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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Scottish style amber ale...Smooth and malty...very user friendly.

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2.6
aracauna (3584) - Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2004
The body is a clear, dark copper brown, but there is little head. The aroma is quite weak. The flavor is lifeless and short with a watery finish. My wife even commented on the quick and watery flavor. A scottish ale needs more body and a fully flavor than this.

3.3
muzzlehatch (4950) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 13, 2004
6 oz sample at the brewpub. I must be a sucker for things Scottish; I consistently rate these higher than most. Call me a pushover. Big sharp malt/peat nose, very grassy & herbal (oregano). Strong earthy flavor, herbal hops throughout, smoky, nice body; very light appearance belies this beer’s depths and fullness of flavor.

3.3
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - APR 15, 2004
medium-light copper. Faint malt aroma. Subtle smoky malt flavors. I disagree somewhat with the other reviewers--the beer isn't weak. It just isn't over the top like many brewpub beers.

2.5
obxdude10 (2324) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2004
Decent Scottish ale, lacked a little in the body, a little too thin, amber in color with a light white head, lack of malt in the body & flavors, very disappointing & lacking beer

2.5
Nuffield (4167) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 3, 2003
Clear, deep, glowing amber-brown with a moderate white head. Musty aroma and extremely forgettable pilsener flavor. Subdued maltiness, generally gry. They describe it as "user friendly" but this is a euphemism for "weak". Not undrinkable, but in a world that is begging brewers to really master the Scottish Ale style, it is just very, very disappointing. (on tap at brewpub)

3.3
Jayb0 (1194) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JUL 10, 2003
This is a tasty session type brew. Malty, but in a subtly smoky way, with a crisp finish that keeps it from being cloying. Little head, clear, light reddish brown.


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