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Brewed by Broughton
Style: English Strong Ale
Biggar, Scotland

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RATINGS: 331   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 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2006
Bottle. Red-brown / mahogany color with a white head. Aromas of berries and flowers and a weak tone of caramel. Body is a bit thin for such a strong beer, but it has a great nutty taste with some burnt tones.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32033) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2008
Århus2008 50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a lacing off-white head. Malt aroma with a mix of caramel and chocolate malt. Flavour is mild spiced and slight breadish. Finish is medium sweet malt and light bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2003
A red beer with a fine head. Both the nose and the flavor is sweet and malty - a very nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2005 (Bottle 50 cl) Dark, reddish ale with a fine, light brown head. Very full and sweetish with a lightly smoked touch and some bitterness in the palate. Fully balanced. A lovely wee one... 010404

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2006
Bottle. Clear orange coloured with an off white head. Aroma of malts, caramel and fruits. Flavour of malts, caramel, fruits and hops.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20930) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 12, 2005
Bottled. Dark copperish brown colour with mediumsized foamy beige head. Aroma is plum, alcohol, hops, raisins and caramel. Flavour is sweetish bitter, plum meets hops and some weak hints of alcohol. Also some roast in aftertaste.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (19972) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 21, 2002
Sampled cask conditioned. Dark. Full bodied and buttery with low bitterness. I’m no real fan of the Broughton’s.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2007
Bottle. Pours a clear ruby red color with a longlasting off-white head. Malty fruity caramel aroma with hints of dark fruit. Sweet malty caramel flavor with some hints of dark fruit and alcohol. Long fruity finish with some dark fruit hints.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2009
24th April 2008 A malty brown beer, smooth. A very light touch of sweetness and a very light touch of hop in the finsih. Okay but one dimensional.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15310) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 25, 2005
Dark amber color. Well malty Ale, some sweetness, a lot of caramel, some malty fruitness. Solid brew, satisfactory.


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