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Highland Gaelic Ale - Highland Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,166 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,166
Reviews: 501
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 29
Gots: 108 | 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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4/5  rDev +5%

Dmmflys, Sep 29, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle into a Stella glass
bottled July 15, 2014
ABV is actually 5.6%
A: Hazy copper/amber color with a tight beige head some of which refused to pour out of the bottle. Head lasts a few minutes with nice lacing. Fair clarity.

S: Mostly getting caramel and toast.

T: Fruit. Nuts. Orange zest and burnt toast. The sweetness from the smell is thankfully absent.
Delicious.

M: Lighter bodied perhaps, than it looks. Refreshing with zippy carbonation.Dry tart finish leaves you wanting more.

O: This is very good amber ale. Maybe the best I can think of. Highland has a hit and at $8/6 it's a no brainer! Extremely good.

malvrich, Sep 28, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +0.8%

BRF4322, Sep 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

spycow, Sep 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

cfinch2, Sep 25, 2014
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4.02/5  rDev +5.5%

bmoraymond, Sep 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

qcghost, Sep 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

TheKOshow, Sep 23, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -16%

Maddjok3r, Sep 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Jamato14, Sep 19, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -5.5%

Brams17, Sep 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.3%

seavercm, Sep 17, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -0.3%

mattday25, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

robebo44, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

ZorroZ, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

jasc15, Sep 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +31.2%

hxchase, Sep 07, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -5.5%

Pours amber with a nice off white head. Aroma is caramel and toasty, grapefruit, a little floral, and pine. Flavor follows suit with a nice balance between malt and hops. Smooth and sessionable, especially for an amber ale. A crisp, active mouthfeel. Overall, my into to Highland and I am very pleased seems to veer the line between what I consider an amber and red (in a good way). Will have to check out some of their other stuff, especially their oatmeal porter.

denver10, Sep 07, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +18.6%

mcneiljt, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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emerald27, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

bluehende, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

JamesBondGA, Aug 31, 2014
Highland Gaelic Ale from Highland Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 1,166 ratings.