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Claymore Scotch Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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87
very good

1,067 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,067
Reviews: 418
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 30
Gots: 48 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-22-2009)
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LuckyJohn

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-15-2014 19:36:46 | More by LuckyJohn
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athomasPSU

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-13-2014 16:30:07 | More by athomasPSU
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barryjg

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-11-2014 20:34:21 | More by barryjg
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brandon911

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-11-2014 19:07:06 | More by brandon911
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into thistle glass; brown pour, shows deep gorgeous blood garnet red in the light. Clear, with a moderate khaki head that fades after a few moments leaving rings of sticky lacing.
Smells of caramel malt, soft heavy bread, and a grassy herbal slice at the end keeping everything aloft.
Taste is sweet bready malt; hints of cocoa and toffee and dark fruit amidst herbal bitterness.
Mouthfeel is wet and medium-light. Not too sticky.
Overall, this is a good example of the scotch ale style. Nothing makes it stand out, good or bad.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2014 00:56:09 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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HawkIPA

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-09-2014 14:33:24 | More by HawkIPA
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BogAl

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

06-09-2014 02:44:02 | More by BogAl
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Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-08-2014 23:18:18 | More by appetiteforparis
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-07-2014 23:50:53 | More by BamfBacon
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Dicers

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-06-2014 19:50:58 | More by Dicers
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PrimeLion

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

06-06-2014 04:00:43 | More by PrimeLion
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dradair

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-31-2014 08:10:17 | More by zestar
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fscottkey

New York

4.01/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Looks black but has red edges when held up to the light. Sports a 1 finger head for about 20 seconds - then it is gone.

S: All very subtle. Hints of chocolate, coffee, toffee, bread and malts. Maybe slight fruits. Nothing very pronounced.

T: A very mellow coffee flavor with late sweetness. No hint of heat or alcohol at all.

M: Very nice mouth feel. Not too heavy and not too carbonated.

O: This is a really well balanced beer. I wish the nose offered a bit more - but the melding of flavors makes up for it. There is no bitterness and no off tastes to ruin the palate. This is so smooth that it is almost sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2014 02:09:28 | More by fscottkey
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-29-2014 03:34:28 | More by TheOakKing
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Florida

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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zeledonia

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.1%

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pjkelley82

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-15-2014 03:25:09 | More by DaftPatrick
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aklude

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-14-2014 00:55:36 | More by aklude
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lucasj82

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-12-2014 02:12:58 | More by lucasj82
Claymore Scotch Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,067 ratings.