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Maclead's Kiltlifter - Alcatraz Brewing Co.

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Maclead's Kiltlifter
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: n/a
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Alcatraz Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: DoubleJ on 06-01-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews by DoubleJ:
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4.25/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

One of the two spring releases by Alcatraz Brewing, on to the beer:

Poured into a pint glass on draft, it's dark brown to opaque in color with a creamy head that leaves pretty good lacing on the glass. This was a hit with me, very sweet flavor with hints of cocoa, smoke, and caramel. The alcohol brings fruit esters to the palate, as does a subtle hop flavor. Firm, smooth, and thick in feel. Love it! If I weren't driving, I might have asked for another. A pleasing brew.

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4.15/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Alcatraz (Orange)

A: The pour is a dark copper color with a somewhat short lived off-white head, settling down to a thin layer.

S: The nose is a very nice blend of nutty toffee that, sweet caramel malt, and a hint of vanilla. Surprisingly aromatic and pleasant.

T: This one starts of nicely sweet with some mild peat notes to balance that out. Again, sweet toffee and mildly nutty with a really nice vanilla character. Just a hint of bitterness on the finish.

M: The body is medium with a smooth, creamy carbonation.

D: This was actually very good. I always want to like Scottish ales, and this one allowed me to do so. I'd definitely recommend this beer.

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4/5  rDev n/a

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4.5/5  rDev n/a

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4.25/5  rDev n/a

Maclead's Kiltlifter from Alcatraz Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.