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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2538) - 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.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
OD40oz (773) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - SEP 6, 2012
I wasnt impressed with this one. Pours a dark amber with no head. Almost a prune aroma and a caramel prune taste. This was definitely a let down.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5800) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 1, 2012
Brilliant red sunset color with beige foam. Fig, date, dark raison, nutty aromas. Smooth medium body. Rich, lightly sweet n spicy dark raison, date, earthy molasses flavors with a mild, nutty dark bread--very tasty.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
daknole (9052) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Brown pour, tan head. Aroma is straight up raisins and a bad pinot noir wine. Flavor is much the same. Must be infected or else the brewers made a grave mistake bottling this.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ibrew2or3 (6846) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 1, 2012
22oz bomber pours sort of brown plum juice with virtually no head. The aroma offers up prunes and caramel and cut by a sour red wine note. The taste is similar with prunes, dates and caramel mixing with red wine like sourness and drying tartness. Seems a bit off.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
batneil (281) - - JAN 20, 2012
Very nice beer; potent, and reminiscent of the Belgian styles. Dark coloured and slightly syrupy. Served at Tied House Mountain View, not sure if it was from bottle or tap.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
timfoolery (1124) - California, USA - DEC 9, 2011
2010 bottle. I’m not sure what a fresh bottle offers, but this one was lighter, malt-wise than what I hoped and also much more crisp than anticipated. That being said, this was a very drinkable and tasty beer, especially after the aging. I imagine that’s not the case with a new bottle, but that’s only a guess. Pretty good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tkerin (20) - USA - OCT 21, 2011
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lorenasa (154) - Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2011
Dark amber small head. Sweet molasses at the start with a dry end with a little alcohol that comes through.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - AUG 30, 2011
I love the experimental brews that this place is making. A big malty brew that has a ton of flavor but can be a bit hard on the palate.


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