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Old Jock Ale - Broughton Ales Ltd

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Old Jock AleOld Jock Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

136 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 14
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Broughton Ales Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 02-01-2002)
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3.76/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

ygtbsm94, Dec 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

BillRoth, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of mikeg67
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle, 1 year old. Pours light brown with short lived, small white head. Aroma is of sherry, caramel, chocolate and hint of hops. Body is medium and tangy. Caramel malt, herbal hops ripe cherries, pepper mint and wood fill the mouth. Finish is long, woody, peppery and dry. Very nice, complex brew.

mikeg67, Nov 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

rmargeson, Nov 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

IRONRakkasan, Oct 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Hanglow, Sep 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

tom10101, Aug 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

mrfrancis, Jun 25, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

shanny1981, Jun 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Slatetank, May 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

WastedYouth, Feb 20, 2013
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5/5  rDev +27.9%

BILF, Jan 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Treb0R, Dec 13, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

bzach, Oct 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a murky deep amber to near mahogany depending on the background. A 3 finger light tan head fills my Duvel tulip. It recedes rather quickly leaving light lacing.

The aroma is of spiced dark fruits and light caramel.

Sweet upfront but with a substantial twang and a bitternes from the hope and burnt malt. As the beer warms, the twang disappears and the bitterness mellows leaving a nicely sweet and grainy brew.

Medium full bodied and smoooth if drunk at room temperature as the Broughton website suggests.

Decent straight out of the fridge, but let it warm and as been said before, it is "bliss in a bottle".

obywan59, Jun 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

CPditka, May 28, 2012
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3.45/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle shared by Dan.

A: Pours slightly hazy, but nearly clear brown with a 1/4" white head which fades to the edge of the glass.

N: Caramel, dark fruits, brown sugar/molasses.

T: Malty grains, some faint roast and char. Nice peaty earth notes.

M: A bit light bodied with light carbonation.

O: Just O.K. and pretty standard.

wethorseblanket, Mar 28, 2012
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4.35/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From the 500 ml. bottle stamped BBE NOV 12 - L1132-14:09. Sampled on March 24, 2012. It pours dark amber chestnut brown with a largem, fluffy tan head that lingers. The aroma has some obvious sweet dark malts, raisins, and mild hops on the nose but it is also very subdued all in all. The body is medium to bold. This does not have quite as much oomph as the typical Scottish stiong ale but all of the characteristics are there is a mellow sort of way including sweet dark malts and moderate bitterness. This beer tasted beeter with each sip as it warmed up.

puboflyons, Mar 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

ltdantheman, Feb 26, 2012
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JAHMUR, Jan 22, 2012
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Old Jock Ale from Broughton Ales Ltd
88 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.