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Robert The Bruce Scottish Ale - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Robert The Bruce Scottish AleRobert The Bruce Scottish Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,452 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,452
Reviews: 935
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 175
Gots: 208 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
30 IBUs - A bold Scottish ale with a complex malty body derived from roasted and crystal malts balanced with just the right combination of hops. This ale pours a deep ruby color, has a sweet malty nose with layered caramel and roasted notes and a full body. Robust yet smooth, Robert The Bruce is a malt lover’s delight.

(Beer added by: purplehops on 08-06-2001)
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BAbaracus

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3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours copper hue with significant carbonation but only a thin buttermilk head. Not much going on aromawise, although if the minimalist head retention was specific to my bottle or pour that may have had something to do with it. A fizzy, fairly viscous sweet brown sugar greets the tongue with a faint bit of hop bitterness at the finish. Tastes an awful lot like a brown ale to me, maybe a little bit sweeter. Sweetness/bitterness pretty well balanced though nothing spectacular. Overall, a fairly vanilla offering from the venerable FFF brewery. It’s a shame that this is one of the easier to find beers from that label, and so far it’s been the only one to really let me down.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2006 20:19:32 | More by BAbaracus
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Robert The Bruce Scottish Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
87 out of 100 based on 2,452 ratings.