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From the land of loch and stone comes our newest offering. Ruby-gold in color, Burning Skye is exceptionally smooth and mild. The use of a wee bit of smoked barley lends Scottish Ale a finish that is both unique and a little mysterious.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
mohawksin (187) - Nebraska, USA - SEP 14, 2004
Amber color, no head at all. Hops on the nose with a hint of citrus. Not much flavor, watered down hops with citrus. This drink needs some work.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HIGHB4LL (795) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 28, 2015
12 oz. bottle form Wilburís. Appearance: finger white head, orange straw color, cloury, poor lacing. Aroma: bandaid aroma that dissipates as the beer aerates, fruity, light caramel. Palate: light body, average to soft carboantion, oily texture. Taste: sweet caramel and off notes of plastic, into fruity middle that lingers on the palate. Taste improves as it warms up a bid. Overall, much better after sitting in a glass for a bit, actually becomes pretty enjoyable. Not so much right out of the bottle or even right after being poured.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beardaxe (293) - - DEC 6, 2014
Light in color, light In flavor. This is supposed to be a Scottish ale? There is the faintest whiff of a Scottish ale here, but it's so muted as to be unnecessary. Bland, boring, and bad. Avoid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crajun (1046) - , Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2014
bottle from billygoatbeard in trade. ok beer; problem is it isnít the style it claims to be. that being said, malt, caramel, easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jbuskirk (551) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 30, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2014 As a Scottish Ale, Burning Skye isnít the best representation of the style. It doesnít effectively capture the rich, malty flavor that is associated with the Scottish tradition. However, as a beer, Burning Skye is successful in my book. I find its slightly smoky taste to be quite pleasant and the malt profile to be smooth if not complex. Perhaps not the best beer by itself, but something that would be right at home with meal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nsanders (662) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Tap. Medium orange with a tall white head. Malty, light smokiness, and bread aromas. Taste is moderately sweet followed by a light bitterness. Medium light body with a foamy feel. Color and flavor lighter than other Scottish ales Iíve tried.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
BillHick420 (438) - North Dakota, NORWAY - MAR 26, 2013
Some white head, pours light brown. Lack of aroma and some flat maltiness, almost peaty. Not good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ads135 (3290) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAR 17, 2013
This is one of my least favorite Empyrean beers. The peaty smokiness is a little distracting. Couldíve used some sweeter malts to even out the balance.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
jcnielsen (2423) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 25, 2013
On tap at Lazloís in Lincoln. From Notes 9/29/2012. Pours a golden orange color with white head. Caramel, malty flavors. Boring.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
boydmarq (50) - Bloomington, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Cloudy amber color. Aroma of red wine vinegar. Thin, almost non-existent head. Thin, sour taste - a bit citrusy.. Overall, just a very bland and truly forgettable beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RobertDale (3994) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - DEC 6, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with a small off-white head. Aroma of malt and caramel. Taste is malt, fruit, caramel, and bread. Nothing stands out.

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