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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cycler's Brewing
Texas, United States
cyclersbrewing.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brandon911 on 04-11-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,199
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
19
pDev:
15.19%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
4
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Ratings: 19 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of puck1225
3.45/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass. Nice dark brown with a short lived head with decent lacing. Smells and tastes of red wine, some dark toast. A bit weak on the taste.

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Photo of Premo88
4.41/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. bomber poured into snifter
(Nov. 30, 2016 born-on date)

L: classic black-and-tan look with a big thick head of tan foam; no sticking off head and minimal lacing, but it keeps a thick collar of tan foam and some skin; beer might be clear but it's hard to see through it it's so dark

S: chocolate ... you can smell it as you pour; then peaty malt, not overpowering but definite peat; then as it warms loads of chocolate, milk chocolate and cafe mocha; as it warms more, dark-dried fruits, raisins, even a pinch of licorice, earthy red wine

T: chocolatey peat ... slight toasted wood flavor, especially in the aftertaste, and some earthy peat flavor lingering; as it warms and you get into the glass, the toasted oak aftertaste is a highlight ... really helps balance that up front chocolate sweetness

F: creamy soft, slick, full from the carbonation ... a true ale; the carbonation is crisp inside that soft chewy feel up front

O: like the label advertises, Cyclers gets a lot of stout-like chocolate flavor into a wee heavy, and it works wonderfully; as good a wee heavy as I've had and a beer any stout drinker would love; this bottle is six months old and drinking perfectly, and I bet it would handle as much as another year to 18 months in the fridge just fine; I'd fill my cellar with this one if I had room ... and it's good enough I might make some room

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Photo of Mickeyp2814
2.65/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Feel is flat. Taste has coffee notes that are up front but fade fast. I would like more of a bold hit.

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Photo of Bryan12345
3/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ccheng9
3.03/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of acashk
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rspauldi
3.56/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MaddDogg84
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of LittleDog
4.76/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jim_TX
4.63/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BKotch
4.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Texasfan549
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of alanamato
3.92/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of donspublic
4.4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of Gagnonsux
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Musineer
5/5  rDev +26.6%

Photo of greenspointexas
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of abex44
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of brandon911
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Derailleur from Cycler's Brewing
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 19 ratings
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