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Plaid Ferret Scottish Ale - Weasel Boy Brewing Company

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Plaid Ferret Scottish Ale
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85
very good

29 Ratings
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.39%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weasel Boy Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: ndekke39 on 09-16-2007

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Ratings: 29 | Reviews: 10
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1.91/5  rDev -49.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Extremely thin, no nose, and little character in general. Just a very thin and weak beer. Not a fan.

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4.22/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Swettenham_Shire
3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Unfortunately the restaurant ran out of Anastasia, so I settled for this Scottish. Underwhelming - taste is reminiscent of Newcastle.

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3.69/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of KushBreakfast
3.57/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I enjoyed this offering. The day I visited they also had a Bourbon Aged Plaid Ferret Scottish Ale which was far better, deserving a rating easily into the >4.0 range. Beer advocate has yet to add this one to the list of beers to review, but if your there and they have it on tap, try it!!

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of Keffa
3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pint from the taproom.

A: Pours a copper red, small tan tinged head, not a ton of lacing, but then again, most of his beers are a little lacking in retention.

S: Earthy English hop, toast, caramel, and a light breadiness. A slight whiff of butterscotch.

T: Follows the aroma, minus the butterscotch. Very nice earthy hop presence.

M: Creamy, medium body, finishes clean. Nice.

O: Easy drinking beer, not offensive in any way. Good stuff here :)

Photo of Thorpe429
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Weasel Boy this past weekend.

Pours a dark brown with a good tan head and a bit of lacing on the way down. Nose brings forth caramel and a faint nuttiness and a bit of an earthy character plus some hops in the background. Flavor features caramel, toffee, toast, and a nice bit of hops. Medium body with good carbonation. Solid brew all around.

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4.83/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is an extremely quaffable ale. It has a nice amber color. This is unfiltered so there is a little cloudiness in the glass which I like because it creates that mystery wondering whether it is a beer that might have that extra surprise of flavor that is unexpected. A nice head with some lacing left on the glass after tasting.

This is a pretty straight forward beer with nice caramel, some yeastiness with some underlying complexity creating a longer finish that you might expect. There is a very good mouth feel and good balance. The hops are integrated and the finish is one of the cleanest I've had with a Scottish. It is a surprise because many of the Scottish ales I've had go over the top with the IBU's in your face. This one has the hops on the mid-palate but the finish is exceptional.

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Plaid Ferret Scottish Ale from Weasel Boy Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.