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Scotch De Silly - Brasserie de Silly S.A.

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334 Ratings
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Ratings: 334
Reviews: 209
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 14.56%
Wants: 10
Gots: 16 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brasserie de Silly S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 03-31-2002)
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Tippler

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-19-2014 23:45:00 | More by Tippler
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casapy

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-31-2014 21:59:07 | More by casapy
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CelticAleMan

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

08-09-2013 19:46:43 | More by CelticAleMan
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-23-2013 23:50:42 | More by Slatetank
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12packpoet

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-30-2013 18:26:03 | More by 12packpoet
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mmilyko

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-22-2013 01:27:04 | More by mmilyko
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

12-07-2013 21:37:35 | More by BillRoth
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larbush

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

01-18-2014 19:43:23 | More by larbush
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adam5454

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

07-13-2014 15:41:59 | More by adam5454
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JakeDebus

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

02-02-2013 14:38:08 | More by JakeDebus
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dcmchew

Romania

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-08-2013 15:37:42 | More by dcmchew
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SStein

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-16-2014 18:25:44 | More by SStein
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

10-21-2013 18:43:45 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

08-24-2013 01:05:26 | More by Brushkanna
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-02-2012 22:36:19 | More by tdmccarthy
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imperialking

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

08-24-2013 18:36:14 | More by imperialking
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archero

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

04-01-2014 02:01:55 | More by archero
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Murrhey

Montana

3.74/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 11.2 oz bottle into a conic pint glass in high elevation Libby, Mont. Reviewed live. No best-by date visible.

A- Finger and a half cream-colored head. Moderate retention, about a minute long. Leaves sticky lacing on the sides as it recedes. Ruby-mahogany colored body with middling clarity. Relatively attractive.

S- Interested to see how Belgians will do a Scotch beer. Roast malts, caramel, toffee, some very subtle dark fruits. Well formed scotch ale with a Belgian twist. Rich and roasty.

T- Sweet and dark. It actually tastes like a quad with richer roasted malts. Dark fruits, candi sugar, toffee and brown sugar. Kind of a knock out, surprisingly. Brandy and other dark alcohols make a presence.

M- Thin feel with subtle carbonation. Wet and craggy on the tongue.

O- Very interesting interpretation of the style. Very Belgian. I quite enjoyed this brew.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2013 01:51:09 | More by Murrhey
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ADR

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Opaque mud sienna color. Lots of stiff and rising foam in the glass. Lace is very good and intricate. Aroma of spiced pears, cinnamon and alcohol notes, traces of yeast. Big flavor, but an odd marrying of mustly farm yard yeast and prune and toffee-ish qualities. While this isn't a hugely alcoholic beer, there's a Canadian whiskey quality to the mid mouth, complete with bitters and candied cherries in a lowball glass. Carbonation is quite moderate, mouthfeel is silky, but the beer is a little odd to be enjoyable for me -- just a weird combination of characteristics.

Source: Liquid Solutions

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2004 19:57:56 | More by ADR
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rmolledo

Florida

3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark Murky Brown. Big Bubbles with a tiny head around the edges.

S: smokey and malty with some sweet notes of Candy Sugar.

T: Interesting flavor combination. You can tell it's a scottish by the kettle caramelization and peaty smokey notes, But it also has some belgian characteristics from the malts, candy sugar, and perhaps honey. Super Sweet but not overwhelmingly.

MF: Thick and Creamy with a little tingle from low carbonation. More of a Alcohol burn as it warms up.

D: A very mellow 8%. Goes down smooth and is enjoyable. would be perfect on a cold night.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2010 03:04:27 | More by rmolledo
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Absumaster

Netherlands

3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Like my previous reviewers already said; this is a strange mix of belgian and scotch beer styles.But my limited knowledge about scottish beer, says this does look like a scottish ale.

Appearance was murky brown, with a small head and some nice sticky cream on the glass.

Smell was absolutely scottish, butterscotch (diacetyl) with a good roasted caramel smell. Some vinous characteristics, which in combination with the caramel, remind me of ripe cherries.

Taste was not a surprise, it almost smells like it tastes, with nice caramel and butterscotch. The beer tastes roasted and dry, but is very sweet at the same time. Is that vanilla?
I really like this beer, although the sweetness was a little too sweet actually. Body was pretty full which made the drinkability a little less.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2006 16:00:04 | More by Absumaster
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

I am sampling a room temp bottle in a snifter. The beer pours a deep mahogany color with ruby highlights. A large beige to orange fluffy head foams up to 2.5 cm even with a gentle pour.
The head slowly recedes leaving some tight latticework as it fades.
Scents of caramel and brown sugar dominate the nose which is fairly sweet and malty. Some boozy raisins are also present. Overall I dig the nose.
The first sip reveals a slightly thicker body with very mild to almost non-existent carbonation, almost like a cask pour.
The beer flavor is sweet and sweeter. I get caramel, brown sugar and some drak fruits like raisin and plum, but also a bit of candied sugar and apple as well. Flavor is more complex than expected and I dig it. Quite easy to drink as the booze comes through just a bit on the finish, but is otherwise covered nicely.
As I drink more the sweetness gets to be just a little cloying and hurts the drinkability a bit as I am not one with a sweet tooth.
A decent beer that is enjoyable and well made, but be ready for candy in a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2006 00:32:12 | More by sulldaddy
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drseamus

New York

3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

It pours a dark red mahogany color with a half inch off white head just like a good beer should have. Perfect looking beer. Sweet VERY malty caramely aroma with some atypical belgian spice in there. Not exactly to style of a scottish ale but the belgians tend to do their own thing anyway. The flavor is pretty sweet in typical scottish fashion but there is a distinct belgian feel to it in terms of the malt profile. Not bad at all but perhaps a bit sweet for me. The mouthfeel is decently heavy but not overwhelming. Overall it's a bit sweet for me but not a bad beer if I'm in that mood.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2007 04:04:57 | More by drseamus
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CHADMC3

Connecticut

3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Walnut brown color with a frothy tan head subsiding to reveal just a faint lacing.

Sweet caramel or toffee, hints of chocolate, malt, and faint spice.

Nice sweet flavor, stronger dark fruits on the palate to go with the caramel, and again hints of spice.

Excellent palate offerings, medium to light body, and even carbonation.

This is a pretty good beer, easy to enjoy a bomber and explore the different flavors without feeling like you ate an entire meal of food.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2008 01:26:03 | More by CHADMC3
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

3.7/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very cloudy, ruddy brownish amber color with an extremely creamy head and terrific lacing. Great retention. Smells of belgian yeast, sweet malts, earhty. Taste is more malty sweetness, belgian yeast, doughy, a little fruity. Medium and creamy mouthfeel, medium carbonation. Pretty drinkable and very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2008 14:21:57 | More by Doomcifer
Scotch De Silly from Brasserie de Silly S.A.
84 out of 100 based on 334 ratings.