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Winter Scotch Ale - St. George Brewing Company, The

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Winter Scotch AleWinter Scotch Ale

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46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.84%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
St. George Brewing Company, The visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DaveBlack on 11-02-2010)
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Reviews by biteme398:
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biteme398

Virginia

3.78/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a fair dark, almost amber color. Head is decent, some lacing is present down the line. Smell is relatively light, mostly of malt. Taste is also malt-heavy, but some hops add balance. Mouthfeel is smooth. Overall a good beer. It is neither too strong nor too thin-bodied and there is certainly a niche for it at times.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2011 23:06:59 | More by biteme398
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atrocity

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-29-2014 20:53:22 | More by atrocity
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bubseymour

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-26-2014 00:20:33 | More by bubseymour
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

3.93/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A good friend texted me about a store selling 6 packs for $3.99 knowing I am typically a fan of Scotch ales. For that price I had to give it a try. Good looking good beer with an excellent smell. Tasty, typically a fan of wee heavy's and this one is a decent light version. The beer gets some good bonus points overall for value. Good beer that I enjoyed and wish I had him pick up a case rather than a 6 for that price.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2014 01:31:37 | More by JamieDuncan
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +13%

04-16-2014 04:53:09 | More by zdeck37
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Rmbr2

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

01-21-2014 16:01:08 | More by Rmbr2
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

12-29-2013 04:55:54 | More by BillRoth
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JandJMD

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

12-14-2013 21:16:39 | More by JandJMD
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HattedClassic

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

11-26-2013 05:58:40 | More by HattedClassic
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cyclonece09

Maryland

3.3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle poured into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a orange yellow, very cloudy, with a fluffy white head. Smells of sweet grain, nothing really stands out. Tastes of grain with a tad of aging like from a barrel. Beer carbonated well light body goes down nice. Overall a slightly above average beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2013 19:52:45 | More by cyclonece09
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circus_cat

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

03-17-2013 23:06:49 | More by circus_cat
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lupercmda

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

02-28-2013 04:10:32 | More by lupercmda
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themantis13

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

02-19-2013 02:37:15 | More by themantis13
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

01-31-2013 16:53:56 | More by Hanzo
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MarvinTheMarzen

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

01-22-2013 02:31:40 | More by MarvinTheMarzen
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Hex92

Virginia

3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I have never been with any of the beers from st george. Its a shame since they are a local brewery. Would really like to have this be better.

Probably the palest scratch ale I have ever seen. I don't think it tastes or looks like a Scotch ale. Definitely not very sweet, the mouth feel isn't at all sticky like decent scotch ales.
I gave this beer a 3 across the board. Average in Every way. I won't be picking this upon again.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 02:13:33 | More by Hex92
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Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-13-2012 02:43:47 | More by TonyTalon
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

12-07-2012 00:04:03 | More by atone315
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

10-13-2012 15:28:39 | More by ncaudle
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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

08-19-2012 21:04:50 | More by SonOfKyuss
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-13-2012 16:52:09 | More by czernobog
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Virginia

3/5  rDev -15.3%

05-08-2012 02:34:19 | More by avisong
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beer2day

North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy honey gold pour with 1/2 finger medium cream head. No retention and very little lace.

Nose is strong peat, honey, iced tea, light earthy metal, and ... bacon. Very interesting. Metals cancel out the peat, but the bacon is interesting.

Big tea and peat taste. Very nice and moderately smoky. Tannin from the tea really kicks in at the end. Bready malt inserts itself in there over that tannin.

Feel is moderate and matches the flavors.

Overall, not a great beer but as a fan of Scotch ales I would seek this one out.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2012 01:16:30 | More by beer2day
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Virginia

3/5  rDev -15.3%

02-03-2012 02:07:27 | More by AndrewMichael
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4/5  rDev +13%

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Winter Scotch Ale from St. George Brewing Company, The
81 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.