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Claymore Scotch Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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86
very good

1,077 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,077
Reviews: 419
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 30
Gots: 49 | 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:
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(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-22-2009)
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Ratings: 1,077 | Reviews: 419 | Display Reviews Only:
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +30.2%

11-30-2011 01:43:24 | More by weaselchew
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Yalc

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

11-30-2011 00:52:52 | More by Yalc
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

11-29-2011 15:10:05 | More by RobertColianni
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ColSanders123

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-27-2011 17:28:36 | More by ColSanders123
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Jefe73

Florida

3/5  rDev -21.9%

11-27-2011 13:43:24 | More by Jefe73
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radioscooter

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.9%

11-26-2011 17:07:11 | More by radioscooter
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-26-2011 15:02:32 | More by mdillon86
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joelBfrasier

Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-25-2011 16:05:35 | More by joelBfrasier
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-24-2011 01:29:00 | More by PEIhop
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beefandbean22

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-23-2011 19:09:33 | More by beefandbean22
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vicsju1991

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-20-2011 18:42:29 | More by vicsju1991
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-20-2011 04:30:54 | More by JAHMUR
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ej285701

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-19-2011 19:21:47 | More by ej285701
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monza

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

"Meh" to put it into modern terms. This beer is lacking in many respects.

While Great Divide makes some awesome stuff, this beer is a real disappointment. A Wee Heavy is supposed to have some serious mouthfeel from the caramelized wort, but this feels so thin. On top of that, its too sweet, even for a Wee Heavy. It pours a nice color, but has no life when in the glass. Its not supposed to have much carbonation, but some would be nice...

I really dont have much more to say on this one...At $10/6-pack its a weak offering among alot of fantastic beers in this style.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2011 16:05:23 | More by monza
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-19-2011 12:59:04 | More by bacher468
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lakersfan16

Alaska

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-19-2011 01:29:34 | More by lakersfan16
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Hoagie1973

New York

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-18-2011 20:27:24 | More by Hoagie1973
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BelgianDip

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +30.2%

11-18-2011 19:20:11 | More by BelgianDip
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drno904

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-18-2011 07:35:37 | More by drno904
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NuclearDolphin

Minnesota

4.3/5  rDev +12%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a 12oz Tumbler

Appearance - Pours a Black/Dark Brown color and really not much else. Pours a brownish 2 finger head

Smell - Has a very strong butterscotch and vanilla scent with some caramel and scotch. There are some hints of malts, but it's very minor. Kind of reminds me of Bailey's Irish.

Taste - True to it's word of "Scotch Ale", it tastes like scotch but in a good way.Rich and Strong toffee and butterscotch flavors with a chocolate aftertaste and some malt notes, but not like you'd find in a porter.

Mouthfeel - This is actually a very light bodied beer, despite it's darkness. And it also fairly smooth and easy to drink as well. Carbonation is also very minor which helps!

Overall - While it may look like your average stout/porter, there's an excellent beer waiting underneath that seemingly ordinary appearance. This is my first scotch ale I've ever had and I loved it; I would highly recommend checking this out!

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2011 01:44:26 | More by NuclearDolphin
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bcostner1

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-17-2011 00:55:04 | More by bcostner1
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Rollzroyce21

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

11-16-2011 14:17:12 | More by Rollzroyce21
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JMBSH

Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-16-2011 03:18:27 | More by JMBSH
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-15-2011 16:47:48 | More by ElGallo
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NCbeerpirate

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-15-2011 16:08:58 | More by NCbeerpirate
Claymore Scotch Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,077 ratings.