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Stone's Throw Scottish Ale - Fargo Brewing Company

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Stone's Throw Scottish AleStone's Throw Scottish Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

71 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 71
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 14.41%
Wants: 6
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fargo Brewing Company visit their website
North Dakota, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bobbypaulson on 12-08-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. can into a tall pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy brownish amber with a lot of bubbles. About one finger of off white head that fades into a thin patch.

Smell: A toasty and fairly sweet malt forward aroma with hints of chocolate, caramel, and nuts. Toasted barley malt with bready hints of biscuit, toasted bread, chocolate, caramel, toffee, nuts, smoke, and yeast. Sweet hints of brown sugar. Subtle earthy hop hints. A solid malty aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a nicely toasty and sweet malt driven taste with notes of caramel, chocolate, and nuts. Toasted barley malt with notes of biscuit, toast, caramel, chocolate, toffee, nuts, yeast, and slight smoke. Sweet notes of brown sugar with a little vanilla. Hops are very light. A solid malty session taste.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a medium to high level of carbonation. Very creamy, silky, and smooth.

Overall: A pretty decent light session version of a Scottish ale. Nice creamy and toasty malt flavors.

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.55/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of bsp77
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Quick review:

My original review never set properly so somewhat from memory (but the score was from the time I had it).

Very light bodied with a focus on malts (toffee, caramel, toast) but some spicy, herbal hops for balance. Refreshing and easy to drink. Definitely sessionable but not super interesting.

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.35/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

A - Can to imperial pint with a good 3 finger head that settled and left some nice lacing. Beer is a medium brown and a slight amber hue

S - bready. toasted malt

T - Caramel malty sweetness, a slight hit of smoke

M - Good carb. light body. very drinkable.

O - Great example of the style. really enjoying this as a post dinner brew. thanks to my bro for bringing from his road trip back from Fargo

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2/5  rDev -41.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +25%

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3.2/5  rDev -5.9%

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.24/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Translucent ruddy copper with a transient head and no lacing. Smell is faintly malt, citrus, caramel and a bit earthy. Taste is muted caramel, earth, a tad spice, some citrus. Bright carbonation a medium to light body. This beer is very mild all the way around. I like my Scottish ales with a little more oomph.

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Clear copper color with half finger of head that slowly settled to a thin crown of suds. Some spotty lacing gets left down the glass during consumption.

Can smell the Golding hops with floral and herbal hints. But mostly it is caramel malt with a bit of toast to accompany the sweetness.

Flavor is not particularly interesting, but it is clean and well balanced. Hints of caramel, nuts, with light toast. Some herbal notes from the hops. Definitely on the sweeter end of the spectrum.

Light body with low carbonation. Does not do much to brighten the flavors of the beer.

Not sure I would choose this over, say a low ABV pale ale of some sort. Just does not bring enough interesting flavor. Too sweet for my palate as well.

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Stone's Throw Scottish Ale from Fargo Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.