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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 2.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76/5   ABV: -
Traditional Scottish ales, these beers focus on malt color and flavor with hops being almost imperceptible. Aged in American Red Oak our Shillings finish crisp and a wee bit sweet. Our Scottish ale is on the lighter end of the spectrum with our 36 Shilling being more robust and darker.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dekester1 (354) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Poured from a can a beautiful, dark red/amber with a nice frothy head that lingered and faded to very nice lacing. Aroma was malty and sweet with a slight smokey/oak hint. Taste included sweet maltiness, caramel and hint of oak aging. Body and density was above average. Overall, I liked this Scottish ale! Too bad it’s not sold locally.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
vomit (244) - Michigan, USA - APR 19, 2016
I love Blatz. This stuff not so much. Forego this foofy little drink and give it to your “sophisticated” acquaintances, and you can watch them with your bloodshot eyes and think: “What a bunch of idiots!” Secure your place in the pantheon of Beer legends (Val Blatz…..Joseph Schlitz…. Billy Carter) and keep this stuff away from your yapper…..

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
crossovert (11199) - Illinois, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Draft. Amber pour the yeasty bees here cobwebby dusty englishbyeast character.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mfhennig (276) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz can. They got the color right but to transparent. Aroma of malt was very weak, taste was almost nonexistent. This beer had nothing going for it. Very disappointing Scotch Ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
njager246 (697) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Mild aroma of malts, taste is malts and Carmel, bot mich here, but a up classic still, a little bolder would be nice

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nero55 (919) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 11, 2015
Draft. Brown/amber with thin beige head. Aroma of light malt sweetness, caramel, and toasted malt. Light body, caramel, toasted malt, medium sweetness, light metallic note, and a malty sweet finish. A little too thin on the body and more of an amber ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
czar (7525) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 20, 2014
can. pours almost clear bright dark golden orange with a quite nice light beige-orange head, some retention and lacing. caramel, caramunich, spicy toasted maltiness, some fruitiness, wet grains, light woodsy astringent notes, awkward plastic notes along very light smoky-ashy notes, some brown sugar sweetness. light carbonation, light to medium body - oily, semi-sweet spicy-pepepry-grassy finish. had hopes with a its nice aroma. falls more than short.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
johnnymusky (876) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Weak easy drinking Scottish ale...usually this style packs a malt punch for me....this one not so much....again drinkable but not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stevoj (3858) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Another weak beer. I had much higher hopes. I gues a brewery in a college town is bound to do well. Faint peat earthiness, again, its watery.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 29, 2014
12oz can, purchased from Woodstock Wine in Cheese in Michigan. Enjoyed at night on a windy pontoon (rating live). Poured into a glass... Like I said, it’s very dark, but against the pale light of my laptop it looks amber. Thin off-white head. Leaves some loose lace. Caramel malty taste, mostly. Musty. Some dark fruit. Moderate sweet taste, light bit of tart, some spiciness. A whatever amber / scottish ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ismith87 (71) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Appearance - 4/5 - murky brown with a nice off white head that sticks. Laces a bit too. Aroma - 7/10 - creamy maltiness and some light peat. Brown sugar. Taste - 8/10 - nice creamy malt, malted milk, light peat, very light caramel and chocolate Mouth/palate - 4/5 - creamy, slightly watery, alc covered, aftertaste is creamy malt extract Overall -- 13/20 - great beer, goes along with their mission of getting people into craft beer, good for big 3 drinkers and craft drinkers alike!

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