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Kilt Lifter Scottish Style Ale - Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery

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Kilt Lifter Scottish Style AleKilt Lifter Scottish Style Ale

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531 Ratings

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Ratings: 531
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 26
Gots: 88 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mzwolinski on 09-24-2002

21 IBU
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Ratings: 531 | Reviews: 178
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A great beer, nothing more needs said.

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5/5  rDev +34%

Great home brewery town live 20 mins from the brewery love the food all four peaks beers great food a definite place to visit

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5/5  rDev +34%

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5/5  rDev +34%

Fabulous finish on this ale!

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

review is for a can into a pint glass. however, I have had this beer in bottle, tap, growler, can and bourbon barrel aged.

Pours a maple syrup brown color, with medium bubbles and a decent off white head.

smell is toasted bread, pretzels, malt and scotch

taste is hard for me to describe, but I really like it. Sweet, malty, brown sugar, butter (especially in the bourbon barrel aged version), maybe some graham crackers.

mouthfeel is perfectly carbonated with the right amount of chew and great aftertaste with a great finish.

Overall, my go to beer. I know that I rated it as perfect, even though it's not, but I can't think of any major flaws. My biggest problem with it, if you can describe it as such, is that I can't figure out what it tastes like. It doesn't taste like most other scottish ales, it has much less smoke to me, but I can't really define it. And, a suggestion for those of you that can easily find this, try it with a splash of bourbon in your glass before your pour. It closely resembles the bourbon barrel aged version, and brings out flavors of both liquids very well. Also, it pairs great with lemon bars.

If you have never had this, go out of your way to try it!

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Kilt Lifter Scottish Style Ale from Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery
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