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Heritage Ale | Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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3.76/5
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111 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
California, United States
bearrepublic.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
True to the Norgrove's Scottish Heritage, this Wee Heavy is brewed with Scottish malts and lightly hopped with East Kent Goldings. Big and Malty sweet, this ale will have you hearing bagpipes.

Added by xlperro on 09-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#22,116
Reviews:
52
Ratings:
111
pDev:
10.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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On tap at Bear Republic Brewing Company in Healdsburg, CA.

Pours a hazy copper with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Thick swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, caramel, and dark fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with toast, caramel covered fruit, and spice flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and sticky mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that has a nice mix of fruit and sticky sugar qualities.

Serving type: on tap.

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2.77/5  rDev -26.3%
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Malty, caramel & almost a maple sweetness are the first impressions. Great texture & really full flavors make this a very enjoyable beverage. Probably more appropriate in cooler months, but anything this good is always welcome.

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Heritage Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 111 ratings
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