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RATINGS: 1558   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hogan873 (451) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2007
I can say that this beer lived up to its hype. A very attractive beer when poured. Deep red with a medium off-white head. Not a lot of aroma, but there are hints of caramel and maybe vanilla. Nice on the palate, decent carbonation. The taste is quite good. Crisp and clean up front and finishes with just a touch of bitterness. Flavors of chocolate and caramel are noticeable. A very good beer.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (1205) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - MAR 26, 2016
Pours a dark mahogany with a thin white head. Aroma is caramel and toffee. Flavor is caramel, biscuit, cracker, bread, and some roast. Has a smooth body and tastes sweet. Very good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jamesthebrit (415) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 16, 2016
Great beer. Tastes like a really malty porter. Sort of like Monday night drafty kilt.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tillmac62 (640) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - MAR 16, 2016
BOD 2/3/16. Dark brown cola like pour that is clear and turns a beautiful garnet under intense light. Outstanding head volume and retention, world class lacing. Outstanding nose of toasted malt with subtle notes of char and smoke over a caramel substrate with a dark fruit element, probably plum. Almost medium body with a very smooth texture that has creamy aspects. World class carbonation with a nice effervescent middle and a rollicking finely bubbled prickly finish that tickles the tongue. The flavor profile is quite outstanding. Intensity is moderate, complexity is outstanding and balance is perfect. In short, this tastes great but doesn’t hit you with in your face flavor intensity. This is a malt forward beer that begins toasty, progresses to a moderate sweetness with strong caramel notes and a subtle molasses aspect then flows to the middle. The middle delivers just enough bitterness to perfectly balance with a pine and roast character that delivers a touch a char and a dose of smoke. These flavors slowly fade into the malty finish that brings a slight dryness and a hint of plum. Alcohol remains completely covered and a nut character emerges during the fade which also brings the strongest molasses aspects.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mstrcrwly (912) - New York, USA - MAR 13, 2016
bottle poured into a snifter..burgundy with an off-white head..aroma of dark fruits,malts,caramel..tastes of plums,raisins,figs,biscuits..smooth/dry finish.. good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eixiel (1) - Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2016 does not count
A. I’ve seen great ones from them, not top as always in the aroma sector. A. Appearance is just perfect. Dark tan with a perfect dense and foamy half inch super light brown head. T. Tastes very very good but not great as all they do. Was expecting a greater kick for a scottish. P. Caramel and a sweet bread and coffee finish, very subtle, very nice. O. Great balance if course. Can use a little bit more booze in a scottish guys believe me.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
koleminer20 (1857) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 1, 2016
12 oz bottle. The pour is a very dark brown with a thin cap of light tan head that stays a pretty dense cap and leaves a pretty hefty bit of solid lacing. The aroma is really sweet. There is a ton of chocolate and caramel malts. A light dark fruit presence is there as well. It's got a little booziness and it's definitely sweet. The flavors are just as good. It's sweet and carries a good scotch ale flavor. The dark fruits really pull this together a bit. There is a sweet malt, a light caramel, and just a hint of metallic sweetness. The mouth feel is excellent. There is a nice creaminess and a soft carbonation that helps not seem a little thicker. The aftertaste is sweet and a little light, but it's malty and good. This isn't a bad scotch ale at all.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (1721) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2015
Bottle at home, bought in Munich Tap House, 23rd December 15. Chestnut brown, aroma is malty, sweet, caramel. Taste is slick sweet malty, spice. Not bad

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DandyWolfFloyd (994) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 8, 2015
Aroma - dark fruit, raisins, figs, some caramel and molasses Appearance - hazy brown body with a small tan head Taste - dark malt, toast, some oak chips, fig, raisins, plums and molasses Palate - medium body, texture is slick, carbonation is average, sweet in the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BlackBeerPG (242) - Darien, Illinois, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Taste is caramel malt smooth, complex, semi sweet notes with hint of spice. Dark amber/brown in color, clear in clarity. Malt with some vanilla notes to the nose with a hint of hops in the aroma. Medium body with delicate lace after the creamy head dissipates. One of my go to beer from my buddies from 3 Floyds

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1884) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - SEP 16, 2015
Appearance: Clear, deep brown with nice light tan head.
Aroma: Dark malt, sweet, molasses.
Taste: Dark malt, slightly toasted. Smooth, slight wood? Very easy drinking!
Bought: West Lakeview Liquors, 355 ml, $2.99
Info: 16/9-2015


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