Archives: Style: Scottish Ale

Equinoxe du Printemps

August 20, 2009 by Aaron Goldfarb | 5 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel, Cigars, Country: Canada, Grade: B plus, Style: Scottish Ale

8.5% ABV bottled What Makes Sammy Strip? I was at a networking event which is interesting because I absolutely loathe “networking” and can’t think of a typically less interesting answer in the world than that to the question:  “So, what do you do for a living?’ Alas, the event had cigars, booze, splendid food, and […]

Founders Dirty Bastard

April 20, 2009 by Aaron Goldfarb | 6 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Founders, Country: America, Grade: A-, Style: Scottish Ale

8.3% ABV bottled My Quasi-Celebrity Girlfriend, Part II (previously…) “What are you?  Like a large?  Medium?” “Large is fine.” The Land O’Lakes Girl looked through a stack of clothes–men’s clothes–in her top dresser drawer. “Here, try this.”  She tossed me a long-sleeve t-shirt promoting some coed beach volleyball tournament sponsored by a University of Buffalo […]

Old Chub Scottish Style Ale

August 19, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | 2 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Oskar Blues, Country: America, Grade: B plus, Style: Scottish Ale

8% ABV from a can “Are you gonna blog about this?” Mid-gulp I turned around. She was much better looking than I would have guessed regarding the unusual circumstances.  Thus, she had to be crazy. Last week a random girl A___ had sent me an e-mail telling me how much she liked an entry I […]

Belhaven Scottish Ale

July 23, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | No Comments | Filed in Brewer: Belhaven, Country: United Kingdom, Grade: B plus, Style: Scottish Ale

5.2% ABV from a nitrocan I have a bit of a feud with nitrocans. Years ago, during my Guinness phase, I was invited to a party thrown by some older, classier folks, and I decided to bring two four-packs of Guinness nitrocans (this being a “classy” party I didn’t think a 30 rack of Milwaukee’s […]