Highland Gaelic Ale - Highland Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,211 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,211
Reviews: 506
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 29
Gots: 134 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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Photo of Mikecap
4.04/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured a medium amber into a pint glass with a thin whitish head that fades quickly, leaving nice lacing.

Smell: Rather malty, with sweet notes and a bit of fruit in there . Not a ton comes to mind but solid smell overall.

Taste: Malt forward with caramel notes and a bit of earthy character from the hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium carbonation and a bit of creaminess. Pretty smooth and easy drinking.

Overall: This is a really solid Amber Ale and perhaps the best beer I've had from this brewery. Definitely worth trying.

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of DesertRat
3.84/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Personal preference, but the malt starts too strong. It finishes very well and the aftertaste is great. For a red ale, it is above average and is definitely enjoyable. I feel like the carbonation is high, similar to a pils, but not overwhelming. Definitely a beer worth buying. Pair it with a cabbage based meal and see if you turn green.

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4/5  rDev +5%

Highland Gaelic Ale from Highland Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 1,211 ratings.