Willie's Wee Heavy | Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks

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Brewed by:
Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks
Pennsylvania, United States | website

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by akorsak on 11-14-2009

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4.15/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A nitro pour at the brewpub.

A: The scotch ale is dark, a deep brown-red hybrid that could pass for a porter in many situations. The ale was served on nitro, so a dense coffee-and-cream colored head lingered and laced in strata.

S: The nose is malty, an excess of dark grains. The nitro pour takes a little away from this dimension. The nose is formidable enough to pass as a porter, or possibly even a stout.

T: Deliciously malty, the ale packs a solid wallop. The grains have a mild, peaty smoke flavor that brings out a fullness in the ale. The malt bill is dark, with chocolate and roasted flavors that could easily pass for a porter.

M: The mouthfeel has such a strong fullness that that it could easily pass for a smoked porter. The peat and dark malts are a flavorful combination.

D: If not for the nitro only availability, I'd be sipping on a growler right now. A full ale that really fits in with the excellent darker ales that Elk Creek cranks out.

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Willie's Wee Heavy from Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks
4.15 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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