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Dacker Authentic Adirondack Ale - Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery

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Dacker Authentic Adirondack AleDacker Authentic Adirondack Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

38 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 38
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.32%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerTruth on 01-28-2007)
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probert

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

09-01-2014 21:04:50 | More by probert
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malfunxion

New York

3/5  rDev -18.5%

08-26-2014 17:07:44 | More by malfunxion
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sgregory

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

08-24-2014 16:12:50 | More by sgregory
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scootny

New York

3.8/5  rDev +3.3%

A) 3.5 For a Scottish ale it pours a little pale. More like a pale ale orange with a lightly yellowed head. Not much lacing but it stays covered as I consume.

S) 3.5 A lovely aroma. Lots of sweet caramel, toffee, and biscuity, bakery bread. Some alcohol peeks out of the sugar and lays the foundation for a classic fruity yeast ester. Some light pear and a hint of banana bread.

T) 3.80 Taste is very malty. Lots of sweetness with a large toasted malt. Must be Maris Otter malt from the biscuit flavors. Smooth yeasty breadiness and fruit esters adds complexity and leads to an earthier hop finish that is firm and clean.

F) 3.80. Feel is crisp for the style as it is lighter than the norm with smooth carbonation that somehow gives a more quenching quality

O) 3.95A big malty brew that nonetheless is a go to candidate for thirstiness. Lighter with a high drinkability. Enough hops to satisfy the dry beer crowd while just sliding under the wire for a true Scotch ale

08-24-2014 04:15:13 | More by scootny
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Arrhenius


4/5  rDev +8.7%

08-18-2014 03:28:38 | More by Arrhenius
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mlefebvre7

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.5%

08-17-2014 22:44:28 | More by mlefebvre7
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moscow2042

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-12-2014 01:06:32 | More by moscow2042
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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-10-2014 22:19:59 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
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redbarnbikes

New York

2/5  rDev -45.7%

06-10-2014 15:45:16 | More by redbarnbikes
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ElijahRivera

New York

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

06-02-2014 00:18:04 | More by ElijahRivera
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TeddyStriker

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-09-2014 00:58:42 | More by TeddyStriker
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BeerMeister8

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.7%

11-29-2013 14:41:27 | More by BeerMeister8
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dogfishandi

New York

3.41/5  rDev -7.3%

12 oz bottle at fridge temp poured into a snifter. Best before JAN 2014 notched.

Pours a hazy deep orange color, a thin patchy layer of white to off white colored head, decent lacing. Lots of carbonation visible.

The aroma is almost entirely malty. Biscuit, bread.

Again, mostly malty, semi sweet, biscuity, bread crust, some caramel. Hints of fruit esters. Finishes with the slightest bit of hop bitterness, but the sweetness from the malt returns in the after taste.

Drinks crisp and refreshing. On the lighter side. Cleans the palate.

Average beer. Good drinkability.

09-24-2013 22:02:23 | More by dogfishandi
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crisis44

New York

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

07-08-2013 14:37:40 | More by crisis44
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-26-2013 00:44:27 | More by petermethot
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Drknight

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-28-2013 15:08:26 | More by Drknight
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-06-2013 00:49:43 | More by GreesyFizeek
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phishbone23

New York

2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

01-23-2013 18:27:04 | More by phishbone23
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flagmantho

Washington

3.98/5  rDev +8.2%

Poured from 12oz bottle into a dimpled mug.

Appearance: rich orange hue with a touch of haze and a moderate effervescence. Head is a finger of frothy ivory foam which dissipated rather quickly. Not too bad.

Smell: malty aroma with plenty of sweet caramel and a touch of dry biscuit. Balanced more toward the sweetness, I think it works pretty well.

Taste: again, a good balance between sweet caramel and a drier biscuity, toasty quality. Hop character is minimal but there is a bit of bitterness at the end to help balance the sweetness. A subtle beer; pretty darn tasty.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of carbonation and a big, mouth-filling creaminess. I quite like it.

Overall: a pretty drinkable beer for its above-average ABV, this is one of the rare brews with a biscuity character that I actually enjoy. It's a great example of the style; I would definitely have this again.

11-26-2012 00:21:59 | More by flagmantho
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.5%

10-20-2012 17:54:03 | More by djrn2
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mdfb79

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

10-19-2012 18:37:10 | More by mdfb79
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brentblack1

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

09-03-2012 12:35:14 | More by brentblack1
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jeanphony

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-06-2012 22:04:16 | More by jeanphony
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ThePortlander

New York

3.9/5  rDev +6%

Had this one at Bierkraft today with a pastrami sandwich (quite the combo). It's an orange/copper ale, with a dense, but quickly diminishing finger of white foam. The nose offered mainly caramel malt and some diacetyl, and the flavor is about the same but with some spicy/floral light hop bitterness.

Typical, but by no means bad–a standard scotch ale. No regrets here.

04-05-2012 02:56:06 | More by ThePortlander
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foulhooked

New York

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

11-30-2011 18:47:25 | More by foulhooked
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Dacker Authentic Adirondack Ale from Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.