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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
A roasty scotch ale with a hint of smoke. Full-bodied, but not overpowering. Smokey, but not in a creepy bar kind of way. Sweet, but not obnoxiously so. Sound like your ideal mother-in-law? Fair enough, but it also is a pretty dead-on description of our Scotch Ale. In a difficult hop-growing climate, Scottish brewers relied on other ingredients to impart flavor and bitterness one such ingredient was smoked malt. Drafty Kilt is a dark, malty bombshell of a beer.

Brewed at Thomas Creek before the brewery opened.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bellco33 (729) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Poured from bottle into reservoir tip glass. Pours amber with a thin white head. Aroma of sugar, caramel, and roasted malt. Flavor is super sweet caramel. Medium body, flat carbonation, not good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (3375) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Toasty sweet scotch ale. Tastes slightly lactic and off. Some toffee raisin and caramel with a bit of nutty malt. Finishes too sweet with light tartness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSteveBrule (48) - - AUG 26, 2014
Very dark pour with a decent creamy tan head. Nose of sweet raisins and a hint of smoke. Tastes of roasted malts. Smoke only seems to come through in the finish and lingers on the palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (22500) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Clear brown color, beige head. Aroma of toasted brownies. Taste is chocolate malt with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
StefanSD (2416) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - AUG 24, 2014
12 oz bottle courtesy of secret santa. Thanks. Pours a dark brown color with a big foamy beige head that has excellent retention. The aroma is dark fruits, trace of peat and roasted barley. The taste features toffee, raisins, nuts, ann a bit of brown sugar. The palate is full and creamy and the carbonation is medium. Finishes long and dry. Overall: Very impressive malt bomb

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CJ_Pain (221) - Georgia, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Nice !!!!!!! Pours a beautiful mahogany color with minimal head retention. Aroma is very subtle. Perfect malty butterscotch like taste that lingers in the after taste. A year round offering big IMHO perfect for a late spring or early fall day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (2472) - Georgia, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Nice Scotch Ale. Light brown colored. Sweet, peaty, smoky, roasted malts. Taste has a sweet molasses presence that blends real well. Overall, lighter body than I expected which worked really well. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10761) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle... Pours clear, deep and dark with flashes of crimson. The aroma is a malty mingling of milk chocolate, caramel and a slight note of vanilla. Medium-bodied with busy carbonation. The flavor is malty and moderately bitter - unsweetened cocoa and a hint of caramel. Excellently-balanced. Finishes bittersweet - a touch more bitter than sweet. Im getting no smoke out of this. Thanks to biggsbowler for supplying the bottle!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10920) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Nice dark pour with a cream colored head. Really good. Damn good! Light smoke, peat, toffee, raisins, creamy coffee, toasted bread. Really good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (4229) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 8, 2014
On tap @ B&D Burgers / Savannah GA --- Clear, very dark ruby brown with a misty head cover, lots of bits and pieces of lace. Taste is roasted malt that stays pure, adding semi-sweet toffee midway through. This nearly turns it sweet, but bitters keep the finish in check. Actually quite good,a solid wee heavy.k

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