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Long Branch Scottish Ale - Avondale Brewing Co.

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Long Branch Scottish AleLong Branch Scottish Ale

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Reviews: 5
Hads: 25
Avg: 3.67
pDev: 28.88%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Avondale Brewing Co. visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

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Beer added by: BhamBeerLover on 10-23-2012

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Reviews: 5 | Hads: 25
Photo of BlueMoon10
3.31/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Had this at the brewery. Also had this mixed with the Battlefield IPA. They call it the "Braveheart". Very fitting. I actually preferred the combination of the two.

A: Medium cooper to dark color.
S: Roasted malt aroma.
T: Caramel and Roasted touches. Strong but not over bearing.

O: Very drinkable Scottish Ale. Not bad.

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Photo of brewskifan55
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured at the brewery.

A: Dark brown with a tan half-finger head that lingers. Light lacing.

S: Toffee and malt. A bit of peat smokiness.

T: The malts come tumbling down. Chocolate and light vanilla follow. Not over the top, but not too exciting either.

M: Medium with medium, creamy carbonation.

O: I was hoping for more. But this one was a standard, malty Scotch ale. A good gateway beer to the style.

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Photo of DuffDaddy
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Taster at the brewery with Bro and Bob, just got finished eating supper at Saw's Soul Food a couple of doors down. Great brewery with cool outdoors area.

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Photo of ttroha
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Tap at brewery. Pours dark black with frothy white head. Aroma of chocolate and malts. Tastes of chocolate, malts, very slight vanilla. Light bodied. Pretty good

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Photo of BhamBeerLover
4.55/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A - This beer has a medium to darker brown appearance as I would've expected for this style. The creamy light colored head has good retention.

S - Roasted malt dominates with hints of peat smoke. This might have something to do with Scottish yeast strain as the guy I asked said they don't use any smoked malts.

T - Good caramel and roasted qualities balanced with subtle hop flavors. Just a tad of smoke at the finish but quickly fades and finishes clean. (This beer is a malt bomb!)

M - Smooth and creamy as one might hope for in any kind of Scottish beer. Really enjoyed this rich but sessionable brew.

O - Would drink this beer often as the weather gets colder or any time I am craving a malty treat (or two) at the end of the day.

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Long Branch Scottish Ale from Avondale Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.