752. Bannatyne's Scotch Ale

752. Bannatyne's Scotch Ale

I had this with dinner at the CBC sometime in late December.

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Cambridge Brewing Company
Alcohol: 9.20%
Serving: Tap
Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy, BJCP Style Guide

Appearance (4.5): Pours a dark amber-brown with a dense, creamy beige head that leaves patchy lace.

Smell (4.5): Malty, caramel, dark fruit, raisins, maybe a hint of molasses, a hint of roastiness, and a hint of buttery diacetyl.

Taste (4.0): Dark fruit, caramel, molasses. The finish is a lingering fruity sweetness that's cut by an herbal, roasted bitterness, and an alcoholic spice.

Mouthfeel (4.5): Full bodied, thick, moderate carbonation.

Drinkability (4.0): Very malty and high in alcohol, but still drinkable.

Overall (4.25): An excellent beer. Deliciously malty.

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