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Free State S.P. Dinsmoors Scotch Ale


Formerly brewed at Free State Brewing Company
Lawrence, Kansas USA
Style: Scotch Ale | Ratings: 13 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: -
Named for Samuel Perry Dinsmore, founder/builder of the Garden of Eden in Lucas, KS, now celebrating its 100th Anniversary. Made primarily with Scottish Golden Promise pale ale malt which has a wonderfully nutty malt flavor, accented by just a touch of Scottish peated malt (like they use for making Scotch Whisky) and some roasted barley for color. The malt character is the dominant flavor with Warrior and Fuggle hops providing a gentle balance. For more on S.P. Dinsmore, go to The Garden of Edenís web-site.

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