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A bold Scottish ale with a complex malty body derived from roasted and crystal malts balanced with just the right combination of hops. This ale pours a deep ruby color, has a sweet malty nose with layered caramel and roasted notes and a full body. Robust yet smooth, Robert The Bruce is a malt lover’s delight.
2011 vintage - 7.0% abv

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (771) - Iowa, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark caramel with small tan head. Nose is caramel with a little scotch. Taste is sweet caramel, toffee and some scotch but it hides the alcohol well. Some lasting bitterness in the aftertaste. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gopherfan99 (807) - CROATIA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle; a reddish brown with a beige head; sweet aroma of toffee, malt, and a hint of nuts; taste is pretty sweet with caramel, malt, toffee, and yeast; finish is sweet not much bitterness with this one; I really enjoyed this one

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Serving: Bottle. It pours a dark brown with ruby highlights and a tan head. The nose is pleasantly malty with notes of brown bread, caramel, and a light earthiness. Medium to full bodied on the tongue. A mix of toasted bread, dark caramel, perhaps a touch of chocolate covered nuts, and it finishes with a slightly earthy bitterness. Nice brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eworkman1 (50) - - SEP 10, 2014
Nice malty nose and a tight head. Lots of grain and a little bit of hops makes it balanced and sessionable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerKurve (518) - - SEP 2, 2014
Chocolate malts, roasted barley, coffee grounds and a roasty/hoppy aftertaste. Worth checking out!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
snoworsummer (3042) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 29, 2014
From a bottle. Pours dark brown with a fizzy beige head. Tastes nutty, like burnt toast, roasted malt, tobacco, and bitter coffee. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like nuts, tobacco, roasted malt, and toast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (4138) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear tawny brown with creamy tan head. Aroma is bready and caramel malts, fig, dates, mixed nuts, light vanilla, and faint spice. Flavor is chewy, semisweet malt profile, dark fruit notes, light vanilla, and faint hops; dry, nutty and caramel finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jasonedelson (3) - Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2014 does not count
In five characters: malty. Great creamy head, good head retention; medium body, excellent smooth mouthfeel; sweet with a slight hop accent. In yeoman?s terms: delicious and leaves you wanting another sip.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (2158) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 18, 2014
I thought this was a solid Scottish ale. Not much nose.. Hints of smoke and peat. Flavors are all malts with a bit of a watery finish. Nice chewy mouthfeel with dark fruit and peat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gaultier (788) - SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle @ Mikkeller & Friends. Aroma: Malty, fruity, caramel. Taste: Dito + sweetness. Caramel and toffee in the finish.

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