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Kilt Lifter Scotch Ale - Moylan's Brewery

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643 Ratings
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Ratings: 643
Reviews: 381
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 18
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Moylan's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-07-2002)
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4.45/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Cloudy. Deep Amber. Some, not much head.
Smell: Nutty and sweet. Little honey.
Taste: Mmmm...think of a caramel apple when you drink this. Hints of sweet hops and malt.
Drinkability: Oh yeah - I'll definitely drink this beer again. Mild-light carbonation, but perfect for this beer.

About two weeks before I started writing reviews, I had a Kilt Lifter for the second time. Couldn't stop talking about it for at least a week. Just blew me away. When I decided to start writing reviews - this was one of the first I got. After every sip, I couldn't wait for the next. Try to take your time, as you should with beers like this - but it's tough. I wouldn't say the flavors are complex, but very distinct. Think of a caramel apple - and you'll taste one in this beer. But I wouldn't say this was a sweet beer at all. Light on the hops, and definitely not bitter. Oddly enough, by the end - as the last few drops had warmed up - it maintained that original flavor. I love this beer - maybe you will too...

SFRider, Oct 08, 2008
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Lots of breadiness and some butterscotch/caramel flavor that creeps through. Wasn't my favorite at first sip but as I continue to sip on it the butterscotch seems to come through a little more for me. Then again, most Wee Heavy ales aren't my favorite at first sip.

SurferEric, Monday at 09:06 AM
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

trxxpaxxs, Oct 18, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +14.3%

BrianF, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

cpowell, Oct 10, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +3.5%

JuanAlberto, Oct 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Rezled, Oct 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Muggins25, Oct 03, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +2.4%

Dmiroy, Sep 28, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +1.3%

dagubna, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

bernat1971, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

jaredtp, Sep 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

wrightst, Sep 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

diablo14, Sep 09, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -59.6%

Golden32, Sep 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

watchnerd, Aug 17, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +12.1%

Melissa95385, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

searsclone, Aug 14, 2014
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3.99/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

First experience with Moylan's Kilt Lifter was in Lake Tahoe. I read up on it decided to try it. I had a few friends with me that drank the yellow fizzy stuff, so I decided to treat them each to a glass. They really enjoyed it I think it might have been a tad too strong for them, oh well. I rather enjoyed it to the point that is all I drank while in Lake Tahoe for a week. Looking for local Southern California pubs or stores to supply it.

Very tasty and unique enough to want more. Look forward to Stone Fest and see if they have it there.

Gamaliel, Aug 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

zestar, Aug 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Doomcifer, Aug 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Segelstrom, Jul 31, 2014
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Kilt Lifter Scotch Ale from Moylan's Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 643 ratings.