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Hooligan - Catawba Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Catawba Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerDocT on 05-09-2014

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Reviews by BeerDocT:
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3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

For a long time, Catawba Valley Brewery only had three beers available, so I was surprised to see this beer on the shelves on a recent trip up to Asheville.

Appearance 3.75: Pours out a beautiful, dark brown with a 1/4" creamy tan head. Good lacing.

Smell 3.75: Good bouquet. Lots of maltiness, along with a deep caramel. Also, you can detect a grassy hop and a slight biscuit scent.

Taste 4.0: Front is slightly sweet and this blends into the Middle, where a delicious, deep, caramel/slightly smoked grain flavor comes rolling out a sweeps over the palate. This is very tasty without being overly sweet. Finish is all about "sweeping up" from the middle: residual malt, caramel and slight British hop grassiness. The Finish is also long, slightly smoky and somewhat dry. Aftertaste is short, dry and pleasing.

Mouthfeel 4.0: Silky smooth and a perfect complement to the style.

Overall 4.0: Outstanding Scotch "Wee Heavy." Big without being obnoxious and there is no hint of the 8% ABV. Excellent balance of flavors at every level. This is actually light enough in the mouth to be a sessioner, just make plans beforehand to call in sick to work the next day. Definitely worth a purchase if you are lucky enough to find it on the shelf at your local beer store. Recommended.

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Hooligan from Catawba Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.