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Twisted Oak Stillage Barrel Reserve Scotch Ale - Phillips Brewing Company

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Twisted Oak Stillage Barrel Reserve Scotch AleTwisted Oak Stillage Barrel Reserve Scotch Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

30 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.33%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Phillips Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wordemupg on 02-19-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-23-2014 21:29:40 | More by Ericbeech_87
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British Columbia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -22.3%

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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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CWVegas

Nevada

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

02-19-2014 03:33:19 | More by CWVegas
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

02-01-2014 17:58:26 | More by canucklehead
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krankyjoe

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-03-2013 16:41:40 | More by krankyjoe
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-14-2013 03:17:43 | More by tom10101
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604growler

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

06-25-2013 01:29:21 | More by 604growler
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

4.2/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from strang. From notes.

A - Poured a hazy copper colour and bright. Good carbonation with a two finger soapy light brown head. Good lace rings and a finger of retention.

S - Dark fruit buttery caramel, toffee, vanilla. Great sweet and complex aroma. Candy-like.

T - Lot's of toffee and caramel, vanilla too. Dark fruit.

M - Good carbonation that was mild and pleasant. Medium body and a sweet then very dry finish.

O/D - Nice scotch ale. Very tasty, sweet, and full of complexity. The barrel is subtle, but there in a complimentary manner. Well done.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2013 18:58:32 | More by tbeckett
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souvenirs

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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Birdlegs

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Seph

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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zduerr

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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IanSpindler

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-12-2013 02:55:50 | More by IanSpindler
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Derek

British Columbia (Canada)

4.39/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Copper with a white tan head, foams up nicely, not a lot of retention but it leaves a great lace.

S: Oak, vanilla, booze, caramel, toffee, light fruit.

T: Very woody, alcohol seems much bigger than 6.8%, but in an extremely good way. Nice caramel, cotton candy, toffee, vanilla, field berry and pear. Balanced bitterness, pleasant alcohol warmth.

M: There's a light residual sweetness but it has a nice crisp finish

O: I've been impressed with Phillips barrel-aged brews. They've never shown any obvious signs of oxidation like some other products. I think the barrel REALLY adds to the flavour here. Very nicely done.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2013 01:04:11 | More by Derek
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-08-2013 20:34:55 | More by schopenhauerale
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.91/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Phillip's 'Twisted Oak Scotch Ale' @ 6.8% , from the new Stillage Series brewed specifically to showcase the intricacy and complexity of barrel flavors , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $6

A-pour is a clear amber with a medium size off white head leaving a minimal lace ring along the stein

S-malts and barley , hint of booze come from the recently used whiskey barrel

T-taste the barrel aging , a little rough on the swallow

MF-low carbonation , medium/full bodied , has a slight cloying effect on the palate

Ov-ok/good beer , maybe some time in the cellar will smooth this brew out some more ,
it need's it

sampled alongside 4 other BC Scotch Ale's & Orkney 'Skull Splitter'

prost LampertLand

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2013 20:12:43 | More by LampertLand
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joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - clear mahogany brown, very bubbly, one finger of head quickly fizzled to a thin cover
S - mild grain with some peat, slightly sour aroma, light caramel
T - fairly strong spicy rye-like grainy malt, subtle peat, some caramel sweetness, hints of wood do sneak through
M - medium body with fairly big carbonation, spicy with some alcohol heat through the finish
O - a fairly well built warming scotch ale although could use a little more peat, barrel notes are on the periphery but well integrated, definitely a nice effort at a good price as per usual with Phillips

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2013 01:08:48 | More by joemcgrath27
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.09/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap @ Garrick's Head

A - Deep brown, only slightly translucent along the bottom. A thin layer of cream coloured head formed on the pour and slowly disappeared.

S - Toffee, caramel, vanilla and some butterscotch. Not overly robust but still inviting.

T - Sweet toffee and butterscotch give way to oak and vanilla from the barrel. Some warming alcohol cuts through sweetness. Good balance.

M - Medium body. Creamy. Light to moderate carbonation.

Serving type: on-tap

03-14-2013 23:05:14 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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Twisted Oak Stillage Barrel Reserve Scotch Ale from Phillips Brewing Company
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