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Big Sound Scotch Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Big Sound Scotch AleBig Sound Scotch Ale

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534 Ratings
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Ratings: 534
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 174
Gots: 127 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Big Sound Scotch Ale is dedicated to our good buddy Gino, the most Punk Rock Bagpiper you will ever meet, and the rest of the men and women of the Tampa Bay Pipes and Drums. Brown in color, Big Sound has huge notes of dark sweet toffee with underlying mild notes of coffee in the aroma. The flavor starts with a slight note of cherry and then opens into a goliath of malt character with notes of dark sweet toffee, coffee and mild notes of toasted bread in the finish. Big Sound Scotch Ale pairs well with Haggis, Highland Games, Huge Heads, Enormous pillows and of course Bagpipe Music.

40 IBU

(Beer added by: cjgator3 on 12-05-2008)
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

10-04-2013 05:16:32 | More by Nolen12
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

10-02-2013 22:17:27 | More by tommyguz
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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10-01-2013 09:13:52 | More by wesside89
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-01-2013 02:19:59 | More by smartassboiler
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09-30-2013 07:44:29 | More by BeastLU
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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BMMillsy

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4.09/5  rDev 0%

Bottle from the brewery dated 9/11/13. Pours a deep dark brown with a khaki yellow brown head. Verrry slight ruby on the edges but mostly opaque. Aroma of sweet molasses, chocolate, roast, smoke, toffee, biscuits, and more chocolate. Flavor is a nice roasty smokey chocolate with a lingering peaty flavor on the palate. Sweet molasses takes over the palate after chocolate subsides up front. Rich and creamy but with offsetting light carbonation and not stout heavy. Good scotch ale ad can see how this would take on the bourbon barrels well. Will have to find the BA version this season.

09-17-2013 00:00:00 | More by BMMillsy
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Big Sound Scotch Ale from Cigar City Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 534 ratings.