Dacker Authentic Adirondack Ale | Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery

Dacker Authentic Adirondack AleDacker Authentic Adirondack Ale
BA SCORE
3.61/5
55 Ratings
Dacker Authentic Adirondack AleDacker Authentic Adirondack Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery
New York, United States
davidsonbrothers.com

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerTruth on 01-28-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,607
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
55
pDev:
14.68%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
8
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 55 |  Reviews: 17
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3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.06/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.52/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.96/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SlainteAlbanyNY
3.91/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JeffKowalek
2.5/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.55/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.74/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.18/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.07/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Fish427
4.98/5  rDev +38%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Fantastic craft brew, great scotch ale!!

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Photo of BeerBucks
3.33/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.69/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

im not sure this would fit the style guidelines all that well for a scottish ale, but nevermind that, its a real tasty beer and maybe my favorite i had from these guys. its definitely malt driven, but its also really dry, unlike many scottish styles going. its also rather light in body, probably not big enough for what it claims to be here, but i think it adds to drinkability, and the crispness is really nice in autumn in upstate new york. creamy sort of feel with dryer red and caramel malts as the base. hops are lightly done, but add just a little honey oil character on the back end. finish is really quick and carbonation is high, its a different type of refreshing, but refreshing nevertheless. the lower abv for the style is also an aid for sessioning. i think this is certainly the most unique beer ive had from davidson brothers, maybe the best.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.7/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Photo of scootny
3.8/5  rDev +5.3%

A) 3.5 For a Scottish ale it pours a little pale. More like a pale ale orange with a lightly yellowed head. Not much lacing but it stays covered as I consume.

S) 3.5 A lovely aroma. Lots of sweet caramel, toffee, and biscuity, bakery bread. Some alcohol peeks out of the sugar and lays the foundation for a classic fruity yeast ester. Some light pear and a hint of banana bread.

T) 3.80 Taste is very malty. Lots of sweetness with a large toasted malt. Must be Maris Otter malt from the biscuit flavors. Smooth yeasty breadiness and fruit esters adds complexity and leads to an earthier hop finish that is firm and clean.

F) 3.80. Feel is crisp for the style as it is lighter than the norm with smooth carbonation that somehow gives a more quenching quality

O) 3.95A big malty brew that nonetheless is a go to candidate for thirstiness. Lighter with a high drinkability. Enough hops to satisfy the dry beer crowd while just sliding under the wire for a true Scotch ale

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Dacker Authentic Adirondack Ale from Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.61 out of 5 with 55 ratings
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