A Wee Angry Scotch Ale – Russel Brewing

From Surrey BC’s Russel Brewing comes their  “A Wee Angry Scotch Ale”.  The beer pours a deep brown colour with a tan head.  The aroma consists of lots of malt, caramel, toffee, mild smoke and some sweetness.  The flavour is of caramel, toffee, nuts, earth, peat, sweetness and maybe a hint of chocolate and lesser of mint possibly.  The alcohol content comes in at 6.5% with an IBU of 30.  This is an approachable Scotch Ale and worth a pickup.

Commercial Description:  A Wee Angry Scotch Ale is crafted in the style of a 19th century 90 Schilling Scotch Ale is a strong, dark ale with dominant malt accent that originated in Edinburgh. Made with Scottish specialty malts including Peated Malt imparting a slight smoky character to the beer.