Scottish Ale | Fearless Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fearless Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
fearless1.com

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Todd on 01-07-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
68
Reviews:
33
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
14.48%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 68 |  Reviews: 33
Photo of EdwardAbbey
3.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mehinaman
3.73/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chossboss
3.66/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GarrettFM
3.72/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bsonk
4.34/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Fearless Brewing Scottish Ale- 6% abv.

A: nut brown with no head at all after a couple seconds.

S: Grain sugar, alcohol.

T: sweet malt, caramel corn, ever so slight hoppiness in aftertaste on the back of the tongue.

M: drinkable, thin. Not bubbly. Kinda watery actually but good.

O: Pretty good beer. Cheap and not bad. Best beer I’ve had from this brewery which is pretty mediocre IMO. Brewery might be owned by a racist, not sure but him calling himself the “grand high exalted mystical brewer” makes me think of some dogwhistle KKK shit.

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Photo of VictorsValiant
3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Asics
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickThePyro
3.59/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of arini10
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Codycusey
2.39/5  rDev -33.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sweet and thin. Not to style

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Photo of JackieKu
3.85/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jthemer71
4.02/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Phi_Psi_OR_Beta
3.61/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fuzzycuffs
3.57/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kamikazeokami
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of JeffH
3.12/5  rDev -13.1%

Photo of Donkster46
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of chinchill
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

16 oz can purchased and consumed in Oregon.

Poured deep amber; clear.

Feel: Medium body and carbonation.

Mildly bitter -- a bit high for style -- and gets to moderate in aftertaste. No smoke but perhaps a faint touch of peat.

O: Light and hoppy for style. A very Americanized Scottish Ale.

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Photo of biboergosum
3.48/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

16oz can. The label imagery and text seem to be a blend of Nordic and Scottish lore.

This beer pours a hazy, yet bright medium orange brick amber hue, with three fat fingers of puffy, loosely foamy, and bubbly beige head, which leaves a few instances of dispersing cloud lace around the glass as it gently subsides.

It smells quite softly of bready, biscuity caramel malt, muddled drupe fruit, a wisp of wet smoke, and a vegetal dryness. The taste is more of the same, but at least comes across as a bit more tactile - bready, slightly buttery caramel malt, meek brown sugar-covered apple and pear, and very subtle earthy, leafy hops.

The bubbles are duly present, in a sparsely frothy manner, the body a sturdy medium weight, and a bit thin in its smoothness, though some airy creaminess manifests as things warm. It finishes still well off-dry, the malt carrying on as anything without competition might.

A drinkable enough, if rather plain Scottish Ale, the malt somewhat underwhelming all by its lonesome, which I suppose is its lot in the life chosen for it. Glad I was able to procure but a single of this, as I don't think I would have much use for the remainder of the 4-pack it is sold in around here.

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Photo of DuaneKing
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of BeerBucks
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of TheSixthRing
2.87/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

On tap@ Tabor Tavern in Portland, OR

Appearance - Served in a pint glass with sparse head, this ale is rustic orange in color and crystal clear. Not much in terms of lacing.

Smell - A bit grainy with light caramel notes.

Taste - Follows the nose. Grainy like a lager, with hints of caramel around the edges.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium in body with lively, tingly carbonation. Goes down well enough.

Overall - Hmm, not much for a Scottish. In fact, I'd never guess this was even an ale if I hadn't known beforehand. Really grainy character. Yeah, not a fan.

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of Gaffattack
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of trytoketchup
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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Scottish Ale from Fearless Brewing Company
3.59 out of 5 based on 68 ratings.
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