Robert The Bruce | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

Robert The BruceRobert The Bruce
BA SCORE
74.4%
Liked This Beer
3.88 w/ 3,157 ratings
Robert The BruceRobert The Bruce
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
3floyds.com

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A full-bodied Scottish-style Ale with a well-rounded malty profile and roasted biscuit-like notes.

24 IBU

Added by purplehops on 08-06-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,391
Reviews:
993
Ratings:
3,157
Liked:
2,348
Avg:
3.88/5
pDev:
10.82%
Alströms:
3.53
 
 
Wants:
218
Gots:
550
Trade:
10
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,157 |  Reviews: 993
Photo of Beerhemoth
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SeanVonMorrison
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerGuy8315
3.52/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled 12/20/16. Poured into a flared pilsner glass (due to lack of available glassware at the location).

A: Pours a slightly translucent, dark brownish color with very slight reddish tinge. Short tan head with minimal retention. Thick tan lacing throughout.

S: Notes of cola accompanied by toasted, biscuity, and sweet malts.

T: Taste matches the nose fairly well. Definitely malt forward here. Mostly toasted and biscuity malts accompanied by more subtle notes of caramel and toffee.

F: Medium bodied, smooth, and crisp with good carbonation.

O: Overall, a decent brew. Not too much experience with Scottish Ales, but it was okay. Nothing I would go out of my way for, but worth the try.

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Photo of SD-Alefan
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown with a tan head.
Aroma is brown sugar, toffee, malty.
Taste is sweet and malty with a touch of dark fruit.
Mouthfeel is medium, smooth and creamy.

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Photo of NEOdrinker
3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HeartofMiami
3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of delgotit99
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lupercmda
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Virby44
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hendryxdp
3.06/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of mothmanscott
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a semi clear deep brown with uniformly distributed dust like particulates. Effervescence streams up from the bottom. The pour produces a solid 2 fingers of foamy, tan, moderately lasting head that leaves thin, pasty webs of lacing. Aroma is dark roasted malt, earthy with hints of dried dark fruits, molasses & bitter chocolate. Taste is dark malt, pumpernickel, a blend of Hershey's chocolate syrup, bittersweet cocoa & toffee with hints of smoke, char & dark fruit. Finishes with dark bread & chocolate, molasses , prune, char, smoke & a little prickly spice. Very little bitterness throughout even in the burnt, bitter, unsweetened chocolate, pepper, caramel & molasses aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate-high carbonation, a little thin but not overly so, slightly creamy with a nice prickliness. Becomes a little chalky late in the aftertaste.

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Photo of Chizzlethespeez
4.01/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.28/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Brown in color. Full 1" head, tan in color. Mixes the nuttiness of a scottish ale with the penchant for hops at FFF.

This is definitely a bolder hopped Scottish ale than most. Hoppy for style, don't expect Zombie Dust here people. Has the usual malt descriptors for style: smoke, peat, wood, brown ale malt.

Hints of sweetness along with it. Worth checking out once, but probably not a second time.

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Photo of DucksFan16
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottled on 09/13/2016. Enjoyed on 10/22/2016.

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Photo of Sappyjoker
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OhioSmallCraft
3.61/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Commandophile
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of repl1ca
4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chackman151
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FBarber
4.04/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nut brown color. Thin tan head dissipates rather quickly leaving a ring of foam around the outside of the beer.

Smell is subdued but has notes of dark malts, roasted nuts, with a slight hint of vanilla. Very earthy and nutty aroma overall.

Taste follows the nose with notes of malts and biscuits. Flavors of roasted nuts, toffee and a touch of caramel. Very malty overall. There is a hint of spice on the finish and lingering onto the palette.

Feel has medium carbonation up front providing a slight tingle. Very smooth with a dry finish.

Overall a really nice scotch ale - Definitely one I'll revisit regularly.

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Photo of user785335
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of swimmatt
4.29/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mrwrightttt
4.98/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of C_Adams
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AngEo
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Robert The Bruce from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 74.4% out of 100 with 3,157 ratings
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