70 Schilling Scottish Ale | Silver Moon Brewing

Log in or Sign up to start rating.
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Silver Moon Brewing
Oregon, United States | website

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.60%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by RedDiamond on 10-21-2008

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
1
Avg:
2.6
pDev:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 1
Photo of RedDiamond
2.6/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

I appreciated seeing this low-alcohol Scottish ale on the Silver Moon menu. Too many brewers shy away from low gravity beers, I suspect out of a sense that low alcohol is somehow too wimpy for their sensibilities or for their customers. Actually, they're ideal for midday, for extended sessions, or when you otherwise want to enjoy flavor and refreshment while avoiding too much alcohol.

Unfortunately this ale doesn't shine as a good example of a low gravity beer. It begins with a strange vanilla-cream aroma that thankfully fades early. The amber-bronze color shows hypnotic clarity. But the taste is of terse, oxidized lemon tea funk with marshmallow sugar. I don't know what of any worth might have once been here, but it was long gone by the time I showed up. The beer's enthusiastic charge suggests they've kept it primed, and the suds imply freshness. But it's just no fun to drink. And none too Scottish.

 918 characters

70 Schilling Scottish Ale from Silver Moon Brewing
- out of 100 based on 1 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe