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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

2,460 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,460
Reviews: 935
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 176
Gots: 214 | FT: 13
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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Reviews by Westsidethreat:
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Westsidethreat

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3.43/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Nice frothy head with a mixture of mostly small tight bubbles but with a few larger bubbles mixed in (a sure sign it will die). I don't expect the head to remain this nice the entire beer but it should keep a presence around the rim of the glass...and it hasn't. The head has fallen from an impressive creation to a common o-ring. Crystal clean, dark auburn color. Seductive hue.

S: Familiar smell of roasted crystal malt with hints of chocolate malts. No hops on the nose to speak of.

T: Not as aggresive as I was expecting. I'm thinking glorified ESB. Sweet roasted malt flavor hits the tongue then stays...for a while... until a bitterness gently washes over, but thats about it. Very subtle peet flavors towards the end but certainly not as pronounced as most scottish ales.

M: Decent texture. Good body.

D: Eh. I was really expecting a lot here. A scottish ale from Three Floyds....it should have been great. Instead they pulled on the reigns instead of letting the beer run wild. Nice taste but not very complex.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2006 04:13:13 | More by Westsidethreat
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Robert The Bruce Scottish Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
87 out of 100 based on 2,460 ratings.