Broughton Old Jock Ale (Bottle)

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Brewed by Broughton
Style: English Strong Ale
Biggar, Scotland

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RATINGS: 369   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle; Pasteurised.
The soldiers of the Highland and Lowland regiments of Scotland are known as "The Jocks". This classic Scottish Strong Ale with its strong warming flavours of malt and hops, is a fitting tribute to these powerful fighting men. A drink to be savoured at room temperature.
Major ingredients are:-
Optic Pale Ale Malt, Roast Barley. Hops used are English grown Challenger, Fuggles and First Gold.

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2.9
ken1 (2043) - DENMARK - SEP 2, 2017
Aroma: Nuts and sweet berries with dusty notes. Flavour: Fruity sweet with nutty and tangy notes. Aftertaste is earthy and tangy with fruity sweetness. Colour: brown with a white head. From: Bottle @ Nemlig.com Aug. 2017.

3.7
mabuzzer (877) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2017
500ml bottle. Nutty brown colour with a good off white head. Sweet malty, toffee aroma, flavour is toffee with a little spice on the finish.

3.8
NotABeerFan (18) - GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2017
Strong and sweet, malty with a little bitterness, toffee and fruit notes. Very tasty, but as strong beer goes, I prefer Innis and Gunn Oak Aged Beer.

3.6
k0mpsa (3028) - Tuusula, FINLAND - JUL 29, 2017
Bottle. Dark copper color, white head. Aroma has some roasted malts, some oak, some sweet fruity notes. Rich malty body, some roastiness, some oak and hint of raisins.

3.9
goozen (4098) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2017
Bottle 0,5ltr: Clear brown colored brew with an sweet bitter taste, hints of roasted malts, toffee and butterscotch.

3.1
Wezzielad (42) - Ilkley, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2017
Looks dark brown, a lot of carbonation. Sweet, toffee, brown sugar type smell. Taste is quite malty, molasses, toffee, sweet taste. Pretty solid beer but quite strong so worth pacing yourself.

3.3
faroeviking (11024) - Chupando chellas es como ellas, FAROE ISLANDS - JUL 6, 2017
Botella. (Red-brownish clear coliur, medium bit -off-white head. Sweet aroma of toasty caramel and malt with light dark fruit. Sweet flavour: toasty caramel and malt, some dark fruit, light spice touch, medium bitterness.

3.7
DavyK (151) - East Kilbride, SCOTLAND - JUN 19, 2017
Roasted, almost burnt malt in aroma. Minimal carbonation. Lively herbaceous and bitter stuff going on against the malt notes. Great example of the style.

3.6
rodsquad (289) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JUN 10, 2017
Bottle from Sainsbury’s. pours clear ruby brown with thin white head. Aromas strong with toffee front then blackcurrant jam and cola cubes. Taste is sweet, light, malty fruit loaf with warm spice and orange peel. It has a soft body and light sparkle. This is a beautifully warm, light, spicy, fruity ale. A traditional ale in the spirit of a fruit cake.

3.9
gripweed57 (2726) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 29, 2017
From old tasting notes. Deep orange brown color topped by a rocky beige head. Rich caramel malt aroma. Rich bittersweet roasted malt flavor hints at molasses and apple cider. Long bitter aftertaste.


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