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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
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Luxurious malt character and a bit boozy as a youngster at 10.9% ABV.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChrisSc (184) - Lille, FRANCE - JAN 10, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2014 On tap into pint. St. Louis park. Appearance: copper colored, transparent. Zero head. Aroma: caramel, barley. Alcohol. Taste: sweet with a slightly bitter finish. Palate: medium body. Shorter finish. Overall: decent, but not amazing. Lacking almost every into.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (2144) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 6, 2014
Quite a nice Scotch Ale. Sweet and malty and abv quite well masked. On tap at Steel Toe Mpls.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (1639) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 3, 2014
Nice bubblegum and and caramel and bread aromas. Nice malty and rye flavors. Solid beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 15, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2013 750 bottle-thanks jtclockwork for sharing-ring of offwhite-copper. A-sweet med malt-caramel, some spice. T-sweet med malt-caramel, dk fruit, some spice hops. 3.5 ***130816 @RBSG 3.8

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmagnus87 (2401) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Draft at Steel Toe during RBSG. From notes. Caramel and dark fermented fruits. Clean but a bit boozy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElGaucho (2193) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Draft at brewery. Bourbon in the aroma. Murky dark red color. Thin ring of tan head. Initial impression is heat and caramel molasses. Flavors of plum. Under carbonated. Very nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (8015) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle shared at tasting at my house. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose and taste of maple, toffee, caramel, cocoa and light dark fruit. A bit of cola. Medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jesterdeal (1814) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Aroma of maple, old leaf pile, and caramel. Pours brown with no head or lacing. Taste is burnt caramel, dark fruits, and chocolate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
queenholly (2861) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - APR 28, 2013
Bottle share at DLD. Caramel malt and earthy peaty aroma. Clear copper with a large yellowed ivory head. Sweet buttery caramel and peaty flavor. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mnmike (1020) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 8, 2013
On draft at the taproom. Ruby brown color. Little head. Low aromas. Carbonation is a bit higher than expected and the taste is malty boozy but a bit thin.


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