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Brewed by Broughton
Style: English Strong Ale
Biggar, Scotland

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RATINGS: 328   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.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaziopiwosz (356) - Warszawa / Wałbrzych, POLAND - OCT 1, 2012
Sweety, raisins taste and nute of bitterness in palate. Somewhat roasted palate. You can feel the power of this beer whilst drink. White foam, stays for 30 seconds. Brown colour. The best Scotch beer so far.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MalcolmTucker (720) - SCOTLAND - OCT 1, 2012
Bottle. Murly brown with an off-white head. Sweet caramel and malt aroma. Caramal and biscuit flavour that is too sweet and ends with an ugly hop bitterness. Not very good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bbbeer (583) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Clear reddish brown, medium small but lingering light brown head. Aroma caramel and brown sugar. Medium body. Overall mostly sweet caramel flavors, then a bit of bourbon-like quality and astringency. Faint hops in the finish. Not overly complex but well done.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - SEP 2, 2012
Nice pint. Sweetish. Uncontroversial. Fully rounded flavour although lacking some base notes. Light on hops, a bit more malt and a hint of caramel. Clean finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (1908) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 4, 2012
16.9 oz bottle pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of caramel malt and alcohol. Taste is sweet and the alcohol. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gowdy (721) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - AUG 1, 2012
Bottle from Craig drunk at Naomi’s house. Very cloudy brown colour. Medium head. Fairly bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (3789) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 31, 2012
500ml bottle in an English pint. Pours deep amber with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of caramel and bread maltiness plus a little hops. Flavor has the maltiness initially but then licorice and alcohol that is not pleasant. Average texture. A weird beer that might have potential.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OllieBBommel (1049) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle@home (0,5l) Cream colored head, shrinking, stays. Red-brown color. Aroma sweet, malt. Taste some sour, licorice, oil, CO2. Palate silken, sweet is changing into sour. Overall at a tasting

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crazyvin (1906) - New York, USA - JUL 3, 2012
A nice amber brown body with a tan head that had some retention and decent lace. Aroma had a nice fruity note up front, almost like apricots. A nice caramel malt base to it and some nice grassy hops. Flavor was well balanced good malt notes. Caramel with a hint of coffee. Some mild fruits A nice grassy hop profile. Smooth and easy to drink.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rrauth (1115) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Bottle. Medium body with some spicy aftertaste. Not the scotch ale I was expecting. Taste almost no scotch. Maybe I prefer wee heavy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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