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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Highlanders and Lowlanders agree, a good kilt lifting on occasion raises the spirits. With gentle roasted graininess and a touch of sweetness, Kilt Lifter is warm and strong enough for all ye lads, lasses and sheep. Put it in yer belly!


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 28, 2008
Pours a deep amber brown color with a tan head. Aroma is malty, toasty, smoky, nutty, and a nice earthy hops. Flavor is malty, caramel, nutty, toasty, smoky, earthy, and a bitter spicy earthy finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlackDonald (1126) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 7, 2008
Now this is by fat their best beer and the most ageworthy, having had a few different vintages now. Thanks Dennis! Incredibly rich and complex, with layer upon layer of rich toffee maltiness, with caramel and cinnamon and carob. Incredibly easy to drink and so smooth, a sipper of so many wonderful proportions.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
desurfer (1209) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - DEC 21, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 22, 2007 Iím not usually enthralled by barrel-aged beers, but this was nice. Just a touch of oakiness and vanilla complementing a rich roasted malt character. Thereís a distinct Belgianesque candy sweetness to it as well. Big flavors but smooth and subtle at the same time. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChainGangGuy (4348) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - NOV 2, 2007
Appearance: Dark walnut brown body with a thin, creamy off-white head and spotty lacing. Smell: The aroma is pretty puny with only a faint hint of peated malt and cherries. Taste: Predominately sweet malty flavor with a bit of smoky peat character. Slight maraschino cherry fruitiness. Only a faint, faint touch of hop bitterness on the altogether sweet finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Mild carbonation. Light stickiness. Drinkability: I found it to be somewhat reserved in its qualities for a scotch ale, but overall it was decent and easily drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arjoseph (639) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 9, 2007
On tap at the restaurant. Smells malty. Smooth lactic sweetness in the mouth with a slightly musty finish, which is very soft and not that striking, but long. A very soft, restrained beer that doesnít do much (like belie its alcohol content; that it is that strong is surprising). In my scoring system, pretty much about as average as you can get.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fro2218 (470) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 2, 2007
I wasnít very inpressed with this for some reason. I didnít write any notes only scores. Huh?

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2009
Name: Glenkevin Wee Heavy Scotch Ale
Date: October 14, 2002
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: brown with ruby highlights, thin tan head
Aroma: carmel malt aroma
Flavor: rich sweet malt flavor, lots of chocolate character that turns into carmel upon warming, hint of peat

Name: Glenkevin Wee Heavy Scotch Ale
Date: April 03, 2003
Score: i+
much drier malt flavor, only a touch of sweetness, just too dry for a scotch ale, must be a mistake, a big drop for this usually fine ale

Name: Glenkevin Wee Heavy Scotch Ale
Date: March 03, 2005
Score: downgrade iii to ii
still dry, and now a bit thin, too, a touch of smokey peat character, the sweetness barely shows up at the end but it remains too thin

Name: Glenkevin Wee Heavy Scotch Ale
Date: May 12, 2006
Score: ii to iii
the rich malt is back, lots of chocolate, nice fruity character, touch of sweetness from the start,

Name: Glenkevin Wee Heavy Scotch Ale
Date: June 05, 2008
Mode: draft
Source: brewpub
Score: 3.4 to 3.7
Aroma: rich dark caramel malt aroma with a great dark fruit character, touch of sweetness balanced by peaty earth
Body: creamy body
Flavor: rich malt flavor is still around, touch of dark caramel sweetness brings out the fruit, nice earthy smokey peat character
Overall: glen has this one tuned in nicely but let it warm up to fully bloom

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.7/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

Name: Kilt Lifter Dry Hop Cask
Date: January 18, 2009
Mode:</

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3297) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUN 18, 2007
Enjoyed this with kleyland. Pours about right in color; dark brown with some reddish tones. Aroma was not as peaty as I would have liked, but had some nice caremel malt/toffee, coffee and general roasted malts. Flavor was much of the same; a light hop presence. Very enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NachlamSie (2723) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 11, 2007
Draught. Pours a very dark mahogany with a small tan head. Sweet, slighty peaty nose with hints of toffee and grapes. The flavor is nicely juicy with notes of earth, caramel, rum, and a finish of plums and a cigar. Itís a tasty little Scotch ale, not extra complex or out of the ordinary, but very balanced and drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
muenster (345) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 5, 2007
Draught at the 5 Seasons brew pub. Dark ruby pour with a bubbly beige head. Aroma is strong sweet malts with dark fruity notes. Flavor is sweet, itís multi-dimensional, but the mouthfeel is a bit thin for the style. The hoppy finish is very well placed, and oh as it warms up, the mouthefeel issue is resolved. Quite a good brew.


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