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Real Ale Scots Gone Wild
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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
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Mysterium Verum. Scots Gone Wild marks the initial offering from Real Ale Brewing Company in the world of sour beers. Real Heavy, our strong scotch ale, was aged for 6 months in American oak barrels, during which time it underwent a dramatic refermentation due to the presence of a very special cocktail of wild yeast and bacteria. The end result is a dry, cherry-pie sour, with a subtle oak character and a bold tartness. OG: 20˚P


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rougeau13 (1945) - Richmond, Texas, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Dark reddish brown with a moderately lacing tan head. Aroma of sour cherry, spice, and wood. Taste is sour cherry and wood with light sweetness. Medium bodied and dry with very little carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (2124) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Tap, orange pour, no real head, nose is cherry, taste is bitter, cherry, decent sour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brystmar (1189) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Growler. Dark brown pour, minimal tan head, swishes with lace. Soured Scotch Ale, wtf? Reminds me of a good burgundy sour. Barrely smoothness reminiscent of a RR sour(!). Impressive.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ilovedarkbeer (2227) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Medium brown colored pour with a small bubbly off white head. Notes of vinegar, tart cherries, oak, vanilla, and brown sugar. Great mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6180) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Hand bottle:   Deep reddish caramel, thin sudsy off-white head little lacing.   Looks like an aged sour red brown.   Old and young cherries on the nose, sweet vinear, slight oak.   Similar tongue, slightly acidic.   As it warms a bit of raisin and dark pitted fruit come out.   Liking this more than I thought I would.   Dry, leaves my mouth watering.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Finishes like a young Goudenbond, slightly less eccentric.   Lingering sweet and dark pitted fruit like vinegar sourness.   Unexpectedly good.   Thanks for sharing Tex!

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (3748) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Tap at Zio Carlos. Pours a very murky reddish maroon color with very little carbonation. Aroma is wood, sour cherries, grapes and sweet candy. Flavor is dry, tart, sour berries and a light bitterness. Finishes sour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jkwalking05 (3633) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2013
On tap at World of Beer. Hazy amber brown with an average sized cream colored head. Aroma is of cherry, plum, funky cheese, light vinegar, raspberries. Taste is of cherry, berry, tart, plum, funk.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (4543) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Sampled at GABF 2013. Pours a murky brown with some clumpy beige head. Nose of vinegar, rhubarb, honey, malt, grapefruit peel. Flavors of malt vinegar, bread, rhubarb, cracker. Acetic finish. Bleh.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (10596) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 14, 2013
On tap @ GABF. Dark amber pour with an off-white head. Aromas of raisin, grape, and caramel. Hints of vanilla, oak, and red wine vinegar. Not bad. Flavor has a nice sweetness to it. Vanilla, caramel, and plenty of dark fruits. Solid red wine vinegar sourness, cherry, raisin, and grape.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
travita (3845) - Frisco, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Tap. Reddish brown in color, whitish head, and slightly murky. The smell is wood, oak, tart, cherry, fruits, brandy, toffee, and lemons. The taste is a lot cherry, oak, tart, funk, and good.


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