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Highland Gaelic Ale - Highland Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,112 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,112
Reviews: 497
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 24
Gots: 85 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Highland Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 01-11-2002)
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

11-15-2012 01:34:08 | More by Axnjxn
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atsprings

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

Served a crisp deep ruby amber with a thin frothy head. The aroma was mild with caramel malts and citrus hops. The taste was a good balance of caramel malts and citrus hops, the beer was light and crisp. This is a very refreshing beer and definitely makes for a great session.

03-11-2007 03:47:44 | More by atsprings
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Jasmina


4/5  rDev +5%

06-10-2012 03:14:51 | More by Jasmina
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DioS

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5%

08-28-2012 17:43:10 | More by DioS
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cantstandya65

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5%

03-12-2012 20:03:09 | More by cantstandya65
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scott2269

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

10-17-2012 02:02:44 | More by scott2269
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pintofparadise

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

01-04-2014 22:15:31 | More by pintofparadise
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Yabev15

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5%

11-24-2011 15:33:24 | More by Yabev15
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RKel888

Alabama

4/5  rDev +5%

01-19-2012 20:45:19 | More by RKel888
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benloho

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +5%

01-27-2014 17:55:00 | More by benloho
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BradShook

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

08-12-2013 18:59:12 | More by BradShook
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Orcus332


4/5  rDev +5%

07-30-2014 21:48:11 | More by Orcus332
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +5%

06-03-2014 00:23:50 | More by xJMFCx
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SilentSabre

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +5%

On draught Taco Mac East/West Connector Austell, Ga. USA
I gave this one 4.0's across the board. I have had this several times in the bottle but only just today on draught. It poured up a really dark reddish bronze colour with a nice looking khaki coloured head.
Smell was pleasant with a nicely balanced offering of herbal hops and toasted cereal malts. Taste was well balanced, too, with a nice blast of bitter hops up front followed by a nice malty dry finish. This was very drinkable and a great brew on draught.

08-03-2007 23:36:13 | More by SilentSabre
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Stephen_Younge


4/5  rDev +5%

07-14-2014 21:51:54 | More by Stephen_Younge
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DamnYankeeHeadHunter

Alabama

4/5  rDev +5%

02-11-2014 05:12:51 | More by DamnYankeeHeadHunter
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Integritous

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5%

07-04-2013 23:54:07 | More by Integritous
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walleye

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

thanks goes to Ross from another site for this. Poured a nice copper with a big light tan head that left some good lacing. aroma, malts, brown sugar,I swear, cererly, hops, a nice sweetness. flavor, a nice caramel comes out than the hops and malts, brown sugar as it warmd got a touch of alcohol. this was a very drinkable beer could throw down a few of these. Thanks again Ross you ROCK ON

08-24-2006 00:40:20 | More by walleye
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kirok1999

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

Nice clear off amber color. Smell is rich and malty promising deep caramel and slight hops.
Taste is very nice, rich malt at first, nice caramel, some dark fruit in the finish and maybe some citrus hops. The frutiness becomes much more apparent as it warms a bit. Not overwhelming but just there enough to let you notice it.
A very nice sipper or a hot afternoon brew.

08-23-2007 00:49:13 | More by kirok1999
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TheZzyzxScarecrow

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

11-05-2012 19:21:48 | More by TheZzyzxScarecrow
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NCbeerpirate

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

11-15-2011 16:53:51 | More by NCbeerpirate
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Jeffani

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

02-28-2012 03:51:12 | More by Jeffani
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kshankar

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +5%

Amber with a white head..decent retention on the head. Good lacing all the way down.

Aroma is sweet caramel and some biscuity aromas. Hop presence is low.

Taste is sweet with a nice caramel profile and a biscuity malt backing. Very good

Mouthfeel is medium and well carbonated. Drinkability is high, could use some more hops though. Rather muted in that department. Otherwise, a good beer.

02-22-2010 04:27:20 | More by kshankar
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eargle

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

11-20-2012 20:28:04 | More by eargle
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Seanibus

California

4/5  rDev +5%

Pours a clear amber with a slight head. The aroma is spicy and malty, with cinnamon and gingerbread. The flavor is crisp and malty, with a spicy gingerbready burn, and a strong dark bready malt bite. There is a quite a bit of spice - pepper and cinnamon - and wood in the flavor, with a hop sting in there nonetheless. There is an earthy, slightly peaty finish. The mouthfeel is prickly and lively.

A delicious Scottish-inflected ale but with an American twist.

11-26-2010 00:16:23 | More by Seanibus
Highland Gaelic Ale from Highland Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 1,112 ratings.