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RATINGS: 59   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 ainít Scottish itís...!


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerman6686 (5151) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (1171) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Mmm, slightly thick and loaded with caramel flavor. Deep red pour without a head and virtually no lacing. The aroma is quite sweet and tempting. The taste is clean and so smooth at 8%. Iím a huge scotch ale fan and this doesnít disappoint!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (5680) - Utah, USA - DEC 10, 2013
12oz bottle thanks to obguthr
Pours clear dark ruby with a small off-white head, no lacing. Aroma is smoky, caramel, woody and sweet. Flavors caramel, sweet malts, crackers and hot alcohols
A decent Scottish Ale, nice for a cold night.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
strongpieman (1580) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle. Clear, copper colored beer with no head. A little syrupy with some sweetness and rusty flavors but good for style overall. Higher alcohol makes it a little warming as well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5975) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Bottle. Muddy brown, thinly topped. Slightly malty aroma. But the big, sugary character is a bit of an initial shock. But this settles into a nicely rounded, fully malted beer, easy to drink yet meaty. Well done. (#5356, 12/9/2013)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (5467) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Keg @ Devils Backbone. The pourís amber with a modest off-white head. The nose is a bit of spicy nutmeg, pepper. Caramel. Pretty earthy. The taste is similar. Baked apple. Burnt brown sugar. Rich malty profile. Some pumpernickel bread. Mellow, smooth on the finish. Medium body, fine carbonation. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2595) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - DEC 3, 2013
12/3/2013. From bottle. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Malty aromas with caramel and dark fruit. Bitter flavors at first with caramel and fruit showing through. The finish have some sweetness to it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
obguthr (4419) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Barley nose with caramel highlights, hints of peat and cranberries. Crystal clear copper, thick yellow head, fair retention. Peat and elderberry flavor, evident, but not in your face. Dried leaves are ever present. Boozy, but light to medium body. Wonderful choice for an autumn beer

3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StoutDr (44) - Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
This is a very nice, smooth, flavorful wee heavy. Easy on the palate. I will drink this one again. I hope they keep it as a regular.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hershiser2 (1328) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2013
$1.90 Bottle, Wine Warehouse, CHO. Pours clear brown with a small off-white head. Smslls of copper and grass. Taste is booze, funk, grass. Finishes with a strong coppery/caramel malt.


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