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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
91
outstanding

1,465 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,465
Reviews: 542
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 104
Gots: 170 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

I don't know exactly what to say about this beer, so I'll just focus on the important bits.

S: Caramel and dark fruit, but also raw wort (sweet and grainy).

T: Follows the nose, caramel sweetness, dark fruit, raw wort, and more bitterness than the other offerings I've had of the style.

This is an odd one, I homebrew so I'm used to tasting wort before fermentation, and this is very reminiscent. Almost as though they blended this beer with raw wort, odd.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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2.85/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3

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3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a dark mahogany brown with one finger white head and no lacing.

S: Caramel, toffee, and brown sugar.

T: Sweet caramel mixed with cinnamon and brown sugar. Toasted bread.

M: Medium body with a slightly sweet finish.

O: Easy drinking and enjoyable, but nothing crazy outstanding about this one.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,465 ratings.