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RATINGS: 1532   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bagalagalaga (140) - Indiana, USA - SEP 7, 2013
A top notch Scottish ale in my book, doesn’t taste like liquid dirt with alcohol. Very very malty and lightly sweet, can drink it all day (if you don’t mind falling down).


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
firstsip (576) - Michigan, USA - APR 29, 2015
Tap at DLD 15. Dark pour. Very full body. Roasty nose. Tastes pretty hoppy -- dry hopping overpowers the slight scotch malt character underneath.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
McCarty23 (53) - Vista, California, USA - APR 17, 2015
Robust hops and caramel. Surprisingly good balance despite hop forward Scottish ale. Nice finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (7540) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 15, 2015
On tap @ the brewpub.Medium amber, hoppy fruity aroma with underlying caramel malts. A hopped up presentation of the style, as to be expected from these guys. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Floback (537) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - APR 10, 2015
Being a Florida boy and living in Indiana now (for the time being), it’s a pleasure to be able to try this beer. Pours a solid brown with an inch of tan head that retains well. Nose of grains and mushrooms. Big flavors of nuts, syrup, raisins, and toasted wheat bread. Soft/medium carbonation and medium/full body. This is not one of my favorite styles, but this is pretty dang tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryecatcher (938) - South Side of Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 8, 2015
Bottle. Another one of those beers I apparently never bothered to rate after years of drinking it. Still one of my favorites anyway. Pours a deep, chestnut brown, billowing off white head, decent retention and lacing. Nose is malty, brown sugar, caramel, maple syrup, vanilla, dried figs. Mouth is silky and malt forward, coffee, caramel, burnt sugar, mild sweetness. Always been one of my favorite 3F’s brews, as well as my favorite Scotch Ale (not from Scotland). Perfect beer for this shitty cold, rainy weather. It is, baseball season after all.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gearz (41) - Maryland, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Pours a brownish amber with a minimal head that disappears before you can set the bottle down. Faint cider smell and sweet tobacco. Malty taste with some bready notes. Not much alcohol present on the taste. Maybe some banana. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keanex (1606) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - JAN 28, 2015
Bottle.
Glass: Imperial pint glass.
Appearance: Hazy chestnut hue with a tan head.
Aroma: Smokey, fruity, caramel and toast. Hints at being sweet. Touch of brown sugar.
Taste: Prominently fruity with hints of smoke, sweet caramel and bready malts. Possibly oxidized.
Palate: Full-bofied, mildly carbonated.
Overall: A bit too fruity, perhaps oxidized, but not bad. I would like to try this from a tap/

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
coombuyah26 (11) - Youngstown, Ohio, USA - JAN 27, 2015
12 oz. bottle bought from the 3 Floyds Brewpub in Munster, IN, poured into a snifter. This is a pretty beer. It pours a deep brown color and looks like a stout in the glass until held up to the light, which reveals it to be a deep ruby red. Tan off-white head that fades after a few minutes. There’s nothing really powerful about the nose on this one. It has a sort of German lager smell to it, but nothing in particular. Tastes like a solid Scotch ale, complete with all the caramely malts and slight roasty flavors. As the description suggests, not very hoppy at all. The brand that 3 Floyds has created precedes this beer, and it does a good job of being a fine flagship beer. Not mind-blowing, but solid.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mfhennig (104) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Pours a cloudy reddish-brown and a massive light tan head. Aroma of brown sugar, molasses, lightly spiced. I first tried this several years ago and became a favorite of mine although it’s hard to find. I get it when I can, you should too.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bluegoosed (47) - - JAN 23, 2015
Had on tap at 3 Floyds. Somewhat sweet flavors of malt, caramel, and some spice. Carbonation shows. Fairly sweet but light finish. Decent.


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