Green Flash / Pizza Port / Stone Highway 78 Scotch Ale - Stone Brewing Co.
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Reviews by whatthehull:
3.83/5 rDev -0.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
Poured into a New Belgium snifter
A - Blood red, opaque, off white and a bit of plum coloring head, no head and a bit of lacing
S - Malty, toasted, cherry, vanilla, tobacco, oak, almost wine like, alcohol is very present, a bit of chardonnay. Sweet with a fluffy toasted backbone and a bit of cherry grape hop and a floral note. Bitterness may stem from peat
M - Bubbly, carbonated, puckers the mouth and very sticky
D - If you like a big alcohol scotch ales, this is the one for you.
Final Thought - Get this beer while you can, $2.99 is so worth it
Serving type: bottle
02-24-2011 04:38:46 | More by whatthehull
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4.24/5 rDev +10.4%
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.
86 out of 100 based on 553 ratings.