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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Scottish Ale is our interpretation of the hearty brews native to Scotland. A shade darker than our Bitter, with a rich, slightly sweet first impression on the palate that rounds out to a satisfying maltiness and a medium-dry hop finish.

12 oz. version, which is filtered, is brewed at Shipyard Brewing in Portland; 22 oz. version, which is not filtered and only sold locally, is brewed at Gritty McDuff’s in Freeport

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Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - MAY 7, 2009
12oz bottle from Brian (dogfish120love). Dark copper pour. Sweet, fruity, dark fruity is more than like it. Toasty, caramally and just a hint of bitterness, not too bad.

Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 22, 2009
On tap at Gritty McDuffs, Portland. Amber colour with a pretty non existent head. Strong aroma of earthy malt. Very rich flavour with a hint of spices. Didn’t hit the spot.

rcasta (874) - EL SALVADOR - JAN 11, 2009
1. en gritty’s portland esta es la primera del sampler de 7 que tome en el brewery, el # indica el orden que se toman. esta cerveza esta bastante interesante, buena por naturaleza.

Haslinger (988) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2008
12 ounce bottle pours amber with a nice solid cream head. Kind of weak caramel smell but it still is good once you can catch a whiff. The taste is some caramelized malt along with some hops. Very easy to drink and tasty scotch ale Would buy again

lb4lb (2628) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2008
Bonused bottle in trade from joepais (pastor). Thanks dude!
Pours a dark amber with a bubbly and short lived beige head. Smell is slightly thin, and smoky, peaty, and very much to style. Taste is subtly smoked maltiness, lightly hopped, and peaty. Light bodied and an easy drinking scotch ale. Not bad, but just not a preferred style.

DrDavid (957) - Johnson, Vermont, USA - AUG 28, 2008
(Bottle). Sweet malty aroma. Color is reddish amber, with a very small head. Flavor caramelly malt, followed by a mild dryish finish. Not great, but better than some other choices from this brewer.

daknole (11048) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 23, 2008
Bottle from my Vermont vacation. Amber color wtiha small white head. This does not taste like a scottish ale to me. Aroma was fine with malts, honey and some hops. Overall the flavor was just too hoppy for the style. I dont expect this much hop flavor in a scottish.

georgekappus (296) - Brookfield, Connecticut, USA - APR 25, 2008
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with a thin off white head that quickly dissapears. Aroma was grassy and piney. Tasted sweet with an oaky tinge.

michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2008
12oz. Bottle: Aroma of malts, grains, and molasses. Poured amber in color with a small off-white head that diminished. Clear. Sparkling. Flavor of malts, grains, molasses, alcohol, and earthy hops. Medium body. Average texture. Average to lively carbonation. Grain and alcohol finish.

mrant (330) - New York, USA - FEB 23, 2008
Smells of deep smoky malt.Pours a deep brownish almost red color with a thin white head. It tastes sharply of spices and smoke. Not bad

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