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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Limited Release. 100% Scottish Maris Otter malt was used in the brewing. The combination of the scottish malts and slow aging process produces a unique brew as distinctive as single malt whiskey with a subtly different taste than any other beer. Look for a sweet malty taste with a backround of floral notes from english fuggle hops. To not be confused with the Scotch Ale that Saranac sells.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
LordNeuf (136) - Acton, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 14, 2002
Not quiet as special but it is unique. Bit too flat, not really exceptional in taste or palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stephen (308) - California, USA - DEC 11, 2002
Scottish 60/- style. Slightly sweet. Not much by way of hops or aroma. Thin and boring. Still a drinkable session or "convert to good beer" beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dankfor20 (193) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 8, 2002
I liked it but expected more from it. Saranac needs to quite worrying about mainsteam beer drinkers and make something that stands out in every kind of there beers.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 30, 2002
Sort of a light amber with a small head and a sweet malty nose. Light but malty flavor. As with most Saranac beers, too weak to be a contender.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - NOV 24, 2002
Dark golden color, subtle dry malty taste. Thin.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 19, 2002
Bottle- I was expecting more from this beer based on the deScription on the bottle. Itís actually quite bland and boring.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2002
Sweet, doughy malt with some hop finish. Nice and smooth, but could be thicker

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 4, 2002
Big fuggle nose. Pasteurization is big on the palate. A bit sweet and bland.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UnionMade (621) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 22, 2002
Surprisingly light and refreshing. Not typical of a scottish ale. The malt is sweet and very mild, with very subtle hops in the background. I like this stuff a lot, even though I was expecting something much heavier. One of Saranacís better brews.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 13, 2002
reddish golden. White head slightly diminishing, with some lacing. Bready malty aroma. A little earthiness. Malty sweetness first, enjoyable. Earthy textures, light to medium bodied, with some hoppiness in the finish. Nice earthy notes, i feel this is fairly well rounded, i just wish it had some more flavor, and some more body.


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