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RATINGS: 1532   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A bold Scottish ale with a complex malty body derived from roasted and crystal malts balanced with just the right combination of hops. This ale pours a deep ruby color, has a sweet malty nose with layered caramel and roasted notes and a full body. Robust yet smooth, Robert The Bruce is a malt lover’s delight.
2011 vintage - 7.0% abv

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Cornfield (5569) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2005 As advertised, if you like malts, you’ll like this beer. It has a nice reddish-brown color with a healthy, lasting head and the malt aroma dominates. Tempered only slightly with hops, this gives a huge malty mouthful that goes down oh so sweetly. Great brew.

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4
Rib Eye (148) - USA - SEP 7, 2004
Yum! Now this is Scottish style ale. Sweet and malty with a perfect bitter accent to tweek the balance.

3.9
IndianaRed (5119) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 5, 2004
Bottle Pours a nice clear mahogany with a modest off white head. Good even lacing. Aroma is a rich slightly sweet, pitted fruit and dark malts. Flavors are a nice balance of malt and slight chocolate notes. Feel is medium heavy, and the finish is very smooth and soft. Very little bitterness. Quite good.

4.7
MrHoppsworth (47) - USA - SEP 5, 2004
This is a top notch beer for malt lovers.Very,very flavorfull,and malty with enough hops to keep it in balance. Looks about as good in a glass as you can expect a beer to look. Kinda high in the abv department,so be carefull. Has a mild aroma,but what aroma it has is very nice.

4.2
EnderKiller (26) - Athens, Ohio, USA - SEP 4, 2004
Dark brown color with a red tint. Small head and an excellent flavor. A great ale to sit back and relax with. Didn;t really taste the chocolate, but the hops and malt were very present and the finish was spectacular.

3.6
jonwell (104) - Huntington Beach, California, USA - AUG 27, 2004
Hmm... opened with barely a squeek and poured with no head. It’s carbonated, but barely. I guess shipping can take it’s toll :P Pours an elegant, crystal clear-but-dark brown that shines red when held up to light. Very neat. Aroma is very mild, but that’s probably due to the utter lack of a head I got. A vigorous swirl at half glass pulls up dates, chocolate, smoke and malt. Nice. Flavor is mellow and rich- chocolate again, malt, smoke, dark bread, caramel. Again, it’s a bit flat, and the finish seems to coat my mouth substantially. All in all a good beer from FFF... but who’s suprised about that?

3.5
kwoeltje (2234) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - AUG 26, 2004
Deep brown/black. Nice tan head. Caramel malt aroma. Nice malty flavors with some toffee, and a little kick of hops at the finish.

3.5
FastEddie (230) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 26, 2004
Got this one out of a bottle. Nice colored head, brownish and creamy, which left some lace. The color of the beer itself is a nice robust dark brown. Almost no aroma whatsoever from this bottle. The taste has a bit of caramel and some chocolate, and a bit of smokiness. You can really taste the malt and it’s also a little more on the bitter side than most Scottish Ales I’ve had, which is good. Goes down and puts a warmth in your belly. I still like Skullsplitter a little more, but Three Floyds is really doing Indiana proud.

3.8
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2004
Dark chestnut brown w/ mahogany hue. Tight, creamy beige head. Aroma of chocolate, toffee, caramel w/ hints of coffee & smoke. Full, oily body. Lightly roasty chocolate, toffee, caramel & molasses flavour w/ some earthy, spicy hops & a long bitter finish.

3.5
DougShoemaker (3146) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2004
Chocolate and coffee in the aroma, ruby, small toffee head. Tastes like a melted tootsie roll, some orange hints also. Delightfully rich and bitter. Terrific! Thank You joey_capps.


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