Highland Tasgall Ale | Highland Brewing

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Highland Tasgall AleHighland Tasgall Ale
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Brewed by:
Highland Brewing
North Carolina, United States | website

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by AlexJ on 08-26-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
151
Ratings:
182
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
8.13%
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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4.3/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Let me start by noting that I'm not 100% on the ABV of this beer, I'm going by what the bartender told me.

Dark mahogany pour with burgundy highlights. Rather hazy with a small, but creamy beige head. Moderate lace.

Nose is filled with caramel and honey malt, soft wildflowers, a hint of peaty smoke, and notes of pine hops.

Sweet caramel and brown sugar malt flavors dominate. As it warms, lots of other flavors come out: light fruit, peat smoke, a hint of roasty chocolate, and a pleasantly large hop presence of pine, floral, and even citrus. Nicely balanced, unlike typical Scottish ales.

Body is medium, with a chewy, slightly coarse texture and a creamy mouthfeel. Probably the tastiest Scottish ale I've had, this style normally eludes me due to it's extremely malty nature.

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Highland Tasgall Ale from Highland Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.
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