Pig Minds Brewing – Smokey Scott – 3 out of 7 smokestacks of happiness

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This is a good malty beer, but where is Smokey Scott? He seems to have given up smoking cold turkey. This is a Scottish Ale, not a Scotch Ale; yes there is a difference according to google. If I were to drink this beer blind, I would not have guessed it was a smokebeer. Malty, rich, sweet, and dry. Notice foamy head, but not too foamy, and not a true smokebeer. Final score – 3

Brewer Pig Minds Brewing
Beer Name Smokey Scott Scottish Ale
Brewer’s Description Smokey Scott: 6.9% abv, Scottish Ale. (Missed opportunity here by the brewer to speak for themselves)
Food Pairings Pub food always sounds good. Try hamburgers.
Brewer Location Machesney Park, IL
Alcohol content by volume 6.9%
IBU (International Bitterness Units) 35
Beer opacity rate 1 – 7 (light – dark) 6.2
Smell smoke? 1 – 7 (No – George Burns) 1.2
Sausage detection? Y or N N
Smokepower taste: 1 – 7 Smokestacks 1
Overall Happiness: 1 – 7 (detention – recess) 3
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About SmokeBeerMinistry

I like beers that taste like smoke.
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