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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Full Malted Jacket is our take on a classic "wee heavy" Scotch Ale. It’s brewed with a base of Golden Promise malt, an heirloom variety from Scotland. Notable additions of light and dark British caramel malts with a smidgen of chocolate malt help add flavors of rich toffee. Full Malted Jacket endures an extended three hour boil to add a unique richness to this lusciously malty brew. It’s hopped just enough with British Goldings hops from East Kent to balance things out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 7, 2015
On tap at their place in Long Beach. Pours brown to dark amber with a thin off white head. Aroma is caramel and malt. Flavor follows and is fairly sweet. Toffee, caramel. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbaaron (1749) - Arizona, USA - APR 22, 2015
Draft at brewpub. Dark amber with small off white head. Malty. Quite fruity. Berries. Toffee. Sweetish. Different. I like it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (3739) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle during RBSG 2014 Grand Tasting at Schlafly Tap Room. Brown with off-white head. Aromas of caramel, dark fruit, booze. Tastes of caramel, dark fruit, light chocolate, booze. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GothGargoyle (1841) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle share in the apartment after the post-CBC drinks at Fermentoren. Medium brown with a pale head. Aroma is brown sugar, malt, chocolate, raisins, dates. Medium bodied, malty on the palate with a hint of balancing bitterness towards the finish. Taste is caramel, malt, toffee, chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (4944) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy reddish brown with a tiny off-white head and some lacing. Aroma is light, with dark sugars, malt, biscuit, nutty. Light sweet, minimal bitterness, but a bit metallic and some zesty citrus. Medium body, low carbonation, creamy mouthfeel. Interesting to be sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ADfan (691) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 29, 2013
On tap at Beachwood it has a deep amber color with a small head. Aroma has some toffee and roasted fruits. Taste is smooth with more sweetness like caramel, toffee and maple syrup. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14610) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle at Fermentoren - Thanks to Bonke&Søren. Clear red/brown - white head. Roasted. Fruity. Ok hoppy. Toffee. Caramel. Resin. High sweetness. High malty. Ok hoppy. Peppery. Nutty. Brown sugar. A bit old.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jredmond (6515) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Bottles shared at Torst and courtesy of Ben at Paul’s housewarming tasting 2013. Pours a deep, reddish amber body with thin white lacing. Aroma is sweet sugary malts, light maple and toffee. Mouthfeel is medium with the sweet, caramel malt character dominating everything (intentionally I suppose); additional flavors of toffee, caramel candies, light resin, molasses and maple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11612) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 6, 2013
22oz bottle @Sunshine Challenge-thin lt tan-dk amber. A-med malt-peat. T-med malt-peat, some earthy hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle shared at Paul’s housewarming tasting. Pours a hazed amber with a thin white head. Sweet and malty. Soft toffee, chewy malt with a bit of toffee. Long malt and soft toffee and sweet bitterness. Meh.

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