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Hop Scotch | Frog Level Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Frog Level Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Bung on 09-19-2013

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 16
Reviews by oberon:
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3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a tawny brown color with a thinner slight off white head that is gone pretty quickly.Aromas of buttery caramel,chocolate,and light dark fruit mainly,some alcohol stands out as it warms a little.Sweetish flavors with caramel and lingering raisin flavors in the finish,a bit of toast in the background and that alcohol zip rounds out the flavor profile.Not bad maybe a little on the sweet side but it's nice for a cold damp St. Paddy's day.

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Photo of Mantooth
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Bung
3.72/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Mini-growler picked up at Common Market South End. Solid dark reddish brown pour. Just a ring of white head.

Aroma, Malty caramel and toffee. Some light wood and raisin.

Taste, Light toasted malt, caramel and toffee again. Fainter ripe red fruits. A little bit of woody anise type bitterness.

About medium bodied, lower carbonation. It's a little thin, but drinks pretty easily. A pretty tasty take on the style. $9 for the glass and beer, not too bad value wise either.

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Photo of Boski
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of KevinGordon
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of Irish57
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of AngusOg
4.2/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.69/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured on-tap at the brewery and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a hazy, opaque, ruby-blood coloring, with a fluffy, clingy, off-white head. Nose of smoke peat, caramel, subtle scotch notes, and earthy highlights. Flavors are smooth and smoky, with a rich caramel, peat, and cream blend. Velvety smooth and thick, with a richly sweet and roasted aftertaste. The finish is slick and smooth. Very solid brew.

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Photo of Falcone
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of ThunderingBrews
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of BrianScott
3.59/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of buckyp
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of lupercmda
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of RochefortChris
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of hman43
2.7/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

It pours dirty brown with a head that does produce some lacing. It has a unique aroma compare to most in this class and other classes similar. It has a sweet syrup like aroma with elements of roasted malts. The roasted malts are the most dominant flavor with a hint of sweetness. It is a bit watery and has a slight bitter finish.

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Photo of fastestmanalive
3.92/5  rDev +10.1%

Hop Scotch from Frog Level Brewing Company
3.56 out of 5 based on 16 ratings.
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