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Samuel Adams Scotch Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Scotch AleSamuel Adams Scotch Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

945 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 945
Reviews: 609
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 39
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 05-19-2001)
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NATOuk

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance
A transparent deep red/amber, a thin white head receding to a frothy ring around the glass

Smell
A light smokiness, similar peat notes you associate with Scottish whisky. Pleasant sweetness in the start and middle. A distinctive but not overpowering aroma.

Taste
A malty brew, sweet initially then a smokiness develops in the middle of the mouth before a light bitterness appears at the back. Very well balanced, the smokiness does not overpower. Very tasty.

Mouthfeel
Medium carbonation and a medium body. Slightly denser liquid than I expected, it coats the mouth well

Drinkability
A fine brew, the peated malts do produce a distinctive addition to the taste but not where it dominates the flavour. Very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2011 20:58:16 | More by NATOuk
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Samuel Adams Scotch Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 945 ratings.