Brewed by Broughton
Style: English Strong Ale
Biggar, Scotland


on tap

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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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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DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, - JAN 17, 2006
Bottle 13/08/2002 Mid brown with some alcohol present. Very fruity flavours and a slightly dry malt finish.

DavyK (132) - 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.

rodsquad (221) - 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.

gripweed57 (2301) - 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.

Antzrhere (181) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2017
Pours brown. Aroma is sweet fig. Taste is fussel, taste is very malty, dark fruits, toffee. Rough and ready but quite tasty

john44 (3048) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2017
Bottle. Deep Amber in colour. Very, very malty (Roast malts, burnt sugar, caramel, toffee, some liquorice). Fruity (dark fruits and raisins). Hoppy (slight balancing hop bitterness) Very sweet malty fruity throughout. Too sweet for my taste. (2008)

DwarfeD (3442) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2016
500ml bottle at home. Somewhat pale amber with a small white head. Medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Nice subtle bitter and sweet tones. Malts, caramel and nuts. Nice.

blackisle (2516) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2016
Bottle 50cl. poured into a half pint glass. Clear medium to deep amber, good two finger creamy beige head, mostly lasting, heavy lacing; aroma toasted malts, caramel, bread, nuts; taste medium sweet and bitter, malty, roasted, toffee, nutty, bit alcohol; aftertaste sweet and slightly bitter, lingering roasted malts, nutty and spicy notes; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; nice and tasty one.

kapusil (1412) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 13, 2016
.l bottle. Dark orange/ruby body, thin white head. Aroma of toast, caramel, roasted malts, orange zest and floral hops. Taste of toast, caramel, orange zest and raisins with floral and spicy hops. Easy to drink yet flavourful. I love it.

drmet (952) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JUN 26, 2016
L: -pours a clear copper-red with a medium frothy,offwhite head -low to medium carbonation visible S: -caramel,toffee,plums,raisins,strawbe the nose plus roasty coffee & Nutty notes with a slight spicy bitterniss F: -low to medium,soft carbonation -light to medium body -slight alcohol note as it warms O: Advice for this Beer: Do not drink it cold.This really opens up at Room temp. great overall.

MoritzF (9851) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - FEB 12, 2016
(bottle) Clear, ruby brown colour with a medium-sized tanned foamy head. Mildly nutty and slightly bready malty aroma with notes of caramel and discreetly fruity accents. Moderately sweet flavour, medium bodied with a calm carbonation. Slightly toasted malty base with caramel, nutty hints and slightly candied fruity notes, getting a tad vinous towards the sweet and cautious bitter finish, alongside with a whiff of earthy hops. Not bad. 06.II.16

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