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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Scotch Ale, or a Wee Heavy. At 9% alcohol, this big, brown brew is surely to warm you under that kilt. Malty, and much more than a wee delicious.

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3.5
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2015
11th March 2015
Lighly hazy amber - red beer, small cream colour head. Palate is smooth and a little airy, modest fine carbonation. Smooth and semi sweet malts, mild caramel and soft malt cream. A trace of well integrated apple sits under mellow Port Wine and ripe orange. Finishes with a little alcohol spice, really not too much. Flavoursome and drinkable.

2.7
brokensail (16449) - Dublin, California, USA - DEC 30, 2014
On tap @ Hermitage. Clear amber/brownish pour with a khaki head. Pretty sweet and malty. A lot of toasted malts, nuts, and bread. Kind of floral. A decent enough malt profile. Could use some more fruit character. The flavor is kind of on the bitter and astringent side. A lot of bread and toasted grain. Kind of husky and peppery. A bit of raisin and grape skin. Maybe on the earthy side as well. Weird acidity on the finish.

3.3
bhensonb (15252) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 3, 2010
Bomber from BevMo. Pours ruddy dark amber with a little beige head. Sweet, smokey malt aroma. Med plus body. Flavor is treacle. Not getting smoke. Pretty much malt. Mild fruit/hop towards the finish, but mostly malt.

2.5
Lubiere (13915) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 29, 2013
A reddish copper ale with a thin mocha head. In aroma, sweet intense butterscotch with burned caramel and solvent notes, fake raisins, weird. In mouth, a sweet cloying fruity caramel malt with loads of chemical berry extract, astringent notes, raspy and unpleasant. On tap at Angel’s Trumpet.

3.2
Dogbrick (13036) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Sample at Tied House. Dark brown color with a medium tan head that dissipates quickly to a film. Partial rings of lacing. Aroma of roast malt and dark fruit. Medium to full body with flavors of peaty malt, fruit and caramel. The finish is sweet with a toffee and malt aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

3.6
j12601 (12001) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 29, 2017
On tap at the brewery. Pours a softly hazed amber with a thin white head. Big floral malt, a touch of sweetness. Hints of fruit. Medium bodied, a bit thicker than that really, malt. Slow malt and long fruit. Malty and softly sweet into the finish.

1.4
daknole (11049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Brown pour, tan head. Aroma is straight up raisins and a bad pinot noir wine. Flavor is much the same. Must be infected or else the brewers made a grave mistake bottling this.

3.3
BVery (10510) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Bottle. Murky deep amber pour with a smaller head. Some peat, caramel, dark fruit. Mild alcohol burn. Not bad.

3.3
marcus (10232) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 20, 2010
Bottle from BevMo Arden. Pours dark brown with a reddish tinge. There is a smoky sour aroma and a thin beige head.The flavor is hearty smoked malt, slightly sour, with a bitter finish.

3.4
bb (9311) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 28, 2011
Bottle. Copper beer with a tan head. Malt and earth aroma with toffee and light fruitiness. Sweet malt and red fruit flavor with toffee and light smoke. Medium bodied. Sweet malt lingers with red fruit, earth, and toffee.


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