Skull Crusher Scotch Style Ale | Ramapo Valley Brewery

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Brewed by:
Ramapo Valley Brewery
New York, United States

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by blitheringidiot on 07-14-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by alexrich82:
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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

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3.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a RAMAPO bottle into me Weyerbacher goblet with a flat dark browm hue. No light getting thru this one. Oh, and head? We don't need no stinkin' head. A mere millimeter thin ring around the glass. 10% ABV explains that.

Scents are slight when cold from the fridge, but once warmed, all dark malts, like smelling a glass of dark maple syrup and a hint of port wine.

Flavor says total malts. How do I describe this? I am actually going to say that this reminds me of Sam Adams Triple Bock, just a bit. [I never did a Sam Adams Triple Bock due to only trying it in small quantaties.] Actually going to say overbearing dark roast. Like tea mixed with coffee. Not like a stoudt mind you, like a maple syrup that burned in a pan. A bit of root beer hints in an lingering aftertaste. Whew! This is a big drink.

Thick feel that coats me tongue to beg for mercy! Uncle!!! My lips are actually sticky with this stuff.

One per nite limit is built in.

Last swigs: Thick "burnt" flavor that has some peat moss flavors. A serious Scotch that is not for the weak. Am I drinking maple syrup? Abit one dimensional, but who is complaining?

Beer is good. Happy beering.

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3.3/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle to SN pint.

A: dark brown, cloudy orange highlights. inch head. cascading lacing.

S: caramel, toffee, waffle.

T: slight caramel, slight malt, slight 'beer' or bread taste.

F: smooth pop to tickles

D: Hides the abv very well, but doesn't have much of a flavor profile besides the faint malty caramel. Overall there are many more Scottish ales out there that I prefer, but always trying to find more winners in this truly delicious style - especially as the nights get colder!!

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Skull Crusher Scotch Style Ale from Ramapo Valley Brewery
3.32 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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