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

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90
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3,730 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 3,730
Reviews: 1,485
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 126
Gots: 270 | 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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DrJones

Iowa

4/5  rDev 0%

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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Re-evaluated not what it once was....

Easily one of the best canned beers I've ever had. (2005)

Great dark brown/red color that lets an intense light show great clarity. Big fluffy tan head that retains all the way down the glass.

Impressive smell of raisins, nuts choclate & rum (makes me think of the holidays.

Thick malty sweetness and faint hops bitterness entagle themselves from the front of the tounge to back of the throat with a omnipresent sweetish yet balanced aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is thick and chewy. Carbination ain't quite there.

Heavyness which gives all the flavor only detracts from the drinkablity in minute amounts.

Serving type: can

07-16-2014 16:11:02 | More by russpowell
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bzach

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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Voja

California

5/5  rDev +25%

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Alpar

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -31.3%

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Oakenator

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Domvan

Texas

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jshusc

South Carolina

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core42

Michigan

4/5  rDev 0%

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Stillyman11

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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DrMindbender

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -25%

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oline73

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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rangerred

Tennessee

4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had on tap in a pint glass.

Pours a clear reddish-brown with a smallish light tan head. Average head retention

Aroma has strong notes of caramel, smoke and toffee. It is perfectly to the style of Scottish Ale. The smoke really makes this aroma in my opinion.

The flavor has strong toffee and burnt caramel notes along with more of the smoke that is present in the aroma. Bitterness is on the moderate side but it is enough to balance out the sweetness from the abundant malt.

Overall, a very nice beer that is quite drinkable for the strength. I’m not a huge fan of the style but this is one of my favorites.

Serving type: on-tap

07-14-2014 22:14:03 | More by rangerred
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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Tennessee

4/5  rDev 0%

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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

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Old Chub - Scottish Style Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
90 out of 100 based on 3,730 ratings.