The Telegraph | Solemn Oath Brewery

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45 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Solemn Oath Brewery
Illinois, United States
solemnoathbrewery.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TMoney2591 on 01-07-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
45
Reviews:
5
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
8.17%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 45 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of ZebulonXZogg
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a nice foggy brown with a khaki head, nice lacing.

S: Dark fruit, plum, figs and raisin.

T: Fruity, a bit sweet with a nice malt backbone.

F: Nice creamy texture, quite smooth.

O: A very nice Scotch Ale. Definitely look for it again. As a side note, this had been in the crawl space for at least a year and it held up quite well.

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Photo of mjc3151
4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vande
4.17/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rhyzy
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HabaJohn
3.22/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of scootercrabb
3.83/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jimmygord
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stortore
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into a tulip glass.

Pours a somewhat hazy, deep brown, with ruby highlights in the light. Small head, some loose lacing. Smell is malt, caramel, figs, dates, plums, some yeast. Great aroma. The taste is more malt- forward, then caramel, dates, raisins, plums. Smooth, solid body, appropriate level of carbonation.

Found it to be a pretty classic and straightforward example of the style. Very good flavor and balance. Well worth a purchase.

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Photo of tmcfad
4.83/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of FreshHawk
4.2/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kevinpitts
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MidwestBA
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RichH55
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Poloplaya
4.02/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kubrickx
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JellyJacket
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwsipkins
3.62/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.37/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MattMorin
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MilwaukeeBeerMaker
3.74/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RobinLee
4.02/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Clockwork420
4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Dark ruddy color. Tan head. Smells of carmel, fruits, and scotch. Taste like a malty, robust, fruity, scotchy, hoppy goodness. Mouthfeel was better than medium, in the thicker region. Overall very solid. If I wanted something with scotch in it, and this was available, I would get it.

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Photo of BrewmanCapote
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gormanv
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I like scotch ales and this one is very good. Solemn Oath tends to brew a lot of hoppy beers. It was nice to see they can do other styles and do them well.

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Photo of KevChiTown
3.84/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Very hot still, with some nice darker fruit flavors. Not the best Wee Heavy, but very serviceable.

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4.16 out of 5 based on 45 ratings.
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