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Shoreline Beltaine Scottish Ale



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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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A smooth malty offering, amber in color, and low on hop bitterness. Beltaine is a festival held every spring with patrons running throught fire and taking some embers home for the hearth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ccex (891) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2014
22 oz. bottle from brewery pours a cloudy brown with small tan head and a bit of lacing. Aroma is all malts and something earthy like mushrooms. Taste is slightly sweet with a dry, hoppy finish. Body is medium to light with average carbonation. Im not sure if Id call this an amber ale or a Scottish ale, but it was worth a try.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MaroonOrange (124) - - MAR 7, 2014
On tap. Ruddy color. Caramel, malts, and mushrooms. Sweet, smooth palate. Unusual finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
craven5000 (92) - Westville, Indiana, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Brown creamy head. Very dark brown body. Alcohol slightly noticeable. Burntish caramel, lightly smokey. More hops than I was expecting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ICEatALAMO (868) - Troy, Michigan, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Draft at brewery. The pour is a deep amber. The aroma is mostly malt. The taste is almost more of an amber than scotch in my mind. A little light on flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (4475) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Sampled at the brewery. Clear amber. Lots of rich malts are smelled. Those are tasted, too. They are sweet and smooth. Grassy hops are fairly big. Earthiness. Grass. Roasted notes grow late and it thinned out.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onslow (1098) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - APR 28, 2013
Pour from a 22oz bomber. Cloudy brown brew with small late forming tan head. Aroma of malt, brown sugar, a little earth and ash. Taste is lighter sweet malt at the start with a modestly dry finish. Light body and thin palate. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcr (2112) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - APR 21, 2013
Bottle. Muddy brown body. Fizzy off-white head. Aroma of dirty peat, roasted malts, caramel. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly bitter. Thin to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Strong peat and smoke flavors, raw, leafy hops, but the flavors, what few are there, are muddled. Watery for the a Scottish ale. Slight metallic notes round out this forgettable beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patrickctenchi (3093) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 5, 2013
Pours dark brown with a short tan head. Aroma is caramel, nuts... Flavour is caramel malt..very slight woody bitter. Mild, pleasant...nothing fancy, just good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gooney (388) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 21, 2012
On tap at brewery - brownish red color. Smell head. Hints of caramel aroma. Tastes a little like it smells. That is a very nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (6343) - Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2012
A typical scotch meets amber ale. Nothing special, some maltiness, sweet, carmally, nothing spectacular.

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