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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

951 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 951
Reviews: 609
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 39
Gots: 17 | 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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gabeerfan

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4.1/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a clear, dark iced tea brown-amber. Nice light tan head that fades to a thin cap and ring.
Very malty aromas. Lots of caramel, dark fruits, brown sugar, alcohol, slight butteriness. Very little smokiness in the aroma.
Wow! The taste is completely different from the aroma. Lots of initial smokiness, some dark chocolate flavors. Still has a lot of the sweet malt flavors, but they become less important than in the aroma. Some iced tea flavors in there too. Bitterness seems to come from the smoked and roasted malts rather than lots of hops.
Medium-bodied. A little oily in the coating of the palate.
Quite drinkable. Good flavors for a night at the bar/pub.
The aroma prepares you for something different than what you get in the taste making for a very interesting beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2008 03:24:26 | More by gabeerfan
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Samuel Adams Scotch Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 951 ratings.