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McEwan's Scotch Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
85
very good

578 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 578
Reviews: 435
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 34
Gots: 11 | 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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EBeckett3

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-10-2013 04:06:22 | More by EBeckett3
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RandyKemka

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

01-11-2013 19:56:56 | More by RandyKemka
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

12-03-2013 03:51:31 | More by jaydoc
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enelson

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

01-14-2014 00:19:06 | More by enelson
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MikalMick

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

01-22-2013 20:04:04 | More by MikalMick
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dbaker61

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

11-23-2013 15:19:56 | More by dbaker61
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tommy5

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-31-2013 01:36:20 | More by tommy5
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LooseMoose1978

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

01-21-2013 13:17:50 | More by LooseMoose1978
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-16-2013 13:13:24 | More by TheBeeraholic
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Docrock

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

12-28-2013 22:11:48 | More by Docrock
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ernie

Russian Federation

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Strong, sweet and sticky - just what we expect from Scotch Wee Heavy. It's a typical Scotch, with lots of malt and caramelized sugar, rich fruity tones both in aroma and body, complex finish, long aftertaste and a wish for something else after emptying the bottle.
Anyway, a perfect dessert drink. Worth a try - in small volumes.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2006 20:23:52 | More by ernie
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jreitman

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Had a very odd off aroma that was best categorized as vegetal. After this faded, it became clear the bottle was slightly oxidized. Aroma of fruit and a slight bite came through. Creamy persistent head. Brown in color with a small red highlight. Initially got a raisiny sweetness. Rume like flavors. Alcohol not very pleasant. Pretty simple in it's approach to the style. Light bodied and fairly creamy mouthfeel. Very easy drinking, but not something I would seek out.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2003 19:20:39 | More by jreitman
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jtamaroff

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-31-2013 23:52:18 | More by jtamaroff
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huntermop

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-11-2014 02:54:20 | More by huntermop
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-07-2014 00:01:18 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-15-2013 05:57:32 | More by Mebuzzard
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MylesMac

Manitoba (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

03-23-2014 04:45:50 | More by MylesMac
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Erice78

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-21-2013 20:38:10 | More by Erice78
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Lynn

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

02-26-2012 17:50:53 | More by Lynn
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-13-2012 22:45:25 | More by JAHMUR
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-27-2014 19:45:27 | More by DaveMiller
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-13-2013 13:57:14 | More by WOLFGANG
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swgwilt

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

01-21-2014 03:10:38 | More by swgwilt
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baiser

Massachusetts

3.48/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours an opaque brown with ruby highlights and a cream coloured head, OK retention. Attractive lacing. Aroma of caramel, roasted malt and some dark fruits. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel, full bodied. Sweet, fruity, roasty and a weird tartness. Some coffee like flavour. It's packed with alcoholic punch. Good for after dinner.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2005 02:02:25 | More by baiser
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jdm

Texas

3.48/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

one-finger dark, creamy head. head recedes quickly to a fine layer that then will not give up. a little lace left from receding head. very dark. smell alcohol with a faint roasty, smoky, and malty. tastes strongly of smoke and sweet malt. finishes slightly dry for such a malty monster. pretty tasty, big beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2005 03:55:14 | More by jdm
McEwan's Scotch Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
85 out of 100 based on 578 ratings.