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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Rahrís Iron Thistle - Scotch Ale


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ozarkspops (368) - - FEB 17, 2013
Dark brown and medium head. Malty sweetness. Dark fruit and little to no hop aroma. Dark fruit flavor as well. Still no hops. Lots of caramel and mid malt characteristics. ---Rated via iPhone


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
williamstome (1043) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 28, 2015
Ruddy pour, small brown head. Mild aroma of fruit and nuts, flavor of dried fruit and caramel malt.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nathan30533 (728) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - NOV 17, 2014
This is great beer. Iím enjoying the Scottish ale style as this beer is sweet and smooth. Looks geeat. Taste great. Very enjoyable ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bork (355) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Slightly thin and watery black Wee Heavy with nice notes of roasted malts and coffee beans. No alcohol shows through despite strength.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13700) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Draft at Draft House. Deep dark brown color, tan head. Aroma of cocoa, caramel. Taste is chocolate covered caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joelfaber (32) - Washington, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours dark with a thin tan head. Smels slightly toasted. Tastes is smokey and sweet and finishes slightly bitter and earthy. Has medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZacM612 (242) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Dark brown with thin beige head. Aroma is sweet and roasted, almost burnt. Smoky flavor with a slight toffee finish with a little alcohol burn. Not bad.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1623) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Pours a nice dark brown with tan head. Nuts, dark fruits, some peat, and sweetness on the nose; follows onto the palate. One of their better beers.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3172) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Thanks to crajun for the trade! Pours clear dark brown with a thin off-white head. Nutty roast malt aroma. Little/no hop aroma. The flavor is sweet and nutty with a bit of bitterness in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfinney23 (1901) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Pours dark brown with a creamy tan head. Caramel malt and peat smoke with a surprisingly light finish. Conveniently shows up every year around my birthday.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4893) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Deep dark brown coloured body with a rich three centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, prunes, raisins and pit fruits with a lot of earth. Medium-bodied; Assertive alcohol and bourbon flavours up front with a definite earthy and rich malty flavour coupled with loads of caramel, toffee and pit fruit sweetness right behind. Aftertaste shows a lot of complexity with some honey notes, bits of smoke and toastiness and a lot of pit fruits coupled with earth. Overall, a nice very rich beer with a good profile and an even better depth. I sampled this pint on draught here at the Hilton Austin Airport for US$7.00 on 06-May-2014.


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