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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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1,462 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,462
Reviews: 542
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 104
Gots: 167 | 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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3.64/5  rDev -9.7%

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4.83/5  rDev +19.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Scotty Karate!!! Jugs!!!

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.04/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.19/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours a dark reddish-brown with a one-finger off-white creamy head. Light sticky lacing.

S - Aroma of scotch, caramel malts, and dark fruits.

T - The flavor follows the nose. Sweet caramel malts and toffe upfront followed by scotch and some breadiness. The finish has some ripe dark fruits and some light booziness.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Very soft and creamy mouthfeel.

O - Very nice scotch ale and another strong beer from Dark Horse. Very smooth and drinkable especially at 9.75% ABV.

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3.64/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

A boozy malt-bomb.

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

A - Dark brown, highlights at the edge. Barely any head fades quickly, leaves no lacing.
S - Malt, peat
T - More malt, peat, vanilla, licorice, alcohol burn afterwards
M - Medium, low carb
O - I'm not a huge fan of scotch ales in general. Others have said this is a relatively low flavor scotch ale. So it appeals to me. Glad to have tried.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

12oz bottle from this years release into snifter glass

A- Dark redish-brown. thin ring of head around the enge
S- Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet. Butterscotch and tons-o-sugar
T - Not as sweet as the nose, but still pretty sweet. Bit of a strange after taste... probably not going to finish 12 oz
M- Medium

O- Note really impressed for a scotch ale, sorry DH

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Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,462 ratings.