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RATINGS: 682   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Uglyradio (791) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - JAN 11, 2003
This beer pours a dark, clear brown color with a small, rapidly dissipating white head. No lacings are left on the glass. Malty, sweet, slightly fruity aroma with just a hint of alcohol. Medium bodied and very smooth, I taste apples up front along with the malts and a sweet finish. I detect no hops in the flavor. A malty and tasty Scotch ale that packs a good alcohol punch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3483) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 9, 2003
Coper color with light tan head.Earthy peat nose.Full bodied earthy malt flavor with pleasant light alcohol heat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stephen (308) - California, USA - JAN 7, 2003
Malty, bready and sweet. Rich mouthfeel and fairly clean finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
21iceman40 (1732) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 13, 2002
I’m finding it hard not to give this brew five points all around, becuase this is what I enjoyed while my Green Bay Packes beat the cat ass dome vikings tonight. Really though, this was a very good scottish ale, power, flavor-maybe too much though, but damn good. And the PACKERS won, And the rest of the packers fans will hopefully enjoy many fines brews tonight,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prostman (1077) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 9, 2002
This is a decent Scotch Ale. Not up there with Traquair House, but not that bad of an example.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 22, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2003 smells like apple juice?? cloudy brown color and very apple cinnamon/alcohol taste...not like other scottish ales I've had..very alcoholly in flavor but not as heavy as you'd expect from 8%..the more i drank it the less it tasted like a scottish ale and the more it tasted like fermented apple juice or something....maybe it's a wierd bottle..hard to rate, it tastes good, but scottish ale?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - NOV 20, 2002
Deep reddish brown color, great head formation. Strong fruity, oily aroma, buttery caramel and a little spice. Palate is smooth, sweet and fruity, with a kiwi-fruit and blackberry jam middle. Some hop bitterness in the finish but never really overwhelms, with wild fruit aftertaste. Alcolol is strikingly noticeable and provides some warmth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
40oz (181) - Newport Beach, California, USA - NOV 1, 2002
Piney hoppy aroma. Bitter, flowery, hoppy, spicy, slightly astringent taste balanced with the a thick mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jazz88 (2585) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 31, 2002
Tap. Deep amber color with a laced off-white head. Fairly light body with a fruity taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
papajohn (1249) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - OCT 16, 2002
UPDATED: MAY 9, 2003 Pours a dark redish amber with a light beige head. A sweet malty flavor with a touch of peat and a touch of smoke. Rich and full bodied. A winner in my book.

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