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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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From beer novice to beer geek, everyone loves this beer! This is what Scottish ale is supposed to taste like. The Scottish traditionally do not use a lot of hops in their beers. This is a carmel/malty beer with a slightly nutty roasty component. Amber in color. OG=1.058 / FG=1.020 / 20-IBUís / 5% alcohol


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (3735) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 14, 2013
Can from Portland supermarket. Caramel body with medium head. Nose is malty, sweet, metallic. Taste similar. Was okay.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1314) - Oregon, USA - DEC 20, 2012
On draught at Gubancs. Not what I expected based on it being a Scottish ale. A little too light, but tastes nice and malty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6849) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Draft. Caramel beer with a dark cream head. Rich malt and caramel aroma. Caramel and light nutty flavor with malt. Medium bodied. Caramel and light toffee linger.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jimmbo123 (44) - Washington, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Tap: Smooth, creamy, bready, caramel, beer flavor, bit honey flavor, nothing offensive. Not too sweet or cidery like many Scottish ales. Much better on tap. Took me 50 days to finish a keg & it was good all the way through. Previously I had bought some cans of this on sale at New Seasons for only $1.50 each, first few where maybe a 3.8, rest got lost in a move for about 6 months and degraded to about a 3.0.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
22415brewery (371) - redmond, Washington, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Poured from a can into a pint glass. Pours out a cola-like brown with no noticeable highlghts, minimal head that dissipates quickly. There is a vegetal aroma that is quite noticeable that is mixed with a muddy peated aroma. Tastes a bit off and perhaps this particular can is a one off? Vegetal flavor with muted sweetness most likely from caramel malts. The peated flavor is a bit one dimensional. Yeast esters are non-existent and tastes as if it was brewed with a clean ale yeast. Mouthfeel was a bit soft for a scottish ale, we were expecting something a bit more alkali. We were severely disappointed because we were hoping for so much more.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alexmestas (29) - - JUN 3, 2012
Low hopped. Session beer, really which I don't usual encounter with Scottish ales. Moderate malty but mostly amber tasting, with, for lack of a better word, a lager finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
blackmurder (226) - sadf, Hawaii, USA - APR 19, 2012
Iím being generous with my review because for the price paid this is an outstanding beer. I paid a whole $1.99 for this beer. I drank it out of the can so my rating on the appearance is based on the artwork, which is badass. Taste is pretty typical of a Scottish ale. Not too hop oriented with that sweetness that only a Scottish ale can really give you. This is easily drinkable and I could see myself using this as a session beer easily.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aubrey (3431) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Lightish and easy-to-drink Scottish ale. Light notes of earth, wort and possibly even a little peat. Fairly clean. Has notes of fresh bread, light toast and nuts, plus a touch of caramel. Faint hints of fruit, such as red apples, grapes and pears. Mild bitterness. Not overly exciting, but it would make a good session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4141) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 21, 2012
473ml can pours amber in color with a finger of off-white head that leaves only small hints of lacing. Aroma is caramel malts with pine and hints of smoke and earthy hops. Taste is caramel malt sweetness with the pine and slight smoke and an earthy hop bitterness. Medium body and light carbonation. A nice Scottish style ale, but the ABV is a little low for the style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillKismet (3334) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 29, 2012
Amber with full silky head. Slightly smokey presence atop an amber malt background. The body exudes and easy maltiness accompanied by some sweet candied notes. Straightforward and simple Scottish-style brew.


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