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Brau Brothers Bancreagie Peated Scotch Ale

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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Underneath Lucan sits a large, ancient granite aquifer which delivers classic brewing water for a malty ale. At Brau Bros, we fill in the remaining ingredients to brew Bancreagie Peated Scotch Ale. Named for the light-colored rock itself, Bancreagie relies on a complex and deep malt bill, featuring authentic peat-smoked malt. A traditional Scottish yeast is pitched and ferments a sweet, smoky and malty ale.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (1577) - Georgia, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Decent enough smoky beer. Reddish brown. Definitely smoky and malty aroma. Taste brings in the peat characteristics…but decent subtle. Some caramel sweetness. Medium bodied. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (4261) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 11, 2015
12 ounce bottle. Pours reddish brown with a small beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and smoke. Taste is malt, caramel, fruit, and some peat. Very drinkable.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
airlocksniffer (11) - Crookston, Minnesota, USA - FEB 24, 2015
The smoky, earthy flavor of the peated grains shows up in the aroma and the flavor. It gives the beer a unique flavor. Dark, honey-colored beer. Decent head. It’s a very smooth, flavorful, and enjoyable beer. It’s not overly strong tasting, so you could drink more than one without getting tired of it. I would strongly consider buying it again soon. I would certainly order one if it was on tap.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lancenelson (26) - Nebraska, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Very smoky flavor. Good, subtle aroma. Taste is smooth, malty, and smoky. Clean aftertaste. Overall: smoky. Very good if that’s what you’re looking for.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2778) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 12, 2015
12 oz bottle pours brown with a off white head. Aroma of malts, smoke, caramel and some grass. Taste is malts, toffee, caramel and smoke.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JonnyMadison (84) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle. No head at all, amber. Seems thin, but mild flavor is refreshing. The smokiness is subtle, but still present. More malty than yeasty, but well-balanced all around. Very comfortable and pleasant!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (2938) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 4, 2014
Froma 330ml brown bottle. Orange pour with a thin soapy head that fades quick. Sweetish nose with floral notes and peat. Taste of smoke/peat/wood. A bit mild overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1234) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 3, 2014
Bottle to tulip Peat...yeah peat...wheat...yeah wheat...toasted malt, and bubble gum. Clear amber with a thin white spotty head. Rye, peat, peat and malt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (7657) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 3, 2014
Bottle - Grainy malts, peat and some herbal notes. Clearish copper with decent but thin beige. Caramel, toasted malts and some peat. Taste is mellow and balanced, much better than the nose.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wilnatp (639) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Tasted at Stanley’s Beer and Bacon Fest - May 17th, 2014 during Art-A-Whirl in Northeast. Notes were a bit light.


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