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RATINGS: 769   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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Named for a medieval Scottish sword, Claymore Scotch ale is a tribute to the legendary "Wee Heavy" beers of Scotland. A malty, deep-ruby-hued ale, it features a generous amount of caramel sweetness, a reserved hop profile and a subtle warming character, at 7.7% alcohol by volume. Claymore will be available in six-packs and on draft through mid-April.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rmussman (1701) - California, USA - JUL 15, 2010
Sampled in a 12oz bottle. Pours clear (ie not cloudy) dark brown with thin lacey head that holds its color. Drinks really smooth with good scotch malty goodness. Good brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 15, 2010
Dark brown color/ tan head. Nutty, smoked malt aromas. medium bodied. Good smoked and sweet flavor of peat malt, roasted nuts, glazed toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (46696) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2010

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear medium brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, chocolate, wheat, vanilla notes, light roasted. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100709]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUL 11, 2010
Black with a fizzy white head. Sweet molasses, malt, and toffee aroma and taste with a sticky palate and finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - JUL 11, 2010
Botttle. A disappointment to say the least. Had a nice pour, a dark brown/reddish body with a bone color head. Aroma had mild smoke notes and roasted chocolate malts. Flavor was light, some roasted chocolate notes. No real smoke note. Body was kind of weak and really lacked any finish to it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (42183) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, breadish and slight malty. Roasted, sweet, chocolate malty and caramelish. Sweet and malty finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11984) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
cloudy brown, small white head. sweet caramelly nutty aroma, faint citrussy or fruity, flavor is sweet, good caramel, roasted brown sugar, faint nuts. good bitter and sweet beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (11637) - Sborg, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
Bottled. Brown coloured with a red gleam. Small light brown head. Aroma caramel, sweetness, chocolate, light roast. Flavour of brown sugar, sweetness, roast, chocolate and light herbs. Medium to full bodied. Dry roasty and choclaty sweetness in the end.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of daknole. Pours an orangey brown with an off-white head. Sweet aroma of nuts, caramel and overripe, dark fruit. Rather solid body, sweet almost syrupy dark fruits, toffee and brown sugar. Hardly any bitterness. Solid and well crafted. 090710

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (35904) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
Bottled. A deep red beer with a thin brown head. The aroma has notes of caramel, malt, alcohol, and bread. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, malt, alcohol, and bread, leading to a dry malty finish.


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