Sláinte Scottish Style Ale | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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281 Ratings
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Sláinte Scottish Style AleSláinte Scottish Style Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
centralwaters.com

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mobius387 on 12-17-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
281
Reviews:
65
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
10.49%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
36
For Trade:
0
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Photo of tvenne
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Krusader
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

quality brew, a great and rather classic take on the style, but a beer that seems to me somewhat simple for how evolved and dramatic a lot of the central waters beers are, especially the barrel aged stuff, this is a much more everyday sort of beer than i have ever really known them to make. looks the part and smells great, not as smoke and earthy forward as i thought it would be, sort of sweeter, richer, more caramelized, and a little bigger, but not lacking for grain depth, with a serious dried fruit and even a mild spice element. the yeast is also kind of cool, bready and european, almost english, but real frothy and hearty, which i think is great with the malts all over this one. fig jam, toffee, bran muffin, and maple to this in the finish, and lots of thick body but a little carbonation keeping it moving. i have a barrel aged scotch ale in the basement, pretty sure thats not same base beer, but this has me mighty excited for that, if you can do this, you can do that too. always impressed by central waters, they somehow still seem to fly under the radar more often than not...

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Photo of smithj4
4.01/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BuckyNBeer
3.71/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SSGCujo
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Big_Thirsty
4.91/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerForMuscle
4.14/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmh21
3.86/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MeIquiades
4.17/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Benish
3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: poured a dark ruby color with a tinted red foamy head. In the glass it appears like a stout with no light shining through.

Aroma: vanilla, white chocolate and subtle tea. Also a little bit of toasted cereal. Smells very sweet and desert-like.

Taste: has a subtle earthy and tea-like taste with vanilla undertones. Nicely sweet with no bitterness. Taste kind of like a creme brûlée.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied with a little too much carbonation.

Overall: this really impressed. Exceeded my expectations because of the ratings. I have had scotch ales that I did not care for, but this is not one of them!

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Photo of tbryan5
3.78/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oldvines
3.54/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EdFed
4.05/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SeymourDunn
3.67/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of craigbelly
3.97/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of FMSmith
4.29/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Malt forward, good mouth feel, well described on their web page

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Photo of tigg924
3.54/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear, dark brown in color, with 1/4 inch head. Taste is milk chocolate, peat, husk, and Tootsie Roll. Sweet and medium bodied. True to style and a good drinker although I prefer other Scotch ales. Not a beer to pass over but not one to rush out for either.

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Photo of kinggimp
3.65/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mambajahamba
4.55/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nurt20
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of johnpalisi
3.94/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of allistermcg
4.48/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RichardARoss
3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Sláinte Scottish Style Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
3.91 out of 5 based on 281 ratings.
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