Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company
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Reviews by NilocRellim:
3.75/5 rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
This ale came on tap and had a murky, reddish brown/amber colour to it. It had a mild aroma of sweet raisin and dark malts. The taste had an odd balance of scotch and malted porter to it. This gives it the figgy/raisin taste that was detected in the smell. Finished with earthy hops and malt.
Would I buy this beer again? Definitely.
Serving type: on-tap
09-04-2013 04:01:31 | More by NilocRellim
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4.05/5 rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours an opaque deep brown with a frothy, lingering khaki head.
Notes of treacle and toffee erupt from the glass, with dates and prunes adding complexity. Rum soaked raisins come to mind, along with a slightly savory, not quite soy character.
Flavor reveals brown sugar and caramel malt serving as the backbone, becoming nutty and toffee like in the slightly sweet finish. Underlying notes of muted prunes, raisins, and dates are welcome distractions from what could be slightly cloying malt sweetness. Cola characteristics emerge late.
Body is on the full side, with modest carbonation and moderate alcohol warmth.
Nice malt character, with a decent amount of estery complexity. Some may think this to be too sweet, but I enjoy it.
Serving type: bottle
07-22-2014 02:24:30 | More by barczar
Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,275 ratings.