-2012 23:24:05 | More by lccrunchy
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bonbini26

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

01-11-2012 22:10:19 | More by bonbini26
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Pencible

Virginia

3.68/5  rDev +3.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2011 20:55:42 | More by Pencible
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MrBlueShirt

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-28-2011 13:55:59 | More by MrBlueShirt
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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-24-2011 22:30:16 | More by Bdel34
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troegaarden

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +40.8%

12-21-2011 21:38:11 | More by troegaarden
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Ecolello87

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-19-2011 17:22:24 | More by Ecolello87
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fester71

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12-19-2011 00:48:23 | More by fester71
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JimmytheSaintPSU

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.5%

12-15-2011 21:59:23 | More by JimmytheSaintPSU
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THECPJ

Delaware

4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-14-2011 17:05:38 | More by THECPJ
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Johnny5tone

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-11-2011 17:08:15 | More by Johnny5tone
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12-08-2011 03:53:32 | More by orangesol
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12-06-2011 22:15:28 | More by JohneHoodlum
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zoso1967

Michigan

4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-05-2011 01:38:25 | More by zoso1967
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Rhen19

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.5%

12-01-2011 20:31:31 | More by Rhen19
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-29-2011 17:08:07 | More by weaselchew
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jifigz

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: The beer has a great deep burnt red/brown color with a nice tan head that lingers for a short period of time. This beer appears to be bottle conditioned as well and I have only had ABC beers a few times so I am not sure if this is their norm or not. Either way, there is yeast in the bottom so try not to drink that.

S: This beers aroma is very malt and candy sweet. That's what I was expecting and it fits the style.

T: The taste is mostly malty and very sweet. There is a little bit of a stale cigarette style flavor that hits me about half way through and then travels back into malts (I have noticed a similar taste in ABC's IPA.) The beer tastes kind of like a musty basement.

M: This is pretty standard and average.

O: This is nothing too spectacular, but a good beer nonetheless. I probably wouldn't purchase this, but I sure as hell would drink it if someone was giving it to me (which is what happened in this case.)

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 18:16:30 | More by jifigz
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rab53

Washington

3/5  rDev -15.5%

11-22-2011 03:14:23 | More by rab53
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.5%

11-19-2011 11:33:34 | More by bacher468
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Lantern


4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-16-2011 18:49:57 | More by Lantern
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -15.5%

11-15-2011 17:09:12 | More by nmann08
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9InchNails

New Jersey

2.95/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Creamy smooth beige head. Copper penny color body loaded with carbonation. The head fades down to a creamy head

I get a sweet caramel and grainy smell. Kind of bland

The taste is not horrible and doesn't reflect the aroma much. Caramel, brown sugar, some hints of grass, dark fruits like raisins or grapes but the flavors are quite watery.

Light body, light Carbonation, it leaves the lips slightly sticky. It also makes the mouth feel dry.

I remember this being a lot better. Maybe my palate has changed completely. This is a average brew at best. Try their Batch 666 even though it's considered their Winter Warmer.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2011 06:41:45 | More by 9InchNails
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a pretty amber color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts and caramel. Taste is also malty, some caramel, a bit on the sweet side. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an easy drinking and enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2011 14:35:10 | More by tone77
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This poured out as a nice deep amber color with a tan colored head on top. The smell of the beer had a healthy amount of malts and grains on the nose. The taste of the beer was slightly sweet with a nice earthy tone in the aftertaste. The mouthfeel of the beer was decent, nothing too out of the ordinary here. Overall this beer was pretty good I thought.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2011 01:49:43 | More by Knapp85
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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I poured this beer into a pint glass, it has a nice amber color body with very little head, that doesn't stay around long. The smell is sweet and carmely. The taste starts off sweet, then the hops and malt comes through on the middle and back of the tongue. Very nice mouth feel and Overall a good and drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2011 02:39:17 | More by chefhatt
Jolly Scot Scottish Ale from Appalachian Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 262 ratings.