Scotch Ale | Ellersick Brewing Company

BA SCORE
38.5%
Liked This Beer
3.6 w/ 13 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ellersick Brewing Company
Washington, United States
ellersickbrewing.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by RedDiamond on 02-14-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,852
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
13
Liked:
5
Avg:
3.6/5
pDev:
12.5%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by RedDiamond:
Photo of RedDiamond
3.08/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Smoky moreso than peaty with haunted lace on a dark mahogany body and no particular smell. The flavor is a bit awkward with its herbal mulch qualities. Certainly it's not traditional. The taste is dusty, punky, and challenging to warm up to. Not bad, but ambiguous and indifferent.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of LXIXME
2.94/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jmccraney
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of erickc
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of flagmantho
3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this beer on-tap in a pint glass at the brewery.

Appearance: rich dark brown with a finger of super creamy tan foam.

Smell: sweet malty aroma with a nice bready character. A bit on the mild side, though, intensity-wise.

Taste: nutty and caramelly malt character. A bit sweet with low bitterness; this beer is decent but tastes more like a brown ale than a Scotch ale.

Mouthfeel: medium body which is super smooth and creamy. Excellent!

Overall: a decent beer if not particularly to-style. Still, I like it.

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Photo of italianstallion
3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Monteiro
3.85/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Day old growler drank with dungeness crab outside on a miserably hot bay.
Initially, I poured this straight out of the fridge, which was far too cold, maybe half a finger of head. After letting it sit for five minutes, I set in. Tons of walnut and some sour spice I cannot pinpoint. Fairly low carbonation. Very, very drinkable at room temperature.

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Photo of BertT64
4.62/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NickThePyro
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DaveRinn
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Metaltildeath
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of VanKieft
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of schopenhauerale
3.29/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Scotch Ale from Ellersick Brewing Company
Beer rating: 38.5% out of 100 with 13 ratings
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