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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Great Scottish ales are prized world-wide. Our version pours a dark, ruby red with a rich malty character that you won’t forget.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13244) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 20, 2006
Draft at CBC. Clear reddish brown color with an average fizzy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted toffee aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Balanced malty sweet flavor with a balanced finish of moderate duration. I would recommend this to a freind.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (11168) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2008
12oz bottle acquired in trade with ogglethorp (thanks!). Poured a medium and clear mahogany color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of earthiness, light smoke, leaves, roast, and caramel. Tastes of lighter earthiness, toffee, and roast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (11164) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 16, 2006
I was a big fan of Hoster’s 90 Shilling Ale when it was around, so seeing another Columbus brewer creating the same style was kind of exciting. The beer is a dark brown-amber with a medium thick light tan head that has pretty good retention. Roasted malt aroma is very prevalent, along with a bit of hops. Medium-bodied with a sweet malty character, plus some caramel and bitter hops. The finish is dry and sweet at first but ending up with a lingering bitterness. Pretty good all around.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Date: 05/10/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

Appearance: clear amber, wispy beige head,
Aroma: sweet dark caramel malt aroma with light earthyness,
Flavor: sweet caramel malt flavor, touch of earthy character, light smokyness,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10557) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2008
Growler... Cloudy amber ale with an orange hue and a small, creamy, white head. Toffee notes fill my nose at first, then toasted nuts and milk chocolate. Medium-bodied with fizzy carbonation. Well-balanced flavor. Lengthy, sweet, malty finish. Very drinkable! A big THANK YOU to DragonStout for sharing this Scottish ale with me!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 10, 2008
Pours a transparent copper ruby with a spotty-lacing light tan head. Aroma of sweet toasted caramel malt with some doughy yeast character. Body starts fairly full and caramely sweet with some biscuity notes and bittering hops before a drier finish. A decent Scottish ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JaBier (6773) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 25, 2010
Bottle sample at the Hill Distributing tasting at Blacklick Wine & Spirits on 5/13/10. Beer labeled simply as "Scottish Ale" because someone thought they needed to sue CBC over the name "90 Shilling". I didn’t realize you could sue someone over a style name, but I digress. Clear copper pour with a huge beige head. Metallic nose that’s a bit peaty with some hop character. Caramel flavor with some peat and a bit of hop. Thin finish. Meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
AmEricanbrew (6656) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - APR 15, 2010
Hazy red brown color/ rocky beige head. Nutty, toasted caramel aromas. Dry cardboard, spicy caramel, metallic, plastic flavors; drain pour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 15, 2008
Pours brown with a tan head. Smells of caramel, vegetal, some spice. Tastes of cherries, pepper, lots of sweet malt. Tarte finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (6247) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2006
Draft 4 oz sample at the brewpub 10/23/06: dark red with a thin wisp cloud on top. Sourness comes on the first swallow -- over the top of a moderately meavy roasiness, almost to the level of a bitter java. Sourness mellows.

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