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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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What do Scotland and the American South have in common? An appreciation for good booze. But that doesnít mean they always get along. We put our award-winning Drafty Kilt Scotch Ale in Kentucky bourbon barrels and let them duke it out in the cellar. Who won? You did. The chocolate, caramel and roasted malts in Drafty Kilt complement the charred oak and vanilla notes in the bourbon barrels quite well. Notice we didnít say "compliment." Scotch and Bourbon still donít send each other Christmas cards.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (5148) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2015
Bottle thanks to Walter. Pours a dark copper with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is caramel, roast, raisin. Medium mouth with rich malt, caramel, booze, good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SSSteve (3905) - - JAN 4, 2015
22oz bottle. nice clear brown color with stable, tan head. caramel, nuts, tobacco, and bourbon in aroma. a nice amount of bourbon in aroma. medium body. slightly boozy. high carbonation. nice robust flavors. not too much bourbon in flavor. some caramel sweetness. nutty notes. a nice twist on their best beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3319) - Panama City, Florida, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Fresh howler from Hop City Birmingham as a Christmas present. Nice dark brown color with a small tan head. Cool aroma of the peaty base scotch ale but hints of vanilla and bourbon come through too. The flavor is the save with bourbon bite in the finish. Nice style variant.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (2968) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 24, 2014
From a bottle shared by jheath99. Pours dark cola brown with a bubbly, foamy off white head. Tastes like bourbon, woody, earthy, dry roasted malt, scotch. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like bourbon, sweet roasted malt, woody, earthy, alcohol.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
jsphstls (13) - USA - DEC 24, 2014
Bourbony, thin head, some lacing. Rich taste including molasses. Generally sweet with slightly bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (4103) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle shared by jheath99. Pours clear, dark brown with creamy off-white head. Aroma is caramel and toasted malts, vanilla, dark fruits, light bourbon, and some tobacco. Flavor is chewy malt profile with plenty of caramel and alcohol sweetness along with vanilla, oak, bourbon, and some dark fruit notes. Medium/full body and medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JHeath99 (1309) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours a cola brown with a thin clingy layer of beige head. Aroma of dark fruits, caramel, bourbon, and oak. Taste of oak, dark fruits, and booze.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jamesthebrit (324) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Smells like bourbon. Oaky. Vanilla. Caramel. Looks well ok. This was on tap at the brewery. So it looks good. Nice head. Dark brown but you can tell itís brown. Tastes like bourbon. Same as smell. Palate is smooth. Goes down smooth. Medium body clean finish. Ok.... This this rates amazing so far but I have to knock it points because it doesnít represent the style very well. Otherwise a great beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (4394) - Arizona, USA - OCT 6, 2014
bomber, this one was ok, very sweet though and the barrel made it a lot sweeter which pretty much killed it for me, pretty flat and lame.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4540) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 15, 2014
22 ounce bottle. Light bourbon. Dark body with some chocolate. Carbonation pushes it into cocoa cola range for taste.


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