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Upright Auld Reekie


Brewed by Upright Brewing
Portland, Oregon USA
Style: Smoked | Ratings: 12 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: -
Abe Goldman-Armstrong suggested the title which is a nickname for the city of Edinburgh. The beer is rooted in a trip I took to Alsace in 2003. The local bars all seemed to have Lindemans Gueuze (which I consumed in copious amounts) and Adelscott, a peat-smoked amber lager. It wasnít the craftiest brew Iíve had but I liked the idea.

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