170. Three Floyds Robert the Bruce
I am not quite certain what a Scottish ale should be so I cannot really judge this one on style. Color is a deep red almost brown with a very solid 2 finger head. Sweet caramel malts in the aroma and not a lot else. Taste follows suit with lots of toasted malt present and almost no hop taste. This is a full bodied beer, hearty but still drinkable. 7% ABV but no alcohol taste to speak of just a nice warmth inside after you drink it. There are not too many Scottish ales out there and it is not really one of my favorite styles so I didn’t expect too much. Overall I am this is a good beer from Three Floyds just not one that I personally would get too excited about.
Pros: Appearance, lots of malts (if you like that)
Cons: Lots of malts (if you do not like malt bombs)
Alcohol Content: 7.0% ABV
IBU (Bitterness): 30
Brewers Website: Three Floyds
Brewers Description: A bold Scottish ale with a complex malty body derived from roasted and crystal malts balanced with just the right combination of hops. This ale pours a deep ruby color, has a sweet malty nose with layered caramel and roasted notes and a full body. Robust yet smooth, Robert The Bruce is a malt lover’s delight.