The Tartan | Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

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3.89 w/ 3 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
United States
ironhillbrewery.com

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by akorsak on 04-29-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
3
Liked:
2
Avg:
3.89/5
pDev:
3.86%
Alströms:
0
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by akorsak:
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3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Lancaster, a Scottish ale fermented with Belgian yeast.

A: The ale is dark, a reddish brown amber color, just dark enough to prevent me from seeing through to the other side. Resting atop the ale is an off-white head.

S: The aromas are a hybrid, fuller caramel malts paired with the estery sweetness of Belgian yeast - light fruits and spices cutting into the malts.

T: Roasted caramel, full maltiness, starts things off right. It's fullness is sweet but without the normal peaty touch. Mid-sip the Belgian yeast asserts itself, bringing ligher fruits and sugary sweetness to the ale. The two flavors are a study in contrasts - rich breads against sweet Belgian yeast. Both flavors come together in the finish - sweet and chewy.

M: A hybrid that works nicely - the transition bringing maltiness and sweet yeasty fruits to together. The ale is full, tasting bigger than it is.

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The Tartan from Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
Beer rating: 0 out of 100 with 3 ratings
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