1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch AleDark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,259 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,259
Reviews: 521
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 90
Gots: 107 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  9.75% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Available September to March.

(Beer added by: ypsifly on 01-28-2006)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 1,259 | Reviews: 521 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by deltatauhobbit:
Photo of deltatauhobbit
deltatauhobbit

Maine

3.58/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark amber color with a good sized head, bubbles are large but seem to fade at a slow rate

Smell has a huge caramel malt aroma, picking up a bit of toffee in there, roasty toasty notes, light vanilla aspect.

Taste is heavy in caramel malt, sharp carbonation explodes and fills the mouth, maybe a bit too much carbonation, strength is definitely evident but the huge malt character keeps it from being overbearing, slightly nutty aftertaste.

Pretty good scotch ale but the high carbonation kind of hurts this from being better.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2011 00:57:11 | More by deltatauhobbit
More User Reviews:
Photo of nate-henry
nate-henry

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-08-2014 05:19:06 | More by nate-henry
Photo of styleisking
styleisking

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

07-07-2014 13:35:22 | More by styleisking
Photo of KAF
KAF

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

07-06-2014 22:03:19 | More by KAF
Photo of hAle2theWort
hAle2theWort

Maryland

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-06-2014 00:12:56 | More by hAle2theWort
Photo of detroitpat
detroitpat

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-05-2014 20:44:04 | More by detroitpat
Photo of oglmcdgl
oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-01-2014 07:29:16 | More by oglmcdgl
Photo of BryanK
BryanK

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-01-2014 01:56:57 | More by BryanK
Photo of kirchy
kirchy

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-01-2014 01:23:06 | More by kirchy
Photo of Wafflemaker
Wafflemaker


4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

06-30-2014 22:01:19 | More by Wafflemaker
Photo of Mlinden71
Mlinden71


4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-29-2014 14:55:39 | More by Mlinden71
Photo of NonicPanic
NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-28-2014 02:35:52 | More by NonicPanic
Photo of Satchboogie
Satchboogie

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

06-24-2014 03:59:56 | More by Satchboogie
Photo of wrightst
wrightst

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

06-23-2014 03:35:57 | More by wrightst
Photo of BUNZILLA
BUNZILLA

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-21-2014 13:38:47 | More by BUNZILLA
Photo of Rogorama
Rogorama

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

06-20-2014 20:27:10 | More by Rogorama
Photo of tykechandler
tykechandler

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

06-19-2014 04:38:12 | More by tykechandler
Photo of jroberts8811
jroberts8811

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-19-2014 00:07:29 | More by jroberts8811
Photo of kjrod20
kjrod20

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-18-2014 17:27:58 | More by kjrod20
Photo of kidzord
kidzord

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

06-18-2014 17:22:30 | More by kidzord
Photo of dogfishandi
dogfishandi

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

06-15-2014 20:28:31 | More by dogfishandi
Photo of domnalbrecc
domnalbrecc

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

06-12-2014 02:40:00 | More by domnalbrecc
Photo of moshea
moshea

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

06-09-2014 23:41:24 | More by moshea
Photo of bcsbeer
bcsbeer

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

06-08-2014 17:40:44 | More by bcsbeer
Photo of cwd
cwd

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-08-2014 05:28:53 | More by cwd
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,259 ratings.