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Long Branch Scottish Ale | Avondale Brewing Co.

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3.74/5
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33 Ratings
Long Branch Scottish AleLong Branch Scottish Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avondale Brewing Co.
Alabama, United States
avondalebrewing.com

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
None provided.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,440
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
33
pDev:
11.76%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 33 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of Fee
4.24/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A truly excellent Scottish. Pours a dark brown, and possesses a nice malty smell. Good hop profile provides some real bite perfectly carbonated. This is a great beer.

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Photo of bongobeer
3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VampirePenguin
4.16/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beersplosion
3.54/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jsprain1
4.06/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of harpus
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ruzzal
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AgentMunky
4.05/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a pint glass at the brewpub. From notes. Reviewed 23 November 2014.
4/4/4/3.5/4.5
Translucent brown.
Smells like coffee. Nutty-bitter with a light (malty?) sweetness.
Full-flavored and excellent! Initiall full of brown sugar and crème brûlée, there is some lightly tart fruit. Wonderfully complex.
The mouthfeel is a little bland or thin, but not unobjectionable.
Supremely enjoyable and recommended. Not sure how well it fits the style, but still good.

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Photo of DuffDaddy
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Taster at the brewery with Bro and Bob, just got finished eating supper at Saw's Soul Food a couple of doors down. Great brewery with cool outdoors area.

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3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Davit
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBeard89
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tylerthetiger
3/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of brewskifan55
3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured at the brewery.

A: Dark brown with a tan half-finger head that lingers. Light lacing.

S: Toffee and malt. A bit of peat smokiness.

T: The malts come tumbling down. Chocolate and light vanilla follow. Not over the top, but not too exciting either.

M: Medium with medium, creamy carbonation.

O: I was hoping for more. But this one was a standard, malty Scotch ale. A good gateway beer to the style.

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Photo of JackRWatkins
4/5  rDev +7%

one of the most exceptionally balanced scottish ales i've personally ever had, makes old chub taste like a roided out man child, do give this a try

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Photo of rob90min
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of ttroha
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Tap at brewery. Pours dark black with frothy white head. Aroma of chocolate and malts. Tastes of chocolate, malts, very slight vanilla. Light bodied. Pretty good

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Photo of tweezer159
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of AUGRAD06
4/5  rDev +7%

Great Scotch Ale. Really enjoy drinking locally made beer and this is one of the best Scotch Ale's in Alabama. Avondale does not disappoint.

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Photo of markjarema11
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of John44
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of justinm4bama
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of J_Dill
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of Ice_cyclops86
4/5  rDev +7%

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Long Branch Scottish Ale from Avondale Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 33 ratings