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Tartan Ale - Port City Brewing

Tartan AleTartan Ale

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54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.37%


Brewed by:
Port City Brewing visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Chaney on 03-13-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 54 | Reviews: 15 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by biteme398:
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biteme398

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

04-08-2013 21:54:47 | More by biteme398
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03-31-2014 04:29:10 | More by DavidHume
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delta490

Virginia

3.84/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a cloudy deep brown with reddish tint. There's about a finger of creamy light tan head that doesn't last too long, but does linger on and leaves a wee bit of lacing. The aroma is pretty mild, with just some slight malt hints but nothing definitive. The flavor makes up for it, though. There's a robust roasted malt flavor with some nice dark caramel and little earthy hops on the finish. It's got a nice full fulling on the palate and a little bit of carbonation. Overall, a good to very good Scottish ale.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2014 22:10:45 | More by delta490
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I really like this ale. Full malty flavor with so many breweries throwing in hops its nice to have a great tasting beer which quenches the thirst with some great beer flavor. Though the hops are ever so alightly sensed on the nose you don't really catch them on the tongue. This would pare well with a good burger.

Serving type: on-tap

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Handsome coppery color in the tall nonic, with a very nice head. Warm, malty brew, though no trace of smoke. Plenty of roasted malt flavors, with a very light body. Quite quaffable but not particularly interesting. Very slight bitterish tang. The hops have that fruity taste.

Brewer says this is made with five malts and Fuggles hops, and rates the IBUs at 24. On tap at the brewery on the outskirts of Alexandria.

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06-20-2013 05:17:38 | More by mactrail
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Tartan Ale from Port City Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.