Claymore Scotch Ale | Great Divide Brewing Company

Claymore Scotch AleClaymore Scotch Ale
BA SCORE
71%
Liked This Beer
3.85 w/ 1,518 ratings
Claymore Scotch AleClaymore Scotch Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
greatdivide.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ClockworkOrange on 01-22-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,516
Reviews:
501
Ratings:
1,518
Liked:
1,078
Avg:
3.85/5
pDev:
11.69%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
235
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,518 |  Reviews: 501
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3.92/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

BOD 6/30/14. Dark amber pour (looks like a porter) with normal head, lacing and retention. Weak nose of mostly caramel coupled with hints of roast, dark fruit and coffee/toffee. Almost full bodied with a nice almost creamy texture. Slightly below normal carbonation with a bit of effervescence on the finish. The flavor profile is quite nice and well balanced, but lacks the intensity and complexity of the world class Wee Heavies such as Traquair and Thirsty Dog's Wulver. It begins as the nose, mostly caramel with hints of dark fruit, roast and coffee/toffee. As the sweetness fades in the middle, hops and associated mild bitterness are noted. The finish leaves you with a touch of smoke and a very light alcohol burn.

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3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer is a slightly heavier version of a traditional Scotch ale, and it's got some punch. Very malty, but not smoky at all, and not bitter either. Good take on the usual Scotches.

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Claymore Scotch Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 71% out of 100 with 1,518 ratings
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