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Stone Of Scone Scotch Ale - Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)

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Stone Of Scone Scotch Ale
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BA SCORE
85
very good

64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.17%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown) visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Named for the stone upon which Scottish kings were crowned, our Scotch Ale represents a tradition of brewing excellence. You will enjoy a hint of caramel sweetness, a well-rounded flavor, and superior drinkability. Try one and see how kingly a beer can be.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-20-2002)
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Ratings: 64 | Reviews: 20 | Display Reviews Only:
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williamjbauer, May 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

danwho, Feb 27, 2013
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jegross2, Feb 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

bbadger, Dec 23, 2012
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3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at city brew pub. Overall, I like this brew. Aroma could use some help, just a faint sweet and malty aroma. Not too carbonated, which I like. Sweet and roasted malt favors from the coppery brown pour, minimal head. Always comes in a pint glass. There is a little bitter note that reminds me of tea. Lot of flavor overall, minimal hops that I think is correct for a Scotch ale. A little thick on the tongue, by not much after taste.

LeRose, Dec 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

Wiscivore, Nov 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

dunix, Oct 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

SFC21, Oct 27, 2012
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rolltide8425, Oct 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

t0rin0, Oct 08, 2012
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4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at the Hilldale location. Served into a pint glass.

Appearance: clear, chestnut brown in color, 1/4 inch head, low carbonation

Smell: toasted malt and leather

Taste: toasted malt, caramel, peat, and leather

Mouthfeel: sweet, medium-heavy body, medium carbonation

Overall: It is great when a brewery does a non-standard style and does it well. Love the caramel and leather combination. Would have several of these if I was in Wisconsin. This was the best from the brewery that I tried.

tigg924, Aug 14, 2012
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crobinso, Jul 16, 2012
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bluerabbit, Jun 13, 2012
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seeswo, May 12, 2012
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rocklibster, May 11, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

jakea, Mar 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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bpfrush, Nov 14, 2011
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3.7/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Another seasonal put on, enjoyed on tap at the downtown brewpub. Amber body with a bit of head. Malty aroma. average mouthfeel. Somewhat Complex malt story,on the sweeter side, with caramel, chocolate malts, a bit of smoked malts. Not a bad one. No booziness.

Sammy, Sep 09, 2011
Photo of WastingFreetime
2.78/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A. Mahogany brown with red tinge to the edges. Not much of a head, but that's OK.
S. Here is where I start to sense trouble. I really have to struggle to get any kind of smell at all out of this beer. Eventually, after almost snorting the beer up my nose by accident, I detect a weak caramel-toffee malt with maple notes. I should not have to try so hard to be able to smell my beer, and no, I do not have a head cold. This is supposed to be a Scotch Ale?
T. Follows the nose. Weak watery malt notes and a smidge of maple. I am starting to worry that either A. I have jaded my palate with an excess of higher gravity brews or B. This beer is not very good.
M. Well, at least it is thirst-quenching and doesn't sit heavy at all. But isn't the style called 'wee heavy' for a reason?

I'm probably not going to get this one again.

WastingFreetime, May 21, 2011
Stone Of Scone Scotch Ale from Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)
85 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.