Brewed by Highlander Brew Co.
Style: Scottish Ale
South River, Canada


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Highlander Scottish Ale has a bright red almond colour with toasted malt, a hint of caramel, and a touch of fruit aromas. It has medium body, with coffee and chocolate flavours, nice hop balance and nutty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwalking05 (4009) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 5, 2013
Rated in 2010 (Backlog) - Amber in color with an average sized off-white. Aroma is of floral notes, honey and styrofoam. Taste is of malt and bitter floral hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Freaky_tiki (672) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 12, 2013
Pours iced tea dark with a bubbly cap that fades. A tasty beer that’s complex & fun. Taste is a little hard on the brown sugar & a little soft on the bitterness. Another winner from south river.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DuffMan (7228) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 19, 2013
What a strange little brewery-- their website says they make three different beers, but Ratebeer lists only one. This poured a dusky gold with a very foamy thick off white crown. Muted aroma of bready malts with a slightly brothy quality. Sweet caramel flavour, pretty simple really. Not sure what they were striving for here, but this plays as a pretty unremarkable amber ale.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gilvanblight (813) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 9, 2013
Light brown pour with lots of lacy head. Don’t really smell much off this one. Nice and warm. Very smooth. Creamy. I haven’t had a beer this creamy is nice Cafferys. A touch of hops, some sweet malts and caramel. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fsquirrel29 (80) - Michigan, USA - MAR 5, 2013
A very nice beer. Not great, but not bad either. I like Scottish ales, but this one is a little lighter and less alcohol than I usually like. But still good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
travita (4231) - Frisco, Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Bottle thanks to blutt59. The smell is caramel, cereal, hops, and sweet. The look is copper, clear, and has an off white head. The taste is malts, cereal, caramel, and ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Studentofbrrs (98) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 8, 2013
light red in colour with a thick frothy head, a citrus fruit aroma with a hint of caramel and almonds. a light hop taste with an almond finish, has a body of a dark beer and has hints of cocoa and coffee. good on the palate, lets you know that you are sipping a beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tessic (917) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2012
This ale poured a deep amber colour with a soapy, bright white head. No lacing. Scents include malt, caramel, toast and dough. First sip was very nice and malty with flavours of caramel, toast and cereal most prodominant. Finish is malty with caramel and toast flavours lingering with a light bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4930) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 3, 2012
pours relatively clear dark reddish with a decent off-white head, some retention and lacing. fruity, dry grassiness, toasted and lightly roasted notes, along with dry caramel, lightly smoked, hint of leafy oxidation, earthiness. average carbonation, light to medium body, relatively short grassy-citrusy finish. nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Viper666 (2763) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 7, 2012
Bouteille 500ml. De couleur ambrée-cuivrée et claire. Nez de grains de malt sucré et légèrement rôtis, moyen de caramel, léger de pain, de biscuits et de houblon herbeux aux notes florales ainsi que des traces de noixc et de sucre brun. Moyenne-mince en bouche avec un pétillement moyen-doux et une texture légèrement crémeuse. Faibles notes fruitées (agrumes, traces de raisins) et accompagné d’un goût de grains de malt très légèrement rôtis lors de l’entrée en bouche auquel se rajoute un moyen goût de caramel, un léger goût de biscuits et des notes de pain. Parallèlement, l’on retrouve une légère amertume de houblon en arrière-goût , d’abord floral puis peu à peu plus herbreux, et ce jusqu’en finale, où l’on y décèle quelques notes de noix asséchantes. Post-goût moyen et aux notes sèches, légèrement amer de houblon floral et herbeux avec des traces de rôti et de noix.

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