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Strong Scotch Ale - Fearless Brewing Company

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Strong Scotch Ale
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 5
Avg: 3.82
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Fearless Brewing Company
Oregon, United States | website

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

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Todd on 03-01-2005

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 5
Photo of msubulldog25
3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First off, how the *hell* am I the first to review this beer since 2005?!?!? Sorry, Ken, you deserve better...

A nice surprise; though I've had this brew a number of times on-draught, I found it today at Kelly's Olympian (downtown Portland) for a mid-day pint. Nicely priced at $4.

A: The mildest haze in an auburn pour. Lazy carbonation streams, some rising with purpose, some with a languid meander. Scarce head, a filmy patch with outstreched tendrils. Sultry, alluring.

S: Sweet and fruity, a vague peaty smokiness. Wish it had a little more balance and complexity, but it's certainly not bad to sniff...

T: Tons of toffee; a sweeter slant, but with enough spice and vaguely-balancing hops to please anyone. Lasting notes of crushed pear, ripe apple, even a little sweet citrus...then plenty of grain. Liquified breakfast cereal, if you ask me, with a dash of booze...

M: A mellow/smooth feel that feels just slightly undercarbonated. Warming of alcohol comes in ripples, rather than waves. Medium body.

D: Maybe not the most complex, mold-breaking Scotch, but certainly an enjoyable one. Watch it, or it'll catch up with you, highly recommended for a lover of malty ales. Well done, Fearless; you know I'll be back for more.

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Photo of Reidrover
3.97/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had only time for one pint at Fearless and happily they had a Scotch ale.
Dark brown,, almost mahogany ale, small tan head , that goes very fast , leaving good laceing. Very little carbonatioon present.
Very malty aroma, slightly roasty in character.Nice on a cold day.
The taste again is on style full of lovelly maltiness, and warming alcohol, the alcohol is detectable but it actually lends something to the beer , rather than detracts. Its not quite as sweet as some Scotch ales, but still in style. Very nice stuff.
Good mouthful, like a good Scotch the mouthfeel is not thick,but nice and smooth.
Very good drinkability for one s strong. Wish i had the cash for a Growler.

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Strong Scotch Ale from Fearless Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.