Plaid Ferret Scottish Ale | Weasel Boy Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Weasel Boy Brewing Company
Ohio, United States | website

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ndekke39 on 09-16-2007

BEER STATS
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
38
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
24.56%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 10 | Ratings: 38
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Photo of PSU_Mike
1.91/5  rDev -52.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Extremely thin, no nose, and little character in general. Just a very thin and weak beer. Not a fan.

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.92/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of gopens44
3.85/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Looked a little flat with a nearly nonexistent head but the body ended up holding up pretty well from this brownish, ruby beer. Nose carried little other than a slightly vinous quality tempered by sweetness, which was the case exactly with the taste. Vinous comes off much like a cabernet actually. Not a bad take at all on the style.

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Photo of KushBreakfast
3.57/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I enjoyed this offering. The day I visited they also had a Bourbon Aged Plaid Ferret Scottish Ale which was far better, deserving a rating easily into the >4.0 range. Beer advocate has yet to add this one to the list of beers to review, but if your there and they have it on tap, try it!!

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Photo of angeepangie
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of cwxc818
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Thorpe429
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Weasel Boy this past weekend.

Pours a dark brown with a good tan head and a bit of lacing on the way down. Nose brings forth caramel and a faint nuttiness and a bit of an earthy character plus some hops in the background. Flavor features caramel, toffee, toast, and a nice bit of hops. Medium body with good carbonation. Solid brew all around.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of Keffa
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pint from the taproom.

A: Pours a copper red, small tan tinged head, not a ton of lacing, but then again, most of his beers are a little lacking in retention.

S: Earthy English hop, toast, caramel, and a light breadiness. A slight whiff of butterscotch.

T: Follows the aroma, minus the butterscotch. Very nice earthy hop presence.

M: Creamy, medium body, finishes clean. Nice.

O: Easy drinking beer, not offensive in any way. Good stuff here :)

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Photo of ndekke39
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tried this on-tap at the North Market Microbrew Festival in Columbus. Poured a dark caramelly color with a nice, foamy white head. Pretty good retention; left a bit lacing on the pint glass. Smells and tastes of slightly toasted malt, caramel. Hints of the hop bitterness, but overall very well balanced. Nice, clean finish. Appropriate mouthfeel for a Scottish Ale: not too watery, but not super thick like a stout. Overall, a great session beer. I'm always a fan of Scottish Ales, and I'm happy to see another one brewed in Ohio! Hope to see this offering on-tap in more places soon.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of JamesS
4.15/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very nice copper color with a bit of head and some nice lacing. Great malty scent, fairly heady, although with no detectable peat scent (which isn't that bad, this is a scottish ale, not a scotch ale). Very nice taste, too, hints of caramel, a little bit of jerky flavor (british hops maybe), a great malty-sweet taste to it. It's extremely smooth and goes down great, with a wonderful finish.

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Photo of thedifferencemaker
3.28/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Swettenham_Shire
3/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Unfortunately the restaurant ran out of Anastasia, so I settled for this Scottish. Underwhelming - taste is reminiscent of Newcastle.

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Plaid Ferret Scottish Ale from Weasel Boy Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.
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