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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
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Mysterium Verum. Scots Gone Wild marks the initial offering from Real Ale Brewing Company in the world of sour beers. Real Heavy, our strong scotch ale, was aged for 6 months in American oak barrels, during which time it underwent a dramatic refermentation due to the presence of a very special cocktail of wild yeast and bacteria. The end result is a dry, cherry-pie sour, with a subtle oak character and a bold tartness. OG: 20˚P

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4.2
Andrew196 (1995) - Katy, Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2016
Dark amber, frothy beige head. Aroma of cherry, toffee. I love how the sour leads to the caramel burst towards the end, some whiskey and wood, very big, very good.

4.5
Marheb (6193) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 12, 2016
(En fût à Hopfields): Le nez est impeccable avec son tabac à pipe, son beurre bretté et ses cerises confiturées. En bouche c’est un fudge aux noisettes décadent enrobé d’acétique attendrissant. L’aspect richesse versus assèchement de la barrique est phénoménale.

3.8
kevinator (2721) - The Colony, Texas, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Aromas and Flavors of sour fruit, funk, oak and burnt caramel. A big distinction from the base beer. Complex with a nice dark burgundy color and a weighty palate with a slightly dry and puckering finish.

3.9
ajnepple (7076) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Sampled at Great American Beer Festival 9/24/15. Sour, light funky aroma with notes of cherry, caramel, toffee, oak, light earth and light yeast. Similar flavor, with a tart, puckering feel. Nicely done.

2.7
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 5, 2015
On tap at The Pour House. Red brown pour with a small off-white head. Aroma is grapey, vinous, wood, and caramel. Taste is woody, more wine, caramel, awkward sourness, and bad fruit. Sour finish.

2.8
TXBadger (2811) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Pours a dark reddish brown with ivory head. Funk, oak, and dark fruit on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more funk. Somewhat one-dimensional.

3.8
rougeau13 (3192) - Richmond, Texas, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Dark reddish brown with a moderately lacing tan head. Aroma of sour cherry, spice, and wood. Taste is sour cherry and wood with light sweetness. Medium bodied and dry with very little carbonation.

3.4
DedicatedToFun (4003) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Tap, orange pour, no real head, nose is cherry, taste is bitter, cherry, decent sour.

3.8
brystmar (1314) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Growler. Dark brown pour, minimal tan head, swishes with lace. Soured Scotch Ale, wtf? Reminds me of a good burgundy sour. Barrely smoothness reminiscent of a RR sour(!). Impressive.

3.9
ilovedarkbeer (2748) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Medium brown colored pour with a small bubbly off white head. Notes of vinegar, tart cherries, oak, vanilla, and brown sugar. Great mouthfeel.


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