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This flavorful sweet ale has a smooth malt finish balanced against a light hop flavor. This beer is very quaffable and has become a brewpub favorite throughout the United States.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
radio_nowhere (1014) - Maryland, USA - JAN 30, 2013
12oz bottle from variety pack. Poured into pint glass, very deep clear amber-copper color with creamy off-white head. Aroma of caramel malt, brown sugar, toast and some chocolate notes. Taste is very creamy, roasty sweetness dominating, notes of toffee with the slightest of earthy hops. Medium body, malty and sweet. My first Scottish ale, maybe a few other examples can win me over for this style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (4756) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Draft at gettysburg location. Red clear pour, with a short, off white head. Caramel, light hop bitterness, malty, and somewhat watery. I’m not a fan of this style really.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcos (1643) - Maryland, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Location/Date:Bottle split with Ben on November 10th, 2012.

Appearance: Poure a nice dark maroon.
Aroma: Aroma of caramel malt, some faint smoke.
Taste: Faint bitterness, caramel, hint of grapefruit.
Palate:Medium light body, shirt aftertaste.

Summary: Solid scotch ale, a slightly under appreciated style. Solid beer.

3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rotbart (155) - - NOV 2, 2012
Nice reddish, coppery color with a nice foamy head. It had a light coffee aroma with a light bitter taste. Nicely pleasing on the palate with a robust coffee, caramel hit.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dunkelstar (19) - Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Bottle. Pours red copper color with minimal head. Smell is sweet with hints of caramel. Smooth, cream like initial taste with caramel. Low hop medium malt. Good body. Smooth finish with a hint of bitterness. Overall a good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
strongpieman (1570) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Draft. No head, cloudy light brown to caramel. Full body, some carbonation, moderate flavors not a mossy scotch at all . Different for style but I like. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley (3851) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 28, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Amber-copper pour with white head. Aroma of slightly smokey, rich english malt with a hint of english hops. Taste is sweet, but also very roasty, lots of toffee, dark toasted malt. Palate is light, a tad watery. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (14669) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Draft at the source. Hazy amber color. Aroma of caramel and toast. Taste is slightly burnt butterscotch.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndersonGT (7) - Maryland, USA - MAY 21, 2012 does not count
Excellent price for a decent wee heavy. No arrogant bastard here but if you’re in the mood for a scottish ale, not a bad choice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadIndian (2526) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2012
This one’s not bad. It had a very sweet aroma with a brown sugar and chocolate bread taste. A decent body.


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