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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

2,463 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,463
Reviews: 935
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 178
Gots: 215 | 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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sjccmd

Minnesota

3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark brown with amber highlights. A surprisingly lackluster head. Maybe my glass wasn't clean enough. Lacing sticks temporarily then slides down the glass.

Smells of caramel malts and oaky scotchiness. Some coffee comes out in the aroma as well. Nice smell, but I'm kinda missing the unique hop character usually found in 3floyds' beers.

The taste follows the aroma but peat flavors come out much more. Caramel sweetness and roasty flavors.

The beer has a decent body balanced with a good amount of carbonation. The finish is on the dry side but with lingering earthy flavors.

The amount of earth and sweetness impede the drinkability a bit. A good beer, but this is a little less exciting than the other 3floyds beers I've had.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2010 23:47:06 | More by sjccmd
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Robert The Bruce Scottish Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
87 out of 100 based on 2,463 ratings.