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This is an ale made in the tradition of the great strong ales of Scotland. Amber colored, malty sweet with underlying note of smokiness.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Caytinator (999) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JAN 26, 2013
12oz bottle. Ruddy copper pour, big bubbly head fades to a nice collar, no lacing. I get mostly citrus and cereals in the aroma, very very good. Taste is good as well, sourish in the beginning, I get the smokiness in the end. Palate is medium bodied, erring towards light. I wouldn’t drink it all night. Definitely more carbonated than other scottish ales I’ve had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sturmthis (857) - Ohio, USA - APR 22, 2015
12oz bottle/draft. Had this many times while I was in Arizona. Was told it was one of the staples of the craft movement down there. Amber color. Sweet malty taste, caramel. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
IPagan5 (101) - San Marcos, California, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Again do not see the scores reflecting that this brew is a great Scottish ale. Amber to garnet, big head and carbonation brought out wonderful malts and dark fruits. Taste is just like smell with added peat to it and some anise. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ikigai (73) - California, USA - MAR 19, 2015
3/18/15 from 12 oz bottle at hotel during Spring Training. Good light malty and not much bitterness or hops. Refreshing ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maxwelldeux (4137) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Draught. Pours a somewhat hazy brown color with a moderate off-white head. Nose was definitely malt forward, and has some caramel and hints of toffee for me. Taste was slightly sweet, but had a slight crispness to it that wasn’t bad. Largely forgettable, though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2633) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 7, 2015
12 oz bottle pours amber with a thin off white head. Aroma is very sweet caramel. Taste is malty and sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Huhzubendah (2839) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 28, 2015
Amber body with a thin beige collar. Sweet, fruity aroma. Caramel malt with fruity esters. Thin body with low carbonation. Mild hop bitterness in the back. A small sample was plenty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
VeinAle (120) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Odorless and brown in appearance. Overall an average scotch ale. Nice malt and caramel cover. Had it on tap in Phoenix.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (4457) - 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 (86) - - JAN 17, 2015
Interesting Scottish ale. Strong flavor. A good beer to enjoy while your Buckeyes roast the Ducks.

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