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Sláinte Scottish Style Ale | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Sláinte Scottish Style AleSláinte Scottish Style Ale
BA SCORE
3.86/5
Very Good
283 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#10,522
Reviews:
66
Ratings:
283
pDev:
10.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
37
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 283 |  Reviews: 66
Photo of allistermcg
4.48/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RichardARoss
3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Cannibalgasm
3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz. bottle.

A: Pours a hazy deep ruby reddish brown with one finger of creamy khaki colored head. The head retains for a few minutes and leaves behind some nice lacing.

S: Aromas of dark roasted malts, and sweet caramel malts, as well as dark fruits, toffee, and rye. You also get some slight alcohol and some earthy hops. Very pleasant aromas.

T: Roasted malts, and sweet caramel malts initially, then you get some toffee, dark fruits, berries, and rye bread. Their is a prevalence of earthy hops from beginning to end as well as some slight alcohol warmth. Finishes with toffee, and cocoa like sweetness, balanced by a slight hop bitterness. A great tasting ale.

M: Medium bodied, with a low-to-mid level of carbonation. Very smooth and slightly creamy feel with just a touch of alcohol warmth.

O: This is a very good Scottish ale, a style that is often overlooked but that I thoroughly enjoy. A very pleasantly poured brew with great aromas and flavor that has some warmth to it, but is incredibly approachable and has great drinkability. Overall this makes a great easy going companion for these cold Minnesota winters, and I would recommend giving it a try.

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Photo of Hendrick24
3.7/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
4.02/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy, dark brown color. 1/2 inch head of a tan color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of strong sweet malt, hint of peat, hint of roasted malt, slight alcohol, slight yeast, and a hint of smoke. Fits the style of a Scottish Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, peat, hint of caramel malt, hint of roasted malt, slight alcohol, hint of wood, and slight smoke. Overall, decent appearance, good aroma, body, and blend.

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Photo of hashmads
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scaliasux
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

L - Very dark redddish-brown. Clarity hard to discern, but appears mostly clear. Short light brown head.

S - Sweet and rich. Medium roasted malts. Dark fruit, molasses, caramel.

T - Sweet and malty. Dark fruit and brown sugar, substantial smoke.

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Photo of kojevergas
3.24/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

High C+

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Photo of eldoctorador
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of manfromanotherplace
4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a great Scottish ale, no surprise as everything central waters make seems to be top class. This is really subtle on both smell and taste, really smooth and clean, a very good beer.

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Photo of Chucker17
3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jpuetz
3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of notAlexWalker
3.82/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Overall it's a great tasting scotch ale. It's a little darker than other scotch ales I've had which may be a little misleading to how it drinks. Sláinte feels a little lighter compared to other scotch ales, but in my opinion it enhances it's drinkability.

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Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmarko579
3.59/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Elumbeer
4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dave21414
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of dhannes
4.07/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bgabbert
4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of adamranders
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zatch90
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of einman
3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jpwobbles
3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KellyScottMad
4.73/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer is in my top three scotch ales. I love this beer and the refreshment that it brings. I wish it would finish off a little smoother at times. All depends on the batch that was brewed. Excellent beer!

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Photo of drdiesel9483
4.24/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look - dark brown with a good tan head and lacing
Smell - sweet carmel with a goody roast maltiness
Taste - first thing I taste is the roasted malts followed by the sweet carmel and a little cocoa
Feel - medium full body with medium carbonation. Fairly smooth with slight bite.
Overall - great roasted sweet scotch ale

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Sláinte Scottish Style Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 283 ratings
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