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

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3,712 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,712
Reviews: 1,485
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 124
Gots: 262 | 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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jakester

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I bought this as a single at Union Jack's on the Manatawny. I drank it in a goblet. No date visible on the can.

Pours a very dark garnet/red, hazy, with a one finger head of beige colored foam after a strong pour. The head falls to tiny islands and a ring, with splotches of lacing. Carbonation appears slow.

Aroma is caramel and chocolate, with just a hint of smoke. Very light floral hops way in the back. There is also a certain level of diacetyl, which seems to add to the character of the beer. No real alcohol smell.

Flavor is rich and caramely, with a high level of residual sugar, appropriate for style. Hop character is very low, both bitterness and flavor. Very faintly smoky late, as well as chocolate. Diacetyl present. For 8%, the alcohol is very well hidden. Aftertaste is dark caramel and slightly warm as the beer warms.

Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy, with a very high residual sugar content. Carbonation is very soft. Lips are sticky from sugar. Finish is sweet and very slightly warm.

This is a good example of Scottish Ale. Rich and caramely, smooth, slightly smoky, and a very low hop character. If it wasn't for the ABV, this would be a great session beer. Well made and recommended.

Serving type: can

01-14-2006 17:04:49 | More by jakester
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Old Chub - Scottish Style Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
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