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Scottish Light - C.H. Evans Brewing Company

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Scottish Light
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75
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13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 13.61%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
C.H. Evans Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  3.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-18-2002)
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Ratings: 13 | Reviews: 7 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by MTMugs:
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MTMugs

New York

2.58/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Ice cold water. Not a bit of flavor. According to it's description, it has a "short finish". Ha! It's so short, it doesn't even reach my ankles.

Serving type: on-tap

06-18-2002 12:40:38 | More by MTMugs
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A-Light amber color, carbonated.

S-Very bland. Some malt flavors but the definition of average smelling beer.

T-Once again bland, some malt. I wonder how this is a scotch ale, very light and not much roasted malt present.

M-Light and carbonated

D-As I said before, this is a scotch ale. I haven't had many but Sam Adams Scotch Ale and Wee Heavy came to mind and this pales in comparison.

Serving type: on-tap

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3.1/5  rDev +5.4%
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On tap at the brewpub. A great concept, a low ABV version of a strongly flavored style, probably tough to execute. It comes off a little lacking but I guess it can't be helped with so few fermentables.

Copper colored with lots of lacy foam. Mild sweet malts in the aroma, maybe a hint of smoke. Same with the flavor, mildly sweet but that's about it. Well carbonated, obviously light bodied, not really as remarkable as I'd hoped. Nice experiment in getting flavor into a low ABV beer I guess.

Serving type: on-tap

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3.48/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Draft at the brepub. This works to get a mild Scottish flavour out, the odd water used here adds to the flavour. Dirty yellow colour with a quarter inch of white head. Carbonation bubbles. Served a little too cold. I see the lace, I smell some smoke. Suitable carbonation. Less than average mouthfeel, but nice drinkability like a smoked beer.

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A: Light copper color with good lacing.

S: Sweet malt smell. A little bit earthy well.

T: Sweet malt up front. Not much else going on.

M: Very well carbonated. Very light body.

D: At 3.8 abv this would be a great session beer but it lacks the flavor I crave. Would love to have a bottle of this while doing some yardwork. This is not a good beer but it keeps the Coors light people happy at the pumpstation. George can do much better.

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Poured a medium copper hue with a one finger creamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

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Scottish Light from C.H. Evans Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.