Dacker Authentic Adirondack Ale | Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery

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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

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Added by BeerTruth on 01-28-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
55
Reviews:
17
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
14.67%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 55 |  Reviews: 17
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2/5  rDev -46.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of phishbone23
2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

Photo of Rifugium
2.55/5  rDev -32%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3/5  rDev -20%

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3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -20%

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3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -20%

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3.06/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.07/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.18/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of BeerBucks
3.33/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sammy
3.36/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On tap at Rattle 'N' Hum. In a word, too sweet. Peach coloured body, some head. Above average mouthfeel, drying finish. Some sugar, not very drinkable. The look is the best. Sweet aromas.Not a good representation of the style.Maybe with some ageing.

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3.41/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle at fridge temp poured into a snifter. Best before JAN 2014 notched.

Pours a hazy deep orange color, a thin patchy layer of white to off white colored head, decent lacing. Lots of carbonation visible.

The aroma is almost entirely malty. Biscuit, bread.

Again, mostly malty, semi sweet, biscuity, bread crust, some caramel. Hints of fruit esters. Finishes with the slightest bit of hop bitterness, but the sweetness from the malt returns in the after taste.

Drinks crisp and refreshing. On the lighter side. Cleans the palate.

Average beer. Good drinkability.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of plaid75
3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a medium to dark copper hue with a half finger foamy white head. There was decent retention and little lacing.

The smell featured some sweet caramel, an herbal hop and some diacytl.

The taste consisted of an earthy malt with a moderate hop spice and diacytl.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style.

Overall a complex and spicy ale.

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3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a dark gold/amber color with a thick frothy offwhite head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It has a nice pale and light crystal malt scent along with some fruity yeast esters and light hop nose. The taste is decent. It has a smooth, pale and crystal malt flavor with loads of yeast esters in the finish. It has a light hop character, but only enough to balance the malt profile. The mouthfeel is decent as well. It is a medium/full bodied beer with a little too much carbonation. This is a pretty good APA. I think it's closer to an English pale though, especially with the Ringwood yeast character.

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3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
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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Dacker Authentic Adirondack Ale from Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery
3.75 out of 5 based on 55 ratings.
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