Sláinte Scottish Style Ale | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Sláinte Scottish Style AleSláinte Scottish Style Ale

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

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Winter

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Added by mobius387 on 12-17-2011

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Ratings: 281 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of martyl1000
3.34/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Hmm. An oddly coffee-forward Scotch Ale. A good deal of leather, too, which I detest in beer.

I'm a big fan of Central Waters, especially for their barrel-aged program. And I have friends who rave about Slainte. But I do not like this brew.

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Photo of EmptyPockets
3.56/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of campfirebrew
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of TheArtOfWort
4.36/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of EdwardK77
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of tappangordo
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of McHenry
3.88/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of BeerDazed
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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

Super well done very traditional scotch ale.

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Photo of dt_gbpackersfan
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of jkuja560
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Ralphs66
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of seedyone
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. At first glance the head has mostly fine foam with rather lively looking large bubbles that leave a solid trace for lacing as the level recedes. The aroma is mildly toffee-ish with a wisp of molasses. The texture is airly robust even for a Scottish ale. A sip can be a mouthful. The overall taste has both the sweet & bitter of burnt sugar with a solid malty background. In a word substantial. I had to look twice when I saw a mere 5.2% as the ABV. It has all the character of the bigger bolder choices out there. Pretty unique, in a good way.

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Photo of IamBundy
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Stevedore
3.89/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Bluephies' in Madison, Wisconsin. Served in a shaker pint 11/11/2014.

A- Dark cola-brown body, opaque but not quite black. Half finger white head, minimal retention time. Rings of lacing. [3.5]

S- Smooth toffee, earthy hops. Brown malt. Not too complicated, but balanced quite nicely. [3.75]

F- Toffee, caramel, earthy hops, sweet brown malt. Similar to the nose. There is a slight roast to it as well. Again, not particularly complex but everything comes together quite well. [4]

M- Medium bodied, on the thinner end of the spectrum. Fine carbonation, has a nice pop to it. Nice and reasonably sweet toffee finish that isn't cloying or off-putting. [3.75]

O- Very nice scottish ale. Straightforward flavours that are delicious, not as much complexity but certainly a nice shelf sixer if you enjoy Scottish ales. [4]

Final score: 3.90

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Photo of Knapp85
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of hansenm72
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of spect07
2.16/5  rDev -44.8%

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4.4/5  rDev +12.5%

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5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of ericjubeck
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of DanGeo
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of malfunxion
3/5  rDev -23.3%

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