Scotty Karate Scotch Ale | Dark Horse Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
1,799 Ratings
Scotty Karate Scotch AleScotty Karate Scotch Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
darkhorsebrewery.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.75%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Available September to March.

Added by ypsifly on 01-28-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,799
Reviews:
598
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
11.28%
 
 
Wants:
132
Gots:
317
For Trade:
12
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,799 |  Reviews: 598
Photo of maxcoinage
4.16/5  rDev +4.3%

A Bottle to DFH signature glass, 2 finger head. dark brown beer

S caramel, bread, some peat

T starts off with malty sweetness, a bit of smoke in there, caramel, some darjpk fruit

M good carb. Medium body smooth.

O great scotch ale can't believe this is almost 10%. Dirty bastard is still my fave but this is up there

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3.16/5  rDev -20.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of beerdedking
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Well balanced Scotch Ale. Not a ton going on in the nose, and not the thickest of heads, but the
flavors of caramel, grape/black cherry, and peat all play amongst each other with out one dominating
the profile. Nice to sip, but not overly heavy for the ABV. Goes down smoothly. Would drink again...

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.92/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Trooper92292
4.61/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I let this beer age for 6 months and after the long wait I finally had it. Worth the wait. So much better aged. It's really smooth and just tastes fantastic. Beautiful color and just fantastic finish. Buy a pack and let it age for 6-8 months.

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3.85/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.52/5  rDev +13.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Scotty Karate Scotch Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
3.99 out of 5 based on 1,799 ratings.
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