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RATINGS: 696   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Robust and strapping, our Scotch Ale takes BIG Beers to a whole new level. Rich malt balances perfectly with delicate hops to provide a concentrated and intense flavor; an ideal companion for hearty foods, or as a meal unto itself. Allow this ale to warm slightly in your glass to enhance its truly bold character. Sharing is encouraged, as this is one beer that lives up to its name! Hey! No peeking! Slainté!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjmoen (188) - - OCT 22, 2015
Pours a Ruby brown color with tan head. Good balance between malt and hop bitterness

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CryptLiquor (8) - oakland, California, USA - OCT 18, 2015 does not count
I’d suggest this beer to those fairly new to the beer world, possibly brought in by West Coast Style IPA’s, and looking for the next logical step away from the heavy hops use and into something still heavy but with slightly more flavor. This has become a staple at the big chain grocery store closest to you. It’s a helpful stepping stone but nothing truly unique.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerBobCA (14) - Campbell, California, USA - OCT 1, 2015
Found quite drinkable and refreshing. Too many beers are really hopped up these days so it’s nice to find something with a pleasant malt backbone. My pallet is not that great but I know when I find a brewpub that I like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Carlisle (281) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Draft. Opaque reddish-bronze color with minimal off-white head. Smokey malt, apple, and caramel in the nose with a hint of cinnamon. Rich malt with smokey notes upfront. Sweet malt and alcohol in the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (5573) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 16, 2015
How: Draught.
Where: Taphouse, Copenhagen.
Appearance: Hazy amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Caramel, butterscotch, malt, hops.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, raisin, butterscotch, bread, hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tandembrauer (805) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 8, 2015
On tap at Taphouse, Copenhagen. Pours reddish amber with off-white head. Aroma of plums, horse radish, caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (10045) - Illinois, USA - SEP 4, 2015
473ml can. Amber pour. Caramel and tart fruits aroma. Flavor is caramel and spice, not bad, glad they are moving away form bombers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (5071) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2015
Bottle@RBESG2015, Day 3, Copenhagen - pours hazy amber brown with a beige head. Sweet malty aroma and taste, brown sugar, caramel, dark dried fruits, some spices, medium body, bitter sweet spicy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (14316) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2015
Keg at the Taphouse CPH, Day 3 of RBESG ’15, 22/08/15. Clear amber topped with a decent beige swirl. Nose is sweet malt, candied fruit rinds, spice, biscuit notes. Taste comprises fruit jam, candy bar, tangy fruit shreds, light spice, malt. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok for style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (14826) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2015
Tap @ Taphouse, Copenhagen. Light hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit and toffee. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 190815

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