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Old Chub - Scottish Style Ale | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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Old Chub - Scottish Style AleOld Chub - Scottish Style Ale
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4.01/5
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5,264 Ratings
Old Chub - Scottish Style AleOld Chub - Scottish Style Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Colorado, United States
oskarblues.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
From the Oskar Blues website: "This jaw-dropping Scottish strong ale (8% ABV) is brewed with bodacious amounts of malted barley and specialty grains, and a dash of beechwood-smoked malt."

Added by Todd on 12-13-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,377
Reviews:
1,687
Ratings:
5,264
pDev:
10.97%
Bros Score:
4.02
 
 
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219
Gots:
1,178
Trade:
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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured out of a can into one of my tulip glasses. This beer pours a clear, dark amber/copper color with some deep ruby highlights when held up to the light. Color reminds me of coca cola or something like that. The slightly tan, creamy looking head is about 1/2 to 2/3 of an inch thick when first poured. Eventually settles to a nice thick ring lining the inside of the glass along with a decent surface film layer of foam on the beer's surface. Decent lacing but not great. Aromas of caramel, toffee, and some dark fruit notes of plum, raisin, figs, and perhaps some apple. Has a good, sweet, slightly smokey, caramel malt flavor upfront that gives way to a hint of peppery spice and then to the aforementioned dark fruit flavors that is all rounded out with the toffee. No discernible hop presence here whatsoever. Has a, slightly crisp, and mostly smooth, creamy, frothy, slightly chewy and syrupy, medium to full bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Has a pretty sweet aftertaste and a dry finish. Easy to drink in a most excellent manner. Well worth a try!

Eric

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Old Chub - Scottish Style Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 5,264 ratings
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