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Twisted Kilt Scotch Ale - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Twisted Kilt Scotch AleTwisted Kilt Scotch Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

160 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 13
Gots: 8 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Dogbrick on 01-13-2003)
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Kerrie, Feb 14, 2014
Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +5.1%

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours lightly hazy deep ruby red color with a 1-2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with some moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of caramel, toast, biscuit, plum, brown sugar, nuttiness, light chocolate, floral, herbal, and toasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt and light-moderate fruity yeast notes; with good strength. Taste of caramel, toast, biscuit, plum, brown sugar, nuttiness, light chocolate, floral, herbal, and toasted earthiness. Lingering notes of caramel, toast, biscuit, fig, plum, brown sugar, light chocolate, and toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of dark/bready malt and light-moderate yeast ester flavors; with good robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and lightly creamy mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice Scottish ale. All around good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt and light-moderate yeast ester flavors; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Feb 12, 2014
Photo of dvmin98
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

dvmin98, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of chinchill
3.46/5  rDev -6.7%

12 oz bottle served in a glass mug.

Pours dark brown, clear, with a well proportioned and very durable tan head.

A load of smoke in the nose but more subdued in tasting where more molasses and dark fruit notes come out. High levels of roasted barley in both the nose and taste.

Good carbonation and solid medium body.

O: Served at about 45F, it improved with warming.

chinchill, Feb 01, 2014
Photo of tillmac62
3.73/5  rDev +0.5%

Dark brown pour with a deep dark ruby cast. Fair head with little lacing. Light nose of sweet and toast malt. The body is light medium and the mouthfeel is smooth. Well carbonated. The flavor is rather subdued - not bad, just not much there. It has an underlying tartness against a weak malt background. The finish is crisp. Since TD doesn't bottle date, this one may be old. I was expecting more than what was delivered.

tillmac62, Jan 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Matt2509, Jan 05, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

carteravebrew, Dec 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Stoutlad, Dec 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

cd_beer_disapear, Dec 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

twonder23, Nov 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

BrewtalHonesty, Oct 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Wsherry1, Oct 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

baconman91, Oct 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

WolfAlynn, Oct 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

ramblinwreck101, Sep 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

BeerBucks, Sep 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

1BadblueSS, Sep 04, 2013
Photo of 57md
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%

Pours a clear brownish-copper with some brighter orange edges. There is about a finger of off-white head that dissipates pretty quickly. Nose is pleasantly malty. The taste is also malty, but the body is a touch light for the style. This is a very drinkable offering that is enjoyable, but not quite true to style.

57md, Aug 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Lynn, Aug 06, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -39.4%

mwbrady12, Aug 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

Cynic-ale, Jul 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Fatdenny, Jul 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Andrew526, Jul 23, 2013
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2/5  rDev -46.1%

Lob, Jul 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

GTB, Jul 14, 2013
Twisted Kilt Scotch Ale from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 160 ratings.