Green Flash / Pizza Port / Stone Highway 78 Scotch Ale - Stone Brewing Co.
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Reviews by Axic10:
4.28/5 rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured from a 12oz bottle into a tulip glass.
Appearance: Pours a deep dark brownish red with a half finger of bubbly tan head.
Smell: Sweet toasted malt, caramel, some smoke, bready malt, slight hint of the alcohol
Taste: Bready and caramel malt, subtle dark fruits, some toffee. Very smooth.
Mouthfeel: A little thin bodied for my tastes, but very smooth.
Overall: Definitely one of the better Scotch Ales I've had. Will probably have to go get some more.
Serving type: bottle
04-03-2011 21:24:54 | More by Axic10
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4.24/5 rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
12 oz. bottle pouted into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint Glass. Liquid pours light brown and amber with light red highlights. A little lighter when held up to the light. Pretty good clarity, some slight particles floating around. Off white/cream collared head, not much in the way of lacing and it doesn't stick around too long.
Smells really good. Lots of caramelized malts, a reasonable dose of vanilla, brown sugar/butter blend, followed by an appropriate amount of spicy hops.
Taste might be a touch better than the smell. Very well malted, but not in the slightest bit a sugar bomb. Plenty of caramelized roasted malts, a nice vanilla/brown sugar blend. There's also the slightest bit of an earthy smoke flavor. Mostly herbal hops with the slightest touch of over ripe, sweet tangerine citrus.
Mouthfeel is great. Full bodied and a good carbonation level. Slightly buttery with a nice dry, spicy finish. Really drinkable, goes pretty quick, especially for a scotch ale. Nice job boys, another awesome Stone Collab.
Serving type: bottle
01-11-2014 03:36:20 | More by AndyAvalanche
Green Flash / Pizza Port / Stone Highway 78 Scotch Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 548 ratings.