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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
Leviathan Great Scott pays homage to the celebrated Wee Heavy Scottish Ales of the past. This beer is a full-flavored, full-bodied dark ale with a complex malt character. The hint of smokiness is a tribute to the peated malts that were historically used in Scottish brewing. Relax and enjoy with bagpipes playing in your head (kilt optional).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (17662) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Draft. Clear golden amber color, massive cream colored head, solid lacing. Aroma of caramel and subtle black pepper. Taste is smooth spiced caramel. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 31, 2012
12 oz bottle-pours copper with a tan head. Aroma is medium malt-roasty/caramel/molasses, some citrus? Taste is sweet medium malt-roasty/caramel/molasses, syrupy, some citrus/spice hops. Better at cellar temp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 24, 2012
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market Short Pump, VA. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized fizzy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of toffee malts, anise, floral notes and a weird potato chip thing. The taste is big toffee notes, stone fruits, earth and an earthy hop finish. Full bodied, slight heat, slightly disjointed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2012
Date: June 24, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Total Wine, GA
Appearance: clear dark amber, creamy off white head
Aroma: rich sweet caramel aroma, deep caramel candy sweetness, light peaty earthyness
Flavor: rich caramel flavor, sweet heavily caramelized candy, light earthyness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.8/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (10255) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2012
12oz bottle. Poured an amber color with an off white head. Aromas of earth, peat, leaves, caramel, and some dark fruits. Tastes of caramel, smoke (some smoked meats), earth, and peat. Sweet with the alcohol content well hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8798) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2012
(Please read this review as if Sean Connery were narrating it). Bottle from Capone’s. Pours clear dark coppery orange, looking brownish orange through indirect light, with a frothy off-white head that goes away quickly, but does leave a frothing of lace. Nose is spicy earthy peaty malt, mild smoky notes. Tastes rich on the palate, very smooth, with an initial big caramel earthy malt flavor, some syrupy and slightly smoky malts, hops, and liquid caramel late, with peat bog fruit. This one is big, bold, and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with a medium sized white to beige head. Malty and sweet on the nose. Caramel and toast, warm dark fruit and some light alcohol. Medium to thick bodied, warm and smooth. Lots of toast and malt. Sticky caramel and toast. Soft malt and toast. Gentle bitterness and lingering caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (7259) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2012
12oz bottle while watching the ufc prelims .. pours a deep copper .. very low foam, the booze .. . caramel, brandy, wood, whiskey barrel, and hot toffee .. . very warming, i put a bottle away- a year will make this amazing! .. . .
Stop staring at her.
You’re making me uncomfortable.
............ Dude, how’d I get up here?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
djd07 (6616) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Bottle as shown. Pours a cloudy amber with small off white head leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is caramel malt and pepper. Medium mouthfeel with a bitter malt and strong alcohol burn. Not too much going on with thos one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (6571) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 7, 2012
Bouteille de 12 oz achetée chez Beverage Warehouse (Winooski, VT). Arôme: Forte odeur de caramel avec une pointe d’alcool. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée-cuivrée avec une moyenne densité de bulle. Présence d’un moyen col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel sucré avec une pointe d’alcool. Longue durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #4383)

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