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Brewed by Broughton
Style: English Strong Ale
Biggar, Scotland

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RATINGS: 325   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle; Pasteurised.
The soldiers of the Highland and Lowland regiments of Scotland are known as "The Jocks". This classic Scottish Strong Ale with its strong warming flavours of malt and hops, is a fitting tribute to these powerful fighting men. A drink to be savoured at room temperature.
Major ingredients are:-
Optic Pale Ale Malt, Roast Barley. Hops used are English grown Challenger, Fuggles and First Gold.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaena (1703) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Bottle. This is a big classic strong ale with all of the malt flavour and hopping to go along with it.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bozo_skeleton (391) - Grenoble, FRANCE - OCT 21, 2013
Ambrée limpide avec une très faible cargo. Petit col fuyant. Aromes assez faibles mais agréables, fruits, caramel. Corps moyen, légère amertume sur le final.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (1584) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 2, 2013
Bottle 500ml at Pub St-Alexandre. Pours deep amber/mahogany with medium beige head. Good lacing. Aroma is of sugar, malt, peat. Taste is of malt, sugar, slight bitterness. Palate: Light-medium body. Overall: English. Not bad at all.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (11812) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 30, 2013
Golden-brown colour. Aroma is mostly caramelly, with a subtle fruitiness. It’s a fairly basic beer. Not a lot of complexity.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (2218) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle (500 ml) @ Pub St-Alexandre (Québec). Best before March 2014. Clear mahogany with a medium off-white head and some lacing. Aroma is mild but interesting but toffee, earthy/mineral notes and light fruits. Taste is stronger than aroma, but far from overpowering. Toffee, earthy/mineral notes, light fruits and light floral presence. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Slightly sirupy body. Good English Strong(?) Ale. Not very complex, but enjoyable and well balanced. Interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erzengel (1912) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUN 27, 2013
nett malzig-süßlich, schön rund, weich. malzig mit leicht alkoholischer Note. --> sehr lecker!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tide (1465) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2013
Bottle from Tesco. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with caramel, alcohol, nuts, malts and toffee. Bittersweet finish with toffee and citrus. Good ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (2069) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAY 26, 2013
Thanks to BalkanMac for the bottle brought back from Scotland. A nice rich ale pour in to a tulip. Strong cherry and deep grape aromas, with some rich malts. The body is pleasantly rough before finishing with very fruity and nice notes. On bottle it makes a lot of sense and is tasty but I think I’d have a different perspective on the beer if it were in the wild and in its own home bar. Tasty and rich, a fantastic ale, with fruit funky sour notes all around. Tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (1394) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell. Fruktig och syrlig med en lätt beska.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuartyboy (435) - SCOTLAND - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle at home sweet carmel treacle flavour roasted malt with warming alcohol light bitterness on the finish


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