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Wobbily Man Smoked Scotch Ale | McCall Brewing Company

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Wobbily Man Smoked Scotch AleWobbily Man Smoked Scotch Ale

Brewed by:
McCall Brewing Company
Idaho, United States

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by JohnGalt1 on 12-30-2012

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 12
Reviews by casapy:
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of JohnGalt1
3.26/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From the website:

"This sweet and earthy traditional Scotch Ale utilizes Bavarian Rauch malt to provide beech wood smokiness. Not too much, just right. Please enjoy this Scotch Ale offering and “ get a little wobbily.”. Indeed.

ABV 7.0% Hops: Challenger, Willamette"

Label says 7.2%

22 picked up today at Bier Thirty for $7... Poured tonight into my slim tulip... long lasting tannish head atop a walnut colored brew... nice lacing for the entire glass.

Nose shows a bit of the (as promised) Bamberg malt... Not as malty as many Scotch ales for sure, there is a background dark toast and caramel... I think the smoke masks the malt profile a bit too much.

Flavor mirrors the aroma... smoke (although lighter than expected) starts and finishes this beer with a bit of malty sweetness mid-late palate that helps carry the palate.

Body and carbonation are right for the style... Medium/full body with a light/medium carbonation.

Personally, I don't care for smoked beers too much.. but that is my issue not the brewer's. However, the Bamberg malt is a little over the top and out of place in a Scotch ale... IMO, it should be toned down a bit.


Edit: I entered this as a Wee Heavy... If somebody wants it changed down the road to a smoked beer, then feel free to ask for a change... My feelings won't be hurt.

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Photo of KlayWey
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of mactrail
3.87/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Lovely pile of off-white suds . Dark and murky red-brown brew. Great smokey scent. A little sharp but smooth and just sweet enough. A medium body with a dollop of syrup.

Pleasant smoke flavor doesn’t overwhelm the roasted malt. Just a touch of bitterness. Appley flavor with some sweet malt. Modest bitter finish. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at the Co-op Market in Boise.

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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.1/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
3.46/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours deep brown with small beige head. Chocolate and wood smoke are noticeable aromas. Taste is spot on scotch: peat, earth, wood, some dark chocolate. Smooth with some lingering stickiness. Good stuff.

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Photo of DesertDawg
5/5  rDev +40.8%

This beer is simply awesome! GREAT balance with good smoky rye flavors. Even better than fat tire. My fave!!!!

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Wobbily Man Smoked Scotch Ale from McCall Brewing Company
3.55 out of 5 based on 12 ratings.
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