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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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This Scottish-style wee heavy ale is deep ruby in color, full in body with a sweet, malty finish. A great beer for late Fall or early Winter. If it ain’t Scottish it’s...!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (3338) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Bottle pour into a brandy snifter. Pours a clear ruby with a beige head. The aroma is wood, vanilla, caramel, coffee. Taste is pretty sweet. Big body and moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eberndt (223) - - OCT 25, 2014
Sweet and malty flavor with a bit of a wood and licorice in the finish. Pours a dark red color.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
c_lee_burton (150) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark reddish amber with a small tan head. The nose is malt, caramel, and sweet cherry. Tastes of caramel malt, butterscotch, plum, and chocolate covered cherries. A little boozy but comes through creamy on the palate with nice carbonation. A hint of bitter balances well with the dark fruit and sweeter tones. Excellent and different wee heavy!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MRodgers1982 (101) - USA - SEP 28, 2014
Fair, not much malt in aroma. Would have liked more. Kind of cloudy and muddy. Good flavors but lacking something. Decent finish with a lingering caramel note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BierMeHoos (210) - Maryland, USA - APR 3, 2014
Caramel flavor. Deep red pour without a head. The aroma is quite sweet and tempting. The taste is clean and smooth for 8%. I’m a huge scotch ale fan and this is quite good!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UncleKorm (943) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown hue w/ a small creamy beige head. Moderate sweet malty aroma. Initial taste is moderate sweet with a moderate bitter finish of moderate duration. Tastes are malt, earthiness, grass, and vodka. Full bodied, soft carbonation, and a warm boozy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Artichoke (85) - California, USA - DEC 29, 2013
One finger head, nice malt sweetness characteristic of a Scottish ale. It has some lovely bitterness at the finish, but nothing unusual in terms of flavor.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (870) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2013
No aroma, dark amber colour, no head. Pleasant taste of malt. Sweet palate of malt and syrup.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike5326 (1057) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2014 Poured from a bottle. Clear auburn color, no head. Syrup and malt aroma. Sweet medium bodied scotch ale with a light finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerman6686 (4834) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2013
This one poured a lighter brown with an off white head. Aroma was of caramel, toast and grass. Falvor was similar, semi sweet and watery, malty with small hop balance.

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