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Old Chub - Scottish Style Ale - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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3,889 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 3,889
Reviews: 1,494
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 132
Gots: 328 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew visit their website
Colorado, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
From the Oskar Blues website: "This jaw-dropping Scottish strong ale (8% ABV) is brewed with bodacious amounts of malted barley and specialty grains, and a dash of beechwood-smoked malt."

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-13-2003)
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Jason

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev +0.8%

12 oz can with no freshness date.

A- Deep brown hue with bright reddish highlights when held up to the light. The mild carbonation brings a thin but sticky lace.

S- Chocolate malted milk balls, so malty rich ... faintly cloying with a clean alcohol in the nose.

T&M- Full bodied, creamy smooth mouth feel. The palate is full of unsweetened chocolate, caramel and "Breakfast Blend" coffee. Big maltiness is matched by a slow warming alcohol that gleans a bit of spice. Ghost-like smokiness. Hops are mild or at least meek in comparison to the malt. Very rich with a sweet finish.

D- Very easy to sip, I still would not drink it out of the can ... a beer like this needs a glass no matter what. One of the most amazing beers in a can ... I'd easily have this beer around all of the time.

03-04-2006 01:12:04 | More by Jason
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hopflyer

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -8.8%

Canned 6/12/14

Pours dark coffee color brown with a bit of ruby red tint. One finger head dissipates quickly.

Smells of a little booze, toffee, and a bit of licorice.

Taste is dark malts with toffee and licorice. Same as the smell indicates. A little caramel sweetness and more bitter hops than I expected. Some brown sugar rounds out the sweet malts. All flavors blending together and nothing dominates. Bitterness fades into more sweetness halfway thru.

Moderate carbonation, sticky, and syrupy. Thick.

Pretty good scotch ale. One of the few I've had. nice malty brew.

08-24-2014 11:54:25 | More by hopflyer
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Old Chub - Scottish Style Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
90 out of 100 based on 3,889 ratings.