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RATINGS: 1530   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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3.9
IndianaRed (5035) - 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.

3.4
AlabastorJones (815) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 19, 2004
clear dark brown with red highlights, thin white head, sweet barley malt aroma that’s slightly coffee-ish, flavor is alcoholic with strong accents of chocolate, thin palate which leads to a dry finish thats a little on the thin side, but the label is pretty tight, Bobby Bruce can rage but he’s a little over rated in my book.

3.8
barenada (211) - Georgetown, Indiana, USA - AUG 16, 2004
(draft) A nice dark brown color that revealed red when help up to light. I thought the taste was very good, though there seemed to be a slight gritty feel until the head had dissipated. The slightly bitter finish made me want to drink again to get back to the nice flavor. Not recommended on an empty stomach, as I wanted another pint but had to decline.


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