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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Scottish Style Ale. Rich malty Scottish style ale brewed with Scottish barley malt.

SuIIy's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Tap at The Guild. Pours a dark brown color with a small head. Nose is lightly sweet with some Datey notes. Palate is smooth and lightly velvety. Flavors of dark fruits, light sugars. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
malrubius (2449) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Squealer from Lisai’s Chester Market. Garnet red clear with lasting small head and nice lace. Mild herbal woody aroma with hint of ripe cherries. Toasted caramel dark cherry sweetness with toasted nuts and woody herbal surprisingly dry finish. Not as rich as expected but nicely quaffable and not watery or anything. Medium body slightly oily texture. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (5398) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Draft at the brewery, 7/6/15
Mahogany with a beige head. Toffee and toasted malt aroma. Good, clean sweetness. Nice feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bulk_Carrier (3411) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - JUN 18, 2015
On tap at Hinesburg public house. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a dark brown colorwith a semi-transparent ruddy red around the sides. There’s no head nor lacing. The smell started off with a caramel maltiness with a dried peat, light smokiness and some light chocolate. The taste was moderately smokey sweet, and allowed a nice rolling sweet glazing of the combination of chocolate, peat and caramel into the aftertaste and leave a semi-wet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. Carbonation is pretty subdued but still good for the style. Overall, I say this was a pretty good Scottish ale that I could have again. Definitely goes with food as it helped to add yet meld nicely with Buffalo wings.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (6165) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 12, 2015
Tap. Pours clear mahogany, medium tan head, good staying power, nice lacing. Aroma is malty, toffee, dark bread, a bit toasty. Flavor is light plus sweet, very light bitter, malty, nutty, dark bready, toffee. Medium body, lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GIJOE (1057) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Pours dark brown with a thin, white head. Nose is malty with molasses and caramel notes. Taste is balanced; slightly bitter. Medium body. Mild carbonation. Decent brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdamChandler (4239) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Dark brown red. 1 finger creamy. Almost no nose. Maybe a touch of sweetness. Sweet taste. Creamy some brown sugar and port wine or grape characteristics.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AirForceHops (5770) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Sampled at Drop-In. Clear darker amber color with thin head. Nose is toffee, European toasted malt, and almost dark fruit like.

Nice malt character. Ample caramel and toffee with light fruity hops or dark fruit in the back end. Toast and nutty secondary flavors. Some light lingering sweetness. Soft carbonation with a medium body. This would be easy to session, nice classic style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dan269605 (235) - Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Murky brown with a small beige head. Sugary smell with roasted malts, a little dark fruit. Taste is similar. Very thin. Leaves more to be desired. But I expect better things from them.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerdedone (3162) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2014
On tap at brewery. Pours reddish brown with a nice beige head. Aroma of toasted malts, light caramel and toffee. Sweet malty flavor with toffee, mild caramel,and a hint of dark fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (6919) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 20, 2013
Verre de dégustation, provenant d’un fût, au Vermont Brewers Festival 2013 (Burlington, VT). Arôme: Légère odeur de caramel. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée-brunâtre. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de céréale grillée et de caramel. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #5102)

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