Now this is how a Scotch Ale should look, smell, and taste!
Hoppin’ Frog Outta Kilter Wee Heavy Scotch Red Ale (could that be a longer name?) pours an alluring mahogany and the nose is straight up boozy.
That is rather pronounced in the flavor, as well, and there is no attempt to mask the 8.2% ABV. Sweet malt, caramel, vanilla, and whiskey come through. Not much hops character at all, just like this style should be.
I really like what Hoppin’ Frog has done here. Big flavors, true to the style, a very high quality beer. I have had four beers from Hoppin’ Frog, and all have been very good to great.