8% ABV, Bottle
Appearance: Caramel brown with a small head.
Aroma: Berries with some caramel and yeast.
Taste: Hoppy with some fruit, caramel, sugar and a bit of nut.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied.
Saugatuck’s recent addition to the bottle market, Hop-Scotch Ale, is a sugary, fruity, nutty brew that screams flavor mixed with hops. The brew is a bit earthy as well. Overall this is an interesting take on the style, with the addition of some extra sweetness from the fruity-like qualities.