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Bancreagie Peated Scotch Ale - Brau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC

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Bancreagie Peated Scotch AleBancreagie Peated Scotch Ale

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175 Ratings
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Ratings: 175
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.69%
Wants: 4
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jera1350 on 03-05-2011)
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Ratings: 175 | Reviews: 63 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of yanosh
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

yanosh, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of koes0024
2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

koes0024, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of TCMike
3.8/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Produced a thin layer of off white head. The beer color is a semi-translucent cinnamon brown.

The aroma is of burnt sugar, wheat bread , caramel, and an earthy smell, which must be the peat.

The taste was similar. A slight hop bitterness. medium bodied, with a little sticky consistency. medium carbonation.

Very nice beer, and fairly easy drinking.

TCMike, Jun 19, 2013
Photo of sm0key
3.34/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Decent scotch ale. Not sure if it is just my bottles or if it is always this way, but there seemed to be a little funk to it. Especially in the nose. Tastes pretty good, I don't always like peated scotch ales, but I'm not having any problems finishing these off. Nice lacing and mild head retention.

There are better scotch ales out there, but this is worth trying...

sm0key, May 22, 2013
Photo of Zachtheporter
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Zachtheporter, May 19, 2013
Photo of BigLittleHokis
4/5  rDev +11.7%

BigLittleHokis, May 14, 2013
Photo of Eric908
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Eric908, Apr 30, 2013
Photo of RaijinQ
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

RaijinQ, Apr 24, 2013
Photo of Mdodge8837
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Mdodge8837, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of Herky21
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Herky21, Mar 29, 2013
Photo of Whiskeydeez
2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

Whiskeydeez, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of sgttibbs
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

sgttibbs, Mar 22, 2013
Photo of Hopsiam14
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Hopsiam14, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of Chucker17
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Chucker17, Feb 06, 2013
Photo of bscalt
4/5  rDev +11.7%

bscalt, Jan 29, 2013
Photo of dragomni
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

dragomni, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of jakea
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

jakea, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of Hal9000
2.85/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

poured an attractive brick red color, and required a full center pour for a head that didn't last. Some lacing.
Generally this beer was a good, malty Scotch ale, except for the "peat" flavor. Having drunk and thoroughly enjoyed oaked and smoked beers, and Islay single malt whiskeys, I have to say that this beer didn't taste "earthy," as should be expected. What I had hoped to be a malty, earthy beer, to me tasted metallic with a chemical after taste.

Hal9000, Jan 21, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

beerdhabelly, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of BillyLrsn
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

BillyLrsn, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of HANGOVER
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

HANGOVER, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of JohnBoyMilwaukee
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

JohnBoyMilwaukee, Dec 25, 2012
Photo of barongearmu
4/5  rDev +11.7%

barongearmu, Dec 20, 2012
Photo of babayaga
3.23/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I poured this into a footed "porter" glass.

Appearance- A ruddy copper. Cloudy. Head is average, off-white and short-lasting. Lacing is spare.

Aroma- Light peat, caramel malt.

Flavor- I got big peat at first taste. In your face big. After the 4-5 swallow, it fades into the background. I get caramel/toffee, cherry, surprisingly a bit of spruce.

Mouthfeel- full with soft carbonation. Silky.

This one takes a bit, but it's nice and interesting after you get adjusted to the peatiness. As a big fan of peated scotches from Islay, much like those, it grows on me.

babayaga, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of mjryan
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Ruby coloured ale. Peat smoke, burnt sugar and fruity yeast in the nose. Immediate smokey peat flavour, sweet caramel and light roast follow. Finishes bitter sweet. I really like this beer. It's defenetly peaty, with a surprising hoppy bitter finish.

mjryan, Dec 09, 2012
Bancreagie Peated Scotch Ale from Brau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC
81 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.