Fat Scotsman | Adirondack Pub & Brewery

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3.8/5
Very Good
39 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Adirondack Pub & Brewery
New York, United States
adkbrewery.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
A big malty Scotch ale featuring a robust flavor, balanced with a smooth mouthfeel. Generous amounts of caramel malts and kettle caramelization contribute to the rich malty flavor which is balanced with just the right amount of Liberty and Fuggle hops.

30 IBUs

Added by Stimack on 07-18-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,360
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
39
pDev:
10.26%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
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3
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On tap served in a mini nonic glass, 10 oz. serving

A-Dark amber, copper, quite nice. It seemed to glow. Very little off-white head with a golden hue.

S- Very malty, but very mellow. It just smelled like a 6-7% strength brown ale.

T- The taste was also not that of a beer in the 10% class. However, while drinking from the tiny glass, I could feel myself warming up and there was some harshness from the alcohol. This was more evident as it warmed. Still the alcohol was masked well from the earthy maltiness. This did seem more like a strong brown ale than a Wee Heavy to me.

M- Smooth, thick, chewy, moderate carbonation. The mouthfeel did give it away that this was a stronger beer.

O- Overall, I was a tad disappointed as I always wanted to try this and it seemed like this was one of there more popular beers as its been around since I can remember going to the brewery: at least six or seven years. Yet, it seemed whenever I went, it was either not on tap, or it was out. It was one of the better beers I have had from there, although I'm not sure I would order it again.

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Fat Scotsman from Adirondack Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 39 ratings