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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

1,259 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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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)
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Ratings: 1,259 | Reviews: 521 | Display Reviews Only:
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domnalbrecc

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-08-2014 05:28:53 | More by cwd
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buddha5050

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

06-06-2014 03:38:29 | More by buddha5050
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fscottkey

New York

3.34/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: Nice clear ruby red - with light penetration. 1/2 a finger head last no time at all.

S: Slightly metallic smell.

T: Follows the nose up front - with a slight metallic taste. Booze in the mid palate and a slight scotch after taste. As it warms the alcohol tones down some and there are sweeter notes.

M: Medium body low carbonation.

O: I am a little disappointed. I wanted so much from this guy. But the nose was lacking and the taste hits with a lot of booze. It just feels unbalanced. I searched for a born on date - in hopes of bailing them out (like I got an old one) but I can't find it. As it warms there is additional sweetness which yanks some of the scores up out of the basement.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 01:30:20 | More by fscottkey
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-01-2014 01:26:43 | More by Latarnik
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MisterFuzz

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-28-2014 03:23:18 | More by MisterFuzz
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lochef81

Michigan

4.21/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This wonderful scotch ale pours a deep mahogany color with a small off white head that leaves generous lacing and thick legs. The nose is a rich bouquet of caramel malts, woodsy notes, smoke, and a hint of booze. Mouthfeel is thick and syrupy; in the best opulently rich way. The flavor follows the nose with lots of sweet toffee malt, earthy peat, and gently warming alcohol. I'm a big fan of both Dark Horse and Scotch ales and this is one of my favorites. If they made a bba version, I'd be in heaven.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2014 03:07:26 | More by lochef81
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stomioka

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

05-25-2014 21:52:22 | More by stomioka
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dexterk1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-24-2014 23:01:14 | More by dexterk1
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EJJ1848

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-24-2014 20:49:58 | More by EJJ1848
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Bnjmnlws

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

05-22-2014 11:02:36 | More by Bnjmnlws
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mcgovern1010

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-19-2014 14:46:49 | More by mcgovern1010
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northstar23

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

05-17-2014 04:14:03 | More by northstar23
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paresis

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-13-2014 00:48:57 | More by paresis
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ThirstySavage

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-11-2014 15:11:36 | More by ThirstySavage
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badmotorgrunge

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-10-2014 11:33:39 | More by badmotorgrunge
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thickgirth

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-06-2014 02:31:40 | More by thickgirth
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Beershack

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-04-2014 12:38:32 | More by Beershack
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jhlosito75

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

05-04-2014 01:00:41 | More by jhlosito75
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Triklino

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-03-2014 01:02:01 | More by Triklino
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jl2414

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-02-2014 16:47:25 | More by jl2414
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KFrank729

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-02-2014 13:27:20 | More by KFrank729
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amalburg

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-01-2014 22:54:53 | More by amalburg
Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,259 ratings.