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Barrel Aged Finlaggin Scotch - Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery

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Barrel Aged Finlaggin ScotchBarrel Aged Finlaggin Scotch

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BA SCORE
80
good

32 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 32
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 17.63%
Wants: 3
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: birchstick on 04-27-2012)
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Reviews by Ryan011235:
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Ryan011235

Ohio

2.85/5  rDev -17.6%

On tap at the brewpub on 7/22/12

Irresponsible tick #12

A) Medium-light tobacco brown with a layer of haziness. Not much head and not a speck of lace.

S) The aroma goes something like this: sweet bourbon, charred oak, vanilla, dark fruit, peat and doughy grains.

T) The barrels are strong on the palate, too. However, it is more charred oak with whiskey picking up from there. Well done barreling if a little overbearing. Toasted bread and earthy hops.

M) Medium-full feel with moderate carbonation. The bourbon makes for a biting feel which carries the finish.

10-05-2013 22:15:20 | More by Ryan011235
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -13.3%

08-13-2012 01:28:41 | More by bpfrush
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ehammond1


2.45/5  rDev -29.2%

Bottle (2012)

Thanks for opening this with me, DarthKostrizer!

Hazy burnt orange and light brown in color with a small khaki colored head which leaves irregular splotches and dots of lace down the glass.

Scotch and a peaty aroma greet me first, along with burnt sugars and mild smoke and wood.

The flavor is very scotch-forward along with a big peaty character and mild smoke. Unbalanced, incredibly boozy, and not particularly enjoyable.

Medium bodied with low-moderate carbonation.

I didn't care for this one. One dimensional, and a bad dimension.

09-03-2012 23:14:43 | More by ehammond1
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

01-27-2013 19:33:21 | More by Gonzoillini
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dtx00

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.3%

10-22-2012 04:27:13 | More by dtx00
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.79/5  rDev +9.5%

Bottle: Poured a hazy dirty amber color ale with a large foamy head with excellent retention and some good lacing. Aroma of dry scotch notes with some distinctive peat notes with very little residual sugar notes. Taste is quiet dryer then I had expected with some peat notes with light smoke and some scotch notes with light barley notes. Body is lighter then expected with super great carbonation and light warming alcohol notes. Quite different then what I was expecting with loads of attenuation and almost no residual sugar. I could see myself drinking this on a semi-periodic basis.

05-06-2013 18:01:05 | More by Phyl21ca
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Drucifer

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

01-06-2013 02:02:04 | More by Drucifer
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +15.6%

11-16-2012 08:40:25 | More by Anonymous1
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brystmar

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

On tap at the brewpub on release day!

Amber pour, medium head. Sweet, malty, scotchy aroma is this beer's best quality. Taste is initially subtle and scotchy, tons of malt and caramel. Becomes significantly more boozy as it warms, which is unpleasant to me. Should be a great beer with some age.

04-28-2012 03:48:42 | More by brystmar
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pschul4

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

08-06-2012 16:29:57 | More by pschul4
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JVan

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

05-11-2012 16:22:26 | More by JVan
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klipper

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

11-05-2012 06:45:07 | More by klipper
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mkennedy119

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

05-30-2013 04:30:36 | More by mkennedy119
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SirIPAalot

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

08-19-2012 16:22:09 | More by SirIPAalot
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Arbitrator

California

2.83/5  rDev -18.2%

Chilled bottle into a glass. Shared at Beer Revolution. From notes.

Sent by lurchingbeast -- thanks, Frank!

A: Pours a burnt orange body with light haze. Small, beige head. No lace.

S: Caramel, toffee, and a figgy / plum presence. Lots of booze and heat.

T: Really boozy... 7.5%? Really? Burnt sugars, toasted oak, dark fruits.

M: Medium-bodied (I was hoping for more heft). Carbonation is moderate. Again, boozy.

O: I was really excited and hopeful that this would be the new BA Hi-Fi Rye equivalent (i.e. a good, barrel-aged, malty beer). But it was kind of meh.

10-19-2012 21:23:32 | More by Arbitrator
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ncaudle

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

07-16-2012 23:36:54 | More by ncaudle
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birchstick

Colorado

3.2/5  rDev -7.5%

Pours an amber color without much of a head. Nose is bourbon with some sweet malts. Sweet malts up front, move on to some grainy malts. The vanilla bourbon comes through on the back with a nice slickness. Ends with lingering sweetness. Mouth is medium without much carbonation. Overall, this is a decent barrel aged scotch ale.

04-27-2012 22:41:51 | More by birchstick
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Sean9689

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev +2%

On-tap at the pre-DLD Flossmoor Event.

A - Pours a burnt orange color, cream-colored head, spotty lace.

S - Burnt sugars, toffee, caramel, light dark fruity sweetness.

T - Pretty sweet...caramel, toffee, burnt sugars, dark fruit, light oak. Not much barrel character here compared to how it came though on the Imperial Schwartz. Finish is sweet carmel and dark fruit.

M - Medium body, good carbonation, creamy finish.

O - Not as good as the Imperial Schwartz, but not all that bad. I'd have again and I'm curious to see how this is out of the bottle.

06-06-2012 15:07:40 | More by Sean9689
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IMSPEAKNOENGLISH

Illinois

5/5  rDev +44.5%

11-01-2012 04:37:12 | More by IMSPEAKNOENGLISH
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danoble1

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

07-07-2013 01:10:09 | More by danoble1
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bsuedekum

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

04-27-2012 22:46:59 | More by bsuedekum
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Holland

Illinois

4/5  rDev +15.6%

A: cloudy light brown with orange highlights and a thick head with tons of carbonation.

S: apple, some bourbon, fruity smells

T: excellent mix of the fruity beer flavors with scotch flavor. Bitter and sweet with fruit and alcohol too.

M: a bit overcarbonated with a medium body, but still solid for the category

O: interesting beer, but it seems off a bit. Quite cider like with the heavy caronation and big apple flavor.Not my favorite style, but a great example and a unique take to me at least.

05-19-2012 00:56:59 | More by Holland
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beernads

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -35%

06-03-2013 17:37:42 | More by beernads
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t0rin0

California

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

03-30-2013 21:26:23 | More by t0rin0
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kif

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

08-13-2013 20:00:26 | More by kif
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Barrel Aged Finlaggin Scotch from Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.