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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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83
good

459 Ratings
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Ratings: 459
Reviews: 257
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.05%
Wants: 11
Gots: 21 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Dark brown with a slight strawberry tinge when held to the light. 2 fingers of light beige head, no apparent cloud or carbonation.

S: Toffee, coffee, peat, heather, earthy, film developing fluid, slight rubbing alcohol.

T: Toffee, banana, light sweetness, rubbing alcohol, earthy, peat, clean linen. Some corn, light bitterness, coffee.

M: Thick, syrupy body, medium carbonation.

O: Well done. Reminds me of Skull Splitter, but a little less rounded or refined. Still, very well done.

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Arcadia Loch Down Scotch Ale from Arcadia Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 459 ratings.