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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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BA SCORE
90
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4,053 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,053
Reviews: 1,509
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 139
Gots: 383 | 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 +0.5%
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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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.86/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce can poured into a standard hourglass glass.

Very dark brown color with some hints of red. Smell is a combo of chocolate and a hint of coffee. Taste is much more coffee and caramel with minimal hop bitterness. The malts eliminate all heat that you might expect at this ABV level. The mouthfeel is rich and the moderate carbonation level makes this almost too easy to drink.

Overall this is a excellent beer but at 8% ABV this is no session beer and needs to be treated with the utmost respect.

Retroman40, Oct 14, 2014
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Sweet but not cloying.

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Old Chub - Scottish Style Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
90 out of 100 based on 4,053 ratings.