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Highland Gaelic Ale - Highland Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,111 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,111
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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Titanium147


4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-19-2014 14:34:03 | More by Titanium147
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-19-2014 05:46:33 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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ryfree

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

07-19-2014 01:33:55 | More by ryfree
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

07-17-2014 03:19:35 | More by qcbrewer
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

07-17-2014 02:26:11 | More by DrMindbender
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Cjm309105


4/5  rDev +5%

07-16-2014 02:48:19 | More by Cjm309105
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Stephen_Younge


4/5  rDev +5%

07-14-2014 21:51:54 | More by Stephen_Younge
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MIKESTARR01

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

07-14-2014 18:43:51 | More by MIKESTARR01
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bcp5296d

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

07-14-2014 17:22:36 | More by bcp5296d
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cultclassic89

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-14-2014 16:38:41 | More by cultclassic89
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Jon_Burritt

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +31.2%

07-14-2014 02:15:52 | More by Jon_Burritt
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lilythewallflower


3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-13-2014 19:51:44 | More by lilythewallflower
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Sweenz


4/5  rDev +5%

07-12-2014 11:44:59 | More by Sweenz
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OHBridgeGuy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

07-12-2014 00:12:35 | More by OHBridgeGuy
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burnzgtm

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

07-11-2014 18:20:59 | More by burnzgtm
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +5%

Highland Gaelic Ale has a relatively thick, cream-colored head, a mostly clear, bubbly, copper appearance, and good lacing left behind. The aroma is of slightly citrusy, caramel malt and bread crust, and the flavor is of sweet, syrupy, caramel malt, and pleasantly bitter hops. Mouthfeel is medium, and Highland Gaelic Ale finishes semi-dry and highly quaffable.

RJT

07-10-2014 13:34:51 | More by RonaldTheriot
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pixarnick

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-09-2014 23:20:18 | More by pixarnick
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marshmarsh

North Carolina

4.11/5  rDev +7.9%

my first highland brew

a- mahogany with cream lacing

s - wood and yogurt? weird bt its what i smell

t - wood and hoppy
with a roasted creme bruoee aftertaste

m - moderately full

o - very complex with earthy roasted and perfect amount of hop notes

07-08-2014 16:07:57 | More by marshmarsh
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droomyster

Virginia

4.14/5  rDev +8.7%

Pours a clear mahogany body with dense, craggy head of tan foam with excellent retention and lacing. Aromas are very rich in toasty malts, earth, ether, and autumnal leaves. Extremely flavorful in ways that remind me of some oktoberfests: very malty and big on the toasty notes. Sweet toffee up front, toast and browned biscuits on the midpalate, before giving way to almost tea and bitter walnut skin-like flavors on the finish. I like this a lot and plan to make a part of my fall lineup.

07-07-2014 08:25:44 | More by droomyster
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zachrotc

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-06-2014 20:14:31 | More by zachrotc
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bernat1971

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-06-2014 06:43:11 | More by bernat1971
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slym

North Carolina

3.89/5  rDev +2.1%

I tried this when I got a sampler-pack at the local market and really liked it. It pours a nice copper colour but isn't heavy in any way. A nice bread-y smell comes after the pour (weak head, small and fizzled fast with no lacing, though) and you get a nice maltiness, hops inthe background, but it tastes lighter than the colour suggests, I'd bet due to being more carbonated than most ales.

Overall, I really like this. I will definitely buy it again.

07-06-2014 04:36:48 | More by slym
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Maltyduo

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-06-2014 03:22:57 | More by Maltyduo
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peteanddaze

Georgia

3.2/5  rDev -16%

I wanted to love this ale because Highland Oatmeal Porter and Stout are so so good, but I didn't prefer it at all. Having spent so many happy months drinking Scottish ales in Scotland, maybe I am spoiled. I just did not find this ale to be rich and tasty, but just very average. I will try it again at some point to be fair and to make sure I am not missing out on something really good.

07-05-2014 17:38:19 | More by peteanddaze
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LaughingZebra

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-05-2014 01:38:24 | More by LaughingZebra
Highland Gaelic Ale from Highland Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 1,111 ratings.