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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,480 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,480
Reviews: 935
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 176
Gots: 220 | 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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mjc3151

Illinois

3.7/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle.

A - slight head, dark color that is standard for the style

S - not much going on here, slight roasted malt smell but not much.

T - yum. Not my favorite scottish ale, but it is up there. Not as sweet and sugary as Founders Dirty Bastard, with more of a roasted taste to it (but it still has a strong malty flavor to it). If you like roasted malts, you will like this.

M - slight carbonation, not too much and not too little

O - Definitely try this if you enjoy scottish/wee heavy ales, but personally I prefer the Pipeworks Last Kiss and the Founders Dirty Bastard.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 23:37:04 | More by mjc3151
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Lewie8619

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

04-16-2013 13:52:02 | More by Lewie8619
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gir02021

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-16-2013 00:21:58 | More by gir02021
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-12-2013 17:16:15 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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mjw1200

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-12-2013 16:38:51 | More by mjw1200
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srgj88

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

04-12-2013 13:26:36 | More by srgj88
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Mythos82

Indiana

4.29/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 fl oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours smoothly with a small tan head. Bubbles never larger than a small BB.

S: As I am not a coffee drinker, the bold smell of coffee and toffee was powerful, but loved the warm feeling that this beer exudes.

T: As I have stated earlier I do not drink coffee, but at one time I did, so the robust taste of a dark roasted coffee is refreshing in moderation. Finishes with a sweet butter toffee feel with strong notes of a dark cocoa.

M: There is a good feeling of bright carbonation on the tongue and a gentle coating not quite unlike a great cup of hot chocolate.

O: Overall this is a great beer to sip on a good cold night. Sitting back and enjoying a great movie with your slippers and a hot roaring fire is what this beer is made for.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2013 09:52:24 | More by Mythos82
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Towelrack

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +16%

04-11-2013 00:53:43 | More by Towelrack
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

04-10-2013 20:39:31 | More by Arsenal0328
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lpayette

Vermont

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-10-2013 02:08:04 | More by lpayette
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straightlambic

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-08-2013 18:13:30 | More by straightlambic
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Alyssat_

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -22.7%

04-07-2013 05:36:36 | More by Alyssat_
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Saviorself

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +16%

04-05-2013 15:54:12 | More by Saviorself
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Swik

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +16%

04-04-2013 01:50:06 | More by Swik
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timmybaggins

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-01-2013 19:50:20 | More by timmybaggins
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jriggins6

Colorado

3/5  rDev -22.7%

04-01-2013 12:20:24 | More by jriggins6
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HopChef44

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-01-2013 02:48:46 | More by HopChef44
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danpam1024

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

03-29-2013 22:28:18 | More by danpam1024
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mvdillman

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

03-29-2013 20:35:38 | More by mvdillman
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wawarner

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

03-28-2013 23:42:48 | More by wawarner
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SlothB77

Virginia

3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a glass.

A: Cinnamon brown with hazy scarlet. Quarter finger of tan, soft head that disintegrates into tiny clear gems.

S: Grapes, cherries and raisins. Dark fruit. Pepper spice.

T: Starts with cherries and raisins, then a honey - syrupy - caramel finish.

M: Low carbonation, medium-heavy body. Syrupy, like honey. Low acidity, low bitterness.

O: This surprised me for some reason. My expectations were lower I guess. Love the look of this scottish ale.

Serving type: nitro-bottle

03-27-2013 23:27:37 | More by SlothB77
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Fetching

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-26-2013 23:53:10 | More by Fetching
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cfrances33

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

03-26-2013 01:27:27 | More by cfrances33
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aslamm75

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

03-25-2013 23:15:44 | More by aslamm75
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deathpulse42

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

03-24-2013 21:49:28 | More by deathpulse42
Robert The Bruce Scottish Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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