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Arcadia Loch Down Scotch Ale - Arcadia Brewing Company

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Arcadia Loch Down Scotch AleArcadia Loch Down Scotch Ale

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428 Ratings
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Ratings: 428
Reviews: 255
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 10
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
OG 1080; 28 IBU
Formerly called Arcadia Scotch Ale

(Beer added by: zerk on 10-02-2002)
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Reviews by beermanbrian:
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beermanbrian

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle purchased at the brewery.

Dark brown color but enough light gets through to tell that it is crystal clear. Looks almost like a flat Coca Cola. Thin tan head that turns into a halo around the outside of the glass rather quickly. Smell of roasted malt with some caramel sweetness. Taste of mild malt and toffee flavor but lacks any real kick at first. About halfway down flavors of raisin and a touch of smokiness comes through. 7% alcohol shows itself and gives a nice warming feeling to the finish. No bitterness at all and no aftertaste is left by the dry finish. My first impression was not very good but as i drank it improved some.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2006 00:50:06 | More by beermanbrian
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Arcadia Loch Down Scotch Ale from Arcadia Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 428 ratings.