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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Make sure your kilt is cinched up tight! Surprisingly smooth wonderful malt flavor, Strong Scotch style coming in at a hefty 8.5%

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (5522) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - MAR 2, 2011
2011 Great Alaska Beer And Barleywine Festival. Clear dark amber color/ ivory head. Sweet spicy toffee, caramel, mild smoke aromas. medium bodied. Sweet toffee butter, spicy caramel flavors with an easy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6023) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Bottle:   Deep ruby hued amber, moderate frothy off-white head, spotty lacing.   Sweet and sweaty biscuity nose, some sugary fig/date like presense as well.   Strong sweet biscuity start, a touch caramel/toffee, with candied fig/dates.   No real peat, smoke, or campfire.   Very malty, sweet, and biscuity.   Needs more body and something to counteract the strong sweetness.   I will say if this is 8.5%, its well hidden.   Needs more traditional stuff, smoke, peat, charred wood, and campfire.   Can be difficult to finish a bomber by onces self.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (5958) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 24, 2011
Bottle shared by someone at freetail release. Pours a clear deep amber with a gray head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is full of bread and grain, slightly sweet with hint of toast. Flavor starts full of bread with sweet grains and toffee, mellows in the finish. Minimal carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
douglas88 (5553) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Bomber thanks to Mike. Pours a clear copper color with a small white head. A sweet caramel nose. A smooth easygoing flavor with caramel, light butter, light smoke. Decent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (5659) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2011
Pours a deep tan .. medium head, medium lacing .. . strange smell, light toffee and caramel .. . not that enjoyable and muddled .. . whatever ... it’s all over mr grainger!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MikeJslc (686) - USA - JAN 25, 2013
Amber, clear, off white head. Aroma of sweet grainy malt, some caramel, a little buttery note. Flavor is crystal malt sweet with some grainy dryness in finish, and again a buttery note. A little on the light side for a wee heavy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sledutah (4109) - Utah, USA - FEB 2, 2013
22oz bottle shared by Mike
Appearance: Clear copper with a small off-white head and some lacing
Aroma and flavors of butter, caramel and toasted malts
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