Heavy Horse Scotch Ale | Big Sky Brewing Company

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85
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253 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company
Montana, United States
bigskybrew.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brownbeer on 03-31-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
253
Reviews:
111
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
12.77%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
20
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 253 |  Reviews: 111
Photo of Big_Thirsty
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
3.19/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Nutty aroma with hints of peat and oak barrel. Pours light brown with average beige head. Taste is more peat, wood, smoke, kind of dry palate. Not bad.

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Photo of nmann08
3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nuebs
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nearengine
4.15/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Flathead_Monster
3.51/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Latarnik
3.7/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mothman
3.53/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Copper bronze color. Tan head. Caramel and toffee malts. Light smokey and peat which is nice. Some fruity notes and molasses mixed in. Fairly easy to drink for a Scottish ale.

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Photo of jpuetz
2.5/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of monk2021
4.16/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmikepool
5/5  rDev +33%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer was so good it should be wearing panties, bc I want to lick it all night long.

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Photo of BryantForestry
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WDJersey
3.65/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 2GUNSLINGER
4.75/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Loved it. Then again, I like all Big Sky's beers. Very good scotch ale.

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Photo of Tone
4.04/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, dark brown color. 1/3 inch head of an off-tan color. Great retention and decent lacing. Smells of sweet malt, caramel malt, slight roasted malt, slight yeast, and slight alcohol. Fits the style of a Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with a low carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, hint slight alcohol, slight yeast, slight roasted malt, hint of tea, and caramel malt. Overall, good appearance, aroma, great feel, and good blend.

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Photo of Westyn
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sinodux
3.52/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of B-Land
3.96/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of EvanWilliams
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thebigredone
3.59/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on nitro, which really fucked up my ability to taste this. Would likely have tasted better on regular draft. The above rating reflects the subpar nitro presentation.

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Photo of nakedasajbird
3.63/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Donkster46
3.63/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kds2437
3.33/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rspauldi
3.92/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Heavy Horse Scotch Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
3.76 out of 5 based on 253 ratings.
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