Central Waters Brewing Company – Sláinte Scottish Style Ale

Central Waters Brewing Company - Slainte Scottish Ale

Central Waters Brewing Company – Sláinte Scottish Style Ale

Scottish Style Ale
BJCP Style:  9E. Strong Scotch Ale
Bottled on: 10/22/14
Tasting on: 11/25/14
Glass: Craft Pint

Aroma: Overtones of caramel malt sweetness with hints of chocolate and cherry. Undertones of dry yeast and occasional spicy hops. 9/10

Appearance: Deep brown with red and amber highlights. Tan head. 8/10

Flavor: Smoke, peat and earthy flavors in the beginning, balanced by mild sweetness. Hop spiciness in the middle leads to hop bitterness in the end, along with scotch and chocolate notes. A background of moderate sweetness throughout. Yeast and dry malt in the aftertaste.  18/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation. Mild alcohol. 9/10

Overall Impression: A beer with interesting malt and hop profiles that lend themselves well to the Scottish Ale style. Warming and robust. 46/50

Final Score: 90%

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