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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Castles and kilts, peat bogs and bagpipes... this scottish style wee heavy is brewed with the purest scottish malt and is nice when its cold outside. Best enjoyed with haggis, weeps and tatties, or with your favorite scotch. Slinte mhr agad!

World Beer Cup 2010 Silver Award - Scotch Ale Category


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10744) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 12, 2012
A hazed dark amber color with a small off-white head. A slight peat aroma along with caramel, toffee, and dark fruit. Maybe a little watered down in terms of the aroma. The flavor is quite similar to the nose. Caramel, toffee, and a touch of brown sugar. Further sweetness provided by dark fruits but counteracted a little bit by the peat notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9664) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 22, 2011
On tap at Hops and Pies poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of carmel, toasted malt, cocoa and light fruittines. Palate was medium bodied and smoth. Flavors of carmel, cocoa, toasted malt and light fruittiness with a smooth lingering malty finish.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
adnielsen (8970) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 11, 2011
Tap @ Rackhouse. Deep red brown appearance with a small, tan head. Very sweet malty, caramel, brown sugar, light toffee nose. Fairly thick, syrupy, dark candy sugar, thick caramel, toasty malty flavor. A little but of bitterness on the finish but overall just too sweet for my taste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (8529) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 18, 2011
On-tap sasonal at the brewpub. Smoke and chocolate in aromas. Dark brown colour. Cloying, not so drinkable because of coffee mixed with sugar and burnt parts. Overall, way too sweet and they describe it so.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (7215) - Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2012
A heavy wee heavy. This one had some smoky elements, really distinct malt bill.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 11, 2012
Bottle shared by the ever ebullient Matt. Pours a clear amber brown with a thin white head. Sweet caramel, almost floral on the nose. Caramel and candied malt. Sweet malt, smooth toffee. Easy drinking, sweet and tasty. Id like a touch more smoke, but this was still a very solid beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernest (6187) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 25, 2011
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy/fizzy, light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is dark brown. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (caramel, nuts, bread), with notes of vanilla and brown sugar. Flavor is heavily sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is moderately sweet, lightly to moderately bitter. Full body, syrupy/watery texture, soft carbonation, moderately alcoholic. Well, its not a bad start that could be quite nice with some fixes and more depth, but as-is its a really simplistic sketch of a beer. Really syrupy sweet and caramel-heavy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (6156) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - NOV 8, 2011
Pour is ruby red with thin to no white head on tap at brewery, aroma has notes of sweet caramel, toffee, hints of dark fruit and even some cocoa. Taste is a nice balance of sweet caramel, toffee, dark fruit, some slight spice notes along with some bitter cocoa, finishing fairly sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (5800) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 2, 2011
Tap @ Freshcraft, Denver. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma and taste of roasted malt, raisins, caramel. Medium body and carbonation. Rather sweet, but ok beer. 130311

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5725) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 22, 2014
bottle. caramel/amber colored pour. fuller syrupy mouthfeel. Very sweet scotch ale, very sweet maltiness, lighter peat & smoke than expected. Malt bomb, decent mouthfeel, slightly sticky. Ok


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