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McEwan's Scotch Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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McEwan's Scotch AleMcEwan's Scotch Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

615 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 615
Reviews: 441
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 34
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No longer exported to the US.

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 08-17-2001)
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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4.44/5  rDev +16.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

woodchip, Nov 02, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I ended up with overall 4 for this one because I preferred it over most domestic Scotch Ales I have tried including Oskar's Old Chub.

A: Pours a clear, porter, cola color with a medium creamy head that leaves a good bit of lacing and islands of mocha.

S: Too modest, caramel malt, biscuit, peat, grain, and a bit of pine sap shellac.

T: Kept coming back to this for its sweet, inviting malty caramel with complex pine, grass, peat, and nice peaty, scotch alcohol finish.

F: Like Scotch whiskey, rich, silky mouthfeel, smooth.

Great example of the style, easy drinking, let it warm of course.

Act25, Oct 31, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +2.6%

A very deep dark brown with a huge, foamy white head and great lacing. Metallic, lemon, malt scent. Bready. With a dark fruit grape undertone. Lemon a bit of metallic, like the scent. Full bodied and smooth. Nutmeg.

Amalak, Oct 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

simplejj81, Oct 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

bluehende, Oct 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Niceroad77, Oct 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +31.6%

This beer taste just like heaven. I wish it was in the states still.

HarveyK, Oct 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.3/5  rDev +13.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.65/5  rDev -3.9%

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2.92/5  rDev -23.2%

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4.15/5  rDev +9.2%

Pours dark brown with ruby highlights, with a one finger light tan head, with good retention and lacing. The aroma is sweet and has caramel malt, peat, dark fruit, and toasted malt. Very nice.

Has a nice sweet flavor with caramel, peat, toasted malt, dark fruit, toffee, and a little earthiness. The sweetness is not overly sweet. There is not much bitterness for balance, but I don't think it is needed for this style of beer.

Medium bodied with modest carbonation. Has a caramel and peat aftertaste. Well worth drinking over and over again. I'm glad to see this beer is back in the states.

hardy008, Aug 27, 2014
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McEwan's Scotch Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
86 out of 100 based on 615 ratings.