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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

bikesandbeers' rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bikesandbeers (547) - san diego, California, USA - FEB 18, 2011
22 oz from bevmo poured redish brown with a thin off whit ehead. big carmel and bread aroma. the flavor is what one would expect with a name like "maltopia" big bready malt, bits of carmel and burnt toffee. the finish is slightly acdic and thin as well as sticky. Although not completly undrinkable if you like over sweet things, not that great as a scotch and pretty much a DP for me right now

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
chinchill (3888) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Maltopia wee heavy. 9% just purchased, nearly 2 year old bottle Cloudy copper- brown body topped by a semi-durable foamy head. Smells sweet, boozy, and a little off. Likewise for flavor which seems to confirm an assessment of at least. starting to go bad. Rated with a slight tolerance (boost) for age.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (9199) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Bottle. Murky deep amber pour with a smaller head. Some peat, caramel, dark fruit. Mild alcohol burn. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (6976) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 6, 2015
Ft Lauderdale, Fl. - Total Wines - 12 oz bottle. Deep, dark brown pour, quickly fading khaki colored head, Aroma has some peat, cherry, some nuttiness. Delectable flavor with some nice toffee accents, a hint of chocolate, some earthy peat notes in the back end. Thick, smooth mouthfeel. Will keep my eye out for this brewer when I head to San Jose next week.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_rookie (313) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Pours cloudy red color. Light cream colored head. Pretty decent lacing.

Aroma is wow. Thereís a lot going on here. I smell raisins, figs, prunes. Itís sweet smelling. While the smell is very nice, itís sweet, I donít smell a lot of malt in this, although I think Iím supposed to.

Taste is sweet, and hoppy tart. Itís a little strange. I can taste the alcohol in it. The taste isnít bad, but itís not quite right. The nose and the taste donít quite match up.

Mouthfeel is medium to full. While the taste is sweet, the finish is bitter. Itís not so drinkable.

Overall itís okay. Yeah, itís malty, but itís way too sweet to really enjoy it. I donít think I would try it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
spacecube (1562) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2015
350ml bottle, pours dark brown with a small off white head. Aromas are mainly malts, caramel, toffee, roast, with apple and butterscotch, blackberry and redcurrant. Was shaping up to be good but the roastiness takes over the palate and ends with a long roasty, bitter finish, that is not quite working for me. Medium bodied, oily texture, medium sweet, heavy bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miyauchi38 (1086) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2015
スコッチエー&# 飲みやすくて&

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (5204) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Dark orange almost brown color. Scotch and Carmel. Not bad Had this poured in small glass from draft at the American Beer Classic 2015.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2015
11th March 2015
Lighly hazy amber - red beer, small cream colour head. Palate is smooth and a little airy, modest fine carbonation. Smooth and semi sweet malts, mild caramel and soft malt cream. A trace of well integrated apple sits under mellow Port Wine and ripe orange. Finishes with a little alcohol spice, really not too much. Flavoursome and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (5355) - Livermore, California, USA - JAN 18, 2015
On tap at Artistic Table in Livermore. It pours a dark amber color with a khaki head. The aroma is subtly malty with dark red fruit, plum and raisin bread. The flavor is very sweet and caramelly with more raisin, fig newton and a little candied fruit. It has a sweet bready, fruity finish. Oddly satisfying for me. I was surprised I liked this one as much as I did.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
brokensail (15271) - San Leandro, California, USA - DEC 30, 2014
On tap @ Hermitage. Clear amber/brownish pour with a khaki head. Pretty sweet and malty. A lot of toasted malts, nuts, and bread. Kind of floral. A decent enough malt profile. Could use some more fruit character. The flavor is kind of on the bitter and astringent side. A lot of bread and toasted grain. Kind of husky and peppery. A bit of raisin and grape skin. Maybe on the earthy side as well. Weird acidity on the finish.

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