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Full Boar Scotch Ale - Devil's Canyon Brewing Company

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115 Ratings
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Ratings: 115
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 15.49%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Devil's Canyon Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BrewMaster on 09-30-2007)
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TofuDC5

California

3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Very dark amber brown color; about 80% opaque. Foamy beer head; takes a while for bubbles to dissipate...best poured as slow as your patience allows

S: Pleasant; sweet molasses; dark brown sugar. Balanced by an earthy tone; almost like cedar wood

T: Tastes almost how it smells, but to a lesser degree of sweetness.

M: Malty and creamy on the tongue. I'd say full-bodied for a scotch ale. Slight bitter/alcohol sensation in the throat but that goes away fast; not a problem. I actually like how the bitter balances out the sweetness.

O: A very enjoyable scotch ale. I admit this beer is 2x better on tap but I can still appreciate this from a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2013 05:05:11 | More by TofuDC5
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Devil Canyon's Full Boar Scotch Ale. 7.4% ABV

A: Maybe half a finger's head. Fades immediately to nothing. And, I mean nothing. Some very slight sheeting. Very deep red, with a brownish hue. Yellow in the dimple, with flecks in it (hard to pin down a color, it seems to reflect the yellow).

S: Coffee is the first thing I get. Medium roast. That's it, so far. I'll let it warm up, just in case. A bit of bittersweet chocolate. Slight molasses.

T/MF: Very dark flavor. I was expecting something more akin to a malty red, but this is closer to a porter. Char, like on toast from a bad toaster. Though, not as unpleasant in beer form. Maybe, a little ash. Some kind of floral/potpourri note. Burnt toffee.

If this is all typical of Scotch ales, count me out, but I suspect it's not.

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle, into a Belgian tulip glass.

Serving type: bottle

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Smell- mostly malt, a bit nutty

Taste- mostly malt, nutty

Mouthfeel- medium to full bodied

Drinkability- very good scotch ale, I really like it a lot. I want to have it again. I think they did a great job with this scotch ale. Very good.

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As it turns out this brew isn't that half bad.
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The appearance was a dark drown with a smaller head.
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Full Boar Scotch Ale from Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.