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RATINGS: 417   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
This is an ale made in the tradition of the great strong ales of Scotland. Amber colored, malty sweet with underlying note of smokiness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (4625) - Arizona, USA - JAN 24, 2015
sample at the scottsdale location, caramel flavors with a bitter finish, no aroma, just light thin malts. Its your run of the mill scottish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Arthree (19) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
Sample tray at the Scottsdale location. Deep brownish amber color. A ring of thin beige foam lingers. Smells like new leather and burnt sugar. Tastes like a stronger version of Big Rock Traditional. Thin, bitter dry aftertaste. Skip it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jagad5 (89) - - JAN 17, 2015
Interesting Scottish ale. Strong flavor. A good beer to enjoy while your Buckeyes roast the Ducks.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
valpoaj (663) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Dark body - half finger off-white head. Aroma is fully of sweet malt, mild biterness, caramel, generally roasty. Simple while nothing special. Flavor is incredibly sweet, with a mild roasted nut flavor to balance things slightly...little hop bitterness. Palate is relatively full bodied for the style with light carbonation - easy drinking. Decent rendition of the style, though I would have liked more to offset the malty sweetness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fatehunter (1647) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Pours a finger of head on a clear dark straw body. The aroma is mild lemon. The taste is mostly a mild caramel sweetness. The texture is softer. It’s easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wedgie9 (2507) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Tasted on 5/14/13 on draft at the brewpub. Pours clear amber with an average beige head that leaves average lace. The nose is malty caramel and toffee with dark bread and a bit of toast. The flavor is more toasted and bitter with the malty caramel and dark bread taking a back seat. The body is just over medium with average carbonation and a long caramel and toasted, lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (3443) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - NOV 27, 2014
On tap at The Perch Pub & Brewery. Light peat, caramel malts, toffee and light earthy hops. Medium malty sweetness and light hop bitterness with a light smoky finish. Medium body with a smooth feel. Tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogfish120love (1033) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Pours a chestnut brown. The aroma is caramel, with some smokiness and toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cfrancis (2701) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 11, 2014
Got this in a BIF, pours caramel brown with a small white wisp that fades. Aroma is caramel, a little smoke and sweet malts. Taste is much the same, almost syrupy, small smoke which makes it feel delicate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (4913) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber pour, with an off white head. Sweet, bready, grain, caramel, and strangely a light touch of tartness in the finish. Ok.

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