Kilt 'em All
Lager Heads Smokehouse & Brewing Co.

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Style:
Scottish Ale
Ranked #27
ABV:
5.9%
Score:
85
Ranked #18,512
Avg:
4 | pDev: 4.5%
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
16
From:
Lager Heads Smokehouse & Brewing Co.
 
Ohio, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
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Gots
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SCORE
85
Very Good
Notes:
Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 16 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Photo of JoeLacy
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Source: Kroger, Hilliard, Ohio
Date: 4/23/2016
Bottled on: Not stated
Container: 12 oz bottle
Glass: Pint
Pour: Normal

Pours a hazy, rusty brown with a finger of off-white head that dissolves into a thin film; some lacing. Big malty nose and medium bodied. Taste is malt, toffee, dark fruit, maybe a hint of caramel. Overall, a more civilized version than others of this style. I will gladly buy again.

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Photo of schoolboy
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Could it be? An easy drinking Scottish ale? It doesn't seem right, but this one is easy drinking (in comparison to others of the style). I suppose it is a fault to not be harsh and have a nasty bite, but I won't fault it.

It looks right in the glass - dark, translucent and a smallish head. The aroma is right too, a nice roasty, hoppy, malty smell.

The taste is a nice bitter bomb with lots of malt taste, as it should be. Where it happily misses is the nasty bite I associate with this style. It actually has a creamy feel.

This is not what I expect from the style, but it is a great, easy drinking representation of it, and I recommend it. I wonder what would happen if they made a double version of this.

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Photo of Brutaltruth
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

An excellent interpretation of a Scottish ale. Beer pours a beautiful mahogany brown with a thick off white head that dies down to a nice thin foam layer. Lots of clinging lacing going on here. Smell of toffee, raisins, chocolate, and sweet peat malts. Taste is sublime, with sweet peat malts up front, some toffee, and a velvety smooth mouthfeel. Rich without being thick on the palate. Light hops in the background. All in all a FANTASTIC Scottish. Cheers!

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Photo of DrDemento456
3.78/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Love the name and the cover art. Have had the brewery before so I put down $1.99 for the single.

A - Very hazy amber brown, deep color with a 1/2 inch of opaque colored head that sticks around for quite a while. Great Lacing.
S - Smells of nuts, toffee, smoked peat and a surprising bit of chocolate malts.
T - Very herbal tasting and surprisingly it does have a hint of coffee in the finish which was unexpected. The herbal flavors are quite strange reminding me of beers I have drank in the past brewed with spruce tips. The finish is rather sweet and the coffee/ chocolate flavors mixed with toffee is constant. Strange but enjoyable.
M - Light to medium in body. Not extremely chewy. Easy to finish.

Overall I want to enjoy this unique take on a Scottish ale but the spruce tips/herbal flavor is kind of off putting. Worth a try though it is well crafted.

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Photo of keithmurray
3.97/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance - dark mahagony/copper color with cream colored head

Smell - caramel, nuts, toffee, cherry

Taste - caramel, toffee, toasted nuts

Mouthfeel - smooth, lighter end of medium bodied, low carbonation, sweetness is present but it is not cloying, flavors linger pretty well in the aftertaste, long finish

Overall - don't know a lot about this brewer, picked this up on a whim and it doesn't disappoint. Solid beer, certainly worthy of a try if you see it

Price Point - $1.99/12 oz single

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Photo of chinchill
4.11/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

"An intense Scottish Ale with complex roasted and toffee flavors. 5.9% ABV 27 IBU's"

12 oz bottle poured a very dark mahogany color but was very clear, with no sediment in the bottle. A modest sized but very durabletan head covered the top and left great lacing on the glass.

The smell, taste and feel are are exceptional. Creamy smooth, plenty of dark roasted malt flavor with a hint of black coffee. Some ight smoke but no burnt notes. A trace of dark fruit on the tongue but more in the aroma. Mildly bitter finish and aftertaste.

O: Excellent!

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Kilt 'em All from Lager Heads Smokehouse & Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 16 ratings