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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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good

426 Ratings
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Ratings: 426
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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Punqbert

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

04-17-2013 01:45:26 | More by Punqbert
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Morakaton

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

11-24-2013 21:43:50 | More by Morakaton
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krome

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-02-2013 15:10:35 | More by krome
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kbeals

North Carolina

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.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2009 23:32:57 | More by kbeals
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ruckus232

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3%

01-30-2013 01:49:42 | More by ruckus232
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coz

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-25-2013 02:33:15 | More by coz
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CreekyJarls

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3%

09-16-2013 11:16:01 | More by CreekyJarls
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Calculat0r

Japan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-03-2012 14:20:22 | More by Calculat0r
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Narkiboy

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-03-2013 19:16:20 | More by Narkiboy
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mater

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-22-2012 12:19:19 | More by mater
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Gtg642

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

10-20-2012 02:21:49 | More by Gtg642
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sixerofelixir

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3%

02-27-2013 18:04:24 | More by sixerofelixir
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Zone_Fighter

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

11-02-2013 01:00:28 | More by Zone_Fighter
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RonnieRotten

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-23-2012 02:02:13 | More by RonnieRotten
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jpmajors

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3%

12-29-2012 01:50:16 | More by jpmajors
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shivtim

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +3%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

11-25-2006 01:29:57 | More by shivtim
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-24-2014 23:48:50 | More by Latarnik
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ohtheguilt

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +3%

06-19-2012 21:58:12 | More by ohtheguilt
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

02-23-2013 04:00:17 | More by JohnnieNepal
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FinchSCF

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-22-2013 01:47:42 | More by FinchSCF
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Contagion

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The coloring was a rich dark brown with a ruby tint. Light passed through it with some difficulty, but was able to pass through. It poured no head. The best I got was a ring around the edge of the glass. It left no lacing and after a couple of minutes the thin, barely noticeable ring had faded to nothing.

The beer smelled of a nice smoky peat you get with a good Scottish ale. A mixture of sweet spices and molasses helped round off the scent. The first sip revealed a taste that was a combination of smoked grains, caramel and a slight raisin accent. It had a rich malty flavor. There were some hop accents, but not much, almost no bitterness at all.

It had a good medium body to it. A slight creaminess helped coat the tongue and mouth. There was a nice level of carbonation that gave a slight bite to the tongue.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2008 00:58:16 | More by Contagion
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Applesauce1

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is my first scotch ale. I must say, I was pretty impressed. The first smell I took of the beer was good. A little bit of fruit? Maybe, it's hard to tell. The taste definitely was not fruity. The first taste definitely had a coffee flavor. It was a good flavor though. It wasn't overdone. I could also taste the alcohol.
The beer is very smooth though. Good drinkability with this scotch ale. I would drink another one of these.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2005 14:46:37 | More by Applesauce1
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nrbw23

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a dark brownish color with a small tan head that leaves pretty much no lacing.

S- Smells of yeast, light caramal malts, tiny bit of fruit, and some nuts.

T- The taste is malty and sweet. I could pick up some dark fruits, bready, and some spices. Not to bad but not the best I've had for the style. Kind of the bland side of things.

M- Smooth overall, medium in body and carbonation.

D- Fairly easy to drink just not my favorite.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2008 01:01:13 | More by nrbw23
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GinsuDave

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-17-2013 01:05:27 | More by GinsuDave
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3%

02-05-2014 14:43:27 | More by ryanpj
Arcadia Loch Down Scotch Ale from Arcadia Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 426 ratings.