Lake Louie Warped Speed Scotch Ale | Lake Louie Brewery Company

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Lake Louie Warped Speed Scotch AleLake Louie Warped Speed Scotch Ale
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Bighuge on 07-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
371
Reviews:
169
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
12.44%
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
48
For Trade:
0
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Photo of TexasATM3
3.53/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Drinkzumbeer
3.74/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was a very tasty scotch ale and does a nice job at representing this brew type. A lot of nice molasses notes and darkly roasted malts on the nose. On the palate it continues to have nice molasses notes with an addition to some sweet caramel and a hint of bitter chocolate. This brew has extremely subtle bitter notes and very little hop presence that I could notice. I would definitely pick up another 6-pack of this whenever I get to Wisconsin.

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Photo of SixPack6
4.04/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Categart
4.68/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of alarmclock314
4.12/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, no date. Pours transparent amber with a larger sized light tan head. Sells of caramel, sweet malt, and some light hops. The taste is of bready malt, caramel, peat, and light hops. Fairly sweet and some very light bitterness. Above average carbonation and below average body. Overall, it could be stronger, but the flavors really nail the style.

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Photo of 1Special_k
3.24/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kojevergas
3.25/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 fl oz brown glass bottle. Courtesy of Duff27.

APPEARANCE: Head is ~5 fingers wide. 8 minute retention. Pale khaki colour. Leaves light lacing as it recedes.

Body is a translucent semitransparent amber. Clean; no yeast or sediment is visible.

Appears well-carbonated. Not a unique or special appearance for a wee heavy.

AROMA: Caramel, rich toffee, copper/amber malts. cream, unrefined sugars. Faint smoke. Hints of rauchbier-esque meat.

Aromatic intensity is average.

TASTE: Copper malt backbone. Hints of faint smoke/meat (pork) roast. Good yeast attenuation. Caramelization. Backgrounded English toffee. Cream. Great balance. Good build; I didn't anticipate the odd smoke - am I trippin'?

Above average depth of flavour. Good depth and intensity of flavour. Well put together, with impressive cohesion. I quite like it, even if it's a biteen lacking in terms of complexity.

TEXTURE: Medium-bodied (aptly so), smooth, wet, near perfectly carbonated, and of apt heft and thickness. Good overall presence on the palate. Not too soft. Not sticky, oily, syrupy, harsh, astringent, rough, gushed, or hot.

There's not quite a harmony of texture and taste, but this suits the flavour profile well enough.

OVERALL: Drinkable and enjoyable, but not exemplary. Certainly a wee heavy I'd nab by the sixer, but not a brew worth seeking out per se. Easily well above average, and more nice work from Lake Louie. Huge thanks to Duff27 for the opportunity to try it.

High C+ / ABOVE AVERAGE

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Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wobbly
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vainosuomi
3.76/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Dark copper color, tan-ish off-white head. Smell is of caramel, molasses, and toasted malt. Taste is heavy on the caramel and sweet/toasty grains, with a little bit of hop and chocolate bitterness. Smooth, medium bodied, medium/light carbonation.

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Photo of cbcrunch
3.77/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of invalid665
3.88/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brewsed
3.85/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ilikebeer03
3.52/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: pours a deep amber with off whtie head. fair retention

S: caramel and bready malts. slightly smokey

T: a ton of caramel sweetness, raisin, plum, malty.

M: medium carbonation.to style

O: pretty good beer. would like to see a bit more peat present, but overall, delicious

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Photo of buckuwo
4.12/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kark
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of B_G
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of swicki
4.24/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.77/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of egrace84
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of twb0392
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dovers
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timbo86
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bigpoppa67
4.04/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Lake Louie Warped Speed Scotch Ale from Lake Louie Brewery Company
4.02 out of 5 based on 371 ratings.
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