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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
Leviathan Great Scott pays homage to the celebrated Wee Heavy Scottish Ales of the past. This beer is a full-flavored, full-bodied dark ale with a complex malt character. The hint of smokiness is a tribute to the peated malts that were historically used in Scottish brewing. Relax and enjoy with bagpipes playing in your head (kilt optional).

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TizzleJizzle (791) - Garland, Texas, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Bottle. Aroma of alcohol, malts. Poured a lame clear light amber with no head. Doesnt taste like a wee heavy at all! Watery palate, hid the alcohol well.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vodka4blood (141) - Miltonboro, Vermont, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Let me just start by saying (gushing?) that this is an amazing beer, and a wonderful American specimen of the Scottish Wee Heavy style ("Scotch" beer always makes me think there might be a wee bit of whiskey in it). Not sure why others below me have rated it so low thus far, but I will echo the sentiment that I am excited to try one after its spent a year or 2 in my cellar.... Thank you, Harpoon Brewery!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Bottle. Amber color light tan head. Nice smooth taste. Solid med body. Great finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (5332) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Light amber with a cream head. Heavy caramel, peat, molasses, and faint smoke. Chewy palate, alcohol, syrup, heavy malt, and a sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (13171) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 24, 2012
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market Short Pump, VA. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized fizzy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of toffee malts, anise, floral notes and a weird potato chip thing. The taste is big toffee notes, stone fruits, earth and an earthy hop finish. Full bodied, slight heat, slightly disjointed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4387) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 24, 2012
The aroma is papery and grainy with caramel malt, alcohol, and earth. The appearance is light brown with a small head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is thin. Overall not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palidor19 (3177) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUN 24, 2012
the flavor is quite extraordinary, its ha really deep dark malts and a quite a bit of hops bitterness. the beer has a good astringent after taste. its highly alcoholic, drink carefully

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gripweed57 (1457) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUN 22, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Deep garnet color with a small beige head. Mildly smoky roasted malt nose hints at rubbing alcohol. Sweet sticky dried fruit malt flavor has some smokiness. Very noticeable warming alcohol flavor. Some hops, but malt dominates. Intense bittersweet mouthfeel and finish. Not a favorite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (8227) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2012
12oz bottle while watching the ufc prelims .. pours a deep copper .. very low foam, the booze .. . caramel, brandy, wood, whiskey barrel, and hot toffee .. . very warming, i put a bottle away- a year will make this amazing! .. . .
Stop staring at her.
Youre making me uncomfortable.
............ Dude, howd I get up here?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SSSteve (4006) - - JUN 13, 2012
bottle. a clear light brown/amber beer with a small head. nose of sweet dark fruits, medicine, caramel, and earthy toasted peat. big toast flavors and grape nuts. mild smoked peat in the background. some dark fruity esters. full body with a lot of carbonation that works well to counteract the chewiness. a beast of a beer. maybe too beastly. i like the grape nuts. the medicinal quality is a bit much.

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