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Claymore Scotch Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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86
very good

1,104 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,104
Reviews: 421
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.24%
Wants: 34
Gots: 51 | 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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Knoxrb12

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-25-2012 04:44:27 | More by Schwag
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tronester

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +4.2%

Pours a super dark brown with ruby red highlights. Almost black in color. Small tan head that fades fast. Smell is primarily of molasses, and fresh soil. Taste is rich toffee up front, with a bit of rye bread in the middle, and a buttery, leafy finish. Quite sweet. Mouthfeel is rich and creamy, low carbonation. Very good drinkability. Very little detectable alcohol, this is a smooth sipper that I would certainly get again.

10-16-2010 01:23:12 | More by tronester
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Swigit

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-04-2012 00:19:29 | More by Swigit
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-12-2012 01:19:08 | More by UltimateLivewire
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kbrown

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.2%

01-19-2013 00:16:04 | More by kbrown
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WoodburyMN

Indiana

4/5  rDev +4.2%

09-24-2012 21:19:08 | More by WoodburyMN
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oakaged88

New York

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-01-2014 02:54:00 | More by oakaged88
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Tozac

Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-04-2013 22:05:53 | More by Tozac
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zenwatts

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-20-2012 23:44:12 | More by zenwatts
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goblue65

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.2%

01-22-2012 22:54:49 | More by goblue65
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Wildwood_Brew

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

08-04-2014 05:07:53 | More by Wildwood_Brew
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ChumleyX

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-08-2012 02:58:46 | More by ChumleyX
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OrangeAmps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.2%

Had on tap in Fall River, MA

poured into a pint glass.

the beer is reddish black, and the head is a one finger type deal that is dark white. The lacing is pretty nice to look at, and the head stays for a while.

the aroma is very malty and sweet, with some slight vanilla in there. And the smell of booze is also apparent.

the initial taste is all malts, and then mid way through, the malts turn to smoky dark fruits, and ends with a slight alcohol burn at the end (emphasis on slight).

This is a pretty good beer, and good for the style!

05-06-2011 16:35:25 | More by OrangeAmps
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murraymj

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-23-2012 02:46:11 | More by murraymj
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TwelveOunces

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +4.2%

A- Pours clear dark brown but turns to black in the glass. Almost no head to speak of, the head that was there was off tan. Very slight alcohol legs.

S- Some roasted malt. There is a nice dark fruit character. Caramel and rum. A clean smelling and crisp beer.

T- A roasty start to this beer. Almost a slight smokeyness. Comes in strong with a ton of caramel and rum soaked dark fruits. There is a ton of plum and fig in this beer. A slight breaddyness but there is a lot of caramel flavors to this one. Back of the mouth is slightly roasty, there is almost a BBQ quality to it.

M- Drinks fairly easy for a scotch ale. It has a good amount of mouthfeel. A lot of interesting flavors to keep you interested. A good sweet finish.

O- This is a damn good Scotch ale. Its pretty easy drinking for the style and doesn't lose out on feel or taste. I quite enjoyed this one.

09-19-2012 00:27:55 | More by TwelveOunces
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ej285701

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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beerpadawan

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

12-31-2012 05:52:05 | More by beerpadawan
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Wasatch

Utah

4/5  rDev +4.2%

Thanks goes out to Bitterbill for this brew.

Pours a nice dark brown color, nice carbonation, nice little fizzy tan head, with some nice sticky lacing left behind. The nose is malty, slight hop, with lots of caramel. The taste is sweet, malty, slight hop, spice/caramel. Medium body. Drinkable, another nice brew from GD.

05-25-2009 18:30:25 | More by Wasatch
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Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Ohio

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Claymore Scotch Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,104 ratings.