Wee Mac | Sun King Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sun King Brewing Company
Indiana, United States
sunkingbrewing.com

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cnally on 08-22-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
527
Reviews:
114
Avg:
3.47
pDev:
17.58%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
129
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 527 |  Reviews: 114
Photo of AndyEnjoyerOfCraftBeer
4.22/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nwhittin
3.52/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of norinco
3.52/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IPA-enthusiast_026
3.26/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Markc72
3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MasterRigger
3.31/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bearbeerboss80
3.59/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nickfl
3.43/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of amsoller
3.87/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is my favorite standby beer in the Indy area. When in a pub where all the proprietor has are pale ales, I reach for this one. I believe that, as the other reviewers here have stated, its even and average taste and lack of extreme attributes just adds to its appeal. Sun King has done a great job of being consistent with this recipe.

I have sampled this beer many times: from good and bad bar taps, from growlers filled at the brewery, and from the can. When drinking from the can, it's best to first pour into a glass to let the beer breathe a little and to get a good feel for the nice, lightly malty aroma and body of the beer. It has a good brown color with a modest head when poured well. The head does not linger, however. It is a bit light. But if I want a heavier beer, I'll order a stout or a porter. It goes well with a large variety of foods -- also adding to its lack of overpowering attributes.

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Photo of PMajic
4.19/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AleMan66
3.65/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I poured this from a can into a clear teardrop glass. It pours a nice brown with a light brown one finger white head. I really like it. It is, in fact, "smooth and malty." I had a friend pick this up for me at the brewery since they don't sell it in my market, or else I would seek it out.

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Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drpimento
3.1/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Aroma is malty beer, but nothing that reminds me of Scotch Ale. Flavor does deliver a little in that way. Body, despite being malty, is still a touch thin. An ok beer. I'll enjoy this one, but not get another.

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Photo of pezhead_79
3.99/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Overall, a solid Scottish Style Ale

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Photo of BPMeyer27
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of knotes1963
3.28/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mlockman
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very smooth, but only a mild maltiness to it's flavor profile; it definitely left me wanting more in that sense. Very easy to see, however, how this is the base for the amped-up malt-bomb that is Wee Muckle.

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Photo of Bones10
3.73/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Good with pizza. Glad to see a big chain carrying local craft.

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Photo of SMH_NWI
4.02/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of enelson
3.53/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 98green
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Taster from a can share at a bar. Not much to say. Mediocre in every way. Just didn't hit any notes I like in my scotch ales. Comparing to dirty bastard or kilt lifter, this is just a muddy nothing. Appreciate the taste but I will pass on this one

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Photo of heysuz
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brittanylicious
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jettjon
3.2/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

From a 16 ounce can into a pint glass. Coppery brown ice tea color. Thin to nonexistent head in keeping with style. Malt and bread on nose. No peat notes. In the mouth malt and diacytal. Thin. Overall barely recognizable as a Scotch ale.

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Photo of BigRizz62
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Wee Mac from Sun King Brewing Company
3.47 out of 5 based on 527 ratings.
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