Floyd's Folly Scottish Ale - Cutters Brewing Company

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Floyd's Folly Scottish AleFloyd's Folly Scottish Ale

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86
very good

80 Ratings
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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cutters Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: langm12 on 10-21-2011)
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3.46/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.32/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.24/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of Tsar_Riga
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Dark brown brew with subtle transparency. Short white head. Some lacing.

S - Malty nose, with roasted grains.

T - Follows the nose with a smack of hop, and a toasted element.

M - Easily drinkable, with very little sign of the ABV.

O - A very solid entry, a nicely balanced drinker that packs a wallop.

Photo of gentryka
4.2/5  rDev +9.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of mfnmbvp
3.3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. My second beer from Cutters Brewing Co., acquired as part of a mixed six pack at the local Binny's.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a thick amber-caramel colored body; reddish-mahogany in the glass with about a finger of khaki head that goes down quick. Some spotty lacing. Looks okay.

S - Hm, the smell is a bit strange, and not entirely enticing. Almost a sour / acidic green apple sort of aroma comes out. Caramel malt and dark vinous fruits are noted. Vinous and vinegary smelling at times.

T - Taste follows the nose - bready caramel malt, some acidic / tart green apple, dark fruits - raisin, fig, dates. Earthy, herbal tea-leaf presence is noted.

M - Feel is smooth and creamy. Lightly thick and syrupy. Medium-full bodied with low carb.

Overall, it's okay, but definitely nothing special. I suppose it grew on me the more I drank it, but it's really a below-average example of the style. Worth a try though, and I look forward to trying more from these guys.

Cutters Brewing Floyd's Folly ---3/5.

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of BWED
3.63/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a craft pint.

A- Brown, golden amber highlight. Light tan head doesn't retain well, and there is no lacing.

S- Caramel notes. Some slight vanilla. Sweet bread. No roast, and there isn't really a detectable hop character, which is good.

T- Sweet. Caramel. A little fruity. Slight roast in flavor.

M- Medium-full body. Very smooth. Sweet roasty finish.

O- Impressive. There was a slight fruity character in the flavor that seemed a little off/ out of style, but still a solid brew.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.48/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Microbrewer in Avion, Indiana let's give it a go!!! Pours almost blood orange crimson brown, definite ruby highlights when held toward the light. Aroma has some dirty malt, just a touch of Wheaties mixed with hints of cardboard box, added to that is some cooling fresh baked browines. A slight underlying dark plum juiciness exceeds out of the complexity of this 8% Scottish Ale. Heavy cereal grains, layered dark chocolate, quite a messy malt driven complexity with more wet cardboard and uneven lost in translation carbonation carrying it across the palate. A very rough abrasive beer, I hate to say that but that's what I'm getting thus far. It goes from smooth roasty to acrid acidic with a linger wet cardboard off putting note that I can't erase from my memory. Overall the harsh mouthfeel weak carbonation isn't expressive of the whole picture, there's a good beer somewhere here, preserve what you have and get through the rough patches of starting a brewery in 2010 not the best beer yet, but there's potential in the glass.

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Floyd's Folly Scottish Ale from Cutters Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.