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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   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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4.3
jkwalking05 (4731) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2013
On tap at World of Beer. Hazy amber brown with an average sized cream colored head. Aroma is of cherry, plum, funky cheese, light vinegar, raspberries. Taste is of cherry, berry, tart, plum, funk.

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nimbleprop (8278) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Sampled at GABF 2013. Pours a murky brown with some clumpy beige head. Nose of vinegar, rhubarb, honey, malt, grapefruit peel. Flavors of malt vinegar, bread, rhubarb, cracker. Acetic finish. Bleh.

3.8
brokensail (16432) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 14, 2013
On tap @ GABF. Dark amber pour with an off-white head. Aromas of raisin, grape, and caramel. Hints of vanilla, oak, and red wine vinegar. Not bad. Flavor has a nice sweetness to it. Vanilla, caramel, and plenty of dark fruits. Solid red wine vinegar sourness, cherry, raisin, and grape.

4
travita (4985) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Tap. Reddish brown in color, whitish head, and slightly murky. The smell is wood, oak, tart, cherry, fruits, brandy, toffee, and lemons. The taste is a lot cherry, oak, tart, funk, and good.

4.1
angrypirate06 (1388) - Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Draught. Nose is tart, sour, funk, acidic and oak. Tons of sour notes! Flavor is cherry, tart, sour, caramel, oak. Nice dry mouthfeel. Pretty surprised how good this was.

4.1
fly (1486) - austin, Tejas, Texas, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Not usually one to like funked out styles with higher ABV, but this is AMAZING. Damn I wish I had more. Sampled at Texas Craft Brewers and then got second sample just as it ran dry by Real Ale owner (Thanks, Brad!) What, me describe it in eloquent prose? Who the hell do you think I am, Martin?

3.7
rosenbergh (11532) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2013
Draught at the Easy Tiger, Austin, TX. Dark red brown colour with a tiny light pink head. Sourness, mild tartness, some sweet maltiness and red berries in the aroma. Promising. The flavour is sour. It's also full of red berries, sweetness and mild tartness. Alcohol well hidden. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
nellycale (213) - Caledonia, Minnesota, USA - SEP 9, 2013
On tap at Strangeways in Dallas. Pours a brownish-amber color with a medium off-white head and minimum lacing. Aroma of malt and dark fruit. Full-bodied. Taste of earthy malt, tart black cherries and salty yeast. The finish is peat malt up front with a tart cherry aftertaste. Weird vinegary sour holds on the palate. Strange, interesting, tasty and good. Good alternative to a Flanders red ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
Crispy34 (496) - Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Draft. Aroma is sour with some oak. Appearance is a dark brown with no head. Taste is dark malt over powered with sour and ends very oaky. Palate is sour and dry. Overall, a good sour... Would have liked less oak though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
MaltOMeal (1094) - Land of Sugar, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2013
On tap at Hay Merchant Anniversary. Pours a dark amber with an off-white head. Nose is funk, oak, and sour fruit. Taste is cherries, caramel and brett. Fantastic stuff. Medium mouthfeel with very good sourness. Best sour brewed in Texas, IMO.


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