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Twisted Kilt Scotch Ale - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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Twisted Kilt Scotch AleTwisted Kilt Scotch Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

171 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 171
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 14
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Dogbrick on 01-13-2003

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of barczar
3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy medium brown with copper highlights and a health inch cream head that dissipates into a thin layer of foam.

Caramel, brown sugar, and melanoidins lead the aroma, with toffee, a hint of alcohol, significant nuttiness, and a bit of peat comprising the finish. Fairly sweet.

Flavor is predominantly nutty, deeply toasted malt throughout. There's a bit of burnt sugar adding depth. Slightly sweet, there are cola flavors present. Hop flavor is minimal, slightly floral. A smoky, peaty tone emerges as it warms.

Body is slightly on the light side, with fairly high carbonation. There's an alcohol warmth at the finish. The aftertaste is astringent and a bit tangy.

Overall, a drinkable beer, very malt-centric, as expected, but a bit sweet and lacking in exceptional flavor than better examples of the style.

Photo of KSather
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of searsclone
4.18/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours copper brown with an off white, almost gray head lots of bubbles

smells like toffee, caramel and bread

tastes of smoke and caramel, bready and sweet with a chewy aftertaste. has a little coffee in the aftertaste, which is off putting to me personally

thought it would be highly carbonated, but it's clean and smooth

really tasty and easy to drink

Photo of Maltyduo
4.75/5  rDev +28%

Photo of csmartin6
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of zoso1967
3/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of lumpy1126
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of OWSLEY069
3.18/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a clean orange-ish to amber color with an off white head. In the aroma, sweet to small alcohol presence with a peat like malt. In the taste, a small caramel and peat like malt, and a bit watery. A smooth and medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a note of dryness to clean like aftertaste. Big nose, decent flavor, but keeps going down from there.

Photo of cynical1027
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of meanmutt
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of Atyoungberg
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of athouve1
5/5  rDev +34.8%

Photo of Sagehawk
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of afoltz2
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

in Ohio for a hockey tourny and had a chance to try some Thirsty Dog beers. The Twisted Kilt pours a hazey orange color with good white head that laced. The smell was powered by peaty malt and earth. Taste is a bit sweet, with a hefty pulse of peaty malts. A bitter finish helps to clear the pallet. The mouthfeel is medium to light in body with good carbonation. Overall it is a good scotch ale to session.

Photo of warnerry
3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours clear copper/amber with one finger of tan head. Head doesn't last long but there is some good lacing.

S - Mostly caramel malt, some grain and a nice bread aroma.

T - Starts with some coffee, which I did not get in the aroma. After that the caramel malt takes over, with other flavors of earthy bread, raisin and some subtle hop bitterness on the finish.

M - Medium/light mouthfeel with some biting carbonation. Subtle bitterness on the finish.

O - An enjoyable, easy drinking ale with some nice earthy flavors that don't overpower the palate.

Photo of Blueribbon666
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of fiedler84
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of VikeMan
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of VncentLIFE
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of kwa357
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of Rochefort10nh
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of amstelcat
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of itsjustzach
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of xDeadGuYx
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Twisted Kilt Scotch Ale from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.