Home » Tag Archives: scotch ale

Tag Archives: scotch ale

Lagunitas Davey Murray’s Best Scotch Ale | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

http://www/twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation Lagunitas Davey Murray’s Best Scotch Ale Lagunitas Brewing Company 9% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A- This Scotch Ale is sweet, but not cloying. It’s strong, but not brash. It’s smooth and smokey, like a good dram among friends. Cheers! Read More »

Traquair Jacobite Ale Video Beer Review | San Diego Beer Vlog EP 588

The famous Bear Gates guarding the approach to Traquair House, near Pebbles, have been closed since 1745 – when the last person to pass through them was Bonnie Prince Charlie. Now, 250 years later, the ancient Traquair Brew House celebrates the Jacobite cause by producing this potent spiced ale to a traditional fine recipe. Sip slowly and remember the old toast to the “King O’er the Water.” Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Karl Strauss Five Wee Heavy Bells Video Beer Review

“Five Wee Heavy Bells, like a fine scotch, is perfect for this holiday season and will get even better with age. This malty scotch ale weighs in at a smooth 9.5% ABV and packs a deliciously warm finish. Rich caramel flavors provide the perfect backdrop to the beer’s pronounced scotch character. “We took a traditional Scotch Ale and aged it on scotch-soaked American oak chips,” says Paul Segura, Brewmaster, Karl Strauss Brewing Company. “The scotch flavors balance the malty sweetness of the beer, and the whole process inspired us to call this bad boy a Scotch on Scotch ale.” Read More »

Cigar City Big Sound Scotch Ale Bourbon Barrel Aged | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Big Sound Scotch Ale is dedicated to our good buddy Gino, the most punk rock bagpiper you’ll ever meet, and the rest of the men and women of Tampa Bay Pipes and Drums. Brown in color, Big Sound has huge notes of dark sweet toffee with underlying mild notes of coffee in the aroma. The flavor starts with a slight note of cherry and then opens into a Goliath of a malt character with notes of dark sweet toffee, slight hints of coffee and mild notes of toasted bread in the finish. Big Sound Scotch Ale pairs well with Haggis, Highland Games, Huge Heads and Enormous Pillows and of course Bagpipe music. Aged in bourbon barrels. Beer Geek nation craft beer reviews Read More »

Founders Backwoods Bastard (Epic Barrel Goodness!) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Big and delicious for your ’perty mouth. Expect lovely, warm smells of single malt scotch, oaky bourbon barrels, smoke, sweet caramel and roasted malts. A bit of earthy spice and a scintilla of dark cherries. It’s a kick-back sipper made to excite the palate. Read More »

Cigar City Big Sound Scotch Ale (Best Scotch Ale Ever?) | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 324

Big Sound Scotch Ale is dedicated to our good buddy Gino, the most Punk Rock Bagpiper you will ever meet, and the rest of the men and women of the Tampa Bay Pipes and Drums. Brown in color, Big Sound has huge notes of dark sweet toffee with underlying mild notes of coffee in the aroma. The flavor starts with a slight note of cherry and then opens into a goliath of malt character with notes of dark sweet toffee, coffee and mild notes of toasted bread in the finish. Big Sound Scotch Ale pairs well with Haggis, Highland Games, Huge Heads, Enormous pillows and of course Bagpipe Music. Read More »

Founders Curmudgeon’s Better Half | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 323

Old Ale brewed with molasses and aged in Maple Syrup Bourbon Barrels Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Silver City Fat Woody Oak-Aged Scotch Style Ale Video Beer Review

What happens when Silver City brewers take a world class beer like Fat Scotch Ale and age it for over a month on American white oak? A completely unique and wonderful beer emerges. The slight peaty, intensely malty scotch ale and the complex vanilla character of the oak meld seamlessly over time to create, what we think is an exceptionally satisfying beer. Alcohol By Volume: 9.2% Hops: Nugget, Cascade Malts: NW Pale, Munich, Caramel, Peated, Black. IBU’s: 25 2008 North American Beer Awards Silver Medal Winner 2006 North American Beer Awards Silver Medal Winner Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Founders Backwoods Bastard Video Beer Review

Big and delicious for your ‘perty mouth. Expect lovely, warm smells of single malt scotch, oaky bourbon barrels, smoke, sweet caramel and roasted malts. A bit of earthy spice and a scintilla of dark cherries. It’s a kick-back sipper made to excite the palate. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Orkney Skull Splitter Video Beer Review

Named after Thorfin Hausakliuuf, the seventh earl of Orkney, this reddish coloured ale has an intense vinous nose, is rich and satiny in the mouth with a long dry finish and deep rich fruity notes. Described as ‘Satiny smooth in the mouth, deceptively light and dangerously drinkable’. Read More »