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Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch AleDark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,269 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,269
Reviews: 522
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 92
Gots: 108 | 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)
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imperialbigswig

Wisconsin

4.2/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I love this stuff, definitely one of my favorite scotch ales, I wish more of the scotch ales came out like this one.
A- dark rich amber, heavy sediment in the bottom of the bottle.
S- heavy, malty, sweet, smoke?,
T- malty
m- medium weight, not light not heavy
D- another dangerous high abv brew, too easy drink for the high abv, Nice Work!!
Note: I really think this needs to be available year round

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2008 21:11:59 | More by imperialbigswig
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barczar

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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
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Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,269 ratings.