Dragonmead Under The Kilt Wee Heavy | Dragonmead Microbrewery

Dragonmead Under The Kilt Wee HeavyDragonmead Under The Kilt Wee Heavy
BA SCORE
3.81/5
205 Ratings
Dragonmead Under The Kilt Wee HeavyDragonmead Under The Kilt Wee Heavy
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dragonmead Microbrewery
Michigan, United States
dragonmead.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Produced in the style of a Scottish Export Ale this beer is big on taste and body. Imported Scottish Ale Malt is combined with Roasted Barley and Crystal malt to give this beer a unique taste and aroma. Golding and Fuggles Hops help to balance out the taste of this unique beer.

Added by putnam on 10-17-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,979
Reviews:
121
Ratings:
205
pDev:
15.49%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
20
Trade:
0
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Dragonmead Under The Kilt Wee Heavy.

Haven't had a Scotch Ale in a few years so why the hell not pick one up. Only had one beer out of these guys that was pretty meh, but I figured I'd give 'em another shot.

Look - Pours a deep, nearly black shade of red only slighty penetrable by the light with glowing rubies around the edges with a two finger moderately off white head that has thus far stuck around pretty well. Carbonation appears to be on extreme with this one. The head retained all the way through as a cap on the top of the swill. No lacing was left. Unfortunately, the look was the only nice thing about this beer. 4.

Smell - Peat on the front end with a very slight tinge of nuttiness and some toasted malts. Has an odd ' old beer ' kind of smell to it. The smell you get when a beer sits around for too long after you opened it. Still smells alright I guess, but there just isn't much to this nose. 3.

Taste - Maybe I'm just not getting it. I'm picking up some toasted malts and a trace of the peat, but more or less this thing is just tasting like a toasted, smooth, darker version of a malt liquor. There truly isn't much going on here at all. There is even a grape fusel alcohol thing going on. 2.25.

Feel - At least it has the right feel. For the most part. Somewhat thick bodied with extremely heavy carbonation. Goes down watery sad to say. 2.75.

Overall - Alright to be honest for a $4 bottle this thing fucking sucked. It's like they tried making a ' light ' version of a scotch ale or something, and forgot the majority of what goes into it. It isn't the WORST beer I've ever had, far from it actually. But it is most definitely the worst scotch ale I have ever had. I will never buy it again at its price point. Ever. This will probably be my last beer out of this brewery. This is to the scotch ale what a guinness draught is to a stout. I don't even think I can finish the glass. 2.25.

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Dragonmead Under The Kilt Wee Heavy from Dragonmead Microbrewery
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 205 ratings
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