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RATINGS: 443   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This is an ale made in the tradition of the great strong ales of Scotland. Amber colored, malty sweet with underlying note of smokiness.

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2.8
Sammer (1119) - Plano, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2016
Copper pour from can. Taste is heavy malt, grain, light plum and charred wood. Would have been better if it had a tad bit more booze.

3.3
csaso (2321) - Missouri, USA - MAR 22, 2016
Bottle - unable to pour out of the bottle, but definite good malty aroma and flavor, pretty smooth finish, pretty typical "Scottish style" but good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
Dal9000 (669) - Ohio, USA - MAR 12, 2016
At Camelback ranch LA Dodgers spring training in a tall boy can. Malty tang up front that finishes sweet. 6% ABV. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.1
mbgrayson (806) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - MAR 9, 2016
This is a good but basic Scotch Ale. Smooth and drinkable, but not remarkable. Still, thumbs up.

3.4
Tstamba (786) - Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2016
Amber pour with sweet malt notes and s hint of smoke underneath... This might indeed lift my kilt!

3.6
Reimer96 (1778) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 29, 2015
Pours murky amber with a small white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is a bit off being a bit sour... But it’s mostly made up of rich caramel malt, light peat, hint of smoke sweetness. Taste is similar with a rich malt base, Carmel, but does contain a slightly off burnt Carmel which likely masks the overtones of peat and campfire. Smooth and easy to drink though.

4.1
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
ClarkVV (6873) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 11, 2015
On draught at Red Devil (Lakeside), December 2013.
Clear dark amber with strong auburn tints and a beige head that shows moderate retention.
Sweet and fruity notes of candied plum, raspberry, dry toffee and raisins abound in the nose. No alcohol or flaw, with ample grassy hop notes helping dry out and balance the maltiness.
Fruity and with light sourdough-like malt flavors, moderately sweet toffee and raisins all adding quite a bit of complexity and flavor for only 6%. Don’t get a ton of smokiness, though there is some dry phenolic character. The fruitiness is quite dry and quite fragrant in the nose and flavorful in the mouth. Probably my favorite part. Not too tangy or toasted, as often many beers of this style can be.

4.2
Low69caprice (100) - Yucca valley, California, USA - SEP 3, 2015
Dark brown great tan bread head. Flavor caramel and rich malts, big mouthfeel tons of flavor. Love this style.

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fordest (2469) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - AUG 24, 2015
Bottle at a friends house during a bottle share. Nothing extraordinary. Malty on the nose and in the flavor. better than most that I had toward the end of the night.


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