Scottish Ale - Laht Neppur Brewing Company
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Ratings: 4 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
1.48/5 rDev -47.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.5
Pours cola brown with caramel hues, some fine creamy foam atop. Smells like dough, some baked pizza smells, some nougat but really no appealing. Flavor is boozy and phenolic - really hard for me to get bast the alcohol, banana, and nailpolish. Medium bodied with light carb and an off dry finish.
Serving type: on-tap
02-28-2013 02:47:30 | More by harrymel
2.68/5 rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
My third & final beer at Brouwers for the evening after an excellent lamb burger, good fries, & tasty sauce to dip them both in. I'll be consuming the balance of that burger tomorrow at the airport. See my & envy me, puny fliers!
Very dark for a scotch ale, on the heavily serious side of blanket brown, with a haze of red. Smell is pretty light, sweet malting.
Laht Neppur Scottish Ale doesn't really belong in its weight class. The taste reaches for mediocre & falls a bit short. The malts are dull...and there's not much else.
That word fits it perfectly. A dull brew. Unfortunately, this isn't something I'd order again. In a state/city swimming with microbrews, this one needs to up its game several notches to compete with more worthy offerings. I hope it succeeds!
Serving type: on-tap
10-21-2010 07:22:52 | More by maximum12
3.6/5 rDev +27.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
32oz mason jar filled at the brewery and shared with the Boise geeks..
Pours dark copper/lite brown.. pretty highlites.. short lasting tan head.
Aromas are pretty much spot on albeit a tad light.. malty for sure with some lite caramel... just doesn't seem deep enough to be a homerun.
Flavors are the same.. plenty of malts.. hints of some nuttiness. deeeep toast... still could use a bit more up front heavy malts.. and a touch more sweetness.
Body is on the light side of the style..
There aren't really any "flaws", except it seems a little shallow and could use some dialing in toward the malt side of things.
I dig it ... just a tad light for my liking.
Serving type: growler
06-28-2010 09:04:12 | More by JohnGalt1
3.53/5 rDev +25.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
This Scotch-style ale is incorrectly labeled a Scottish though it is a full 8% ABV. It is one of only a few strong ales Laht Neppur brews and the only one I've seen bottled. It is cola colored with infinitesimally small bubbles and an absent head.
I had a moment of concern about the aroma, which was swampy and suggestive of a troublesome infection. But there's no trouble to the sweet, plummy taste with its near absent bittering so I'm wondering if a slight measure of peat malts contributes that swampy herbalness. Bottom line is that I'd be quite pleased to drink another.
Serving type: bottle
04-27-2009 02:02:26 | More by RedDiamond
Scottish Ale from Laht Neppur Brewing Company
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