Category Archives: Scottish Ale

Christmas in the Carribean

Rum Cask Oak Aged Beer : Innis & Gunn : Scottish Ale I have occasionally wondered why pirates and Santa Claus use the same expression of glee.  Particularly when one steals and the other (albeit once a year) gives.  Perhaps … Continue reading

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Scotch Toffee. Please

Innis And Gunn Oak Aged Beer : Innis & Gunn : Scottish Ale Ok now…this is interesting.  The name sounds like a Scottish legal defense team.  Or hound and hunt shoppe.  Or some secret confectionery shoppe down a cobblestone alleyway … Continue reading

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Red Star in the Bear Galaxy

Red Rocket Ale : Bear Republic Brewing Company : Scottish / Red Ale There’s a swirling darkness to this ale, in the glass and on the taste. A galaxy of malts, long arms of stellar sweetness punctuated by satellites of … Continue reading

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Do We Drink Four or Five Pints of Beer?

Highway 78 : Stone Brewing / Pizza Port / Green Flash Brewing : Scottish Ale What makes this beer different from all other beers? It is not just on Passover that we ask these tough questions of ourselves. At …Year…, … Continue reading

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The Bastards

Dirty Bastard : Founders Brewing Company : Scottish Ale Everywhere I have traveled the bars has sold themselves out of Dirty Bastard, making the longing for it that much more intense. Admittedly, the name too drives one to seek it … Continue reading

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Wee Wee Wee Light

Claymore Scotch Ale: Great Divide Brewing Co: Scotch Ale Maybe the problem is that Great Divide isn’t located near the Great Divide, but it is more likely that it is because the brewery isn’t located near enough to Boulder. The … Continue reading

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Ghost Train

Railbender Ale: Erie Brewing Company: Scottish Style Ale The Kiltie Band of York drank Drambuie after marching. Perhaps because hops don’t grow in Scotland. Still that’s no excuse for making a weak brew that couldn’t blow its way out of … Continue reading

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