Brewed by Highlander Brew Co.
Style: Scottish Ale
South River, Canada


on tap


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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Highlander Scottish Ale has a bright red almond colour with toasted malt, a hint of caramel, and a touch of fruit aromas. It has medium body, with coffee and chocolate flavours, nice hop balance and nutty finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tessic (1191) - Brantford, Ontario, - DEC 12, 2012
This ale poured a deep amber colour with a soapy, bright white head. No lacing. Scents include malt, caramel, toast and dough. First sip was very nice and malty with flavours of caramel, toast and cereal most prodominant. Finish is malty with caramel and toast flavours lingering with a light bitterness.

mjmoen (581) - - SEP 21, 2017
C. Pours a clear brown color with white head. Body is too light, barely any flavor

BrewWhatIWant (276) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 15, 2017
The can I bought has a totally different description of the beer, "pale ale. Aromas of anise and dark toasted eye. Hints of caramel and nut. Subtle burnt edges accented by coffee and soft mouth finish." I drank it from the can. Aroma is spicy rye. Taste is little sweet, little bitter with notes of caramel, nutty malt, and rye. Not bad, it was rather earthy and nothing really stood out.

Tranquillity (2480) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 4, 2017
Bottled. Extremely lively. The body is clear brown with a huge beige head. The aroma has licorice, malt, corn and caramel. The taste is licorice and not as sweet.

ChadPoole (478) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 5, 2016
Pours reddish brown with a tanned head. Aroma is carmel and toasted malt. Coffee and nuts flavour with a medium body and decent carbination. Enjoyable.

Ferris (16268) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 17, 2015
Draft - Toffee and some twig. Clearish Amber with a decent white head. Lots of caramel and soft grains with a touch of cocoa. Solid.

HippyHop (669) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 2, 2015
This bottle is "past date" but I don’t see how that’s possible. Anyhoo, judging by the ratings below, my experience wasn’t much different than those who tried a fresher bottle. Caramel, toasted grain, straw, light spiciness, fairly watery. Slightly dry finish with a hint of bitterness. It’s not terrible, it’s just kind of blah.

HopsandBolts (258) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2014
650 ml bottle from the LCBO. Appearance: Pours a clear deep brown with almost a finger of white head. Minimal retention and little lacing. Aroma: Malt, biscuit and something I can’t quite identify that is throwing things off. Flavours: Malt, straw, bit of caramel. Mouthfeel: Thin with moderate carbonation. Overall: The aroma wasn’t that great on this one but the flavours were okay. Everything seemed muted and subdued without any real character. Not much more to say.

CRock (262) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
I had this beer a while back and it was one of the worst beers I ever had. I’m not sure if they changed the recipe but this is actually pretty respectable and have no problem drinking more of this.

MrHangover (4693) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle @ THT November. Pours a clear brown beer with a very small off white head on top. Aroma of sugar, caramel and slightly herbal. Flavor is thin, sweet and chocolately. Quite boring and thin, watery moutfheel. Not very interesting.

dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle @ tht. Aroma is huge caramel, light liquorice, some fruity notes. Flavour is sweet malty caramel, full and creamy. Nice, but you must like sweet.

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