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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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A strong Scotch Ale made with floor malted Scottish malt and roasted barley and oats. Lightly sweet and intensely malty. This dark red ale will keep you war, through the Texas winter.

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3.4
heemer77 (5358) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - SEP 1, 2016
Tap at Flix Des Moines. See reddish brown body with and off-white head. Nose is massive bourbon with some heat. There is also some dough and walnuts. The mouthfeel was soft and smooth. The taste of bourbon is present but not overwhelming. Notes of crust and walnuts are present. Good.

2.5
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2014
On tap at Flix. Dark brown pour with a small off-white head. Aroma is plum, sweet praline, caramel, and banana a lite past prime. Taste is burned caramel, plantain chips, molasses, and thick, peaty sweetness.

3.2
cwsample (164) - Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2014
On tap at Flix Brewhouse. Heavy sweet and malt, thicker mouthfeel than I was expecting.

3.5
Cavie (4718) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Tap at the pub. Pours a fairly clear dark brown color with light tan highlights. Aroma is sweet caramel malts, sugar. Flavor is big caramel stickiness. Syrupy sweet, aged wood, Belgian candy, finishes with a sugary sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
egajdzis (6588) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Dark brown color with a medium sized, off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of caramel malts, roast, nuts, smoke, and light alcohol. Taste of caramel malts, smoke, roast, light cocoa, raisins, and dry alcohol in the finish.

3.5
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Tap at brewery, RateBeer Winter Gathering ’12
Pours pitch black with a nose of tobacco and chocolate. Flavor is boozy chocolate syrup and light peat. Thick on the tongue. I wish Walt would bathe in this and let me watch.

3.5
AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 15, 2012
Brown color with tan head. Chocolate, nutty, toffee, roasty aromas. medium body. Rich, sweet dark raison, toasty, toffee flavors--good

3.7
mar (5415) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 7, 2012
tap at the brewpub. deep brown with a cream head. nice peaty smoked malts, and caramel. chewy on the palate, sweet caramel, candied sugar, and a fruity finish.

3.3
Errl (2442) - Plano, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2012
On Tap) Nose is dark, sweetness, raisin, vanilla, malty..Taste is dark fruits, toffee, sweetness, vanilla, caramel..Palate is medium with malts..

3.6
Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2012
On tap during the 2012 RateBeer Winter Gathering. The beer pours a light brown color with a white head. The aroma features a lot of dark fruit, including some cherry and raisin notes. There is also a hint of alcohol and some peat malt notes. The flavor features a lot of alcohol and peat notes, as well as some nice cherry and other dark fruit notes. There is also quite a bit of toffee and caramel malt in the flavor. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.


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