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Robert The Bruce - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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very good

2,786 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,786
Reviews: 951
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 184
Gots: 324 | FT: 14
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:
A full-bodied Scottish-style Ale with a well-rounded malty profile and roasted biscuit-like notes.

24 IBU

(Beer added by: purplehops on 08-06-2001)
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3.1/5  rDev -19.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

A-Dark brown color with a slight hint of orange, off white head dissipates quickly
S-light toffee, caramel aroma
M-satisfyingly full body, carbonation is slightly peppery
T-Good bitterness that balances the malty goodness. There is a watery component that I can't figure out...
O-Decent beer for it's intended style, I was honestly expecting more, but pleased nonetheless.

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3.92/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.8/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.6/5  rDev +18.9%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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4.63/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I am really digging these types of beers lately, but I absolutely loved this one. I grabbed a few sixers of FFF while travelling around, and I'm glad I want to the hassle here.

L (4.5): Pours a nice dark color. Not much head to speak of, but that's okay.
S (4): Has a nice malty smell. Not a whole lot of aroma, but there shouldn't be.
T (5): This beer tastes fantastic. Great malty flavor without being too sweet. Not very hoppy, which is good here. As soon as a put the glass down I grabbed it for another drink!
F (4.5): Pretty good mouthfeel here. It's not super carbonated, which makes it smooth. Not particularly thick or anything. Goes down good!

Overall I really liked this one. I just kinda discovered English Milds and Scottish Ales this year. I found one locally that I really enjoy, and this one is better. I wish I had more than a 6 pack . . .

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3.32/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

Outstanding winter favorite. Smooth as silk with a chocolate finish.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Look 10/10
Smell 17/20
Taste 37/40
Feel 7/10
Drinkability 17/20

Overall 88/100

Real nice Scottish Ale, monster malt bill. Has an almost chocolatey/malt ball taste. Could almost be confused with a light porter or possibly a bock if I didn't know better. It's a deep red, the color is really beautiful. Leaves a faint after taste maybe tobacco? I can only compare this to Founders 'Dirty Bastard' I will say Founders has a bit more full high octane feel. Maybe more balanced and smoother. This is ever so slightly more watery... However, this is very drinkable and has good medium body~

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Robert The Bruce from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
87 out of 100 based on 2,786 ratings.