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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   SEASONAL: Winter   ABV: -
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A sweet malt-dominated 80 shilling ale made from imported Scotch malt and a special heat caramelization in the kettle.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4521) - Burgos, SPAIN - SEP 28, 2008
Amber colour, small white head. Aroma has mainly caramel malts. Flavour is sweet malty, and that’s basically all.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (7299) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 22, 2008
Verre de dgustation, provenant d’un ft, au Vermont Brewers Festival 2008 (Burlington, VT). Arme: Odeur de malt caramlis. Apparence: La couleur est ambre fonce. Prsence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Got de caramel fruit avec une pointe d’houblon. Courte dure de l’arrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture huileuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Lgre prsence de caramel en arrire got. (Rating #1839)

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
dmac (5906) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 22, 2008
22oz bomber from a trade. Seriously this is now my third or fourth infected McNeills beer. Do they intentionally infect their beers?? Well I did watch American Beer and after seeing the "great" brewing and botteling facility they have there its no wonder they cant ship an uninfected beer. I have one more McNeills to try but Im pretty sure of the outcome already. Avoid this brewery unless you lke throwing your money away.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nramsburg (259) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 5, 2008
Pours light brown with a nice sized creamy head. Really not too much on the nose except for some caramel. Nice mouthfeel -- fairly thick and rich. Other than this not too much is going on in the glass.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (11646) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 24, 2008
picked up at the Co-Op in Burlington. This is a malt and caramel play,taste and aroma, and very drinkable for what it is. Caramel yellow colour with some head. Above average mouthfeel. Lunchtime sessionable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bungalo22 (326) - Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Poured from the bottle a nice brown color but little to no head. The aroma was carmel and malt. It was smooth but a bit watery. It was a nice drink but not in the top for Scottish Ales.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Sregnar35 (1030) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - APR 2, 2008
Terrible. Poured a nice reddish brown with a good sized head. Aroma is faint but musty and sour. Beer was bad, tasted like vinegar, poor job.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
puboflyons (3269) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 23, 2008
From a 1 pint 6 fl. oz (US) bottle - hand brewed and individually bottled with a cheap glued on label that looked like someone designed it on a sketch pad. Carmelized in the kettle. Pours amber red with a beige puffy head that stays around for the session. Aroma of malts and some kind of fruity sweetness. The flavor was more of hops. It was a very good brew and probably hand delivered earlier that week to the bottle store in Vermont where I bought it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thornecb (5730) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 31, 2008
Pours bright mahogany into a tulip. Off-white pancake head has good retention. Roasted malt aromas. Flat caramel upfront with a crisp metallic finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (10260) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2006
Pours turbid deep brown, with aroma of caramel malt, some figgy fruit, slight banana and spicy floral notes. The aroma and flavor is a lot like Stone 666. It has more fruit than most scottish ales, with the heavy malt component.


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