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Scotch Ale, or a Wee Heavy. At 9% alcohol, this big, brown brew is surely to warm you under that kilt. Malty, and much more than a wee delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Headbanger (3226) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2013
22oz bottle 6/25/13 (Binny’s Naperville)-46° in Tulip-Pours a dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, and roasted malt. Taste of caramel, toffee, and malt. This medium bodied brew hides the ABV very well. A little weak but still tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Onionkid (361) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Bottle. Pours brown with a tan head. Malty, caramel aroma. The taste is similar, a sweet beer that’s got a full, nice mouthfeel with a toffee finish. Decent, but seems a little simple, not too complex. 9% alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
boozedude (1662) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - APR 30, 2013
Bottle into glass... Brown vlear pour thick light brown head.. aroma of caramel malts..lots of flavors all over the place...pretty ok overall.. Wouldnt seek out tho

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badhack (296) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 11, 2013
A very malty beer with well masked alcohol and little bitterness. Nothing unpleasant was noted and there was some caramel/sweetness to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FlyingPenguin (7) - SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, USA - FEB 20, 2013 does not count
Bottle. Pours transparent amber color, very little tan head, dissipates quickly, no lacing. Aroma is malt and caramel dominated with a little raisin. Taste is sweet, with molasses and caramel malt . Medium body. Didn’t notice the presence of alcohol surprising for 9%

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (2931) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Bottle at tasting. Pours clear brandy amber, small beige head, dissipates quickly, little lacing. Aroma is caramel dominated with perhaps a bit of raisin. Flavor is much the same, medium sweet, light metallic finish. Medium body. Nothing bad, nothing special. I will say that the ABV was well masked!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CanIHave4Beers (3138) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Pours a very deep red with a small but resilient head.

The aroma is sweet and malty with a lightly toasty character and a little bit of rich toffee.

The flavor is malty in a lightly toasty/not overly sweet kind of way. The beer is lightly fruity, not there’s just not a lot going on here. It’s just sort of a strong, lightly boozy, malt forward ale. Nothing about it is standout, nothing about it is offensive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Indra (2591) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - OCT 29, 2012
12oz. bottle. Malty, gently sweet, nutty aroma, some faint toffee and dried fruit in the background. Dark amber in color with a very slight, fading head. Flavor profile is malty, lightly toasty, some dark brown sugar and faint raisin towards the finish, virtually no detectable hop bitterness, but alcohol is extremely well hidden as well. Low in effervescence and smooth on the palate, body is medium-full. Not the most flavorful example of the style I have had, but very easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (3743) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Aroma is heavy raisins, mildly nutty malts and fruit. The flavor is raisins, medium sweetness and a malty finish. Reminded me of a Scottish Ale with more alcohol, in between Scottish and Scotch ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2462) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Sampled at the Artisans Craft Beer Festival 2012. It poured a dark brown color with a small white head. The aroma was of caramel and some maltiness. The taste was heavy on the malts with hints of scotch. A very good Scotch Ale and easy to drink.

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