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Cold Smoke Scotch Ale - Kettle House Brewing Co.

Cold Smoke Scotch AleCold Smoke Scotch Ale

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88
very good

126 Ratings
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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.76%


Brewed by:
Kettle House Brewing Co. visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formulated with Montana grown 2-row barley, northwest Goldings hops, and lotsa love, this hearty ale drinks very smooth. Not bitter at all and not too sweet either. Novice beer drinkers have been known to take a taste and then say, “WOW! That’s not what I expected… that’s GOOD!” A hint of roasted barley lends a slight coffee-like smoky finish. With a 6.5% abv, this beer is perfect after a day of rippin’ lines on area or your favorite back country getaway.

11 IBU

(Beer added by: beernut7 on 08-20-2002)
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Reviews by capra12:
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capra12

New York

4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed solo, served out of a bowling pin bottom shaped glass from the I love the Variety BIF

Appaearance: Pours a deep and dark mohagundy with 2 1/2 fingers of frothy head.

Smell: I get a ton of dark candied malts with a hint of wood.

Taste: Opens with a dark malt profile. I'm greeted by a roasted malt and coffee towards the middle as dark candied malts finishes this brew, leaving my palate thirsty for the next sip. Malty and candied aftertaste almost reminds me of a cross between a bock and BSDA.

Mouthfeel: light to medium bodied with little carbonation, this reminds me of a doppelbock with a solid roast malt profile.

Drinkability: I would have this again and recommend this to those seeking a solid scotch ale with a strong malt backbone with lingering coffee and roast malt profiles.

Serving type: can

11-03-2010 02:51:39 | More by capra12
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A- One-finger brownish head that evaporates pretty quickly. Brown body with low clarity. Fine looking beer. Maybe I waited too long on this.

S- Malty, roasty notes and well-balanced. Mild.

T- Sweet, roasty and malty. Not much to say about it. Surprisingly sweet.

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O- I wish I had reviewed it fresh.

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Cold Smoke Scotch Ale from Kettle House Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.