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Fat Scotch Ale - Silver City Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

135 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 135
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 13.05%
Wants: 42
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Silver City Brewing Co. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Previously known as Fat Bastard AAle.

(Beer added by: RoyalT on 11-27-2003)
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JarMills

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

07-15-2013 03:59:15 | More by JarMills
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-24-2013 05:10:56 | More by MarkyMOD
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-17-2013 18:48:36 | More by LXIXME
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.51/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a clear copper with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, and slight smoke aromas. Taste is much the same with caramel and toffee flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some solid aromas and flavors.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 01:30:20 | More by UCLABrewN84
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DenverLogan

Colorado

4.13/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 22 oz bottled ordered through Letspour...into Corsendonk chalice.
Pours a root beer brown with amber head.
Aroma of Dr Pepper soda, sarsaparilla (root beer), malt sweetness.
Moderate carbonation and strong mouthfeel.
Flavors of a funky soda, alcohol, brown malts, burnt malts, peat, sarsaparilla, a touch of chalk, oak, pepper, field greens. Overall bold and full bodied, quite a bit of a soda flavor but also strong or burnt malts, sweet malts and some astringency. Letting the beer sit for 20 or so minutes removes much of the bitterness and burnt notes.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2013 04:18:35 | More by DenverLogan
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Hoppy_McMalt

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-16-2013 04:06:25 | More by Hoppy_McMalt
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510a

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-30-2013 15:55:34 | More by 510a
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foxyaardvark27

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

03-14-2013 06:16:48 | More by foxyaardvark27
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Rudes

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-11-2013 03:01:18 | More by Rudes
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msubulldog25

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-04-2013 00:10:15 | More by msubulldog25
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mdaschaf

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-02-2013 19:03:36 | More by mdaschaf
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twelveinches

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

03-02-2013 06:54:23 | More by twelveinches
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Bonis

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

02-04-2013 16:17:59 | More by Bonis
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irishgreensoda

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -20%

02-03-2013 12:50:47 | More by irishgreensoda
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kemoarps

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-23-2012 07:44:30 | More by kemoarps
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jmccraney

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

12-08-2012 05:23:36 | More by jmccraney
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BrienVoll

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-07-2012 22:48:19 | More by BrienVoll
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adkieffer

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-05-2012 23:04:44 | More by adkieffer
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Exiled

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

09-03-2012 03:48:32 | More by Exiled
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avaldivia

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-10-2012 18:52:10 | More by avaldivia
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deedric

Wisconsin

3.35/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Courtesy of Paul Stutzman...

Pours a beautiful, dark brown with ruby highlights. Creamy tan head - a slightly aggressive pour yielded a thick head that bubbled like a pancake batter, then fell quickly. Relatively little in the way of lacing.

Smells of sweet malt, perhaps a little maple syrup with a slight hint of vanilla.

Tate's as it smells - malty followed by a hint of booze - as one would expect from a 9.2% Scotch Ale. Taste follows through all across the tounge with Hints of hops on the back end of the swallow.

Mouthfeel is good, perhaps thinner than I expected, but rather nice.

I enjoyed this Scotch Ale, not what I expected, but the surprise was not unpleasant.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2012 00:47:37 | More by deedric
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Kspoon


4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

07-31-2012 23:59:52 | More by Kspoon
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sanford_and_son

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

07-25-2012 19:34:43 | More by sanford_and_son
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Mahars22643

New York

1/5  rDev -75.4%

06-24-2012 04:24:07 | More by Mahars22643
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strongaf

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-20-2012 07:38:26 | More by strongaf
Fat Scotch Ale from Silver City Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.