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RATINGS: 1345   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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This Scottish-inspired deep mahogany-colored ale showcases a rich, malty flavor profile of caramel and toffee offset by hints of roast and subtle smoke. The complex malty sweetness includes notes of dark fruit balanced by a subdued hop bitterness. Wee Heavy is incredibly nuanced and in a class of its own in terms of balance and sophistication. It ages very well and will keep improving for years to come.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (7386) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle @ Home. Pours dark brown with a creamy offwhite head, heavy lacings. Aroma of malt, caramel, nuts, little chocolate, some sweet dark fruit notes. Flavor is rather sweet, malty, caramel, brown sugar, chocolate, little spicy, earth, nuts, sweet dark dried fruit, raisin, plum, some alcohol. Full body, soft carbonation, light warming alcohol. 200215

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3574) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2015
Red brown black colour, white head. Aroma of caramel, malts and chocolate. Sweet flavour, malts, caramel. Sweet finish, chocolate, caramel and malts.(from 75cL bottle @ Camping RateBeers. Thanks for sharing today’s beers, RateBeer crew!)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
coachd (269) - Missouri, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Scored a bottle a little over 1 year old at friar tuck Peoria. Aroma is malty and boozy with dark plum and fig. I am also getting some black cherry and caramelized sugar. Pours a dark reddish brown with a tiny tan head. Taste is malty and sweet with a tinge of oak and sourness. Complex, roasty and smoky for a scotch ale. It even has that hint of booze burn that I like in this style. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neongolden (729) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 14, 2015
(750ml bottle @ VilleValla Pub, Linköping, Feb 6 2015) Pours very deep clear reddish brown with a small lingering bubbly off white head. Aroma nice and malty and toasted as well, sweet caramel molasses with a bit of raisin, lightly chocolatey, prune maybe, a little nutty note and wisp of smoke. Flavour of molasses and brown sugar, unsweetened cacao, toast, a mix of dried dark fruit, all kind of clinging to the roof of the mouth. Sweet at the beginning but becoming dry, mineral with a light toast bitterness. Aftertaste has some grain and lingering malt and dark fruit. Very light alcohol heat. The palate is almost watery and refreshing but with good flavour concentration. Light carb. Drinks so easily but elegantly. Great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zach8270 (3802) - Henrietta, New York, USA - FEB 9, 2015
(bottle - 750 ml - 2010 vintage) Copper pour with a thin tan head. Heavy malt and caramel aroma with some chocolate underneath it. Slightly tangy at the start but then you get punched with a ton of malts. Some raisins and fruit flavors come through at the end. Really easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Japalo (1393) - DENMARK - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle@Boltons. Haze dark brown. Small head. Caramalty notes. Sweet raisins. Rum. Good body. Smooth. No hop feelings at all. Served cooled. Warming up. More complexity. Some staleness and oak mouthfeel. Fine brew v

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nik925 (770) - USA - FEB 1, 2015
I let this one age. > 4 years old. A very impressive beer. An amazing mellowness. The alcohol flavor expected is fully warmed down into a delicious cherry-ness. Very obviously aged as much as is an awesome beer underneath. I bet this is great fresh, but really happy I tucked this bottle away.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bookman10 (719) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Not my favorite style, but this isn’t a bad beer. Pours a dark copper with massive, quickly-dissipating head. Aroma of coffee, caramel, dark fruit. Flavor is sweet, but not sickly-so. Chocolate, coffee, licorice, toffee, and raisin/prune. Creamy mouthfeel. Some booziness, but not too pronounced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zodiac (54) - - JAN 20, 2015
one of the best beers i had. i love scotch ales and this one really delivers with aroma, taste and richness. speechless.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2643) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 16, 2015
Tap at Brewdog Glasgow takeover. Chocolate. Bit of caramel. Feels bit too boozy. Nice though. Should probably try again.

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