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Lake Louie Warped Speed Scotch Ale | Lake Louie Brewery Company

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4.02/5
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384 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lake Louie Brewery Company
Wisconsin, United States
lakelouie.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Bighuge on 07-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,752
Reviews:
171
Ratings:
384
pDev:
13.18%
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle served into a cup in the hotel

Pours a ruddy, caramely brown color. Style appropriate. Around a finger or more of head the color of the crema on a cup of coffee.

The aroma is nearly entirely butterscotch. I worry about diacety because of it. If you search hard then you will get breadcrusts and ghosts of raisins. But that butterscotch is too heavy; makes this beer mostly one-note.

No diacety-bomb, thankfully. In fact, it's one of the best tasting scotch ales I've ever had. Bready, rich malt flavors abound. The butterscotch is a supporting flavor, not the show-stealer. There's a bit of a hop flavor, which I never expect in the style, but it works in the sense of a slight, minty balancing. Some dark fruits on the midpalate before yielding to more bread. Really good stuff for the style.

The beer is medium-bodied, I suppose. I never really noticed the mouthfeel (which is oftentimes a good sign). Overall, this is a darn good example of the style. I don't love this style, to be honest, but I can certainly appreciate this beer.

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Reviewed from notes.

Dark clotted blood color, foam collar for a head, medium body with light carbonation levels, smells of sweet malts (mostly caramel), dark fruits and also that hint of peat smoke that I wasn't able to find in the Louie's Reserve. Taste includes all these elements and some strong earthy hopping on top of a bowl of grape nuts cereal. Body is medium thick and slightly undercarbonated. It really does come across as a smaller Louie's Reserve, but with the inclusion of peatiness.

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Lake Louie Warped Speed Scotch Ale from Lake Louie Brewery Company
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 384 ratings
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