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

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Old Chub - Scottish Style AleOld Chub - Scottish Style Ale

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4,006 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,006
Reviews: 1,505
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 138
Gots: 371 | 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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4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

Jason, Mar 04, 2006
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4.2/5  rDev +5%

Ade211, Today at 01:37 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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4.52/5  rDev +13%

Tony_hidalgo, Today at 12:37 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Deep brown pour. Delicious beer. I really liked the nitro version of this beer. This one holds its own for sure. Malty and rich. Great beer. Man I love this one. Sweet and warm if that makes any sense at all.

Brackh, Yesterday at 02:16 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Mikeluzzjr, Tuesday at 11:47 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.4/5  rDev +10%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.6/5  rDev +15%

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4.56/5  rDev +14%

Squirejr, Saturday at 10:34 PM
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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the growler.
A personal favorite. This scotch ale pours a mahogany brown with tinges of red and a light
thin tan head. Nose of caramel, light coffee, light smoky malt, and high alcohol content. The
flavors are sweet up front, silky smooth mouthfeel, caramel and light chocolaty coffee on the
back. Also at the end is a light smokiness and a thick warming high alcohol presence to make
this one of the better scotch ales on the market. Strong and assertive it is to be reckoned with.


Brutaltruth, Saturday at 09:29 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Lucular, Saturday at 01:27 AM
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4.12/5  rDev +3%

smurphy493, Friday at 10:52 PM
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3.6/5  rDev -10%

Wow, I was not expecting this beer to punch me in the face, but it did! I should have read the 8% ABV on the can before buying it, since I usually like my Scotch ales a little lighter. But it's a tasty beer, though I think it might be a little better if it was in fact lighter. The alcohol kind of overwhelmed this one. The sweetness and alcohol content combine to make this an intense, heavy beer.

dcscientist, Friday at 09:59 PM
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4.08/5  rDev +2%

hhollins11, Friday at 04:49 AM
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Old Chub - Scottish Style Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
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