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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

2,400 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,400
Reviews: 934
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 166
Gots: 195 | 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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redjameskidd

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4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

One of my favorite beers on-tap at the best local Champaign, IL watering hole.

Definitive of the Scotch ale style, to me. I've had and enjoyed a handful of others, and they tend to exhibit the characteristics of this one; all malt, sweet, with a very particular tartness that I've only found with this style. I suppose it's the peat or what have you that's supposed to be in scottish ales, but I can tell you that it's good. Not the most drinkable beer in the world, but a great sipper.

Serving type: on-tap

01-07-2009 05:39:59 | More by redjameskidd
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Robert The Bruce Scottish Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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