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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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BA SCORE
82
good

439 Ratings
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Ratings: 439
Reviews: 256
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 11
Gots: 16 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours opaque black with a small creamy tan head that faded quickly; zero lacing, and I mean zero.

Smells of roasted malt, chocolate, toast, cocoa, grains, caramel, coffee and a barrel aged or smoky aroma; nice roasted nose overall.

Tastes of roasted malt, chocolate, burnt toast, cocoa, toasted grains, caramel, coffee, toffee, herbs, light citrus hops, licorice, pepper and faint alcohol; the barrel aged/smoky flavor adds a nice sweet touch before the bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is creamy and smooth, with very little carbonation, a heavy body and a smoky slightly bitter finish.

Good drinkability, this was tasty and went down with relative ease. Will seek this out again, as this was a nice slow sipper and not a session beer.

CHickman, Jan 12, 2011
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krome, Aug 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours out very dark, a bit a a ruby tint to it. About 2 fingers of tan, creamy head, virtually no lacing, head retention not bad. Smells are of both roasted and sweet malts, caramel, with a touch of alcohol. Taste is relatively sweet, has sort of a roasted flavor, coffee-like, a bit of alcohol to round it off. The beer is pretty smooth, and pretty well carbonated. Good drinkability too. Overall a pretty decent brew. Would definitely drink this again.

kbeals, Feb 21, 2009
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served up in a pint glass, a deep brown with rich red highlights and no head or bubbles at all. Nose is very mild, with just a bit of smoky malts and a hint of hops. Taste is malty with an earthy sweetness, some hops and a lingering caramel sweetness. The alcohol is there but not overpowering. Nice combo of malts and sweetness. Well done. Mouthfeel is a little undercarbonated but still smooth and nice. Drinability is good, it's a quality winter brew.

shivtim, Nov 25, 2006
Arcadia Loch Down Scotch Ale from Arcadia Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 439 ratings.