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RATINGS: 1477   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Bottle conditioned.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rogier (50) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2001

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6749) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2002
UPDATED: AUG 22, 2008 Bottle (BB 2011). Head is initially average sized, fizzy, light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is hazy dark orange-brown, bottle conditioned. Aroma is moderately malty (cookie, caramel, nuts), lightly hoppy (flowers), lightly yeasty (cobwebs), with notes of plum, brown sugar, coriander. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately bitter. Medium to full body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Pretty decent, if not particularly exciting.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2002
jayme_9874 hits it precisely...I was left wanting more maltiness, in aroma and taste, more body. Good, but not great. I wanted so much to applaud this combination of styles, but this beer describes a point in the exact middle of a line connecting the two beer styles it is trying to combine. If I want an odd mixture, I would rather go with the scottish/doppelbock of Robert the Bruce.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 12, 2002
Arrrr! This Scottish Ale got my kilt all in a twist. It’s strangely sweet (almost) and has some odd pine/spice notes. Instead, I’ll take the Orkney beers anyday.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Voivod (304) - Como, ITALY - FEB 22, 2003
Deep brown colour, thin head. Fruity (raisin) and alcoholic aroma. The taste is quite complex, with some sweet notes (Raisin, chocolate, caramel). The aftertaste is spicy. A good beer, but not one of my favourite...

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
The Etruscan (583) - Tuscany, ITALY - MAY 25, 2003
Deep amber-brown color. Weak beige head. Aroma is malty with caramel and vanilla notes, slightly vinous and spicy. Aroma is malty too (slighly roasty), fruity, ending in a moderately bitter yeasty finish. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 14, 2003
Great head and lace. Brisk carbonation. Drier than most Scotch ales. Loads of caramel and pecan on the finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
flutetokill (523) - Fresno, California, USA - NOV 18, 2003
Reddish brown color with an off-white head. Very earthy aroma, full of grass, hay, and a bit of barnyard funk. Sweeter malty flavor, with some alcohol and earthy tones. Nice light carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
loweredsixth (946) - Clovis, California, USA - NOV 18, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2004 Dark red/brown color with a small off-white head. The aroma was sweet...caramel, sugar, earthy, dirt, wood. The flavor was similar to the aroma but with a distinct alcohol component. Very soft feel...wet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4677) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2003
Nice brune color, lousy green wine bottle. Lacking hops, sugary sweet, cocoa, packs a wallop. Underhopped, under bittered, more a desert beer than a hairy-chested Scotch ale.


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