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Ola Dubh Special Reserve 21 - Harviestoun Brewery Ltd.

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Ola Dubh Special Reserve 21
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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

42 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 7.49%
Wants: 5
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harviestoun Brewery Ltd. visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in casks that previously held 21 year old Highland Park Whiskey; wooden sweet flavour with bitter chocolate, smoked peat moss and a touch of vanilla.

(Beer added by: WillCarrera on 05-03-2013)
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An incredible beer from a style I'd not previously appreciated that much. While I love Scotch Ales, Old Ales have tended to be too dry or funky tasting for me. This beer is much more like an imperial stout. It looks like it, feels like it, and tastes like it. Extremely balanced and smooth tasting going down. I could easily put this in my Top 10 or Top 15 must-have list. As satisfying at first taste as the last. Doesn't need to warm up. doesn't need to grow on you. This is superb and unfortunately won't be easy to find. Gotta drink more while I can.

Serving type: on-tap

06-01-2013 14:40:11 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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Ola Dubh Special Reserve 21 from Harviestoun Brewery Ltd.
93 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.